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Monthly updates for February 2020

24 Feb

Azure API Management update—February 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on February 20, 2020, and included the following new features, bug fixes, and changes, along with other improvements. It may take over a week for your API Management service to receive the update.

  • API Management
  • Features
21 Feb

Drill into the costs for your resources

NOW AVAILABLE

Updated Cost by resource view in Cost Analysis. This improves drilldown experience to view costs accruing for each resource at a meter level.

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
20 Feb

Azure Sphere update 20.01 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Sphere update 20.01 is now available in the retail feed. This update includes enhancements to the OS and SDK to further strengthen the security of devices at customer sites and ensure supportability.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
19 Feb

Azure Bastion is now available in 20 new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Bastion is now generally available in 20 new regions.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Services
19 Feb

Unified network monitoring with connection monitor now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Network Watcher now has a new and improved connection monitor feature. Connection monitor provides unified end-to-end connection monitoring capabilities for hybrid and Azure deployments.

  • Network Watcher
  • Features
19 Feb

Azure Backup offline-backup with Azure Data Box

IN PREVIEW

Now Azure Backup customers can take advantage of Azure Data Box to move large backups of critical enterprise data through offline mechanisms.

  • Azure Backup
  • Data Box
  • Management
19 Feb

Azure Firewall Manager Preview refresh

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall Manager Preview now supports Azure Firewall deployments in virtual networks (also known as hub virtual networks) in addition to its support for Azure Firewall deployments in virtual WAN hubs (also known as secured virtual hubs).

  • Azure Firewall
  • Services
19 Feb

Azure Firewall Spring 2020 updates

IN PREVIEW

Excerpt: Azure Firewall is now ICSA Labs certified. In addition, several key Azure Firewall capabilities have recently been released into general availability (GA) and preview.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Services
19 Feb

Azure Private Link is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link is a secure and scalable way for Azure customers to consume Azure Services (such as Storage, SQL, and Cosmos DB) or Customer Own services (for example, Partner Service and BYOS) privately from within their virtual network.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
19 Feb

Azure App Configuration is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Configuration is a managed service that helps developers centralize their application configuration and feature settings simply and securely.

  • App Configuration
  • Services
19 Feb

Support for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Hyperscale (Citus) is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate from on-premises instances of PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Hyperscale (Citus) with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service, which performs resilient migrations of PostgreSQL data at scale and with high reliability.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features
19 Feb

Azure Monitor for containers now supports large-scale clusters

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Azure Monitor for containers now supports the monitoring of large scale clusters up to 1,000 nodes and 100 node pools.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
18 Feb

Azure Virtual Network—Network address translation is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Azure Virtual Networks now offers network address translation (NAT) (in preview) to simplify outbound-only internet connectivity for virtual networks.

  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
18 Feb

Power BI Embedded filters API now supports single selection filter

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded now has the capability to set a basic filter as a single selection filter. To do this, when editing the report, select the checkbox that says Require single selection at the bottom of the filter card. In addition, it's now possible to have the same single selection filter behavior when using the JavaScript client APIs.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
18 Feb

Power BI has new, improved usage metrics report

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Power BI usage metrics report allows you to monitor the views of your report, and to see the consumption’s platform. For embedded reports, to see the different kinds of embed scenarios, simply hover over the embedded data.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
18 Feb

Power BI—High contrast mode for embedded reports now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Set your embedded Power BI reports to use a high contrast theme to enable users who may have visual or physical impairments to benefit from your reports.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
18 Feb

Upgrade to the latest version of Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines

The Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines performance views have now switched to use the data stored in the InsightsMetrics table. If you haven't already done so, upgrade to the latest VMInsights solution on your workspace so your charts will display correctly.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
17 Feb

Azure Network Watcher is now generally available in four new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Network Watcher is now generally available in UAE North, Switzerland North, Norway West, and Germany West Central regions.

  • Network Watcher
  • Regions & Datacenters
14 Feb

Power BI report authoring APIs now support a new aggregation function

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI report authoring APIs now support a new aggregation function when constructing data fields.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
14 Feb

Azure IoT C# and Java SDKs release new long-term support (LTS) branches

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Java and C# SDKs have each now released new long-term support (LTS) branches.

  • Internet of Things
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • SDK and Tools

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