Monthly updates for April 2020
In order to enable enterprise level scenarios on top of Security Center, we now enable you to consume Security Center alerts and recommendations in additional places except the Azure Portal or API.
Take advantage of underused capacity as a way to achieve significant cost savings.
Azure Monitor for virtual machines (VMs), which provides an in-depth view of VM performance trends and dependencies, is now generally available. Get key monitoring data about your Windows and Linux VMs to help you discover dependencies, identify hotspots, and troubleshoot issues faster with Azure Monitor for VMs.
The deadline for IoT Hub deprecation of support for transport layer security (TLS) 1.0/1.1 is postponed indefinitely. IoT Hub will continue to support TLS 1.0/1.1 until further notice to ensure compatibility with existing applications and devices.
Many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services are now generally available. These are relationships between tables where both columns are non-unique, and are based on many-to-many relationships in Power BI.
Calculation groups for Azure Analysis Services are now generally available. Use them to declutter the user interface and improve the overall navigation experience for your users.
Virtual machine scale sets now provides the ability to automatically deploy new versions of custom images to scale set virtual machines.
Azure Virtual Network now supports reverse DNS lookup (PTR DNS queries) for virtual machine IP addresses by default.
Support is now available for virtual machines (VMs) with custom images to replace existing disks during the restore flow.
A new version of the API Management Visual Studio Code extension is now available.
Log streaming is now available in the Azure Machine Learning studio UI.
Monitor Java applications in any environment without changing the code with Azure Monitor Application Insights. A preview of the new codeless Java agent is now available.
The Azure Sphere update 20.04 is now available via the retail evaluation feed, which is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use it to verify production-signed applications against the new release before it's deployed broadly via the retail feed.
Collect and analyze logs from your Azure estate using the power and flexibility of Azure Monitor Logs.
Diagnosing Azure Data Lake Storage just got easier with Storage Analytics logs.
Target availability: Q2 2020
Update your servers/machines running self-hosted integration runtimes that communicate with the Azure Data Factory backend for control plane actions to use transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 by May 11, 2020.
A new version of Azure IoT Python SDK v2 is now available that focuses on improved connection resiliency of the underlying MQTT protocol layer.
The preview version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub.
Azure Machine Learning is now available in US Gov Virginia and US Gov Arizona.
Embedded developers can now access reliable, real-time performance for resource-constrained devices and seamless integration to Azure IoT. STMicroelectronics, Renesas, Qualcomm, NXP and Microchip will offer development kits featuring Azure RTOS.