Updates archives

Monthly updates for June 2020

24 Jun

Create a formula in Azure DevTest Labs using a shared image gallery image

NOW AVAILABLE

Your customers can now create a formula in DevTest Labs using a shared image gallery image. Formulas provide a dynamic way to create virtual machines from the desired configuration and settings. Changes in the environment can be captured on the fly via artifacts.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Features
24 Jun

Azure Content Delivery Network standard rules engine is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of new rules to further customize the behavior of standard Azure Content Delivery Network to best meet the needs of your customers. Use the rules engine to modify request and response headers or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests. Now generally available with the ability to add additional rules. The first five rules are free.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
24 Jun

Azure Front Door rules engine now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door rules engine is now generally available. Take advantage of these new rules to further customize the behavior of your Front Door to best meet the needs of your customers. Rules engine empowers you to modify request and response headers, or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests. Create up to 25 rules per configuration.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
24 Jun

Durable Functions now supports Python

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions, an extension to Azure Functions used to define stateful serverless workflows, now supports Python. Developers and data scientists can now orchestrate complex data processing and data science workloads in Azure Functions using familiar Python language constructs.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
24 Jun

Improvements to Azure Monitor log alerts include new links and added dimensions

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates to log alerts in Azure Monitor include new links to the Log Analytics API and links filtered by dimensions. Dimensions are also now included in the payload of most action types.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
24 Jun

Updates for monitoring and troubleshooting Azure IoT Hub message routing

NOW AVAILABLE

More detailed monitoring metrics and diagnostic logs, plus a new troubleshooting guide, are now available to accelerate monitoring and troubleshooting for Azure IoT Hub message routing.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
  • Services
23 Jun

Azure Cosmos DB transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 enforcement starts on July 29, 2020

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 on July 29, 2020.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Compliance
  • Security
23 Jun

Azure Automation updated DNS records

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

To support new features in Azure Automation, like Azure Private Links, the automation URLs have been updated. Instead of region-specific URLs, there are now account-specific URLs.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services
23 Jun

Azure Migrate now supports multiple credentials for discovery of physical servers

IN PREVIEW

Support for adding multiple credentials for discovery and assessment of physical servers and a scale of 1000 physical servers per Azure Migrate appliance

  • Azure Migrate
  • Management
22 Jun

Azure SDKs—June 2020 release

NOW AVAILABLE

The June 2020 release for the Azure SDKs include updates to these libraries: Cosmos DB (Java), Event Hubs, Azure Storage, and Text Analytics. Additionally, the following are now available in preview: Azure.Identity, Azure Search, Form Recognizer, and Service Bus.

  • SDKs
  • SDK and Tools
22 Jun

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series is now available in West Europe

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in East US, Canada Central, UK South, and West Europe.

  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
22 Jun

Azure Automation is now available in the USGov Arizona region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Automation is now available in the USGov Arizona region.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
22 Jun

Announcing extended term reservation for the Azure HBv2 Virtual Machine

NOW AVAILABLE

High-performance computing (HPC) organizations typically calculate cost projections five-to-six years for the typical lifespan of an on-premises HPC cluster.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
18 Jun

Public Preview for Azure Monitor for VMs on Arc Enabled Servers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for VMs, a monitoring offering with out-of-the-box performance and dependency data, is now available in public preview for Arc enabled servers.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
18 Jun

An update to Python SDK v2 for Azure IoT has been released

NOW AVAILABLE

A new release of the Python SDK v2 for Azure IoT is now available. This update fixes issues with reconnection logic.

  • SDKs
  • SDK and Tools
17 Jun

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Arc is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Services
17 Jun

Recommended code changes to accommodate updates to Azure Time Series Insights

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

Upcoming changes to numeric data storage and query behavior in Azure Time Series Insights Preview might affect your environment. Follow the recommended Type Variable and client-code updates to avoid a disruption in service.

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Features
17 Jun

Azure geo-zone-redundant storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Geo-zone-redundant storage (GZRS) and read-access geo-zone-redundant storage (RA-GZRS) are now generally available, offering intra-regional and inter-regional high availability and disaster protection for your applications.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob storage
  • File Storage
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
17 Jun

Azure Storage account failover is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customer-initiated Storage account failover is now generally available, allowing you to determine when to initiate a failover instead of waiting for Microsoft to do so.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Management
16 Jun

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in select regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in the West US 2, East US, South Central US, US Gov Virginia, and US Gov Arizona regions

  • Azure Private Link
  • Batch
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

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