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January 2020

22 Jan

Azure Active Directory support in Azure Database for MySQL

IN PREVIEW

We're excited to announce preview support of Azure Active Directory integration for Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
22 Jan

Azure Secure Score simplified

IN PREVIEW

The secure score controls feature of Azure Security Center is now available in preview.

  • Security Center
  • Security
22 Jan

Azure Red Hat OpenShift virtual network peering and ExpressRoute support

IN PREVIEW

Virtual network peering and ExpressRoute support in Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in preview.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
22 Jan

Azure Red Hat OpenShift private endpoints now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Support for private endpoints in Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in preview.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
18 Jan

Improved query replica synchronization in Azure Analysis Services is in preview

IN PREVIEW

A new Azure Analysis Services setting (in preview) improves performance and consistency of query-replica synchronization in scale-out environments.

  • Azure Analysis Services
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory supports loading data into Azure Synapse Analytics using COPY statement

IN PREVIEW

Azure Synapse Analytics introduced a new COPY statement (preview) which provides the most flexibility for high-throughput data ingestion.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
15 Jan

Azure Active Directory B2C—Send customized emails using a custom policy

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Use your own third-party email provider to send customized verification emails during sign up or password reset.

13 Jan

Private Link for Azure Database for MariaDB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MariaDB is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
13 Jan

Private Link for Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MySQL is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
13 Jan

Private Link for Azure Database for PostgreSQL single server now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single server is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
10 Jan

Update servers and applications to TLS 1.2 by March 13, 2020

IN PREVIEW

Update your servers and applications that communicate with Azure Container Registry to use transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 by March 13, 2020, to improve secure communication and to avoid any service interruptions.

  • Container Registry

December 2019

26 Dec

Azure Migrate now supports assessment of physical servers

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Support to assess physical servers is now available in preview in Azure Migrate, in addition to the existing support for VMware and Hyper-V servers.

20 Dec

Csharp and Java SDKs for IoT Plug and Play are now in Preview

IN PREVIEW

We have added two more SDK languages to the IoT Plug and Play public preview. You can now develop with the Azure IoT Csharp SDK and the Azure IoT Java SDK, in addition to Azure IoT SDK for Node.js and Azure IoT SDK for C.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Central
17 Dec

Serial console for Azure Virual Machines now available in US Government Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Serial console is now available in preview in the Azure US Government Cloud, allowing customers in the government-only clouds to access the serial console of their VMs or virtual machine scale set instances.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
11 Dec

Azure Migrate—Agentless dependency analysis is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Migrate now supports agentless dependency analysis in a limited preview.

11 Dec

Azure Private Link support in AKS now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Private Link support in AKS to Interact with the Kubernetes API server as a private endpoint in your virtual network, ensuring that all Kubernetes management operations remain completely isolated.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
9 Dec

Web Application Firewall—New bot protection rule now in preview

IN PREVIEW

A new bot protection ruleset (Microsoft_BotManagerRuleSet_1.0) is now in preview for Azure Web Application Firewall with Azure Front Door service.

6 Dec

Azure Sphere update 19.11 is now available via retail feed

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Sphere preview, OS version 19.11, is now available via the retail feed. This release includes a quality release of the OS along with two new features for application development—an SDK for Linux and a Visual Studio Code extension.

  • Azure Sphere
3 Dec

Azure Spot VMs now in Preview

IN PREVIEW

Buy unused compute capacity at deep discounts and run interruptible workloads at scale with Azure Spot VMs now in Preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
3 Dec

Update 19.11 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Sphere public preview 19.11 quality release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.

  • Azure Sphere

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