Skip to main content

Updates Archives

Product category
Status:

Monthly updates for November 2018

16 Nov

Enhancements to NSG flow logs for Azure Network Watcher

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) are available in the West Central US region. They include per-flow throughput statistics.

  • Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network
  • Management
  • Features
  • Compliance
14 Nov

Azure HDInsight is now available in China North 2

Azure HDInsight is now available in China North 2.

  • HDInsight
  • HDInsight Linux
  • Regions & Datacenters
14 Nov

Azure JavaScript libraries preview release

IN PREVIEW

The first preview release of the Azure JavaScript libraries is now available.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • SDKs
  • SDK and Tools
14 Nov

Azure Event Grid, Event Domains are in preview

IN PREVIEW

Event Grid customers can now become their own event publishers using the preview of Event Domains. This offers the same technology that first-party services in Azure (such as Blob Storage) are using to publish their events so other services can take action on them.

  • Event Grid
  • Services
14 Nov

Virtual Assistant solution accelerator is in preview

IN PREVIEW

The virtual assistant solution accelerator simplifies creation of your own assistant, enabling you to get started in minutes.

  • Services
14 Nov

Announcing Bot Framework SDK and Tools 4.1 Release

IN PREVIEW

Bot Framework SDK version 4.1 is now available. This update includes the availability of the Bot Framework Emulator, the Web Chat V4 and version 4.1 of the C# and JavaScript SDKs. With this update of the SDK and tools, the team is focusing on periodical releases of the SDK and tools for bot development.

  • Bot Framework
  • Services
14 Nov

Azure Cognitive Services Containers are in preview

IN PREVIEW

Deploy Azure Cognitive Services on-premises and on the edge with container support in Cognitive Services. Cognitive Services containers allow developers to use the same intelligent APIs that are available in Azure, but with the flexibility that comes with Docker containers.

  • Azure AI services
  • Services
14 Nov

Azure Cognitive Services new enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements include Logo detection in Custom Vision Service and Translation improvements.

  • Azure AI services
  • Services
14 Nov

Azure Bot Service enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2

IN PREVIEW

On 4 December 2018, the Azure Bot Service will require all connections to be secured using transport layer security (TLS) 1.2.

  • Services
  • Compliance
14 Nov

Azure Functions 2.0 available in IoT Edge

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions runtime 2.0 is now available on IoT Edge.

  • Azure functions
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Services
14 Nov

New H-series Azure VMs for HPC workloads are in preview

IN PREVIEW

Two new H-series (HB and HC) Azure Virtual Machines for High-Performance Computing (HPC) workloads now in preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
14 Nov

Azure Event Hubs for Apache Kafka is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

With Azure Event Hubs for Apache Kafka, we’re bringing together two powerful distributed streaming platforms so you can access the breadth of Kafka ecosystem applications without having to manage servers or networks.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
13 Nov

Draft pull requests and new work item text editor: Sprint 143 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Sprint 143 update of Azure DevOps introduces a new work item text editor, draft pull requests in Azure Repos and new features in Azure Artifacts.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
13 Nov

Private preview: Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in Azure China

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now available in private preview in the China East 2 region, the first Azure China region for the service.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Regions & Datacenters
12 Nov

Azure Network Watcher enabled by default for subscriptions that contain virtual networks

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re rolling out changes to enable Network Watcher by default for subscriptions that contain a virtual network. This will simplify and improve your network troubleshooting experience.

  • Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
12 Nov

Additional workload insights for advanced performance tuning with SQL Data Warehouse

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor and Azure Monitor are configured by default for SQL Data Warehouse to automatically deliver workload insights to you at no additional cost. We have now enhanced this experience.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
12 Nov

Azure Monitor log support for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Data Warehouse now enables enhanced insights into analytical workloads by integrating directly with Azure Monitor diagnostic logs.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
12 Nov

Azure CLI support for Azure Database for MySQL read replicas

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now create and manage read replicas by using the Azure CLI.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
12 Nov

General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in South India

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in South India.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Regions & Datacenters
12 Nov

General availability: Azure Availability Zones in Southeast Asia

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Availability Zones, a high-availability solution for mission-critical applications, is now generally available in Southeast Asia.

  • Regions & Datacenters

Resources

Read the Azure blog for latest news and announcements.

Blog

Get answers to your questions from Microsoft and Community experts.

Community support

Read commonly asked questions on Azure updates.

FAQ

Tell us what you think of Azure and what you want to see in the future.

Provide feedback

Azure is available in more regions than any other cloud provider.

Check product availability in your region