Monthly updates for March 2019
Across the world, Azure HDInsight is available in 29 public regions, including France Central.
Microsoft made the Azure Machine Learning service generally available on 4 Dec 2018, which allows users to build, train, manage and deploy machine learning models. Because this new service has fully replaced the capabilities of Azure Batch AI Preview.
Azure M-series VMs are now available in the China North 2 region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.
Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview. The addition of the Threat Intelligence feed to the filtering capabilities expands both the options to alert and deny traffic from or to known malicious IP addresses and domains.
Azure Lab Services is now Generally Available.
Guidance, tools and examples are now available to help achieve continuous integration and deployment.
Microsoft Logic Apps with new Microsoft Connector for 3270 Screens (3270 Connector) allows enterprise developers to build modern applications that automate end user task flows based on legacy IBM mainframe 3270 programs, to deliver Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and other integration capabilities to transform business.
Azure Monitor has two new capabilities: multi-resource alerts and dynamic thresholds that make it easier and scalable for you to create Azure Monitor metric alerts.
Azure Monitor is a fully managed monitoring service that collects and analyses telemetry from your Azure and on-premises resources and applications, and allows you to maximise the performance and availability of your application.
Extended Security Updates for SQL Server 2008 are now available for purchase
Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available in France Central. It’s the 18th Azure region to offer the service.
The .NET Core February 2019 Update is now available on App Service (Windows).
Azure Site Recovery supports disaster recovery of VMware virtual machines and physical machines by directly replicating to managed disks.
Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer in all Azure regions, including Azure China and Azure Government regions.
Azure Availability Zones, a high-availability solution for mission-critical applications, is now generally available in East US.
Global VNet Peering is available in Azure Government cloud regions.