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Monthly updates for March 2019

6 Mar

Azure HDInsight is now available in France Central

Across the world, Azure HDInsight is available in 29 public regions, including France Central.

  • HDInsight
6 Mar

Retiring Azure Batch AI

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 Batch AI
6 Mar

SignalR Service bindings

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions can now use bindings for SignalR Service to send real-time data to web applications as part of the function executions. The binding is supported for all generally available languages, including C#, JavaScript and Java.

  • Azure SignalR Service
  • Azure functions
6 Mar

M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in the China North 2 region

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Machines
6 Mar

Threat intelligence-based filtering for Azure Firewall is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Firewall
  • Virtual Machines
6 Mar

General availability: Azure Lab Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lab Services is now Generally Available.

  • Azure Lab Services
6 Mar

Continuous integration and deployment to Azure API Management

NOW AVAILABLE

Guidance, tools and examples are now available to help achieve continuous integration and deployment.

  • API Management
6 Mar

Microsoft Azure Logic Apps Connector for 3270 Screens available now in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Logic Apps
6 Mar

New capabilities in Azure Monitor alerts

IN PREVIEW

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
6 Mar

Azure Monitor Log Analytics is now available in Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Monitor
6 Mar

Extended Security Updates for SQL Server 2008 are available now

NOW AVAILABLE

Extended Security Updates for SQL Server 2008 are now available for purchase

  • SQL Server on virtual machines
5 Mar

General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in France Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available in France Central. It’s the 18th Azure region to offer the service.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
5 Mar

.NET Core February 2019 Update availability on App Service

NOW AVAILABLE

The .NET Core February 2019 Update is now available on App Service (Windows).

5 Mar

Protect on-premises VMs by directly replicating to managed disks in Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery supports disaster recovery of VMware virtual machines and physical machines by directly replicating to managed disks.

  • Azure Site Recovery
1 Mar

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Standard Load Balancer in all Azure regions, including Azure China and Azure Government regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
1 Mar

General availability: Azure Availability Zones in East US

NOW AVAILABLE

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

1 Mar

General availability: Global VNet Peering in Azure Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering is available in Azure Government cloud regions.

  • Virtual Network

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