Updates archives

Monthly updates for May 2019

6 May

Rules engine for Azure Content Delivery Network is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Rules engine for Azure Content Delivery Network allows you to customise Content Delivery Network behaviour on a per-HTTP request basis to optimise delivery of your content to your end users.

  • Content Delivery Network
6 May

User-defined network policy in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A user-defined network policy enables secure network segmentation within Kubernetes, and is now available.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
6 May

Azure Container Registry virtual network and firewall rules support is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Virtual network and firewall rules support is now available in Azure Container Registry in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Container Registry
6 May

Video Indexer: multiple facial recognition enhancements have been added

NOW AVAILABLE

Video Indexer has received multiple enhancements for facial recognition scenarios.

  • Video Indexer
6 May

Authenticated IP for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Your organisation can now restrict access to its Kubernetes control plane to specific IP addresses or IP ranges.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
6 May

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) virtual node is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS virtual node, now available to the public, allows you to elastically provision additional pods inside Container Instances that start in seconds.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Container Instances
6 May

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) multi-node pools is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use different virtual machine sizes in a node pool to run a variety of workloads in a single AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
6 May

Azure Stream Analytics support for Visual Studio Code is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Develop, manage and test Azure Stream Analytics jobs on Mac, Linux and Windows

  • Visual Studio Code
  • Azure Stream Analytics
6 May

Autoscale for Azure HDInsight is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Autoscale which automatically scales your Spark, Hive or MapReduce HDInsight clusters up or down based on load or a pre-defined schedule, is now in preview.

  • HDInsight
6 May

Azure SQL Database managed instance SKU recommendation for Data Migration Assistant is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Expand the scope of on-premises SQL Server assessments to migrate legacy SQL Server instances to Azure SQL Database managed instances with the new Azure SQL Database SKU recommendation functionality, which is now generally available.

  • Azure SQL Database
6 May

Azure VMware Solutions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Run your VMware workloads natively on Azure with Azure VMware Solutions. This new category of Azure services, now available to the public, allows you to deploy your VMware-based applications on a dedicated and bare metal infrastructure in Azure.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Migrate
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances
  • Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple
6 May

Azure App Configuration is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

App Configuration is a new Azure service that enables fast, scalable parameter storage for all your app configurations.

6 May

Azure Quickstart Center enables new customers to build cloud projects with confidence

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Quickstart Center within the Azure portal enables new customers to use the self-guided approach to build cloud projects and accelerate deployment with ease.

  • Web Apps
  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Database for MySQL
6 May

Azure Maps Mobility Services is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Build applications with real-time public transport intelligence from nearby stops, public transport route information and updates.

  • Azure Maps
6 May

Premium Live Encoder now supports streaming at 1080p and 30 fps

NOW AVAILABLE

The Premium Live Encoder for Azure Media Services now allows you to live-encode streaming content at a resolution of 1080p and up to 30 frames per second.

  • Live and On-Demand Streaming
  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
6 May

The Cognitive Search feature of Azure Search is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Cognitive Search is an enrichment pipeline that transforms raw, unstructured content into rich searchable information in an Azure Search index.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
6 May

Azure App Service (Linux) support for Python is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service (Linux) now supports Python with built-in support for Python 2.6, 3.6, and 3.7.

6 May

Azure SignalR Service support for ASP.NET is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SignalR Service support for ASP.NET is now generally available

  • Azure SignalR Service
6 May

Cross availability zones support for Azure Service Fabric clusters is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Cross availability zones allows Azure Service Fabric customers to have increased reliability via cross availability zone support for Service Fabric clusters.

  • Service Fabric
6 May

Oracle to Azure Database for PostgreSQL online migration is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Perform online (minimal downtime) migrations of Oracle databases hosted on-premises or on a virtual machine (VM) to Azure Database for PostgreSQL by using Azure Database Migration Service. It enables resilient migrations of Oracle databases at scale and with high reliability.

  • Azure Database Migration Service

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