Monthly updates for March 2020
Microsoft has partnered with the industry to unlock new 5G scenarios with Azure Edge Zones.
Target availability: Q1 2020
Azure Monitor for containers now supports monitoring of GPU usage on AKS GPU-enabled node pool
Azure Dedicated Hosts now offer Azure reservations and support for Lsv2, Msv2, Dasv4 and Easv4 Azure Virtual Machines, in addition to providing new hardware options. Run a broader range of general purpose, memory-intensive or storage-intensive workloads on physical servers dedicated to your organisation.
Azure Container Registry now supports Private Link, a means to limit network traffic of resources within the virtual network.
Target availability: Q2 2020
Azure Security Center is expanding its container security features to protect Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).
Azure Database for MySQL reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MySQL servers.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future PostgreSQL servers for three years.
Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity pricing is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MariaDB servers.
Protect your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities with Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network. Web Application Firewall is already natively integrated with Azure Application Gateway and Azure Front Door services.
Twenty one new services added to FedRAMP High ATO, delivering on continued commitment to accelerating compliance for government customers
The Azure IoT Edge 1.0.9 release is available with support for x.509 certs and the ‘iotedge support-bundle’ command.
HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the Azure West Europe region
Azure Shared Disks is a shared block storage offering, enabling customers to run latency-sensitive workloads without compromising on well-known deployment patterns for fast failover and high availability.
Extend the Azure Functions runtime with support for your preferred language or language version using a lightweight HTTP server.
Azure Front Door is a cloud-native modern content delivery network offering that enables customers to improve their apps for performance, security, availability and scalability by providing a high-performant and low-latency network, web application firewall, global load balancing, SSL offload and TCP/SSL optimisations. Several new capabilities for Front Door are now generally available.
Azure Content Delivery Network now supports HTTP raw logs.
Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.
Encrypt customer data stored at rest by default, with no additional action required from you, using Microsoft Custom Translator.
Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available.
Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server is now generally available.