Monthly updates for May 2020
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Azure Content Delivery Network from Verizon is upgrading from version 3 (V3) to version 4 (v4). No downtime or end user impact is anticipated.
Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in Central US, West US, South Central US, US Gov Virginia, France Central and Japan East.
Server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) is now available for Azure Ultra Disks in all regions that support Ultra Disks.
Effective from 1 July 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Synapse Analytics will change.
Workspace soft-delete functionality has been added to help you recover your workspace if necessary. In that situation, the workspace goes into a soft-delete state to allow its recovery, including data and connected agents within 14 days. It’s also possible to override the soft-delete behaviour and permanently delete your workspace.
Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.
Announcing the general availability of Media Services in Switzerland (North and West) and Germany (North, West Central) regions.
Static Web Apps is a simplified hosting option for developers building modern web apps with static front-ends and dynamic back-ends powered by serverless APIs.
New portal experience for Azure Functions – improving performance, accessibility and consistency with the rest of the Azure portal.
Use partner topics to connect third-party event sources directly to Event Grid and subscribe to events as you would with any other source. Our partner Auth0 is now integrated with Event Grid partner topics. Connect your Auth0 and Azure accounts in order to react to, log and monitor Auth0 events in real time.
Event Grid now supports system-assigned managed identities
Azure Quantum is moving to limited preview.
Choose how your traffic routes between Azure and the Internet using Azure routing preference, now available in preview. Choose either “routing via Microsoft Global Network” or “routing via ISP network (public Internet)”. Egress data transfer pricing will vary based on the routing selection.
Azure Peering Service is a partnership with service providers to provide highly reliable and optimised Internet connectivity to Microsoft services. It also provides Internet latency telemetry and route monitoring with alerting against hijacks, leaks and any other Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) mal configurations.
Audit and enforce configurations on your resources at scale across all your Azure resources with Azure Policy. Use Azure Policy for AKS to set policies on pods, namespaces and ingress in between others.
New Cognitive Services capabilities are now available in preview.
New Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available.
Azure Resource Manager templates are widely used to manage deployments on Azure. It’s a way to intuitively describe your entire Azure environment using our template language. New capabilities that address key challenges at the time of doing deployments with Resource Manager templates are now available.
New enhancements to Azure Monitor maximise performance and provide full-stack observability for apps and infrastructure across Azure and hybrid environments.