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Monthly updates for May 2020

27 May

Azure Advisor recommendation digests now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Receive a periodic, customisable notification of your available Advisor recommendations to help you stay current on Azure best practices.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
27 May

Azure Content Delivery Network from Verizon Rules Engine is upgrading to V4

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Content Delivery Network from Verizon is upgrading from version 3 (V3) to version 4 (v4). No downtime or end user impact is anticipated.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
27 May

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in Central US, West US, South Central US, US Gov Virginia, France Central and Japan East.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
27 May

Azure server-side encryption with customer-managed keys now available for Azure Ultra Disks

NOW AVAILABLE

Server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) is now available for Azure Ultra Disks in all regions that support Ultra Disks.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
26 May

Azure Synapse Analytics meter ID changes effective as of 1 July 2020

Effective from 1 July 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Synapse Analytics will change.

  • Services
22 May

Improved Azure Monitor Logs workspace delete and recovery experiences

NOW AVAILABLE

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 Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
22 May

Azure Private Link for Azure Monitor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Private Link
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Security
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Compliance
20 May

Azure Media Services is now available in Switzerland and Germany

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of Media Services in Switzerland (North and West) and Germany (North, West Central) regions.

  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
19 May

Static Web Apps single page hosting option available in App Service now in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • App Service
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

New portal experience for Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

New portal experience for Azure Functions – improving performance, accessibility and consistency with the rest of the Azure portal.

  • Azure functions
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

Azure Event Grid partner topics are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

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
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

Azure Event Grid support for system-assigned managed identities is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Event Grid now supports system-assigned managed identities

  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

Azure Quantum in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Quantum is moving to limited preview.

  • Azure Quantum
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

New network tier with routing preference is now available in preview

IN 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.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Peering Service is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Peering Service
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Policy for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Policy
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now available in preview.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Computer Vision
  • QnA Maker
  • Speaker Recognition
  • Text Analytics
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

New Azure Resource Manager templates capabilities released

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Monitor enhancements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements to Azure Monitor maximise performance and provide full-stack observability for apps and infrastructure across Azure and hybrid environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build

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