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Monthly updates for June 2020

29 Jun

Plan your migration to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool

IN PREVIEW

Azure Migrate now supports assessments for Azure VMware Solution. Plan your move to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool.

  • Services
25 Jun

Azure Speech Services REST API v3.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Azure Speech Services REST API v3.0 is now available, along with several new features.

  • Speech services
  • Services
  • Features
24 Jun

Azure Monitor for Key Vault is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Key Vault Preview provides comprehensive monitoring of your key vaults by delivering a unified view of your Key Vault requests, performance, failures and latency.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
24 Jun

Azure Content Delivery Network standard rules engine is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of new rules to further customize the behavior of standard Azure Content Delivery Network to best meet the needs of your customers. Use the rules engine to modify request and response headers or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests. Now generally available with the ability to add additional rules. The first five rules are free.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
24 Jun

Azure Front Door rules engine now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door rules engine is now generally available. Take advantage of these new rules to further customize the behavior of your Front Door to best meet the needs of your customers. Rules engine empowers you to modify request and response headers, or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests. Create up to 25 rules per configuration.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
23 Jun

Updates for monitoring and troubleshooting Azure IoT Hub message routing

NOW AVAILABLE

More detailed monitoring metrics and diagnostic logs, plus a new troubleshooting guide, are now available to accelerate monitoring and troubleshooting for Azure IoT Hub message routing.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Services
  • Features
22 Jun

Azure Automation updated DNS records

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

To support new features in Azure Automation, such as Azure Private Links, the automation URLs have been updated. Instead of region-specific URLs, there are now account-specific URLs.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services
22 Jun

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series is now available in West Europe

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in East US, Canada Central, UK South, and West Europe.

  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
18 Jun

Public Preview for Azure Monitor for VMs on Arc-enabled Servers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for VMs, a monitoring offering with out-of-the-box performance and dependency data, is now available in public preview for Arc-enabled servers.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
17 Jun

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Arc is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Features
17 Jun

Azure geo-zone-redundant storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Geo-zone-redundant storage (GZRS) and read-access geo-zone-redundant storage (RA-GZRS) are now generally available, offering intra-regional and inter-regional high availability and disaster protection for your applications.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob storage
  • Azure Files
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
16 Jun

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in selected regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in the West US 2, East US, South Central US, US Gov Virginia and US Gov Arizona regions

  • Azure Private Link
  • Batch
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
15 Jun

HBv2-Series VMs now available in Japan East

NOW AVAILABLE

HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the Japan East region.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
15 Jun

Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door service logging enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door now has a match details field in the logs to provide insights on why a request triggered a Web Application Firewall rule.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
15 Jun

Azure Monitor for containers now supports log collection on AKS Windows node pools (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Starting with agent version ciprod05262020, Azure Monitor for containers will collect logs (std/stderr) for the containers running on AKS clusters with Windows node pools.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
15 Jun

Azure Quota REST APIs to manage service limits (quota) are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2020

Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quota) of Azure Virtual Machines (cores/vCPU) and Azure Machine Learning (in preview). Take advantage of this capability to query current usage and quotas for the supported resources and update these limits.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
15 Jun

New Azure Virtual Machines for general purpose and memory intensive workloads now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The new D v4-series and E v4-series Azure Virtual Machines feature the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8272CL custom processor, which can achieve up to 3.4 Ghz all core turbo frequency. The D v4-series and E v4-series virtual machines (VMs) don’t provide any temporary storage. The D v4-series and Ds v4-series virtual machine sizes can meet the requirements associated with most general-purpose workloads. The E v4-series and Es v4-series VMs offer up to 504 GiB of RAM and are ideal for various memory-intensive enterprise applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
11 Jun

Live Video Analytics now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Live Video Analytics is a platform to capture, record and analyse live video and publish the results (video and/or video analytics), enabling intelligent video applications.

  • Media Services
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Services
  • Features
9 Jun

Azure Service Fabric 7.1 First Refresh Release

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Service Fabric 7.1 first refresh release includes bug fixes and performance enhancements for standalone and Azure environments.

  • Service Fabric
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
3 Jun

HBv2-Series VMs now available in West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the West US 2 region.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features

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