Monthly updates for June 2020
Azure Migrate now supports assessments for Azure VMware Solution. Plan your move to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool.
Azure Azure Speech Services REST API v3.0 is now available, along with several new features.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in East US, Canada Central, UK South, and West Europe.
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 for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.
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.
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
HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the Japan East region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Azure Service Fabric 7.1 first refresh release includes bug fixes and performance enhancements for standalone and Azure environments.
HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the West US 2 region.