Monthly updates for December 2020
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Announcing the public preview support of Azure Container Registry across Availability Zones
Target availability: Q4 2020
Azure Time Series Insights has released Azure Monitor Logs for errors that occur in the ingress pipeline. This category includes errors that occur when receiving events (such as failures to connect to an Event Source) and processing events (such as errors when parsing an event payload).
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You can now view live monitoring data for private clusters.
You can now use the RabbitMQ triggers and bindings extension to respond and send messages with Azure Functions.
Free amounts of Archive Storage, Container Registry, Load Balancer, Service Bus and VPN Gateway are now available for eligible Azure free account users, as well as increased free amounts of Cosmos DB.
Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity for Blob input, Event Hubs (input and output), Synapse SQL Pools and customer storage account. As a result, customers do not have to manage service-to-service credentials by themselves, and can process events when streams of data are coming from Event Hubs in a VNet or using a firewall.
Learn more about what's new in Azure Sphere OS version 20.12.
Support for reference data up to 5GB and new improvements in Azure Stream Analytics now generally available
The latest update of Azure Stream Analytics, now deployed in every supported region, provides support for larger reference data ( up to 5 GB), and add support for composite keys for blob output partitioning.
Azure Digital Twins is generally available and read for production deployments. Features include: Flexible modelling and general graph topology, richer compute, bring your own IoT Hub for easier integration, and improved scalability.
The new Azure VMware Solution has expanded availability to Japan East and UK South Azure regions in addition to the existing regions: US East, US West, West Europe and Australia.
API Management’s Named Values can now be stored and managed in Azure Key Vault.
Target retirement date: January 04, 2021
Google is deprecating webview support from 4 January 2021.
Ensure a secure channel to connect to your Automation Accounts resources with the help of Private Links in Automation.
Azure’s most powerful and scalable HPC VMs, the HBv2-series, are now available in the UAE North region. Customers in this region can now run scale-out MPI workloads to tens of thousands of CPU cores.
This release fixes an Ethernet connection issue for devices with both Wi-Fi and Ethernet enabled.
November updates include IoT Plug and Play support, new pricing tier, a preview of the jobs API, and documentation updates.
The GA version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub. This will allow you to realise cloud and on-premises scenarios that use streaming and event-based architectures.
Azure can now select the dedicated host to which your VM is deployed. Additionally, Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets can be deployed in conjunction with Dedicated Hosts.
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