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Monthly updates for December 2020

28 Dec

Azure Automation is now available in Germany West Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
28 Dec

Public preview: Support of Azure Container Registry across Availability Zones

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview support of Azure Container Registry across Availability Zones

  • Container Registry
  • Services
23 Dec

Ingress logs are now available for Azure Time Series Insights environments

NOW AVAILABLE

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). 

  • Features
22 Dec

Azure Automation Python 3 runbook support is now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Python 3 runbooks in Cloud Sandbox and Hybrid Worker.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
22 Dec

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Private Clusters now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now view live monitoring data for private clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
22 Dec

RabbitMQ Extension for Windows and Linux is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use the RabbitMQ triggers and bindings extension to respond and send messages with Azure Functions.

  • Azure functions
  • Features
18 Dec

Five more free services now available in the Azure free account

NOW AVAILABLE

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 and increased free amounts of Cosmos DB.

  • Services
18 Dec

Additional support for managed identity in Azure Stream Analytics now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Event Hubs
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Security
  • Features
17 Dec

Azure Sphere OS version 20.12 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn more about what's new in Azure Sphere OS version 20.12.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
17 Dec

Support for reference data up to 5GB and new improvements in Azure Stream Analytics now generally available

NOW 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 Stream Analytics
  • Security
  • Features
14 Dec

Azure Digital Twins is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Services
14 Dec

Azure VMware Solution now available in UK South and Japan East Azure regions

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
14 Dec

API Management’s Named Values integration with Azure Key Vault

IN PREVIEW

API Management’s Named Values can now be stored and managed in Azure Key Vault.

  • API Management
  • Features
11 Dec

Deprecation of webview sign-in support announcement from Google

Target retirement date: January 04, 2021

Google is deprecating webview support starting January 4, 2021.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Operating System
  • Retirements
  • Compliance
11 Dec

Private Link support for Azure Automation is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Ensure a secure channel to connect to your Automation Accounts resources with the help of Private Links in Automation.

  • Automation
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
11 Dec

HBv2-series VMs for HPC are now available in UAE North

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
11 Dec

Azure Sphere OS version 20.12 Update 1 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

This release fixes an Ethernet connection issue for devices with both Wi-Fi and Ethernet enabled.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
11 Dec

Azure IoT Central new and updated features—November 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

November updates include IoT Plug and Play support, new pricing tier, a preview of the jobs API, and documentation updates.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
11 Dec

Event hubs on Azure Stack Hub is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The GA version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub. This will allow you to realize cloud and on-premises scenarios that use streaming and event-based architectures.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
  • Features
11 Dec

Automatic VM placement and Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets available on Dedicated Host

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
  • Compliance

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