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Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.
Target availability: Q2 2020
The health feature of Azure Monitor for Containers (currently in public preview) is moving to limited preview by the end of June 2020. This is being done to minimise the impact for your customers as improvements based on your feedback are implemented. There will be in-product notifications for customers to move to the private preview.
Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in GA.
App Service is now an events publisher with Event Grid, enabling developers to subscribe to events from their web apps or app service plans and act using Azure Functions, Logic Apps, webhooks and other services. The feature is available for Windows and Linux apps in all public regions.
Virtual machine (VM)-level disk bursting is a new feature that enables your workloads to handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision your virtual machine. The feature is now enabled on all of Azure Lsv2-series virtual machines.
Take advantage of new rules to further customise your Azure Front Door Service behaviour. Rules Engine on Azure Front Door Service brings your specific routing needs to the forefront of its application delivery experience, giving you more control over how you define and enforce what content gets served from where. Rules Engine empowers you to modify request and response headers, or dynamically override your existing route behaviour based on incoming requests.
Azure Event Grid now has Private Link integration for custom topics and event domains generally available in all Azure regions
Azure Data Lake Storage has a new tier called Premium, offering significantly lower latencies and cost savings for transaction heavy workloads.
SCOM management pack for SQL Managed Instance is now available in preview. Use it to build hybrid monitoring solutions for your on-premises and data centre resources, along with monitoring SQL Managed Instances in the cloud.
Store multi-dimensional object attributes to describe your data objects for Azure Blob storage using Blob Index, now available in preview.
Newly updated Change Analysis UI now supports viewing changes for all resources under selected subscriptions. The at-scale view helps with narrowing down the critical resources and changes to investigate how the applications and resource groups are organised regardless.
Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available in US Gov Arizona and US Gov Virginia Azure regions.
The new Azure VMware Solution is a first-party Microsoft Azure Compute service that enables customers to run VMware natively on Azure. The new service is directly operated, delivered and supported by Microsoft, and is endorsed by VMware through a direct cloud service provider partnership agreement.
Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending our monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Red Hat OpenShift version 4.x and OpenShift version 4.x. This support is currently in preview.
Azure Service Health now has security advisories. These are a notification type that will communicate urgent security-related information affecting your Azure workloads.
The self-hosted gateway feature provides new deployment options and expands API Management support for hybrid and multi-cloud environments that are common among enterprise customers.
The maintenance control feature of Azure Virtual Machines platform updates is now generally available for Azure Dedicated Hosts and isolated VMs. Use this feature to control all host updates, including rebootless updates, within a 35-day window.
Azure Red Hat OpenShift on OpenShift 4 is now generally available.
Azure confidential computing enables customers to develop applications that protect data while in use, meaning that it protects data while its been processed in the CPU. DCsv2-Series VMs use Intel SGX technology to protect data while in use, and they are now generally available.
Azure Functions support for Java on Linux is now in preview. This enables deploying Java Function Apps as containers to the Functions dedicated/premium plan and Kubernetes.
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