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April 2020

29 Apr

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Red Hat OpenShift 4.X & OpenShift 4.X in preview

IN PREVIEW

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 Monitor
  • Services
29 Apr

Azure Service Health security advisories are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Health now has security advisories. These are a notification type that will communicate urgent security-related information affecting your Azure workloads.

  • Azure Service Health
  • Services
29 Apr

The self-hosted gateway feature of API Management is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • API Management
  • Features
  • Services
28 Apr

Maintenance control for platform updates now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Services
28 Apr

Azure Red Hat OpenShift on OpenShift 4 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Red Hat OpenShift on OpenShift 4 is now generally available.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Features
  • Services
27 Apr

New DCsv2-series virtual machines are now available

NOW 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.

  • Services
27 Apr

Azure Functions – Java 8 support on Linux is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure functions
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
23 Apr

Azure Virtual Network NAT gateway meter name changes

Effective 1 June 2020, the meter names of Azure Virtual Network network address translation (NAT) gateway will change because it will become generally available.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
23 Apr

Azure Archive expanded capabilities now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Three new feature enhancements for Azure Block Blob storage and Azure Archive storage are now generally available, making the service faster, simpler and more capable.

  • Archive Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Blob storage
  • Features
  • Services
18 Apr

Azure Migrate is now available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

All Azure Migrate features, including agentless discovery and assessment, application inventory and migration, are now available in Azure Government.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Services
17 Apr

Azure Support API is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Create and manage Azure support tickets programmatically

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
16 Apr

Azure Analysis Services – Improved query replica synchronisation now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Improved query replica synchronisation in Azure Analysis Services is now generally available. Analysis Services features improved query-replica synchronisation in scale-out environments with client queries distributed across one or more query replicas, reducing response times for high concurrency workloads.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Services
16 Apr

Azure Analysis Services – Query interleaving is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Query interleaving in Azure Analysis Services is now generally available. Query interleaving helps to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios where a lot of queries are submitted close to each other.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Services
15 Apr

Azure Monitor for virtual machines is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for virtual machines (VMs), which provides an in-depth view of VM performance trends and dependencies, is now generally available. Get key monitoring data about your Windows and Linux VMs to help you discover dependencies, identify hotspots and troubleshoot issues faster with Azure Monitor for VMs.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
14 Apr

Many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services are now generally available. These are relationships between tables where both columns are non-unique, and are based on many-to-many relationships in Power BI.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Services
14 Apr

Azure Analysis Services calculation groups are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Calculation groups for Azure Analysis Services are now generally available. Use them to declutter the user interface and improve the overall navigation experience for your users.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Services
13 Apr

New Azure API Management Visual Studio Code extension now available

A new version of the API Management Visual Studio Code extension is now available.

  • API Management
  • Features
  • Services
3 Apr

Azure Machine Learning available in US Gov

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Machine Learning is now available in US Gov Virginia and US Gov Arizona.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
2 Apr

Direct upload of Azure Managed Disks is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Direct upload of Azure Managed Disks provides a simplified workflow for uploading an on-premises VHD directly into an empty managed disk or copy a managed disk to another Azure region for regional migration or expansion.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
2 Apr

Azure Spot Virtual Machines are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Buy unused compute capacity at deep discounts and run interruptible workloads at scale with Azure Spot Virtual Machines.

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

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