Monthly updates for April 2018
Global VNet Peering is available in all Azure public regions, excluding the China, Germany, and Azure Government regions.
Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) with Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) support is generally available for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Reduce data movement and make your queries more efficient with the general availability of replicated tables in Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Simplify integration of Microsoft and partner security solutions with the Microsoft Graph Security API. The security API empowers customers and partners to build on the intelligent security graph.
Send events and receive event streams from Azure Event Hubs in your Node.js applications by using the updated package.
Send events and receive event streams from Azure Event Hubs in your Python applications by using the updated package.
Azure Container Instances is generally available, with a decreased price, an improved Azure portal experience, new features, and expanded regions.
You can redeploy a lab virtual machine so that you don't waste time troubleshooting your remote desktop connection or application access to a Windows-based Azure virtual machine.
The Log Search API will be deprecated during the week of 30th April 2018.
Virtual network service endpoints allow you to secure Azure Storage accounts to your virtual networks, fully removing public internet access to these resources. Service endpoints provide optimal routing by always keeping traffic destined to Azure Storage on the Azure backbone network.
Azure Backup now supports storage accounts which are secured with Azure Storage firewalls and virtual networks.
Transparent Data Encryption with customer managed keys is now generally available in Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Azure DNS private zones provide a simple, reliable, secure DNS service to manage and resolve names in a virtual network, without the need for you to create and manage a custom DNS solution.
Global VNet Peering is now generally available in four additional regions: West Europe, US East 2, Southeast Asia, and Central US.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available.
Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available.
Learn what is new in Azure DNS metrics and alerts.
Explicitly set the TLS version for individual Azure App Service and Azure Functions hosted applications.
The latest updates to the Log Analytics portal include auto-sorting of results by default, Query Explorer support for renaming and deleting saved items and new query language functions.
Recovery Services vault limit increased to 500 vaults per subscription per region.