Monthly updates for May 2019
Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Azure Front Door service is now generally available. Customers can use WAF to define security policies that allow, block, forward or rate limit access to their web applications delivered through Azure Front Door.
Update 19.05 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed
Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in West US 2. Around the world, it is available in seven public regions.
The Log Analytics Agent for Linux v1.10 release is available and contains important stability and reliability improvements.
The VMBoundPort data set is now available for Azure Monitor for VMs customers in all supported Log Analytics workspace regions, including East US and West Europe.
With Dynamic Thresholds you no longer need to manually identify and set thresholds for alerts. The alert rule leverages advanced Machine Learning (ML) capabilities to learn metrics' historical behaviour, identify patterns and anomalies that indicate possible service issues.
Event Grid advanced filters are now GA with no restriction on the number of nested keys (e.g. Data.Key1.Key2…KeyN).
IoT Hub expands its capabilities as an event source in Event Grid by enabling subscribing to device telemetry events.
Public preview of support for larger events, now up to 1MB.
Service Bus is now available as an event handler in Event Grid.
Automatic server-side geo disaster recovery of metadata in Event Grid is now available on the service.
Azure Domains are now generally available with 1,00,000 topics per domain.
Helm 3 support is now in preview. This update brings support for storing Helm 3 charts, the next version of Helm, which brings an improved security model and a new Lua based scripting engine.
Azure Container Registry—Open Container Initiative (OCI) new artifact registry types supported (in preview)
Azure Container Registry –OCI new artifact registry types support is now in preview.
Azure Mv2-series virtual machines offering up to 208 vCPU in 3TB and 6 TB memory configurations are now available in US East and US East 2 regions. Mv2 VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.
With the adaptive network hardening feature, Security Center learns the network traffic and connectivity patterns of your Azure workloads and provides you with NSG rule recommendations for your internet facing virtual machines.
Azure NetApp Files, an Azure first-party service, is a powerful file-storage service to run your most demanding file workloads in Azure, without the need for any code modification.
Starting on 29th May 2019, the Consumption Tier of Azure API Management, will be generally available in the same six regions as it was during the preview.
With the general availability of integration service environments, we’ve made several improvements from preview to give your Logic Apps more power when running in an ISE.
Azure App Configuration provides a service to centrally manage application settings and helps secure their accesses. In addition, it helps developers to ship code faster by being able to easily “flight” their features in production using feature flags.