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Monthly updates for October 2020

28 Oct

Preview: Azure Monitor for containers now support capacity monitoring of Persistent Volume (PV)

IN PREVIEW

In this preview support you can monitor the capacity of the PVs. You can visualize, query and enable fast alert on the PV capacity & inventory metrics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
28 Oct

Azure Databricks now available in Switzerland North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now available in the Swiss Azure datacenters which marks another milestone on the way to digitize Switzerland

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters
27 Oct

Azure Red Hat OpenShift 3.11 will be retired on 30 June 2022

Target retirement date: June 30, 2022

Start using Azure Red Hat OpenShift on OpenShift 4.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Retirements
27 Oct

Community support for PHP 7.4 is ending on 28 November 2022

Target retirement date: November 28, 2022

App Service support for PHP 7.4 on Windows is ending on 28 November 2022.

  • App Service
  • Retirements
27 Oct

Legacy developer portal in Azure API Management will retire on 31 October 2023

Target retirement date: October 31, 2023

Start using the new developer portal in Azure API Management.

  • API Management
  • Retirements
27 Oct

Action Required: Update to Data Science Virtual Machine Ubuntu 18.04

Target retirement date: October 31, 2023

Migrate to Data Science Virtual Machine – Ubuntu 18.04 Image.

  • Data Science Virtual Machines
  • Retirements
27 Oct

Schema Registry for Azure Event Hubs public preview

IN PREVIEW

Utilize the Schema Registry in Azure Event Hubs to provide data governance and operational efficiencies for message delivery.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
  • Features
27 Oct

Policy to control the minimum TLS version used with Azure Storage now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Secure Azure Storage HTTPS connection with minimum TLS version via policy control.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
27 Oct

Microsoft to establish its first datacenter region in Taiwan

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new region is anticipated to include Microsoft Azure, with Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform to follow.

  • Regions & Datacenters
27 Oct

Azure Backup Price and Meter ID Change - ZA North and ZA West regions of South Africa

Effective 12/01/2020, the price and meter IDs of Azure Backup will change. 

  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
26 Oct

New VM series supported by Azure Batch

NOW AVAILABLE

An expanded selection of VMs can be used with Azure Batch, providing access to newer Azure VM series.

  • Batch
  • Features
26 Oct

Java 11 support for Azure Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Developers can now build and publish Azure Functions Apps using Java 11.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
22 Oct

Public preview: Zone redundant configuration for Azure SQL DB general purpose tier

IN PREVIEW

Make your general purpose databases and elastic pools resilient to a much larger set of failures, including catastrophic datacenter outages, without any changes of the application logic by selecting zone redundancy.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
22 Oct

Change in verification code SMS content

IN DEVELOPMENT

The verification code SMS content will remove "MSG & DATA RATES MAY APPLY" by early November.

  • Compliance
  • Features
22 Oct

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 51 - October 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides provides fixes, updated Linux support for the Mobility service, and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
22 Oct

Azure API Management updates- October 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Regular Azure API Management service updates including new features, bug fixes, changes and other improvements.

  • API Management
  • Services
  • Features
22 Oct

Log Analytics Linux Agent for Fall 2020 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new release of the Linux Agent is now available with support fixes and a new troubleshooting tool.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
21 Oct

Increased functionalities to 1-click on Azure Data Explorer is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

1-click capabilities for intuitive semi-automatic table and ingestion experiences in Azure Data Explorer is generally available.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
21 Oct

Multiple new features for Azure VPN Gateway in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of multiple new enhancements and features that are now available in Azure VPN Gateway.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
21 Oct

Microsoft plans to establish new cloud datacenter region in Austria

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new region is anticipated to include Microsoft Azure, with Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform to follow.

  • Regions & Datacenters

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