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We now support Kubernetes cluster deployment on Azure Stack, a certified Kubernetes Cloud Provider. Install Kubernetes using Azure Resource Manager templates generated by ACS-Engine on Azure Stack.
Users can backup their SQL Servers running in Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). This workload backup capability is built as an infrastructure-less, pay-as-you-go service that uses native SQL backup and restore APIs to provide a comprehensive solution to backup SQL servers running in Azure IaaS VMs.
Azure Event Hubs is a big data streaming platform and event ingestion service, capable of receiving and processing millions of events per second, that can now run on Azure Stack.
FedRAMP High documentation is now available for Azure Stack customers.
Service Fabric, a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy and manage scalable and reliable microservices and containers, is now available on Azure Stack.
Azure Database for MariaDB is in public preview.
You can replicate virtual machines, enabled for encryption through the Azure Active Directory app, from one Azure region to another region.
Azure Cost Management is in preview. It can help you understand how and where you're accruing costs in the cloud, and how to keep costs down.
Virtual network service endpoint policies for Azure Storage are now in preview.
Azure Database for MySQL supports up to five read-only replicas within the same Azure region (public preview).
It is easy to enable automatic OS image updates in Virtual machine scale sets for the most popular images.
Azure Virtual Machine (VM) Image Builder, now available in private preview, allows you to migrate your image building pipeline to Azure.
Azure Security Center Secure Score, which provides visibility and recommendations to improve your security posture for Azure resources, is now available in preview.
You can now provision Linux containers into new or existing virtual networks with Azure Container Instances. This support is in preview for Linux in two regions: West US and West Europe.
Azure Data Box is now available. Use Azure Data Box service when you want to transfer large amounts of data to Azure but are limited by time, network availability or costs.
Ultra SSD, a new Azure Managed Disks offering for your most demanding data-intensive workloads, is now available in preview.
Azure Data Box Edge is a physical network appliance, shipped by Microsoft, that sends data in and out of Azure. Data Box Edge is additionally equipped with AI-enabled edge computing capabilities that help you analyze, process, and transform the on-premises data before uploading it to the cloud.
Azure Data Box Gateway is a virtual appliance that acts as a storage gateway and creates a link between your site and Azure Storage.
The Azure Data Box heavy edition is a secure, ruggedized appliance shipped to customers to facilitate petabyte-sized offline data transfers to Azure Storage.
Now in preview, Azure Redis Cache now supports a 120-GB cache in the premium tier. This new offering more than doubles the largest cache size previously available for those looking to store high volumes of data in a single cache instance.