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    Monthly updates for March 2019

    Mar 29

    General availability: Read scale-out support for Azure SQL Database

    Azure SQL Database's read scale-out support in the Premium and Business Critical service tiers are now generally available.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Services
    Mar 29

    Update 19.03 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The 19.03 release marks the beginning of a planned release schedule of one major feature release and two minor quality releases per quarter.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    Mar 29

    Azure File volume disk plugin is currently in preview

    Azure File volume disk is currently in preview. Using Azure Files for remote state storage for containers. For more details see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-containers-volume-logging-drivers

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Availability Zones support for Service Fabric clusters

    Achieve higher reliability and resiliency by using Availability Zones (AZ)

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Service Fabric control plane audit logging in development

    Investigate suspicious requests, collect statistics, monitoring alerts and track who initiated and applied changes to the Service Fabric cluster via Azure AD accounts

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Service Fabric node-by-node cluster upgrades are now in development

    Enable more granular upgrades than just standard five Upgrade Domain (UDs), so that individual nodes or UDs of different sizes can be chosen when performing application and cluster upgrades.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment

    Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is currently in preview. This feature https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-application-arm-resource will be Generally Available in the v6.5 runtime release of Service Fabric.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Support for Managed Identities (MI) for applications and services is in development

    Service Fabric applications and services running in a Service Fabric cluster have then own first-class identity in Azure Active Directory so that they can securely communicate with Azure services.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    REST based Client library and PowerShell module in preview

    REST based Client library and PowerShell module for Service Fabric is currently in preview. This HTTP REST based client enables running PowerShell and Azure CLI to manage your cluster(s) without installing the Service Fabric SDK.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Low Priority VM support is now in development

    Low Priority VM Scale Sets have no SLA, so are suitable only for scenarios where workloads can handle virtual machines being removed from the cluster with short/no notice at the benefit of reduced costs.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 28

    Public preview: Data Discovery & Classification for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Data Discovery & Classification is now available in public preview for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Security
    Mar 28

    New tool available to migrate from classic monitoring alerts

    Classic alerts are scheduled to retire, and now you can automatically migrate them to the new Azure Monitor platform.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts (Classic)
    • Application Insights
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Mar 27

    Greater storage capacity and performance with new Azure Disks SKU

    New Azure managed disks SKUs for Premium SSDs, Standard SSDs and Standard HDDs will reach up to 32TiB (32,767 GB). Performance will now reach up to 20,000 IOPS and 900 MBps on Premium SSD Disks

    • Pricing & Offerings
    Mar 27

    Azure Security Center change from monthly to hourly unit of measure

    On May 1, 2019, the unit of measure for Azure Security Center Standard Node will change.

    • Security Center
    • Services
    Mar 27

    Event Hubs resource GUID changes

    On May 1, 2019, the global region resource GUIDs for Event Hubs will break out into new US Government region resource GUIDs.

    • Event Hubs
    • Services
    Mar 27

    Public preview: Windows Server container support in Azure App Service

    Windows Server containers in Azure App Service are now available in public preview.

    • App Service
    • Services
    Mar 27

    App Service updating PHP to latest versions

    Azure App Service is updating PHP stacks to the latest versions.

    • Services
    Mar 27

    Azure Site Recovery: Firewall support for replication of on-premises machines

    Azure Site Recovery supports data replication from VMware/physical servers to Azure storage accounts that are configured with firewalls for virtual networks.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 27

    Azure API Management roundup of features and fixes

    This month's API Management service update includes improvements to JWT token validation and request forwarding.

    • API Management
    • Features
    Mar 26

    Video Indexer is now ISO, SOC, HiTRUST, FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI certified

    Video Indexer has received new certifications to fit with enterprise certification requirements.

    • Video Indexer
    • Compliance

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