Monthly updates for November 2019
Azure App Service has increased the maximum scale out limit for PremiumV2 app service plans to 30 instances in select regions around the world.
NVv4-Series VMs are now available in preview in South Central US and West Europe regions
Azure Media Services provides a platform which you can use to ingest, transcode, and dynamically package and encrypt your live video for delivery. Live Transcriptions is a new feature in the Azure Media Services v3 APIs, wherein you can enhance the streams delivered to your viewers with machine-generated text that is transcribed from spoken words in the audio feed.
Azure Event Grid now integrates with Azure Monitor alerts.
Azure Event Grid can now publish events to AAD protected endpoints
Azure Event Grid subscriptions can now be configured to publish events to your endpoints in batches (and not only individually) in order to handle more efficiently high-throughput scenarios.
Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0, the open standard event format incubated at the Cloud Native Compute Foundation and built by several collaborators, including Microsoft
Azure managed identities to deploy lab environments As a lab owner, you can now use a user assigned managed identity to deploy environments in a lab. This feature is helpful in scenarios where the environment contains or has references to Azure resources such as key vaults, shared image galleries, and networks that are external to the environment’s resource group. It enables creation of sandbox environments that aren't limited to the resource group of that environment only.
The Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019 include features, connector updates, and announcements about regional deployments.
Learn about the latest Azure Site Recovery updates.
Azure HB & HC Virtual Machines expand to new regions
Large organizations have thousands of certificates in key vaults distributed across thousands of applications and subscriptions.
The Azure Key Vault Virtual Machine extension makes it easier for apps running on virtual machines to use certificates from a key vault, by abstracting the common tasks as well as best practices.
Azure Disk Encryption enables you to encrypt your Azure Virtual Machine disks with your keys safeguarded in Azure Key Vault.
Customer Lockbox provides customers the capability to control Azure support engineers' access to workloads that contain customer data This expanded support now provides customers control over access to their data for a larger set of Azure offerings.
With the Microsoft Security Code Analysis extension, you can infuse security analysis tools including Credential Scanner, BinSkim, and others into your Azure DevOps continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.
Azure Key Vault is an essential service for protecting data and improving performance of cloud applications by offering the ability to centrally manage keys, secrets, cryptographic keys and policies in the cloud.
You can now view detected malware across storage accounts using Azure Security Center.
Announcing the public preview of repository-scoped RBAC permissions for Azure Container Registry (ACR).
Diagnostic logs for Azure Container Registry are now in preview.
Updates by date
Download the quarterly Azure Updates retrospective.