Updates Archives

Monthly updates for April 2020

Apr 30

Azure Container Registry—Dedicated data endpoints now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Dedicated data endpoints in Container Registry are now available in preview.

  • Container Registry
  • Azure Container Service
  • Features
Apr 29

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Red Hat OpenShift 4.X & OpenShift 4.X in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending our monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Red Hat OpenShift version 4.x & OpenShift version 4.x. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
Apr 29

Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Date Lake Storage (ADLS) now supports Query acceleration, which optimizes cost and performance for your big data applications.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Features
Apr 29

Cross-region restore for Azure Virtual Machines using Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

With the introduction of cross-region restore, you can now initiate restores in a secondary region at will to mitigate real downtime issues in a primary region for your environment.

  • Features
Apr 29

Azure App Service support for GitHub Actions is in preview

IN PREVIEW

The App Service Deployment Center now supports GitHub Actions as a CI/CD provider, so developers can get started with GitHub Actions using the Azure portal.

  • App Service
  • Features
Apr 27

Azure Functions—Java 8 support on Linux is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions support for Java on Linux is now in preview. This enables deploying Java Function Apps as containers to the Functions dedicated/premium plan and Kubernetes.

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Open Source
Apr 24

Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Date Lake Storage (ADLS) now supports Query acceleration, which optimizes cost and performance for your big data applications.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Apr 15

Advanced integrations with export of Security Center recommendations and alerts

IN PREVIEW

In order to enable enterprise level scenarios on top of Security Center, we now enable you to consume Security Center alerts and recommendations in additional places except the Azure Portal or API.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Apr 15

Azure Spot support for Azure Kubernetes Service is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of underused capacity as a way to achieve significant cost savings.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 14

Virtual machine scale sets—Automatic image upgrades for custom images

IN PREVIEW

Virtual machine scale sets now provides the ability to automatically deploy new versions of custom images to scale set virtual machines.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
Apr 10

Java - Codeless application monitoring with Azure Monitor Application Insights in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Monitor Java applications in any environment without changing the code with Azure Monitor Application Insights. A preview of the new codeless Java agent is now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
Apr 3

The preview version of Event Hubs on Azure Stack Hub is now available

IN PREVIEW

The preview version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub.

  • Event Hubs
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Features
Apr 2

New Azure RTOS Collaborations with Semiconductor Industry Leaders

IN PREVIEW

Embedded developers can now access reliable, real-time performance for resource-constrained devices and seamless integration to Azure IoT. STMicroelectronics, Renesas, Qualcomm, NXP and Microchip will offer development kits featuring Azure RTOS.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
Apr 2

Azure Cognitive Services—Neural Text to Speech has new voice styles

IN PREVIEW

Neural Text to Speech now has new voice styles—newscast, customer service, and digital assistant. Tailor the voice of your apps and services to fit your unique scenario using these new styles, and further customize your voice to express different emotions to fit the context, like cheerfulness or empathy.

  • Text to Speech
  • Speech Services
  • Features
Apr 1

Azure Ultra Disks—Shared disk capability is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Shared disks now includes Ultra Disks (in preview).

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
Apr 1

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Logical decoding and wal2json for change data capture

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Database for PostgreSQL—single server logical decoding feature is now available in preview. In addition, the preview of wal2json, a popular output plugin for logical decoding, is also now available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

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