Updates Archives

Monthly updates for May 2020

May 19

Azure VM Image Builder service will be generally available Q4 2020

IN PREVIEW

Unify and simplify your image building process across Azure and Azure Stack using Azure VM Image Builder. It helps give you ease of use with automated image building pipeline, management for the images you’ve built, and DevOps integration with Azure DevOps and other DevOps management solutions you use. In addition, it enables Azure integration for governance and compliance with virtual network configuration and connectivity via enterprise networking options and authentication.

  • Services
May 18

Firewall support for Azure Relay is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

With new firewall support, now in preview, Azure Relay now offers the ability to restrict connectivity to only well-known IP addresses or IPv4 addresses in Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) ranges for improved security.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
May 18

Azure Relay—Azure Private Link support for sender clients is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

With this preview release, traffic between your Relay sender client running inside your virtual network and Azure Relay uses the Microsoft backbone network providing network isolation.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
May 15

Azure Blob versioning public preview now available

IN PREVIEW

As the next step to enhance data management and protection, we are excited to announce the Blob storage versioning preview.

  • Blob storage
  • Features
May 14

Azure Monitor for Containers is moving the health feature to limited preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

The health feature of Azure Monitor for Containers (currently in public preview) is moving to limited preview by the end of June 2020. This is being done to minimize the impact for your customers as improvements based on your feedback are implemented. There will be in-product notifications for customers to move to the private preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
May 13

App Service is now an events publisher on Azure Event Grid (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

App Service is now an events publisher with Event Grid, enabling developers to subscribe to events from their web apps or app service plans and act using Azure Functions, Logic Apps, webhooks, and other services. The feature is available for Windows and Linux apps in all public regions.

  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Features
May 13

Rules Engine for Azure Front Door Service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of new rules to further customize your Azure Front Door Service behavior. Rules Engine on Azure Front Door Service brings your specific routing needs to the forefront of its application delivery experience, giving you more control over how you define and enforce what content gets served from where. Rules Engine empowers you to modify request and response headers, or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
May 12

Azure Cache for Redis—Enterprise features coming soon

IN PREVIEW

New features will soon be available for Azure Cache for Redis through a collaboration with Redis Labs.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
May 11

Premium tier for Azure Data Lake Storage now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Lake Storage has a new tier called Premium, offering significantly lower latencies, and cost savings for transaction heavy workloads.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Services
  • Features
May 8

SCOM management pack for Azure SQL Managed Instance is now available

IN PREVIEW

SCOM management pack for SQL Managed Instance is now available in preview. Use it to build hybrid monitoring solutions for your on-premises and data center resources, along with monitoring SQL Managed Instances in the cloud.

  • Services
  • Features
May 6

Azure Blob storage—Blob Index now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Store multi-dimensional object attributes to describe your data objects for Azure Blob storage using Blob Index, now available in preview.

  • Blob storage
  • Services
  • Features
May 4

New Azure VMware Solution is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The new Azure VMware Solution is a first party Microsoft Azure Compute service that enables customers to run VMware natively on Azure. The new service is directly operated, delivered and supported by Microsoft, and is endorsed by VMware through a direct cloud provider partnership agreement.

  • Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple
  • Compliance
  • Services

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