Monthly updates for June 2020
Target availability: Q2 2020
Upcoming changes to numeric data storage and query behavior in Azure Time Series Insights Preview might affect your environment. Follow the recommended Type Variable and client-code updates to avoid a disruption in service.
Target availability: Q2 2020
Geo-zone-redundant storage (GZRS) and read-access geo-zone-redundant storage (RA-GZRS) are now generally available, offering intra-regional and inter-regional high availability and disaster protection for your applications.
Customer-initiated Storage account failover is now generally available, allowing you to determine when to initiate a failover instead of waiting for Microsoft to do so.
Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in the West US 2, East US, South Central US, US Gov Virginia, and US Gov Arizona regions
HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the Japan East region.
Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door now has a match details field in the logs to provide insights on why a request triggered a Web Application Firewall rule.
Explicitly create system topics using Azure Event Grid.
Assessment of imported servers in Azure Migrate is now generally available.
Target availability: Q4 2020
Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quota) of Azure Virtual Machines (cores/vCPU) and Azure Machine Learning (in preview). Take advantage of this capability to query current usage and quotas for the supported resources and update these limits.
The new D v4-series and E v4-series Azure Virtual Machines feature the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8272CL custom processor, which can achieve up to 3.4 Ghz all core turbo frequency. The D v4-series and E v4-series virtual machines (VMs) don’t provide any temporary storage. The D v4-series and Ds v4-series virtual machine sizes can meet the requirements associated with most general-purpose workloads. The E v4-series and Es v4-series VMs offer up to 504 GiB of RAM and are ideal for various memory-intensive enterprise applications.
May 2020 jobs and metrics feature updates for Azure IoT Central are now available.
Live Video Analytics is a platform to capture, record, and analyze live video and publish the results (video and/or video analytics), enabling intelligent video applications.
A regular Azure API Management service update was started on June 10, 2020, and included new features, bug fixes, and changes, along with other improvements.
The hybrid connections feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in disparate networks, is now available in public regions.
The regional virtual network integration feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in your virtual network across service endpoints or ExpressRoute connections, is now available in public regions
The maximum vCore limit for Azure SQL Database serverless has increased over twofold to 40 vCores. The higher limits provide greater compute auto-scaling headroom for serverless databases with more demanding workloads.
Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.
Two new AKS upgrade capabilities that will improve the granularity and efficiency of regular Kubernetes upgrade operations are now in preview.
Azure Application Gateway ingress controller (AGIC), a managed, scalable, and highly available application delivery controller, is now available to use as the ingress (inbound) traffic load-balancer for Kubernetes pods within an AKS cluster.
New features in Spring Cloud that boost developer productivity, enable more DevOps scenarios, and make the platform production ready, are now available.