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    November 2018

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack integrated systems support for multiple scale units

    For customers who want larger Azure Stack integrated systems, we're working on adding support to have multiple scale units in an Azure Stack integrated system.

    Nov 1

    Kubernetes on Azure Stack in preview

    We now support Kubernetes cluster deployment on Azure Stack, a certified Kubernetes Cloud Provider. Install Kubernetes using Azure Resource Manager templates generated by ACS-Engine on Azure Stack.

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack support for Azure Backup

    Azure Stack operators can now backup and recover guest OS, data disks, and volumes using Azure Backup.

    Nov 1

    Enterprise backup for SQL Servers in Azure Virtual Machines

    Users can backup their SQL Servers running in Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). This workload backup capability is built as an infrastructure-less, pay-as-you-go service that uses native SQL backup and restore APIs to provide a comprehensive solution to backup SQL servers running in Azure IaaS VMs.

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack Infrastructure—compliance certification guidance

    We have created documentation to describe how Azure Stack infrastructure satisfies regulatory technical controls for PCI-DSS and CSA-CCM.

    Nov 1

    Ability to incrementally add capacity to Azure Stack

    Azure Stack operators can now add a node to an existing Azure Stack scale unit within the supported scale unit limits.

    Nov 1

    Azure China cloud integration for Azure Stack

    Azure Stack is integrated with the Azure China cloud, enabling connections to identity, subscription, registration, billing, backup/DR, and Azure Marketplace.

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack security—updated audit collection

    Azure Stack operators will be happy to hear that new and updated features are being developed to ensure Azure Stack integrated systems are "hardened by default."

    Nov 1

    Event Hubs on Azure Stack

    Azure Event Hubs is a big data streaming platform and event ingestion service, capable of receiving and processing millions of events per second, that can now run on Azure Stack.

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack—FedRAMP High documentation now available

    FedRAMP High documentation is now available for Azure Stack customers.

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack infrastructure backup and cloud recovery

    We're developing enhancements for Azure Stack that will simplify infrastructure backup by eliminating the need for manual operator intervention.

    Nov 1

    Azure Government cloud integration for Azure Stack

    Azure Stack is now integrated with the Azure Government cloud, enabling connections to Azure Government identity, subscription, registration, billing, backup/DR, and Azure Marketplace.

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack security—drift detection

    New and updated features are being developed to ensure customers can determine that their Azure Stack system has not been tampered with and can remediate if configuration has drifted.

    Nov 1

    Azure Site Recovery support for Azure Stack

    Azure Stack operators or tenants can now replicate and failover Windows Server and Linux guest OS based application deployed in IaaS VMs on Azure Stack to Azure.

    Nov 1

    Azure Storage API version 2017-04-17 updated in Azure Stack

    The 2017-04-17 version of the Azure Storage API is now available to use in Azure Stack.

    Nov 1

    Azure Stack integrated systems with 16 node scale units

    Azure Stack is now available to scale up to 16 nodes.

    Nov 1

    Service Fabric now available on Azure Stack

    Service Fabric, a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy, and manage scalable and reliable microservices and containers, is now available on Azure Stack.

    February 2018

    Feb 12

    Av2-series and F-series virtual machines in Azure Stack

    Av2-series and F-series virtual machines (VM) are now available for Azure Stack.

    Feb 12

    Managed Disks in Azure Stack

    Managed Disks is now available on Azure Stack.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack operator experience feature updates

    We're developing new and updated features for the monitoring, diagnostics, and servicing experiences to ensure Azure Stack operators can keep the Azure Stack integrated system running and healthy.

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