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    August 2019

    Aug 26

    Service Fabric Azure Files Volume Driver is now generally available

    Service Fabric Azure Files Volume Driver is now generally available. The Azure Files volume plugin is a Docker volume plugin that provides Azure Files based volumes for Docker containers.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Aug 14

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release is Now Available

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release rolled out last month with key announcements, along with bug fixes, and performance enhancements.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Aug 14

    Service Fabric Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is now generally available

    The deployment of Service Fabric applications as resources via Azure Resource Manager is now generally available.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Aug 13

    Public Preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

    Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Security
    • Services

    July 2019

    Jul 12

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jul 3

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Refresh Release is now available

    The bugs identified in 6.5 Release of the Service Fabric runtime has been fixed in this refresh release and started rolling out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates. For more details, please read the release notes.

    • Service Fabric
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    June 2019

    Jun 11

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Release is now available

    Service Fabric 6.5 release version has been rolled out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates. The release contains many new features, bug fixes, supportability, reliability and performance improvements. For the full list of all the changes, refer to the release notes.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    May 2019

    May 6

    Cross availability zones support for Azure Service Fabric clusters is now available

    Cross availability zones allows Azure Service Fabric customers to have increased reliability via cross availability zone support for Service Fabric clusters.

    • Service Fabric
    • Microsoft Build

    April 2019

    Apr 19

    Service Fabric Mesh preview - spring update for features in development

    Service Fabric Mesh preview is being updated with some new features, and improvements based on feedback we’ve received.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Apr 15

    Service Fabric Version 6.4 CU5 Refresh Release

    General availability of Azure Service Fabric version 6.4 CU5 with the corresponding SDK and tooling.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Apr 15

    Service Fabric version 6.5 runtime and SDK are in development

    Service Fabric version 6.5 runtime and SDK are in development with new features and improvements.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features

    March 2019

    Mar 29

    Availability Zones support for Service Fabric clusters

    Achieve higher reliability and resiliency by using Availability Zones (AZ)

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Azure File volume disk plugin is currently in preview

    Azure File volume disk is currently in preview. Using Azure Files for remote state storage for containers. For more details see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-containers-volume-logging-drivers

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Service Fabric control plane audit logging in development

    Investigate suspicious requests, collect statistics, monitoring alerts and track who initiated and applied changes to the Service Fabric cluster via Azure AD accounts

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Service Fabric node-by-node cluster upgrades are now in development

    Enable more granular upgrades than just standard five Upgrade Domain (UDs), so that individual nodes or UDs of different sizes can be chosen when performing application and cluster upgrades.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment

    Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is currently in preview. This feature https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-application-arm-resource will be Generally Available in the v6.5 runtime release of Service Fabric.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Support for Managed Identities (MI) for applications and services is in development

    Service Fabric applications and services running in a Service Fabric cluster have then own first-class identity in Azure Active Directory so that they can securely communicate with Azure services.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    REST based Client library and PowerShell module in preview

    REST based Client library and PowerShell module for Service Fabric is currently in preview. This HTTP REST based client enables running PowerShell and Azure CLI to manage your cluster(s) without installing the Service Fabric SDK.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Mar 29

    Low Priority VM support is now in development

    Low Priority VM Scale Sets have no SLA, so are suitable only for scenarios where workloads can handle virtual machines being removed from the cluster with short/no notice at the benefit of reduced costs.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features

    December 2018

    Dec 5

    Now available: Azure Service Fabric Mesh fall refresh

    The serverless Azure Service Fabric Mesh Fall refresh is now available with improvements such as auto-scale and network and gateway resources in addition to storage improvements and fixes.

    • Service Fabric
    • Microsoft Connect
    • Services

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