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July 2019

Jul 3

Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Refresh Release is now available

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

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

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

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 6.5 runtime and SDK are in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

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

  • Service Fabric
  • Features
Apr 15

Service Fabric Version 6.4 CU5 Refresh Release

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Service Fabric
  • Features

March 2019

Mar 29

REST based Client library and PowerShell module in preview

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

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment

IN PREVIEW

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

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

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 File volume disk plugin is currently in preview

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

Availability Zones support for Service Fabric clusters

IN DEVELOPMENT

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

  • Service Fabric
  • Features
Mar 29

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

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

Service Fabric control plane audit logging in development

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

Low Priority VM support is now in development

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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
Dec 4

Now available: Azure Service Fabric runtime version 6.4 & SDK updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Fabric runtime version 6.4 with the corresponding SDK and tooling updates is now available with many enhancements.

  • Service Fabric
  • Microsoft Connect
  • Services
Dec 4

Deploy Service Fabric Ubuntu clusters on-premise using Bosh

NOW AVAILABLE

Using Bosh as the deployment mechanism provides a way to define the deployment, monitor the cluster and auto-heal the infrastructure.

  • Service Fabric
  • Microsoft Connect
  • Open Source

November 2018

Nov 1

Service Fabric now available on Azure Stack

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Service Fabric
  • Azure Stack
  • Services

October 2018

Oct 22

Azure portal October update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure mobile app
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure Advisor
  • Service Fabric
  • Virtual WAN
  • Activity Log
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Automation
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Management

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Service Fabric

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Fabric announcements at Ignite

  • Service Fabric
  • Services

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