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    May 2019

    May 16

    Update 19.05 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.05 feature release is available today via the Retail Evaluation feed. The regular Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.04; we plan to upgrade it to 19.05 in two weeks.

    May 8

    Azure Lab Services update: Address range feature now available

    In Azure Lab Services, we now added the ability to provide address range of virtual machines for the labs.

    May 8

    Azure Monitor BUILD 2019 updates

    Azure Monitor is launching a number of exciting features including end to end AKS monitoring, granular RBAC for logs, intelligent and scalable alerts, a new application change analysis capability and more.

    May 7

    Azure App Service new full screen experience is now available

    App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.

    April 2019

    Apr 24

    Update 19.04 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.04 quality release is available today via the Retail feed.

    Apr 23

    Public Preview: Microsoft adds full IPv6 support for Azure VNets

    Dual Stack IPv4/IPv6 Connectivity allows you to bring your private IPv6 space into Azure and enables connectivity over IPv6 within your Virtual Networks.

    Apr 18

    Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs are being retired April 30, 2019.

    Migrate any Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs and PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Automation to Resource Manager REST APIs or the latest PowerShell cmdlets by April 30, 2019.

    Apr 10

    Update 19.04 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.04 quality release is available today via the Retail Evaluation feed. The regular Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.03; we plan to upgrade it to 19.04 in two weeks.

    Apr 2

    Azure Lab Services updates: GPU size, saving images, and connecting to on-premises resources

    Updates to features in Azure Lab Services include GPU size, connecting to on-premises resources, saving an image, sending registration link in email, and connecting to Linux machines by using Remote Desktop.

    March 2019

    Mar 27

    App Service updating PHP to latest versions

    Azure App Service is updating PHP stacks to the latest versions.

    Mar 15

    Update 19.03 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    We now support both a Retail Evaluation feed and a Retail feed for the Azure Sphere OS.

    November 2018

    Nov 30

    Move to Azure Resource Manager REST APIs for Azure SQL Database

    Azure Resource Manager is our cloud infrastructure stack that fully replaces the classic Azure Service Manager deployment model. As a result, support for Service Manager REST APIs for Azure SQL Database will be retired on December 1, 2019.

    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

    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 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

    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

    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.

    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 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 Infrastructure—compliance certification guidance

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

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