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December 2019

Dec 3

Update 19.11 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Sphere public preview 19.11 quality release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.

  • Azure Sphere

November 2019

Nov 20

Azure Data Box Edge (now Azure Stack Edge) meter name changes

Azure Data Box Edge is now Azure Stack Edge. Starting on January 1, 2020, meter names in US Gov regions will change when the service becomes generally available.

  • Azure Stack Edge
Nov 20

Azure Stack and Azure Data Box Edge meter name changes

Effective January 1, 2020, the meter names of Azure Stack and Data Box Edge will change.

  • Azure Stack
  • Azure Stack Edge
Nov 19

Monitor Azure Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes clusters with Azure Monitor for containers

IN PREVIEW

We are now supporting in public preview monitoring for Azure Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes clusters in Azure Monitor for containers.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Azure Monitor for containers now supports monitoring containers on-premises and on Azure Stack

IN PREVIEW

For customers who have hybrid environments, we’re now extending support to monitor Kubernetes clusters on-premises and on Azure Stack with AKS Engine (in preview).

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

New App Service Integration with Azure Monitor (preview)

IN PREVIEW

App Service now has improved integration with Azure Monitor, the cloud's centralized telemetry service. This gives development and operations teams greater insight into their Windows and Linux web apps.

  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

New Azure API Management developer portal is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The new, open-source API Management developer portal is now generally available. It delights the consumers of your APIs with a carefully redesigned modern look and feel and unlocks new scenarios such as automation or custom extension of the functionality. The Azure documentation article contains instructions on how to get started.

  • API Management

October 2019

Oct 23

Update 19.10 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Sphere public preview 19.10 quality release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.

  • Azure Sphere
Oct 17

SR-IOV availability on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing enhancements to enable support for all MPI implementations and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
Oct 16

Azure Site Recovery—Updates for Windows servicing stack and SHA-2

NOW AVAILABLE

Windows servicing stack and SHA-2 updates for Azure Site Recovery Mobility agent/extension.

  • Azure Site Recovery
Oct 2

Azure Lab Services now adjusts quota per user

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lab Services added a feature to adjust quota per user, enabling instructors to give additional hours to students as needed.

  • Azure Lab Services
Oct 2

Azure Lab Services now has an updated UI experience

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lab Services has an updated and improved UI experience.

  • Azure Lab Services

September 2019

Sep 25

Azure Sphere Preview—Update 19.09 is now available for evaluation

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Sphere Preview 19.09 feature release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.

  • Azure Sphere
Sep 18

Azure Lab Services now supports new GPU Virtual Machine sizes

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lab Services now supports two new 6-core GPU Virtual Machine sizes.

  • Azure Lab Services
Sep 4

Diagnostic log collection is now generally available for Azure Stack

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Stack diagnostic log collection service provides a simplified way for Azure Stack operators to collect and share diagnostic logs with Microsoft Customer Support Services (CSS).

  • Azure Stack
Sep 4

Azure Stack integration with Azure Government Secret cloud

IN DEVELOPMENT

Work is currently in progress to allow Azure Stack operators in government organizations to connect their Azure Stacks to the Azure Government Secret cloud for identity, Pay-As-You-Go billing, marketplace syndication, and hybrid scenarios.

  • Azure Stack
Sep 4

Retail solution patterns for hybrid applications

IN DEVELOPMENT

Work is in progress to develop an Azure Stack solution pattern that will provide solution architects and developers with guidance and examples on how to enable scenarios that require AI inferencing on video streams at the edge.

  • Azure Stack
Sep 4

Azure Lab Services has an updated UI experience for students

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lab Services has several key improvements for the UI for students.

  • Azure Lab Services

August 2019

Aug 21

New Azure Blockchain SDK updates with Truffle

NOW AVAILABLE

Work more efficiently with the updated Azure Blockchain Development Kit by using our new interactive debugger.

  • Azure Blockchain Service
Aug 5

New Relic now provides integration with Azure Open Source Databases

NOW AVAILABLE

New Relic now provides an integration for three more Azure services—Azure Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB. If you’re using New Relic as a monitoring solution, you can now use it to monitor these Azure services and your applications.

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