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July 2020

Jul 21

Azure IoT Connector for FHIR now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure IoT Connector, a feature of Azure API for FHIR, is now available for preview in additional Azure regions. It enables remote patient monitoring, telehealth, and clinical trial scenarios by ingesting health data from medical and non-medical devices in a secure, scalable, and compliant manner.

  • Azure API for FHIR
  • Features
Jul 21

Now install network virtual appliances directly into an Azure Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Several new capabilities for Azure Virtual WAN are now in preview—including the option to install network virtual appliances directly into a virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
Jul 8

Introducing Azure Load Balancer Insights using Azure Monitor for Networks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Balancer customers now have instant access to a preconfigured solution for health monitoring and configuration analysis enabling rapid fault localization and informed design decisions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jul 8

Text Analytics for health is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

The health feature of Text Analytics uses natural language processing techniques to find and label valuable information in unstructured clinical documents such as doctor’s notes, discharge summaries, clinical documents, and electronic health records.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics
  • Features

June 2020

Jun 24

Updates for monitoring and troubleshooting Azure IoT Hub message routing

NOW AVAILABLE

More detailed monitoring metrics and diagnostic logs, plus a new troubleshooting guide, are now available to accelerate monitoring and troubleshooting for Azure IoT Hub message routing.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
  • Services
Jun 16

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now in preview in US Gov Arizona

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now available in preview in US Gov Arizona. It's also available in an additional eighteen public regions around the world.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 12

Azure IoT Central jobs and metrics feature updates—May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

May 2020 jobs and metrics feature updates for Azure IoT Central are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jun 10

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government

IN PREVIEW

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

May 2020

May 27

Azure Service Health—Emerging issues now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Service Health now surfaces new widespread Azure service issues which were previously only available on the Azure Status page.

  • Azure Service Health
  • Gallery
May 26

Azure Monitor for VMs is now in preview in US Gov Virginia

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now available in US Gov Virginia. It's also available in an additional eighteen public regions around the world.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 19

FHIR Server on Azure Stack Hub

IN DEVELOPMENT

The open-source Microsoft Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) server is being packaged and released for Azure Stack Hub and Azure Stack Edge. Bringing the FHIR server for health data interchange to the edge will enable disconnected or intermittently connected scenarios.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Microsoft Build
May 14

Azure Monitor for Containers is moving the health feature to limited preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

The health feature of Azure Monitor for Containers (currently in public preview) is moving to limited preview by the end of June 2020. This is being done to minimize the impact for your customers as improvements based on your feedback are implemented. There will be in-product notifications for customers to move to the private preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services

April 2020

Apr 29

Azure Service Health security advisories are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Health now has security advisories. These are a notification type that will communicate urgent security-related information affecting your Azure workloads.

  • Azure Service Health
  • Services
Apr 28

Windows Server containers in AKS now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Run Linux and Windows workloads side-by-side in a single cluster with AKS support for Windows Server containers.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 17

Automatic instance repairs for virtual machine scale sets now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual machine scale sets now provide the capability to automatically repair unhealthy instances based on application health status.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features

March 2020

Mar 18

Azure Front Door—March 2020 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door is a cloud-native modern content delivery network offering that enables customers to improve their apps for performance, security, availability, and scalability by providing a high-performant and low-latency network, web application firewall, global load balancing, SSL offload, and TCP/SSL optimizations. Several new capabilities for Front Door are now generally available.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 5

Automatic instance repairs for Azure virtual machine scale sets now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure virtual machine scale sets now provide the capability to automatically repair unhealthy instances based on application health status.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
Mar 4

Azure Database for MySQL—Planned maintenance notification now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The planned maintenance notifications feature of Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview. Use this feature to receive alerts for upcoming planned maintenance to your Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Mar 4

Azure Database for MariaDB—Planned maintenance notifications now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The planned maintenance notifications feature of Azure Database for MariaDB is now in preview. Use this feature to receive alerts for upcoming planned maintenance to your Azure Database for MariaDB.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
Mar 4

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Planned maintenance notifications now in preview

The planned maintenance notifications feature of Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Single Server is now in preview. Use this feature to receive alerts about upcoming planned maintenance to your Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

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