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    May 2019

    May 29

    Integration service environments (ISE) are now generally available

    With the general availability of integration service environments, we’ve made several improvements from preview to give your Logic Apps more power when running in an ISE.

    • Logic Apps
    • Features
    May 7

    IoT Central introduces capabilities for rules and alerts, visualization, personalization & more

    IoT Central is introducing new capabilities that are designed to simplify IoT Central for developers and enable integration to a customer’s existing enterprise and line of business solutions by enabling more seamless integration to a customer’s existing enterprise and line of business solutions.

    • Azure IoT Central
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services
    May 6

    Azure Blockchain Service is now available in preview

    Azure Blockchain Service, a fully managed blockchain service in Azure, is now available in preview. Use Azure Blockchain Service to grow and operate blockchain networks at scale with simplified network formation, management, and governance.

    • Azure Blockchain Service
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services

    April 2019

    Apr 30

    General availability: Azure Log Analytics in CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US and SOUTH CENTRAL US

    CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US, & SOUTH Central US regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Apr 18

    Azure Traffic Manager will stop automatically enabling, disabling, or deleting endpoints for Azure Cloud Services on May 1, 2019

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Currently, Azure Traffic Manager can automatically enable, disable, or delete endpoints when starting, stopping, or deleting the corresponding cloud service. However, this option will be retired on May 1, 2019, and you’ll need to manually enable, disable, or delete profile endpoints in Traffic Manager when starting, stopping, or deleting a cloud service. You’ll continue to be billed for the endpoints unless they are manually disabled or deleted.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Cloud Services
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Apr 17

    Azure Front Door Service is now available

    Azure Front Door Service has entered general availability and is now fully supported with a 99.99 percent SLA.

    • Azure Front Door
    • Services
    Apr 3

    Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US, & SOUTH Central US

    CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US, & SOUTH Central US are now Public Preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Apr 3

    General availability: Azure Log Analytics in France Central, Korea Central, North Europe

    France Central, Korea Central, and North Europe regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters

    March 2019

    Mar 27

    Azure Site Recovery: Firewall support for replication of on-premises machines

    Azure Site Recovery supports data replication from VMware/physical servers to Azure storage accounts that are configured with firewalls for virtual networks.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 18

    Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in France Central, Korea Central, North Europe

    France Central, Korea Central, and North Europe are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    Mar 13

    Azure Log Analytics is now General Available in Australia East and in Australia Central

    Australia East and Australia Central are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    Mar 6

    Azure Monitor for VMs (preview) available in Central Canada and UK South

    Azure Monitor for VMs (preview) is now available in Central Canada and UK South. Around the world, it's available in six public regions.

    • Regions & Datacenters

    February 2019

    Feb 26

    Monitor Azure Data Factory pipelines by using Azure Monitor and Log Analytics

    You can monitor the health of your data factory pipelines by using the Azure Data Factory Analytics service pack available in the Azure Marketplace.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services
    Feb 21

    Azure Monitor status blog is now available

    Azure Monitor Status blog provides timely updates on the health of Azure Monitor products (Application Insights, Log Analytics, Service Map, Azure Alerts).

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Application Insights
    • Alerts
    • Services

    January 2019

    Jan 28

    In Development - Node auto-repair support for AKS

    Node auto-repair monitors nodes in a cluster and initiates a repair process if a node fails to meet health criteria.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    Jan 28

    General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

    Azure Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP are now generally available in Azure Government cloud regions.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters

    December 2018

    Dec 18

    Azure Resource Health monitoring for Power BI Embedded

    Power BI Embedded is integrated with Resource Health to help monitor the availability of resources and diagnose the root cause in case of unavailable status.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Features
    Dec 11

    Azure Monitor for containers is now available

    Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available. Azure Monitor for containers monitors the health and performance of Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • CLIs
    • Services
    Dec 5

    Azure Container Service Will Retire on January 31, 2020

    The Azure Container Service (ACS) will retire on January 31, 2020. Customers should begin transitioning to the Azure Kubernetes Service or other options now.

    • Azure Container Service
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Retirements
    Dec 4

    Link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items - Sprint 144 Update

    In the Sprint 144 Update of Azure DevOps, we continue to expand the integration with GitHub. Now you can link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    • Microsoft Connect

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