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May 2020

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 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
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

January 2020

Jan 22

Azure Databricks Is now HITRUST certified

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now certified for the HITRUST Common Security Framework (HITRUST CSF®), the most widely coveted security accreditation for the healthcare industry. With this certification, health care customers can now use volumes of clinical data to drive innovation using Azure Databricks, without any worry about security and risk.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools

November 2019

Nov 23

Azure Database for MySQL—Service health notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MySQL provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Nov 23

Azure Database for MariaDB—Service health notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for the East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MariaDB provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
Nov 23

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Service notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Nov 19

Understand Kubernetes cluster health with Azure Monitor for containers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for containers can now monitor and report health status of Kubernetes cluster infrastructure components and all nodes running on any Kubernetes cluster.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
Nov 13

New Azure Advisor recommendation category: operational excellence

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor is launching a new category of recommendations called operational excellence. This new category will help you follow best practices for process and workflow efficiency, resource manageability, and deployment.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 4

Troubleshoot network issues faster with Azure Monitor

IN PREVIEW

The network insights feature (in preview) in Azure Monitor provides a single dashboard that gives you visibility into network topology, dependencies, health, and other key metrics for related network resources.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Nov 4

Live performance metrics and live deployments in Azure Monitor for containers

IN PREVIEW

The ability to see live performance metrics and live deployments in Azure Monitor for containers for your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster is now available. Together with the live events and live logs features, you can get a near real-time performance and health view of your AKS cluster and troubleshoot issues faster.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

October 2019

Oct 28

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India. It's available around the world in eighteen public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 15

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

IN PREVIEW

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Oct 2

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in Switzerland North

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage in Switzerland North.

  • Regions & Datacenters

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