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November 2020

Nov 11

Support for Oracle WebLogic Server on Azure Kubernetes Service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

This initial release of solutions jointly developed between Microsoft and Oracle enables you to bring your WebLogic workloads to a managed Kubernetes service on Azure.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
  • Features

October 2020

Oct 6

Standard Load Balancer and Public IP addresses support resource group move

NOW AVAILABLE

Standard Load Balancers and Standard Public IP addresses support cross resource group moves enabling easy management of resources at the resource group level.

  • Load Balancer
  • IP Addresses
  • Features

September 2020

Sep 22

Traffic Analytics & Diagnostics capabilities in Azure Monitor for Networks

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Network provides the starting point for network monitoring without any user configuration and provides access to all available network monitoring capabilities.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Network Watcher
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

Preview: Azure Load Balancer now supports cross-region load balancing

IN PREVIEW

Azure Load Balancer now supports load balancing across regions based on health and latency.

  • Load Balancer
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

August 2020

Aug 31

Upcoming changes to Standard Public IPs and Standard Load Balancers

NOW AVAILABLE

The zone related behavior in Standard Public IP address and Standard Load Balancer is being changed.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • IP Addresses
  • Features

July 2020

Jul 21

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports bring-your-own control plane managed identity

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports bring-your-own identities for the control plane managed identity.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
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

Distributed network name for SQL Server on Virtual Machines is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for distributed network name (DNN) for SQL Server failover cluster instance (SQL FCI) on Azure IaaS with SQL Server 2019 CU2 and higher is now available.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
Jul 7

Azure Load Balancer support for IP-based backend pool management is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Load Balancer now supports adding and removing resources from a backend pool via an IPv4 or IPv6 addresses and virtual network ID. This will enable you to easily manage the containers, virtual machines, and virtual machine scale sets associated with their load balancer. It will also allow IP addresses to be reserved as part of a backend pool before the associated resources are created.

  • Load Balancer
  • Features
  • Management

June 2020

Jun 10

Azure Kubernetes Service—Integrated application gateway feature now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Application Gateway ingress controller (AGIC), a managed, scalable, and highly available application delivery controller, is now available to use as the ingress (inbound) traffic load-balancer for Kubernetes pods within an AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

May 2020

May 19

New network tier with routing preference is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Choose how your traffic routes between Azure and the internet using Azure routing preference, now available in preview. Choose either “routing via Microsoft Global Network” or “routing via ISP network (public internet)”. Egress data transfer pricing will vary based on the routing selection.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Build

April 2020

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
Apr 1

IPv6 for Azure Virtual Network is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

IPv6 for Azure Virtual Network is now generally available worldwide. IPv6 support within the Azure Virtual Network and to the internet enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own corporate networks.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services

March 2020

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

February 2020

Feb 26

Azure Load Balancer TCP resets on idle timeout is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Balancer TCP resets on idle timeout is now generally available in all Azure regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Features
Feb 18

Azure Virtual Network—Network address translation is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Azure Virtual Networks now offers network address translation (NAT) (in preview) to simplify outbound-only internet connectivity for virtual networks.

  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

January 2020

Jan 27

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 Released

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 released today.

  • App Service
  • Azure Stack
  • Services

October 2019

Oct 2

Standard Load Balancers in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

Bring your own IP addresses, IP prefixes, and scale out the number of IPs assigned to the SLB.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Open Source
  • Features

July 2019

Jul 18

Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
Jul 15

Availability Zones support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

IN PREVIEW

Protect applications and data from datacenter failures with redundancies across Availability Zones.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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