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November 2019

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
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 18

HPC Specialized VMs (GPU) - NVv4-Series in preview

IN PREVIEW

NVv4-Series VMs are now available in preview in South Central US and West Europe regions

  • Virtual Machines
Nov 18

Azure Media Services now supports Live Transcription in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Media Services provides a platform which you can use to ingest, transcode, and dynamically package and encrypt your live video for delivery. Live Transcriptions is a new feature in the Azure Media Services v3 APIs, wherein you can enhance the streams delivered to your viewers with machine-generated text that is transcribed from spoken words in the audio feed.

  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
Nov 18

Enhanced observability for event-driven applications with Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid now integrates with Azure Monitor alerts.

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Monitor
Nov 18

Publish to Azure Active Directory protected endpoints from Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid can now publish events to AAD protected endpoints

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Nov 18

Batch delivery in Azure Event Grid for high-throughput scenarios now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid subscriptions can now be configured to publish events to your endpoints in batches (and not only individually) in order to handle more efficiently high-throughput scenarios.

  • Event Grid
Nov 14

HPC Specialized VMs - HB and HC-series

IN PREVIEW

Azure HB & HC Virtual Machines expand to new regions

  • Virtual Machines
Nov 14

New Azure policies to manage certificates across your organization, currently in preview

IN PREVIEW

Large organizations have thousands of certificates in key vaults distributed across thousands of applications and subscriptions.

  • Key Vault
  • Security
Nov 14

Extension of Customer Lockbox for Microsoft Azure beyond virtual machines

IN PREVIEW

Customer Lockbox provides customers the capability to control Azure support engineers' access to workloads that contain customer data This expanded support now provides customers control over access to their data for a larger set of Azure offerings.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Nov 14

Threat Protection for Azure Key Vault in Public Preview in North America Regions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Key Vault is an essential service for protecting data and improving performance of cloud applications by offering the ability to centrally manage keys, secrets, cryptographic keys and policies in the cloud.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Nov 14

Threat Protection for Azure Storage includes Malware Reputation Screening

IN PREVIEW

You can now view detected malware across storage accounts using Azure Security Center.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Nov 13

Azure Container Registry repository-scoped RBAC permissions are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview of repository-scoped RBAC permissions for Azure Container Registry (ACR).

  • Container Registry
Nov 13

Azure Container Registry—Diagnostic logs are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Diagnostic logs for Azure Container Registry are now in preview.

  • Container Registry
Nov 13

Migrate SQL Server databases for Windows users to SQL managed instance

IN PREVIEW

Support is now available in preview for T-SQL Data Definition Language (DDL) for Windows users and groups migrating from SQL Server databases to SQL managed instance with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication.

  • Azure SQL Database
Nov 12

Azure CDN Standard Rules Engine preview update

IN PREVIEW

Portal support for Azure CDN Standard rules engine is now available as part of the preview.

  • Content Delivery Network
Nov 7

Enforce artifact policies for Azure Pipelines - Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Pipelines allows the creation and enforcement of artifact policies that will help tracing an artifact from source control to production. Available in preview.

  • Azure DevOps
Nov 6

Azure Shared Image Gallery now supports specialized images in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Shared Image Gallery now supports specialized images in preview. This feature enables you to create specialized image versions using multiple snapshots (OS disk and data disks).

  • Virtual Machines
Nov 6

Native Azure Active Directory authentication support in point-to-site VPN

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Native Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication support for OpenVPN protocol, and Azure VPN Client for Windows are now available.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
Nov 5

Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics—New languages added to sentiment analysis

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Cognitive Services Text Analytics' sentiment analysis v3 now supports 10 languages including English, Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German, and Dutch.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics

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