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Azure Security Center is beginning roll out of a new Azure Linux analytics agent to improve the onboarding of Linux VMs and servers to Security Center
You can now use GitHub identity to login into the Azure DevOps portal. In addition, you can take your GitHub repo all the way to Kubernetes using a YAML based multistage pipeline.
NSG service tag for Azure Backup aims to ease the process of running backups in an environment locked down using NSGs. With this, you now have the option to simply use the ‘AzureBackup’ tag to allow outbound access to Azure Backup for your workload (SQL server) agent running inside the VM, instead of managing whitelisting of required IPs.
Reserved instances discounts are now available for VMs and Azure SQL Database instances created in your Dev/Test offer subscriptions.
Enhanced Gremlin functionality in Cosmos DB Gremlin API is now available.
Azure Cosmos DB SQL API provides support for Distinct, Skip & Take, Correlated Subquery, and Composite indexes.
Azure Database for MariaDB users can now take advantage of generally available support for slow query log integration with Azure Monitor, which allows you to export your logs to Azure Monitor logs (previously named Log Analytics), Event Hubs, and Azure Storage.
Now generally available, the orafce extension is supported on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Azure Cosmos DB now provides a new RBAC role: Cosmos DB Operator. This new role lets you provision Azure Cosmos accounts, databases, and containers, but can’t access the keys that are required to access the data.
Azure Cosmos DB now provides support for databases, containers, and offers in Azure Resource Manager.
HB-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, Western Europe
Azure Dev Spaces is now available in the East US, East US 2, Central US, West US 2, North Europe, West Europe, UK South, Southeast Asia, Australia East, Canada Central, and Canada East regions.
Announcing exciting updates that improve the user experience in the Azure portal
Public IP Prefix, a reserved range of static IP addresses, is generally available in all Azure public regions, China cloud regions, and Government cloud regions.
You can now quickly and forcefully power off (stop) your Azure VM with the new skipShutdown flag.
In Azure Lab Services, we now added the ability to provide address range of virtual machines for the labs.
Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.
App Service now supports Java 11 for both Linux and Windows
App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.
The SAP connector for Logic Apps enables bidirectional integration of data between SAP and other LOB applications or SaaS. The connector works with SAP's classical releases such R/3, ECC systems on-premises. The connector also enables integration with the SAP's newer HANA based SAP systems such as S/4 HANA, wherever they are hosted - on premises or in the cloud.