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    May 2018

    May 10

    Azure China cloud integration for Azure Stack

    Azure Stack is integrated with the Azure China cloud, enabling connections to identity, subscription, registration, billing, backup/DR, and Azure Marketplace.

    May 10

    Azure Government cloud integration for Azure Stack

    Azure Stack is now integrated with the Azure Government cloud, enabling connections to Azure Government identity, subscription, registration, billing, backup/DR, and Azure Marketplace.

    February 2018

    Feb 12

    Av2-series and F-series virtual machines in Azure Stack

    Av2-series and F-series virtual machines (VM) are now available for Azure Stack.

    Feb 12

    Expanded VPN Gateway interoperability

    We're expanding support for the VPN Gateway to allow Azure Stack users greater flexibility with their settings.

    Feb 12

    Managed Disks in Azure Stack

    Managed Disks is now available on Azure Stack.

    Feb 12

    Azure Storage API version 2017-04-17 updated in Azure Stack

    The 2017-04-17 version of the Azure Storage API is now available to use in Azure Stack.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack integrated systems support for multiple scale units

    For customers who want larger Azure Stack integrated systems, we're working on adding support to have multiple scale units in an Azure Stack integrated system.

    Feb 12

    Ability to incrementally add capacity to Azure Stack

    Azure Stack operators can now add a node to an existing Azure Stack scale unit within the supported scale unit limits.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack integrated systems with 16 node scale units

    We're currently working on increasing the maximum number of nodes in a scale unit to 16.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack operator experience feature updates

    We're developing new and updated features for the monitoring, diagnostics, and servicing experiences to ensure Azure Stack operators can keep the Azure Stack integrated system running and healthy.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack security—updated audit collection

    Azure Stack operators will be happy to hear that new and updated features are being developed to ensure Azure Stack integrated systems are "hardened by default."

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack infrastructure backup and cloud recovery

    We're developing enhancements for Azure Stack that will simplify infrastructure backup by eliminating the need for manual operator intervention.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack security—drift detection

    New and updated features are being developed to ensure customers can determine that their Azure Stack system has not been tampered with and can remediate if configuration has drifted.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack support for Azure Backup

    Azure Stack operators can now backup and recover guest OS, data disks, and volumes using Azure Backup.

    Feb 12

    Azure Stack Infrastructure—compliance certification guidance

    We have created documentation to describe how Azure Stack infrastructure satisfies regulatory technical controls for PCI-DSS and CSA-CCM.

    Feb 12

    Display virtual machines prices in Azure Stack portal

    Work is currently in development to allow Azure Stack operators the ability to configure the virtual machine pricing and display it in the Azure Stack portal.

    Feb 12

    Service Fabric on Windows Server and Linux VMs

    We’re pleased to share that we're now supporting Service Fabric on your Windows Server and Linux virtual machines (VMs) running in Azure Stack.

    Feb 12

    Templated Service Fabric cluster deployments

    Templated Service Fabric clusters are now available. This will simplify deployment and operations for Azure Stack users.

    Feb 12

    Containers on Windows Server and Linux now available

    We’re pleased to share that we're now supporting containers created by Azure Stack users for both Windows Server and Linux.

    Feb 12

    Templated Kubernetes deployments

    Support for templated Kubernetes clusters is now in preview.

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