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June 2020

Jun 24

Updates for monitoring and troubleshooting Azure IoT Hub message routing

NOW AVAILABLE

More detailed monitoring metrics and diagnostic logs, plus a new troubleshooting guide, are now available to accelerate monitoring and troubleshooting for Azure IoT Hub message routing.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
  • Services
Jun 17

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Arc is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Services
Jun 17

Recommended code changes to accommodate updates to Azure Time Series Insights

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

Upcoming changes to numeric data storage and query behavior in Azure Time Series Insights Preview might affect your environment. Follow the recommended Type Variable and client-code updates to avoid a disruption in service.

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Features
Jun 17

Azure geo-zone-redundant storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Geo-zone-redundant storage (GZRS) and read-access geo-zone-redundant storage (RA-GZRS) are now generally available, offering intra-regional and inter-regional high availability and disaster protection for your applications.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob storage
  • File Storage
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
Jun 17

Azure Storage account failover is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customer-initiated Storage account failover is now generally available, allowing you to determine when to initiate a failover instead of waiting for Microsoft to do so.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 16

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in select regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in the West US 2, East US, South Central US, US Gov Virginia, and US Gov Arizona regions

  • Azure Private Link
  • Batch
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jun 15

HBv2-Series VMs now available in Japan East

NOW AVAILABLE

HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the Japan East region.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Services
Jun 15

Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door service logging enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door now has a match details field in the logs to provide insights on why a request triggered a Web Application Firewall rule.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door
  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 15

System topics are now an Azure resource

NOW AVAILABLE

Explicitly create system topics using Azure Event Grid.

  • Event Grid
  • Features
Jun 15

Azure Migrate—Assessment of imported servers is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Assessment of imported servers in Azure Migrate is now generally available.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 15

Azure Quota REST APIs to manage service limits (quota) are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2020

Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quota) of Azure Virtual Machines (cores/vCPU) and Azure Machine Learning (in preview). Take advantage of this capability to query current usage and quotas for the supported resources and update these limits.

  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
Jun 15

New Azure Virtual Machines for general purpose and memory intensive workloads now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The new D v4-series and E v4-series Azure Virtual Machines feature the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8272CL custom processor, which can achieve up to 3.4 Ghz all core turbo frequency. The D v4-series and E v4-series virtual machines (VMs) don’t provide any temporary storage. The D v4-series and Ds v4-series virtual machine sizes can meet the requirements associated with most general-purpose workloads. The E v4-series and Es v4-series VMs offer up to 504 GiB of RAM and are ideal for various memory-intensive enterprise applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jun 12

Azure IoT Central jobs and metrics feature updates—May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

May 2020 jobs and metrics feature updates for Azure IoT Central are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jun 11

Live Video Analytics now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Live Video Analytics is a platform to capture, record, and analyze live video and publish the results (video and/or video analytics), enabling intelligent video applications.

  • Media Services
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Features
  • Services
Jun 11

Azure API Management updates—June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on June 10, 2020, and included new features, bug fixes, and changes, along with other improvements.

  • API Management
  • Features
Jun 11

Azure App Service hybrid connections for Linux apps is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The hybrid connections feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in disparate networks, is now available in public regions.

  • App Service
  • Features
Jun 11

Azure App Service regional virtual network integration for Linux apps is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The regional virtual network integration feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in your virtual network across service endpoints or ExpressRoute connections, is now available in public regions

  • App Service
  • Features
Jun 10

Azure SQL Database serverless compute auto-scaling limits increase more than twofold

NOW AVAILABLE

The maximum vCore limit for Azure SQL Database serverless has increased over twofold to 40 vCores. The higher limits provide greater compute auto-scaling headroom for serverless databases with more demanding workloads.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Jun 10

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government

IN PREVIEW

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 10

Azure Kubernetes Service upgrade improvements are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Two new AKS upgrade capabilities that will improve the granularity and efficiency of regular Kubernetes upgrade operations are now in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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