Azure updates

Learn about important Azure product updates, roadmap, and announcements. Subscribe to notifications to stay informed.

Products

    August 2019

    Aug 14

    The service principal is now available for Power BI Embedded

    Service principal allows you to access resources or perform operations using Power BI API without the need for a user to sign in or have a Power BI Pro license.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Features
    Aug 14

    Recent Rendering performance improvements now available in Power BI Embedded

    Power BI Embedded recently improved performance in two key areas: embedding different reports into the same iframe and query caching for embedded reports.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Features
    • Management
    Aug 14

    New filters experience is available in Power BI Embedded

    The new Power BI filters experience is available in Power BI Embedded and in embedded reports as well. The new experience has an updated design and useful features, such as hide, lock, and rename filters.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Features
    Aug 13

    Public Preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

    Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Security
    • Services
    Aug 13

    Announcing Azure Backup limited public preview support for large disks up to 30TB size

    Today, we are announcing the limited public preview of larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TiB size. This preview provides production level support for managed virtual machines.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 13

    FastTrack for Azure

    FastTrack for Azure is a customer success program for organizations with cloud projects that enables the rapid, effective design and deployment of solutions. It includes tailored guidance from Azure engineers that leverages proven practices and architectural guides.

    • Features
    Aug 13

    Azure SignalR Service introduces Event Grid integration feature

    Announcing a new Azure SignalR Service feature that enables the service to publish client events to Event Grid. SignalR applications can subscribe and respond to these client events without the need for a dedicated app server for these events.

    • Event Grid
    • App Service
    • Azure SignalR Service
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 12

    Service Tag Discovery API is now available in preview

    Service Tag Discovery API is in preview. It's now possible to programmatically retrieve global IP address information for Azure and its services using the Discovery API.

    • Features
    Aug 12

    Azure Monitor Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available

    Announcing Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Features
    Aug 9

    Azure IoT Edge support in Azure DevOps Project and Azure Pipelines

    We're excited to announce that IoT Edge support in Azure DevOps Project and Azure Pipelines is generally available. Developers can easily set up CI/CD pipelines for IoT Edge projects with best practices.

    • Azure IoT Edge
    • Features
    Aug 9

    Azure Migrate is now available in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan geographies.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Aug 9

    Disaster recovery of Azure Disk Encryption-enabled virtual machines

    Azure Site Recovery now supports disaster recovery for Azure Disk Encryption-enabled virtual machines without Azure Active Directory app.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    Aug 8

    Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019

    Here are the Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019.

    • Azure Firewall
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 8

    Navigator now provides dependency mapping and change analysis in App Service Diagnostics

    Navigator is now available in App Service Diagnostics for Windows web apps. Navigator provides a centralized view of an app and its dependencies along with changes made over time.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 8

    Azure Monitor for Containers with Prometheus support for AKS engines is now in preview

    Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now in preview and brings together the best of two worlds. Typically, to use Prometheus you need to set up and manage a Prometheus server with a database. With the Azure Monitor integration, no Prometheus server is needed—simply expose the Prometheus endpoint through your exporters or pods (application), and the containerized agent for Azure Monitor for containers can scrape the metrics for you. A seamless onboarding experience to collect Prometheus metrics with Azure Monitor is provided.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Management
    Aug 8

    New budgets creation experience is now available

    We are excited to announce the release of a new budgets creation experience for all customers.

    • Cost Management
    • Features
    Aug 8

    New AMD-based Azure VMs for general purpose and memory intensive workloads in preview

    New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Aug 8

    Azure API Management updates for August

    This month's API Management service update includes improvements to the OpenAPI specification, metrics, and Azure portal.

    • API Management
    • Features
    Aug 8

    Cognitive Services—Azure Active Directory authentication and custom subdomains are now in preview

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services
    Aug 7

    Audit logging in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

    Use audit logging to investigate suspicious API requests, collect statistics, or create monitoring alerts for unwanted API calls.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features

    Explore