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January 2020

Jan 17

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Bring-Your-Own-Subscription Gold Images now Generally Available in Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) bring-your-own-subscription (BYOS) images, also referred to as RHEL Gold images, are now generally available in Azure with a simple automated sign-up process. This new automated sign-up process provides faster and simpler access to the gold images.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Red Hat Linux
Jan 13

Private Link for Azure Database for MariaDB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MariaDB is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Jan 13

Private Link for Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MySQL is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Jan 13

Private Link for Azure Database for PostgreSQL single server now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single server is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

December 2019

Dec 17

Serial console for Azure Virual Machines now available in US Government Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Serial console is now available in preview in the Azure US Government Cloud, allowing customers in the government-only clouds to access the serial console of their VMs or virtual machine scale set instances.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Dec 9

Azure Functions 3.0 go-live release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The go-live release for Azure Functions 3.0 is now available, so it’s now possible to build and deploy 3.0 functions in production. Functions 3.0 brings new capabilities including the ability to target .NET Core 3.1 and Node 12.

  • Azure Functions

November 2019

Nov 19

Azure Database for PostgreSQL single server is now available in Switzerland regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of Switzerland.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Nov 19

Azure Database for MariaDB server is now available in Switzerland regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available in the recently announced regions of Switzerland.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Nov 19

Azure Database for MySQL is now available in Switzerland regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of Switzerland.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Nov 18

Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0 for greater interoperability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0, the open standard event format incubated at the Cloud Native Compute Foundation and built by several collaborators, including Microsoft

  • Event Grid
Nov 13

GitHub Actions for Azure are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

GitHub Actions, now generally available, make it possible to create simple, yet powerful workflows to automate software compilation and delivery, and are integrated with GitHub.

Nov 12

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future PostgreSQL servers.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Nov 12

Azure Database for MariaDB—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MariaDB servers.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Nov 12

Azure Database for MySQL—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MySQL servers.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Nov 11

Large storage for Azure Database for PostgreSQL–Single is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL–Single now has support for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS. With this functionality, you get five times more storage for database servers, as well as more than triple the available IOPS.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Nov 11

Azure Database for MySQL—Large storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support is now available for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database services for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Nov 5

Python 3.7 support and remote build are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing some enhancements to the development experience for Python workloads in Azure Functions, including support for Python 3.7 and remote build general availability.

  • Azure Functions
Nov 4

General availability: Azure Container Registry OCI artifact support

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers can now store content formats such as Helm charts, OCI Artifacts and images built to the Open Container Initiative (OCI) Image Format Specification, in addition to Docker containers. Use a single unified registry for all container related artifacts, whether those are Docker images, Helm charts or OCI Artifacts.

  • Container Registry
Nov 4

Azure Spring Cloud service is now in private preview

IN PREVIEW

Simplify Spring Boot based microservices development and application lifestyle management.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
Nov 4

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) is now generally available. Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) scales out Postgres horizontally and is ideal for multi-tenant and SaaS applications that are growing fast, as well as for real-time analytics apps that need sub-second response times across billions of rows.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

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