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Azure Sphere update 20.05 is now available for evaluation via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing.
Target availability: Q3 2020
The Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows will begin to use SHA-2 signing exclusively on Aug. 17, 2020. This change requires action only if you’re running the agent on a legacy OS version.
The 20.04 release of Azure Sphere OS includes new features to support EAP-TLS networking and certificate management. A single Windows SDK now supports both Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.
This update fixes a bug that prevented ISU features (SPI, I2C, UART) from working in RTApps. Azure Sphere 20.04 update 2, now available on the retail evaluation feed, fixes this problem.
Azure Sphere 20.04 Update 1 will replace Azure Sphere 20.04 for compatibility testing in the evaluation feed. This update fixes a bug that was reported by customers during the initial Retail Evaluation period.
The Azure Sphere update 20.04 is now available via the retail evaluation feed, which is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use it to verify production-signed applications against the new release before it's deployed broadly via the retail feed.
Embedded developers can now access reliable, real-time performance for resource-constrained devices and seamless integration to Azure IoT. STMicroelectronics, Renesas, Qualcomm, NXP and Microchip will offer development kits featuring Azure RTOS.
Target availability: Q2 2020
Deploy accelerated AI cloud workloads and your own business logic, as well as other Azure services, to run on Azure Stack HCI via standard containers by using GPUs with Azure IoT Edge. This is done by using an NVIDIA graphics processing unit (GPU) with Azure Stack HCI using discrete device assignment (DDA) technology and running Azure IoT Edge in an Ubuntu virtual machine.
New Azure Sphere update 20.03, which includes enhancements and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS, is now available in the retail feed.
Flatcar Container Linux by Kinvolk is now available in the Azure Marketplace. Flatcar is an immutable Linux distribution for containers, and a compatible fork of CoreOS Container Linux.
Target availability: Q2 2020
The Log Analytics agent for Windows, sometimes known as the OMS Windows agent or Microsoft Monitoring agent, will begin to enforce SHA-2 signing on May 18, 2020. This change only requires action if you are running the agent on a legacy OS version (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008).
The Azure Sphere 20.03 release is now available via the retail evaluation feed, which is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use it to verify production-signed applications against the new release before it's deployed broadly via the retail feed.
Azure Sphere, the end-to-end solution for securing IoT devices, is now generally available with integrated hardware, software, and cloud services that work seamlessly to deliver active security by default.
Azure Sphere update 20.01 is now available in the retail feed. This update includes enhancements to the OS and SDK to further strengthen the security of devices at customer sites and ensure supportability.
The Azure Sphere Preview 20.01 release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. Verify that your applications and devices operate properly with this release before it is deployed broadly in 14 days.
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.
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.
The Azure Sphere preview, OS version 19.11, is now available via the retail feed. This release includes a quality release of the OS along with two new features for application development—an SDK for Linux and a Visual Studio Code extension.
The Azure Sphere public preview 19.11 quality release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.
The Azure Sphere public preview 19.10 quality release of the OS is now available via the Retail feed. The 19.10 release also includes a new Azure Sphere SDK with some significant capability enhancements.
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