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February 2020

Feb 5

Azure Event Grid on Azure IoT Edge preview 2 is now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid on Azure IoT Edge preview 2 is now available, with updates including data plane persistence to disk, monitoring capabilities, and additional destination types.

  • Event Grid
  • Azure IoT Edge
Feb 3

Azure Cloud and Direct Billing Are Now Generally Available in Kaleido's Blockchain Platform

NOW AVAILABLE

Kaleido’s Blockchain Business Cloud now includes direct Azure billing and full support for customers using Kaleido’s Pay-As-You-Go plans

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Feb 3

Custom Translator—January 2020 improvements and language models update

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Here are the updates on Microsoft Custom Translator bug fixes, improvements, and new/refreshed models for January 2020.

Feb 3

HBv2-Series VMs are now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing general availability of HBv2 Virtual Machines for High-Performance Computing. HBv2 VMs are designed to provide supercomputing levels of performance and MPI scalability at on-premises competitive economics.

  • Virtual Machines
Feb 1

Azure Cognitive Services Translator Text—Five new languages added

NOW AVAILABLE

Translator Text now supports five new languages—Irish, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, and Portuguese (Portugal).

  • Cognitive Services
  • Translator Text

January 2020

Jan 30

Azure Site Recovery now supports customer-managed keys

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery now supports replication of Azure virtual machines that have managed disks encrypted with customer-managed keys.

  • Azure Site Recovery
Jan 27

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 Released

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 released today.

  • App Service
  • Azure Stack
Jan 27

Azure Data Factory is now available in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory is now available in the South Africa North region.

  • Data Factory V2
  • Data Factory
Jan 27

Upgrade to new solution for Azure Monitor for virtual machines

The new solution for Azure Monitor for VMs will soon be available in all regions. This update will provide richer monitoring functionality and map data sets for Service Map customers. Once it’s available in your region, it’ll be necessary to upgrade to the new solution in order to continue using Azure Monitor for VMs.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
Jan 24

New support for Network Security Group flow logs, a feature of Azure Network Watcher

NOW AVAILABLE

Network Security Group (NSG) flow logs, a feature of Azure Network Watcher, now supports two new Azure Storage configurations.

  • Network Watcher
Jan 23

Azure Functions runtime 3.0 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions runtime version 3.0 is now available. Built on top of .NET Core 3.1, it enables you to write your function apps in new languages, such as .NET Core 3.1 and Node 12.

  • Azure Functions
Jan 22

Azure Red Hat OpenShift virtual network peering and ExpressRoute support

IN PREVIEW

Virtual network peering and ExpressRoute support in Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in preview.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Jan 22

Azure Red Hat OpenShift private endpoints now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Support for private endpoints in Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in preview.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Jan 21

Autodesk Arnold Service meter ID changes

Effective March 1, 2020, the price and meter IDs of Autodesk Arnold Service will change.

Jan 18

Improved query replica synchronization in Azure Analysis Services is in preview

IN PREVIEW

A new Azure Analysis Services setting (in preview) improves performance and consistency of query-replica synchronization in scale-out environments.

  • Azure Analysis Services
Jan 18

Azure App Service—SameSite cookie handling and .NET Framework 4.7.2 patch

NOW AVAILABLE

As part of the January 2020 update to Azure App Service, .NET Framework patches that update how .NET framework apps handle the SameSite cookie property are being installed. The service is also deploying an App Service compatibility behavior that applies to all applications running on App Service for scenarios where a cookie has set the SameSite property to "None".

  • App Service
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

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