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March 2020

Mar 23

Azure Database for MySQL—Three years 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
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Mar 23

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Three years 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 for three years.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
Mar 23

Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity pricing is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Mar 20

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Protect your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities with Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network. Web Application Firewall is already natively integrated with Azure Application Gateway and Azure Front Door services.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 19

101 services at FedRAMP High as Azure Government continues expanding capacity

NOW AVAILABLE

21 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO, delivering on continued commitment to accelerating compliance for government customers

  • Archive Storage
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Cloud Shell
  • Cognitive Search
  • Azure Stack Edge
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Dedicated HSM
  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Network Watcher
  • Speech Services
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 19

Azure IoT Edge 1.0.9 release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Edge 1.0.9 release is available with support for x.509 certs and the 'iotedge support-bundle' command.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Features
  • Services
Mar 18

HBv2-Series VMs are Generally Available in West Europe

NOW AVAILABLE

HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the Azure West Europe region

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Services
Mar 18

Azure Shared Disks for clustered applications preview now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Shared Disks is a shared block storage offering, enabling customers to run latency-sensitive workloads without compromising on well-known deployment patterns for fast failover and high availability.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
Mar 18

Azure Functions custom handlers are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Extend the Azure Functions runtime with support for your preferred language or language version using a lightweight HTTP server.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Services
Mar 18

Azure Front Door—March 2020 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door is a cloud-native modern content delivery network offering that enables customers to improve their apps for performance, security, availability, and scalability by providing a high-performant and low-latency network, web application firewall, global load balancing, SSL offload, and TCP/SSL optimizations. Several new capabilities for Front Door are now generally available.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Services
Mar 18

Http Raw logs for Azure Content Delivery Network

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Content Delivery Network now supports HTTP raw logs.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
Mar 17

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 16

Translator encryption of data at rest with customer managed keys

NOW AVAILABLE

Encrypt customer data stored at rest by default, with no additional action required from you, using Microsoft Custom Translator.

  • Translator
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Services
Mar 14

Azure Private Link for Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
Mar 14

Private Link for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
Mar 13

Azure Functions—Python 3.8 support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions support for Python 3.8 is now generally available. This enables developing, debugging, and deploying Function Apps for production scenarios using the tools of your choice, specifically Visual Studio Code, the Azure portal, Azure Functions Core Tools and Azure CLI.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
Mar 12

Azure SQL Database default configurations are changing

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Azure SQL Database now has the latest Gen 5 hardware in place to ensure optimal service performance. As a result, the default database configurations and the default elastic pool configurations are being changed for all new Azure SQL databases.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
Mar 12

Virtual Network NAT now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network NAT (network address translation) simplifies outbound-only Internet connectivity for virtual networks. NAT can be configured for one or more subnets of a virtual network and provides on-demand connectivity for virtual machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
Mar 12

Azure DNS private zones preview API is being deprecated

During public preview release, private DNS zones were created using dnszones ARM resource with zoneType property set to Private. The GA resource model makes use of privateDnsZones resource type instead of dnszones. Support for zones created using the preview API will be completely removed on June 30, 2020 and you must immediately migrate these private DNS zones to the latest resource model.

  • Azure DNS
  • Retirements
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
Mar 11

Azure Application Insights now available in US Gov Arizona

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available in the US Government Arizona region. Additionally, the Application Insights web availability monitoring capability is now available in the Azure Government Cloud regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • Microsoft Connect
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

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