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mars 2020

15 mar.

Azure Data Explorer deployment into Azure Virtual Networks now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Deployment of an Azure Data Explorer into a virtual network is now generally available. Use this feature to isolate the network traffic and limit the attack surface for Azure Data Explorer and their corresponding communications.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Sýndarnet
14 mar.

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
14 mar.

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
14 mar.

Azure Private Link for Azure Database for MySQL is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for MySQL
13 mar.

Azure Cognitive Services—Brazilian Portuguese added to neural Text to Speech

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Francisca, our new Brazilian Portuguese (pt-BR) voice, has been added to neural Text to Speech. Francisca features the same human-like natural prosody of the other neural Text to Speech voices on Azure.

  • Text to Speech
  • Speech Services
13 mar.

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.

  • Functions
13 mar.

Private Endpoints for Azure Storage are now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Endpoints provide secure connectivity to Azure Storage from a Azure virtual network (VNet). On-premises networks can also securely connect to a storage account using a private endpoint when that network is to a VNet using Express Route or VPN. Private Endpoints for Azure Storage are now generally available in all Azure public regions.

  • Geymsla
13 mar.

Event Grid Premium tier is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Event Grid Premium tier is aimed at solving the specific requirements of customers with advanced security, throughput, availability, and performance guarantees typical of large enterprises operating large scale business critical software

  • Event Grid
13 mar.

Azure Service Fabric 7.0 fourth refresh release is now rolling out

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Fabric 7.0 fourth refresh release, which includes bug fixes and performance enhancements for standalone and Azure environments, has started rolling out to various Azure regions.

  • Service Fabric
13 mar.

ACR built-in audit policies for Azure Policy is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Container Registry now supports built-in audit policies for Azure Policy

  • Container Registry
13 mar.

Managed keys for Azure Container Registry is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Bring your own encryption key for Azure Container Registry.

  • Container Registry
12 mar.

Azure Monitor Application Insights now supports Python

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor now supports distributed tracing, metric collection, and logging of Python applications through integration with OpenCensus.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
12 mar.

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.

  • SQL Database
12 mar.

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.

  • Sýndarnet
12 mar.

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
12 mar.

Deprecation of two security recommendations for web applications

Target availability: Q1 2020

Two security recommendations related to web applications are being deprecated.

12 mar.

Azure Stream Analytics managed identity authentication to Power BI is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Managed identity authentication for output to Power BI is now generally available in Azure Stream Analytics.

  • Stream Analytics
11 mar.

Azure Monitor Source Map Integration with Azure Blob Storage Enables Faster Debugging

NOW AVAILABLE

Unminify JavaScript with One Click

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
11 mar.

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
11 mar.

Azure Sphere 20.03 update now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

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

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