GitHub Security for Azure DevOps available

GitHub Security for Azure DevOps available

Updates related to App Runner, Dataform, Front Door, Cloud Logging, Google Cloud Networking offer, Azure Monitor, Azure Update Manager

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App Runner improves Auto-Scaling management

AWS App Runner launches updates to better manage Auto-Scaling Configuration resources. UPDATE

GitHub Security for Azure DevOps

GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps is now available, offering automated security checks in the developer workflow. UPDATE

Dataform enhances Google security

Dataform can now deploy Community Security Analytics on BigQuery, making it easier to get security insights from Google Cloud logs. UPDATE

Provisioning + Runtime

Azure revises domain fronting rules

Azure Front Door and Azure CDN Standard update domain fronting policies, allowing certain mismatches if both domains are in the same Azure subscription. UPDATE

IPv6 support for Azure Gateway

Azure Gateway Load Balancer now supports IPv6, enabling better routing for dual-stack applications. UPDATE

Free data transfer on Google Cloud

Starting October, Google Cloud offers 200 GB free internet data transfer per month for Standard Tier customers. UPDATE


SageMaker supports one-time monitoring jobs

Amazon SageMaker Model Monitor now offers on-demand monitoring jobs for quick troubleshooting of machine learning models. UPDATE


New features ease GKE app troubleshooting in Cloud Logging

  • Introduces last five of ten new features for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) logs in Cloud Logging.
  • Includes improvements like better display, log filtering, and faster text searches.
  • Simplifies troubleshooting with enhanced log visibility and date/time options. UPDATE

Azure Monitor adds OpenTelemetry

New GA release of Azure Monitor includes OpenTelemetry-based packages for Node.js and Python, focusing on vendor-neutral instrumentation. UPDATE

Management tools

Azure Update Manager goes live

Azure Update Manager, for managing software updates across Azure, on-premises, and multi-cloud, is now generally available. UPDATE

AWS Batch API adds server-side filtering

AWS Batch DescribeJobDefinitions API now supports server-side filtering, improving API and Management Console performance. UPDATE

App Building

BigQuery Omni enables cross-cloud SQL joins

  • Introduces cross-cloud join feature in BigQuery Omni.
  • Allows querying data across AWS S3, Azure Blob Store, and Google Cloud in one SQL statement.
  • Eliminates the need for data copy and complex ETL pipelines, reducing costs. UPDATE

Google Cloud expands BigQuery's blockchain datasets

  • Adds 11 new in-demand blockchain chains to BigQuery public datasets.
  • Includes Avalanche, Ethereum, Polkadot, and more.
  • Updates Bitcoin dataset with new Satoshis/Ordinals numbering scheme. UPDATE

Dataplex adds data profiling, automatic quality features

  • Announces general availability of data profiling and AutoDQ in Dataplex.
  • Enables data quality tasks from BigQuery and Dataplex UI.
  • New configuration options for row and column filters, and sampling. UPDATE

Azure API Center in public preview

Azure API Center, part of Azure API Management platform, is now open for public preview, offering features to manage and discover APIs across a company. UPDATE

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