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May 2020

22 May

Improved Azure Monitor Logs workspace delete and recovery experiences

NOW AVAILABLE

Workspace soft-delete functionality has been added to help you recover your workspace if necessary. In that situation, the workspace goes into a soft-delete state to allow its recovery, including data and connected agents within 14 days. It’s also possible to override the soft-delete behavior and permanently delete your workspace.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
  • Services
22 May

Azure Private Link for Azure Monitor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Private Link
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Services
21 May

Object replication public preview for Azure Blob storage

IN PREVIEW

Object replication allows you to replicate your block blob data at the blob level from one storage account to another anywhere in the Azure.

  • Features
21 May

Change feed with full database operations for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

Preview support for Azure Cosmos DB change feed with full database operations history will be available in the coming months. Users will be able to filter the change feed by operation type (write, update or delete) and there will also be an option to include the previous version of documents in the change feed.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
20 May

Azure Stream Analytics now supports error codes in activity and resource logs

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports the use of activity logs and resource logs for troubleshooting errors related to configuration, data, and both upstream and downstream services.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
20 May

Serverless pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

The serverless pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB is ideal for spiky workloads that don’t need sustained throughput. Serverless requires no resource planning or management and will be in preview soon.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Pricing & Offerings
20 May

Point-in-time-restore (PITR) for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure Cosmos DB backup and restore capabilities will be enhanced with the addition of point-in-time-restore (PITR) in preview in the upcoming months. PITR will enable continuous backups of Azure Cosmos DB data and is designed to protect against accidental writes or delete

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
20 May

Azure Media Services is now available in Switzerland and Germany

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of Media Services in Switzerland (North and West) and Germany (North, West Central) regions.

  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
19 May

Build updates for Azure Cognitive Search

IN PREVIEW

At Build, we are announcing the new capabilities in Azure Cognitive Search making it easier for developers to build search experience and customize with new skills to deliver more relevant results

  • Cognitive Search
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Security Center—News and updates for May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

See the list of enhancements and updates made to Azure Security Center in May 2020.

  • Features
  • Security
19 May

Azure Storage—Routing preferences now available for preview

IN PREVIEW

Routing preferences provide the flexibility to optimize traffic to your Storage account for premium network performance by using the Microsoft global network, or to help lower costs using the public Internet. Publish route-specific endpoints for your storage account. The preview is available for all Storage accounts located in France South, South Central US, and the West Central US regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Authenticate Azure Stream Analytics to Azure SQL Database using managed identities (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

High throughput output from Stream Analytics to Azure Synapse Analytics (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics jobs now have the ability to output to an existing SQL pool table in Azure Synapse Analytics, and to process throughput rates up to 200 MB/s.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Announcing .NET 5 Preview 4 and our Journey to one .NET

IN PREVIEW

Preview 4 for .NET 5 is now available, with general availability coming in November. This release continues the journey to unify the .NET platform across workloads and will provide developers more productive cloud native development.

  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
19 May

ASP.NET Blazor now supports WebAssembly

NOW AVAILABLE

ASP.NET Blazor, which allows developers to build interactive web UIs with C#, now supports WebAssembly. Build client-side web apps that run completely in the browser and run faster and with less memory than JavaScript.

  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
19 May

.NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) announced

IN DEVELOPMENT

.NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) will allow developers to build apps for any device from a single code codebase and project system, including desktop and mobile devices across operating systems.

  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
19 May

Announcing Project Bonsai and Project Moab

IN PREVIEW

Announcing Project Bonsai, Microsoft’s machine teaching service to create intelligent industrial control systems, along with Project Moab, a new open-source balancing robot to help engineers and developers learn how to build these real-world autonomous systems.

  • Microsoft Build
19 May

‘Learn TV’ daily online program to provide developers with education and skills

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft Learn will launch “Learn TV,” daily live programming and discussions for developers and a one-stop shop to learn and grow with live content from Microsoft Cloud Advocates and Product Group leaders.

  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure VM Image Builder service will be generally available Q3 2020

IN PREVIEW

Unify and simplify your image building process across Azure and Azure Stack using Azure VM Image Builder. It helps give you ease of use with automated image building pipeline, management for the images you’ve built, and DevOps integration with Azure DevOps and other DevOps management solutions you use. In addition, it enables Azure integration for governance and compliance with virtual network configuration and connectivity via enterprise networking options and authentication.

  • Services
19 May

Azure IoT Central - Build 2020 announcements

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure IoT Central features, including new template and support for Azure Sphere and Azure IoT Edge, are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Microsoft Build

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