Updates Archives

Monthly updates for June 2020

Jun 30

Azure Data Lake Storage archive tier is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The archive tier for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available. The archive tier provides an ultra-low cost tier for long term retention of data while keeping your data available for future analytics needs.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Jun 30

Azure Storage 200 TB block blob size is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

We’ve increased the maximum size of a single blob in Azure Storage from 5 TB to 200 TB, now available in preview. The 200 TB blob size is available for preview in all Azure public regions with hot, cool, and premium tiers.

  • Blob storage
  • Features
Jun 30

Azure Firewall July 2020 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Custom DNS, DNS Proxy, and FQDN filtering in network rules are now in preview. IP Groups and IP Groups in Firewall policy are now generally available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
Jun 30

Company branding feature is now available on your organization's Azure AD sign-in page

NOW AVAILABLE

The enhanced company branding feature is now generally available on your organization’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) sign-in page.

  • Features
Jun 29

Plan your migration to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool

IN PREVIEW

Azure Migrate now supports assessments for Azure VMware Solution. Plan your move to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool.

  • Services
Jun 26

Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available in the retail feed.

  • Operating System
Jun 25

Ephemeral OS disks for Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) now support additional VM sizes

IN PREVIEW

You now have the ability to store ephemeral OS disks on the VM temp or resource disk in addition to the VM cache (in preview).

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
Jun 25

Azure Speech Services REST API v3.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Azure Speech Services REST API v3.0 is now available, along with several new features.

  • Speech Services
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 25

Azure CLI June 2020 update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure CLI continues to expand with support for new Azure services. This release includes 23 new modules to manage as many Azure services.

  • CLIs
  • SDK and Tools
Jun 24

Azure Monitor for Key Vault is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Key Vault Preview provides comprehensive monitoring of your key vaults by delivering a unified view of your Key Vault requests, performance, failures, and latency.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 24

Azure Pipelines now supports Linux/ARM64

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Pipelines now supports Linux/ARM64, as was highly requested by the community. Other key features to enhance the overall user experience are also now available.

  • Features
Jun 24

Database engine auditing for Azure Database for MySQL is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL now provides general availability support for using audit logs to record database activity and events such as connections and queries.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Jun 24

Database engine auditing for Azure Database for MariaDB is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB now provides general availability support for using audit logs to record database activity and events such as connections and queries.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
Jun 24

Wildcard indexes in Azure Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Wildcard indexes in the Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB, a popular MongoDB feature introduced in MongoDB version 4.2, are now available.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Jun 24

Case-insensitive string functions with Azure Cosmos DB now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Case-insensitive support in Azure Cosmos DB was released for the following string system functions—Contains, EndsWith, StringEquals, and StartsWith.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Jun 24

Azure SDK for embedded devices

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Azure Embedded C SDK is designed to allow small and embedded devices, such as IoT, to communicate with Azure services.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • SDKs
  • File Storage
  • SDK and Tools
Jun 24

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for proximity placement groups is now available

IN PREVIEW

Better support for latency-sensitive workloads in critical business scenarios.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jun 24

Create a formula in Azure DevTest Labs using a shared image gallery image

NOW AVAILABLE

Your customers can now create a formula in DevTest Labs using a shared image gallery image. Formulas provide a dynamic way to create virtual machines from the desired configuration and settings. Changes in the environment can be captured on the fly via artifacts.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Features
Jun 24

Azure Content Delivery Network standard rules engine is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of new rules to further customize the behavior of standard Azure Content Delivery Network to best meet the needs of your customers. Use the rules engine to modify request and response headers or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests. Now generally available with the ability to add additional rules. The first five rules are free.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
Jun 24

Azure Front Door rules engine now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door rules engine is now generally available. Take advantage of these new rules to further customize the behavior of your Front Door to best meet the needs of your customers. Rules engine empowers you to modify request and response headers, or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests. Create up to 25 rules per configuration.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services

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