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May 2020

May 27

Backup your SAP HANA databases running on RHEL using Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), one of the widely used Linux operating systems running SAP HANA, is now available in preview. This preview is available across all Azure regions except for Germany Northeast, Germany Central, France South, and US Gov IOWA.

  • Azure Backup
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Features
May 27

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Single Server now available in the France South region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Single Server is now available in the France South region.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 27

Rehost or modernize existing applications and support modern cloud apps with Azure SQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL is the family of SQL cloud databases providing flexible deployment options for a wide variety of application patterns and control requirements.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
May 27

Machine Learning on Azure SQL Managed Instance limited preview available

IN PREVIEW

Machine Learning services with support for R and Python languages now include limited preview support on Azure SQL Managed Instance.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
May 27

Azure Backup now provides protection against accidental deletion of Azure file shares

NOW AVAILABLE

To provide protection against cyberattacks or accidental deletion, Azure Backup now has protection against the accidental or malicious deletion of backed-up file shares. shares

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
May 27

Azure DevTest Labs environments are now available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DevTest Labs environments are now available in Azure Government.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 26

Log Analytics New Query Experience - Example Queries

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing the new Example Query experience in Log Analytics. Example queries are now "front and center" complete with a brand new look and over 250 example queries for our top Azure resources

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 26

Service Bus Explorer on the Azure portal is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Send, receive, and peek from queues, topics, and subscriptions, now from the Azure portal (in preview).

  • Features
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
May 26

Azure Monitor Logs—New experience for agents is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The management and download page for Azure Monitor Logs agents has been updated and enhanced with a new menu item and an improved UI.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 26

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense improvements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense has been upgraded. IntelliSense now features a variety of new features and enhancements designed to make query and insight creation quicker and easier.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 26

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure SQL Database and Azure Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure SQL Databases and Azure Synapse Analytics workspaces hosted on the server using the new TLS version setting.

  • Features
  • Security
May 25

Azure Database for MySQL support for intelligent performance with MySQL 8.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Intelligent performance support for MySQL 8.0 now available. Use this set of features to better understand your workloads, including to visually inspect them and to identify bottlenecks.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
May 22

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
May 21

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
May 21

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
May 20

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
May 20

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
May 20

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
May 20

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
May 19

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

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