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Monthly updates for August 2020

31 Aug

Windows Virtual Desktop is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Get started today with Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview in US Government regions. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
28 Aug

Stream Analytics now can be run on Azure Stack Hub

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics is now available on Azure Stack Hub via IoT Edge Runtime.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Features
27 Aug

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 access control list recursive update in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Set, update, or remove access control lists (ACLs) recursively for existing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 directories and files.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features
21 Aug

Release of new Azure CDN (Microsoft Standard) capability

IN PREVIEW

The Azure CDN service, a distributed network of servers that can efficiently deliver web content to users, now supports multiple origins.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
21 Aug

Public Preview: Cognitive Services Form Recognizer v2.1

IN PREVIEW

Form Recognizer v2.1-preview.1 has been released. It includes support for new languages, checkbox/selection marks, and the submit multiple form types to a single model Id.

  • Form Recognizer
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
20 Aug

Azure Machine Learning announces output dataset (Preview)

IN PREVIEW

With the new output datasets capability, write back to cloud storage and configure and register output data.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
20 Aug

Simplified Chinese language support now available in Azure Cognitive Services Computer Vision public preview

IN PREVIEW

Computer Vision Read API v3.1, part of Cognitive Services, announces its public preview with support for Simplified Chinese language.

  • Computer Vision
  • Services
  • Features
19 Aug

Azure Policy Compliance Scan Action for GitHub Workflows is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Trigger on-demand Azure policy compliance scan on Azure resources from GitHub workflows and proceed/fail workflow execution depending on compliance state of resources.

  • Azure Policy
  • Features
  • Compliance
  • Management
19 Aug

PowerShell support in Durable Functions is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Developers can now orchestrate complex automation workflows in Azure Functions using familiar language constructs in PowerShell 7

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
19 Aug

Serverless offer for Azure Cosmos DB now in preview 

IN PREVIEW

A new consumption-based offer that requires no capacity management is now available

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
18 Aug

Azure Blob – Soft Delete for Containers public preview

IN PREVIEW

Soft delete for containers expands upon Azure Blob Storage’s existing capabilities such as soft delete for blobs, account delete locking, and immutable blobs, making our data protection and restore capabilities even better.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features
17 Aug

Public preview: CSI storage driver support in Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports Container Storage Interface (CSI), a standard for exposing arbitrary block and file storage systems to containerized workloads on Kubernetes. This offers more flexibility in exposing storage systems in Kubernetes.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Public preview: Azure Resource Health support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now easily see when your AKS resources were unavailable due to any problems encountered as well as under any maintenance operation.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Public preview: Ephemeral OS disk support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

AKS now supports ephemeral OS disk for AKS agent nodes in public preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
13 Aug

Data Factory managed virtual network support is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Run your data integration pipelines in an isolated and highly secure environment.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
13 Aug

Azure Blob storage—Network File System 3.0 protocol support public preview region expansion

IN PREVIEW

NFS 3.0 support to block blob storage accounts with premium performance public preview regions now include: Australia Southeast, North Europe, UK West, Korea Central, Korea South, West Central US.

  • Blob storage
  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Features
12 Aug

Encryption of backup data using customer managed keys is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use self-managed RSA keys stored in the Azure Key Vault to encrypt your backups and maintain full control of your data.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
10 Aug

Azure Cloud Shell can now run in an isolated virtual network (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Cloud Shell now supports virtual networks.

  • Cloud Shell
  • SDK and Tools
  • Management
10 Aug

Infrastructure double encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-single server is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Infrastructure double encryption adds a second layer of encryption using a FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module and a different encryption algorithm which gives an additional layer of protection for your data at rest.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
10 Aug

Infrastructure double encryption for Azure Database for MySQL is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Infrastructure double encryption adds a second layer of encryption and a different encryption algorithm which gives an additional layer of protection for your data at rest.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features

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