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September 2020

22 Sep

Azure Advisor Score is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Measure, track, and improve your Azure optimization posture with prioritized Advisor best practice recommendations so you can get the most out of your Azure investments

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Stack Edge Mini R is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The new lineup of rugged edge devices are now generally available. Azure Stack Edge Mini R is a lightweight, portable, battery-operated device - small enough to fit into a backpack - designed for the harshest environments and disconnected scenarios.

  • Azure Stack Edge
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Traffic Analytics & Diagnostics capabilities in Azure Monitor for Networks

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Network provides the starting point for network monitoring without any user configuration and provides access to all available network monitoring capabilities.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Network Watcher
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Selective disks backup for Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Using the Selective disks backup feature, you get an option to backup subset of the data disks in an Azure Virtual Machine.

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Backup support for up to 32 disks is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup now supports Azure Virtual Machines with up to 32 attached managed disks. 

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Key Vault Managed HSM available in public preview

NOW AVAILABLE

A new key management offering is now available in public preview: Azure Key Vault Managed HSM (hardware security model). Azure Key Vault Managed HSM offers a fully managed, highly available, single-tenant, standards-compliant cloud service that enables you to safeguards cryptographic keys for your cloud applications, using FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated HSMs.

  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Cognitive Search - Managed identity support and Private Endpoints are GA

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now request Azure Cognitive Search to create an outbound private endpoint connection in order to securely access data from such data sources via indexers . You can also create identity for a search service in Azure Active Directory, then use RBAC permissions to grant the identity permissions to Azure data sources.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) on Azure Stack HCI enables developers and admins to deploy and manage containerized apps on Azure Stack HCI.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Machine Learning updates Ignite 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Machine Learning is bringing new capabilities to customers at no additional cost. Azure Machine Learning designer and automated ML UI are now generally available.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

512 Sector Size support on Azure Ultra Disks is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disks now support 512 sector sizes.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Export and import securely to Azure Disk Storage with Azure Private Links integration (GA)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Disk Storage now enables enhanced security options for export and import via integration with Azure Private Links

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Blazor and C# APIs now supported in Azure Static Web Apps

Developers can now build and publish applications built entirely in .NET with Static Web Apps using Blazor WebAssembly and C# API's.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Achieve higher performance and cost savings on Azure Disk Storage with performance tiers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Disk Storage now enables you to set performance tiers (public preview) for a chosen duration of time based on workload demand.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

New disk IO and Bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

NOW AVAILABLE

New disk IO utilization metrics that help users gain insight into their disk IO and bandwidth bottlenecks have been released. These metrics simplify identifying resources that are limiting application s performance. Now with a couple of metric views, users can make informed decisions on how to upgrade their products to and see a direct impact to their performance.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Announcing Azure SQL Edge now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

You can reduce cost, drive innovation, and improve operational efficiencies by using Azure SQL Edge to stream, store, and analyze IoT data.

  • Azure SQL Edge
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Support for Dapr applications in Azure API Management

IN PREVIEW

Dapr microservices can now be directly exposed as APIs in API Management.

  • API Management
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Change data integration in Azure Monitor for VMs is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now observe degradation of performance or health in a VM with the new change data integration in Azure Monitor for VMs.

  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI improvements September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Log Analytics UI gets several improvements in September including, search in query history, search in query dialog, and time picker enhancements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
22 Sep

General Availability of the New Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft announces general availability (GA) of the Azure VMware Solution service. The new Azure VMware Solutions is a first party Microsoft Azure Compute services that is directly operated, delivered, and supported by Microsoft.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
22 Sep

General availability of workspace-based Application Insights

Azure Monitor Application Insights now integrates deeply with Log Analytics for a unified workspace-based mode enabling you to store your app logs and your platform/infrastructure logs together in one place.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

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