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We are introducing a guided UI experience in the Synapse Studio that enables users to deploy machine learning models from the Azure Machine Learning model registry directly to Azure Synapse for inferencing.
New Common Data Model connector for Apache Spark in Azure Synapse Analytics & Azure Databricks (in preview)
This new Spark CDM connector requires zero configuration and is pre-installed with Azure Synapse Analytics. It can also be installed and used with Azure Databricks.
Shared disks is available for Premium SSDs in all regions and available for Ultra Disks in all regions that support Ultra Disks.
Enable HDInsight Autoscale to drive higher utilization of your clusters.
Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in the UK West region for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.
The new geo_polygon_to_s2cells function enables the user to join vast amount of geospatial timeseries data with polygons on S2 cells.
Target availability: Q3 2020
Azure Container Registry is now generally available in US Gov Texas, Germany West Central, and Brazil Southeast regions bringing the number of Azure regions that it’s available in to 38.
Increase control over maintenance operations and ensure higher availability for your business-critical applications with two new features now in preview. You can now schedule host maintenance operations in addition to the already available manual updates. Additionally, we are adding the ability for you to control when guest OS image updates on Virtual Machine Scale Sets are rolled out.
Azure Synapse Analytics already provides a breadth of options that can be used to handle sensitive data in a secure manner—we are expanding that support with the introduction of Column Level Encryption (CLE).
The COPY command can now automatically parse your files to calculate file splits and can evenly distribute data chunks across the Synapse SQL compute nodes for parallel ingestion.
Users can now synchronize two tables in a single step, streamlining the data processing using a single step statement while improving code readability and debugging.
Microsoft Edge can now be run in Kiosk mode on Windows IoT
Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server is a new deployment option that provides better control and flexibility, more options for high availability, and cost optimization controls.
Logic Apps is now updated with new hosting options and performance and development improvements that will enable you to build modern workflow-enabled apps.
Debug API Management policies with the Visual Studio Code extension for Azure API Management
Now in general availability, locally redundant storage (LRS) and zone-redundant storage (ZRS) options have been added to backup storage redundancy, providing more flexibility and choice.
Run Azure Arc enabled data services on premises on any infrastructure of your choice with Azure cloud benefits like elastic scale, unified management, and a cloud billing model while staying always current.
Photon powered Delta Engine is a 100% Apache Spark-compatible vectorized query engine designed to take advantage of modern CPU architecture for extremely fast parallel processing of data.
With a brand new output connector to Synapse SQL Pools, Stream Analytics can now support throughput rates even higher than 200MB/sec while ensuring ultra-low latencies.
Azure Stream Analytics clusters delivers support for Azure Virtual Network (VNet) and more predictable performance.
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