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September 2020

2 Sep

Improvements to Azure Monitor Metric Alerts

NOW AVAILABLE

Several new features and improvements in Azure metric alerts are now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

July 2020

24 Jul

Azure Data Explorer—Allocate resources automatically for Azure Blob Storage data connection

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the new automatic resource allocation feature to define a data connection from any Azure Storage to Azure Data Explorer database.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Services
  • Features

June 2020

15 Jun

System topics are now an Azure resource

NOW AVAILABLE

Explicitly create system topics using Azure Event Grid.

  • Event Grid
  • Features

May 2020

19 May

Azure Data Explorer ingests up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition

IN PREVIEW

Learn how to ingest up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition and continue ingestion for new blobs in only a few minutes.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Event Grid partner topics are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use partner topics to connect third-party event sources directly to Event Grid and subscribe to events as you would with any other source. Our partner Auth0 is now integrated with Event Grid partner topics. Connect your Auth0 and Azure accounts in order to react to, log, and monitor Auth0 events in real time.

  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Event Grid support for System Assigned Managed Identities is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Event Grid now supports system assigned managed identities

  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
14 May

Azure Private Link is now available for multiple new Azure services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Event Hubs
  • Event Grid
  • Service Bus
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Container Registry
  • Azure Backup
  • Azure SignalR Service
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
14 May

Azure Private Link is now generally available in US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Key Vault
  • Backup Server
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
13 May

App Service is now an events publisher on Azure Event Grid (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

App Service is now an events publisher with Event Grid, enabling developers to subscribe to events from their web apps or app service plans and act using Azure Functions, Logic Apps, webhooks, and other services. The feature is available for Windows and Linux apps in all public regions.

  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Features
13 May

Private Link is now available on Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Event Grid now has Private Link integration for custom topics and event domains generally available in all Azure regions

  • Event Grid
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features

April 2020

28 Apr

Azure Data Explorer—One-click ingestion support is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer now has support for one-click ingestion from containers, along with continuous ingestion for new blobs with intuitive schema definition.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Event Grid
  • Features

March 2020

17 Mar

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
15 Mar

Azure Data Explorer deployment into Azure Virtual Networks now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Deployment of an Azure Data Explorer into a virtual network is now generally available. Use this feature to isolate the network traffic and limit the attack surface for Azure Data Explorer and their corresponding communications.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Virtual Network
  • Security
  • Features

February 2020

5 Feb

Azure Event Grid on Azure IoT Edge preview 2 is now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid on Azure IoT Edge preview 2 is now available, with updates including data plane persistence to disk, monitoring capabilities, and additional destination types.

  • Event Grid
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Services
  • Features

November 2019

27 Nov

Device telemetry events from IoT Hub to Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Hub integrates with Azure Event Grid so that you can send event notifications to other services and trigger downstream processes. workflows

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
27 Nov

IoT Hub message enrichment is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Hub message enrichment adds the ability to stamp messages with rich information before they’re sent, simplifying downstream processing and accelerating customer insights.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
18 Nov

Enhanced observability for event-driven applications with Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid now integrates with Azure Monitor alerts.

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Features
18 Nov

Batch delivery in Azure Event Grid for high-throughput scenarios now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid subscriptions can now be configured to publish events to your endpoints in batches (and not only individually) in order to handle more efficiently high-throughput scenarios.

  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Features
18 Nov

Publish to Azure Active Directory protected endpoints from Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid can now publish events to AAD protected endpoints

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
18 Nov

Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0 for greater interoperability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0, the open standard event format incubated at the Cloud Native Compute Foundation and built by several collaborators, including Microsoft

  • Event Grid
  • Services
  • Features
  • Open Source

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