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October 2020

27 Oct

Schema Registry for Azure Event Hubs public preview

IN PREVIEW

Utilize the Schema Registry in Azure Event Hubs to provide data governance and operational efficiencies for message delivery.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
  • Features
22 Oct

Public preview: Zone redundant configuration for Azure SQL DB general purpose tier

IN PREVIEW

Make your general purpose databases and elastic pools resilient to a much larger set of failures, including catastrophic datacenter outages, without any changes of the application logic by selecting zone redundancy.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
19 Oct

Fluent Bit connector for Azure Storage to support Azure Data Explorer streaming

IN PREVIEW

In collaboration with Fluent Bit, we are releasing a new output plugin for Azure Blob Storage. The connector can output both block blobs and append blobs to an Azure storage account.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Blob storage
  • Open Source
19 Oct

Azure role-based access control (RBAC) for Azure Key Vault data plane authorization is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Achieve unified management and access control across Azure resources, Azure Key Vault and keys, certificates, and secrets.

  • Features
14 Oct

Azure Monitor Log Analytics data export is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now enable continuous data export from your Log Analytics workspaces to an Azure Storage Account or Azure Event Hubs.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
14 Oct

Distributed database transactions spanning multiple Azure SQL Managed Instances

IN PREVIEW

Utilize distributed transactions (now in preview) and save time when migrating existing applications that require this capability as it eliminates the need to change application code and to perform extensive testing.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
14 Oct

Zone Redundancy in preview for Azure Cache for Redis

IN PREVIEW

Increase reliability in the Azure Cache for Redis premium tier even further with up to four nodes for redundancy; a primary and three replicas that can be distributed across multiple availability zones. This setup protects you against a datacenter-level outage, increasing availability up to a 99.95 percent level.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Security
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
14 Oct

Public preview: Service Fabric managed clusters

IN PREVIEW

Service Fabric managed clusters reduce complexity and issues associated with managing a cluster made up of multiple resources.

  • Service Fabric
  • Features
14 Oct

Public Preview: JBoss EAP on Azure App Service

IN PREVIEW

A managed JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) experience is now available in Public Preview on Azure App Service. Deploy your Web Application Archive (WAR) and Enterprise Application Archive (EAR) apps to a PaaS for Java EE apps.

  • App Service
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
14 Oct

Announcing Azure Data Explorer data connector for Azure Synapse

IN PREVIEW

You can now use Azure Synapse Workspace to access your data in Azure Data Explorer using Apache Spark pool

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
14 Oct

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB: SQL serverless runtime support in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Synapse Link now offers preview support for querying Azure Cosmos DB data with Synapse SQL serverless.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
8 Oct

Azure Blob – Soft Delete for Containers preview region expansion

IN PREVIEW

Azure Blob Soft Delete for Containers public preview is now available in all public Azure regions.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Communication Services SMS and Telephony now available in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Build engaging communication experiences with the same secure platform used by Microsoft Teams. Add video, voice, SMS, chat, and telephony capabilities into almost any web, mobile, or desktop application.

  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Logic Apps
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
7 Oct

New Azure Spot Virtual Machines features

IN PREVIEW

You can now access the price history of Spot Virtual Machines and the eviction rate for the past 28 trailing days in the Azure portal.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Data Lake Storage immutable storage is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Immutable storage for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Set time-based policies or legal holds on data so that the data becomes non-erasable and non-modifiable.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Data Lake Storage file snapshots are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

File snapshots for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Use file snapshots to take an unlimited number of snapshots of your files so that you can have a copy of that file at a point in time.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Data Lake Storage static website now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Static website for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Directly host static content from Azure Data Lake Storage, and view that content from a browser by using the public URL of that website.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
5 Oct

Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files Manual QoS Capacity Pool

IN PREVIEW

Azure NetApp Files (ANF) manual quality of service (QoS) capacity pool allows you to assign the capacity and throughput for a volume independently.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Open Source
1 Oct

Monitor Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes with Metric Alerts

IN PREVIEW

Learn how to configure recommended metric alerts using Azure Monitor for Containers on your Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Features

September 2020

30 Sep

Long term retention for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Single Server

IN PREVIEW

Preview of long-term retention of data for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Single Server is now available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features

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