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January 2020

23 Jan

Azure Logic Apps updates for November and December 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

These are the new features, fixes, and connectors for Azure Logic Apps that were released in November and December of 2019.

  • Logic Apps
23 Jan

Azure API Management update—January 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on January 22, 2019, and included the following new features, bug fixes, and changes, along with other improvements. It may take over a week for your API Management service to receive the update.

  • API Management
23 Jan

Azure Functions runtime 3.0 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions runtime version 3.0 is now available. Built on top of .NET Core 3.1, it enables you to write your function apps in new languages, such as .NET Core 3.1 and Node 12.

  • Azure Functions
22 Jan

SAP HANA using Azure Backup now available in several Asia regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Backup solution to backup SAP HANA DBs in Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Australia Central, Australia Central 2, Australia East (AE), Australia Southeast (ASE), Japan East (JPE), Japan West (JPW), Korea Central (KRC), and Korea South (KRS).

  • Azure Backup
22 Jan

SAP HANA using Azure Backup now available in several Europe regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Backup solution to backup SAP HANA DBs in Azure Virtual Machines is now available in West Europe (WE), North Europe (NE), France Central, France South, UK West (UKW), Germany North, Germany West Central, Germany Central, Germany North East, Switzerland North, and Switzerland West.

  • Azure Backup
22 Jan

Azure Databricks Is now HITRUST certified

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now certified for the HITRUST Common Security Framework (HITRUST CSF®), the most widely coveted security accreditation for the healthcare industry. With this certification, health care customers can now use volumes of clinical data to drive innovation using Azure Databricks, without any worry about security and risk.

  • Azure Databricks
22 Jan

Azure Active Directory support in Azure Database for MySQL

IN PREVIEW

We're excited to announce preview support of Azure Active Directory integration for Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
22 Jan

Microsoft Sustainability Calculator provides insights into IT carbon emissions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure enterprise customers now have the ability to quantify the carbon impact of each Azure subscription, and to see estimated carbon savings versus on-premises infrastructure.

22 Jan

Azure Secure Score simplified

IN PREVIEW

The secure score controls feature of Azure Security Center is now available in preview.

  • Security Center
  • Security
22 Jan

Azure Red Hat OpenShift virtual network peering and ExpressRoute support

IN PREVIEW

Virtual network peering and ExpressRoute support in Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in preview.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
22 Jan

Azure Red Hat OpenShift private endpoints now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Support for private endpoints in Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in preview.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
21 Jan

Autodesk Arnold Service meter ID changes

Effective March 1, 2020, the price and meter IDs of Autodesk Arnold Service will change.

18 Jan

Improved query replica synchronization in Azure Analysis Services is in preview

IN PREVIEW

A new Azure Analysis Services setting (in preview) improves performance and consistency of query-replica synchronization in scale-out environments.

  • Azure Analysis Services
18 Jan

Azure App Service—SameSite cookie handling and .NET Framework 4.7.2 patch

NOW AVAILABLE

As part of the January 2020 update to Azure App Service, .NET Framework patches that update how .NET framework apps handle the SameSite cookie property are being installed. The service is also deploying an App Service compatibility behavior that applies to all applications running on App Service for scenarios where a cookie has set the SameSite property to "None".

  • App Service
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory supports loading data into Azure Synapse Analytics using COPY statement

IN PREVIEW

Azure Synapse Analytics introduced a new COPY statement (preview) which provides the most flexibility for high-throughput data ingestion.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory copy activity supports resume from last failed run

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory copy activity now supports resume from last failed run when you copy files between file-based data stores to ease large volumes of data ingestion and migration.

  • Data Factory
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory supports copying data into SFTP

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now supports SFTP as a sink and as a source. Use copy activity to copy data from any supported data store to your SFTP server located on-premises or in the cloud.

  • Data Factory
17 Jan

Red Hat Enterprise Linux gold images now available on Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

A simple, automated sign-up process is now available on Azure for bring-your-own-subscription Red Hat Enterprise Linux images.

  • Red Hat Linux
17 Jan

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Bring-Your-Own-Subscription Gold Images now Generally Available in Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) bring-your-own-subscription (BYOS) images, also referred to as RHEL Gold images, are now generally available in Azure with a simple automated sign-up process. This new automated sign-up process provides faster and simpler access to the gold images.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Red Hat Linux
15 Jan

Azure Storage Blobs User Delegation SAS Tokens now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage Blobs allow the creation of pre-authorized URL’s through the use of SAS tokens. User Delegation SAS Tokens allow for the creation of SAS tokens using AAD identities and without required access to the storage account access key, and are now generally available and supported for use with production workloads.

  • Blob Storage

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