Monthly updates for May 2020
Effective July 1, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Synapse Analytics will change.
Introducing the new Example Query experience in Log Analytics. Example queries are now "front and center" complete with a brand new look and over 250 example queries for our top Azure resources
Target availability: Q2 2020
Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense has been upgraded. IntelliSense now features a variety of new features and enhancements designed to make query and insight creation quicker and easier.
Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure SQL Databases and Azure Synapse Analytics workspaces hosted on the server using the new TLS version setting.
Intelligent performance support for MySQL 8.0 now available. Use this set of features to better understand your workloads, including to visually inspect them and to identify bottlenecks.
Workspace soft-delete functionality has been added to help you recover your workspace if necessary. In that situation, the workspace goes into a soft-delete state to allow its recovery, including data and connected agents within 14 days. It’s also possible to override the soft-delete behavior and permanently delete your workspace.
Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.
Object replication allows you to replicate your block blob data at the blob level from one storage account to another anywhere in the Azure.
Preview support for Azure Cosmos DB change feed with full database operations history will be available in the coming months. Users will be able to filter the change feed by operation type (write, update, or delete) and there will also be an option to include the previous version of documents in the change feed.
Azure Stream Analytics now supports the use of activity logs and resource logs for troubleshooting errors related to configuration, data, and both upstream and downstream services.
The serverless pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB is ideal for spiky workloads that don’t need sustained throughput. Serverless requires no resource planning or management, and will be in preview soon.
Azure Cosmos DB backup and restore capabilities will be enhanced with the addition of point-in-time-restore (PITR) in preview in the upcoming months. PITR will enable continuous backups of Azure Cosmos DB data and is designed to protect against accidental writes or delete
Announcing the general availability of Media Services in Switzerland (North and West) and Germany (North, West Central) regions.
At Build, we are announcing the new capabilities in Azure Cognitive Search making it easier for developers to build search experience and customize with new skills to deliver more relevant results
See the list of enhancements and updates made to Azure Security Center in May 2020.
Routing preferences provide the flexibility to optimize traffic to your Storage account for premium network performance by using the Microsoft global network, or to help lower costs using the public Internet. Publish route-specific endpoints for your storage account. The preview is available for all Storage accounts located in France South, South Central US, and the West Central US regions.
Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.
Azure Stream Analytics jobs now have the ability to output to an existing SQL pool table in Azure Synapse Analytics, and to process throughput rates up to 200 MB/s.
Preview 4 for .NET 5 is now available, with general availability coming in November. This release continues the journey to unify the .NET platform across workloads and will provide developers more productive cloud native development.