Updates archives

Monthly updates for May 2020

26 May

Azure Synapse Analytics meter ID changes effective as of July 1, 2020

Effective July 1, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Synapse Analytics will change.

  • Services
26 May

Log Analytics New Query Experience - Example Queries

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
26 May

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense improvements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
26 May

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure SQL Database and Azure Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Security
  • Features
25 May

Azure Database for MySQL support for intelligent performance with MySQL 8.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
22 May

Improved Azure Monitor Logs workspace delete and recovery experiences

NOW AVAILABLE

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 Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
22 May

Azure Private Link for Azure Monitor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Private Link
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Security
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Compliance
21 May

Object replication public preview for Azure Blob storage

IN 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.

  • Features
21 May

Change feed with full database operations for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

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 Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
20 May

Azure Stream Analytics now supports error codes in activity and resource logs

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
20 May

Serverless pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

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
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
20 May

Point-in-time-restore (PITR) for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

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

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
20 May

Azure Media Services is now available in Switzerland and Germany

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of Media Services in Switzerland (North and West) and Germany (North, West Central) regions.

  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
19 May

Build updates for Azure Cognitive Search

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Cognitive Search
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

Azure Storage—Routing preferences now available for preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

Authenticate Azure Stream Analytics to Azure SQL Database using managed identities (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

High throughput output from Stream Analytics to Azure Synapse Analytics (preview)

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
19 May

Announcing .NET 5 Preview 4 and our Journey to one .NET

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

ASP.NET Blazor now supports WebAssembly

NOW AVAILABLE

ASP.NET Blazor, which allows developers to build interactive web UIs with C#, now supports WebAssembly. Build client-side web apps that run completely in the browser and run faster and with less memory than JavaScript.

  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

.NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) announced

IN DEVELOPMENT

.NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) will allow developers to build apps for any device from a single code codebase and project system, including desktop and mobile devices across operating systems.

  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build

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