Updates archives

Monthly updates for June 2020

30 Jun

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
30 Jun

Azure Data Lake Storage archive tier is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The archive tier for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available. The archive tier provides an ultra-low cost tier for long term retention of data while keeping your data available for future analytics needs.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
30 Jun

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
30 Jun

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
30 Jun

Azure Storage 200 TB block blob size is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

We’ve increased the maximum size of a single blob in Azure Storage from 5 TB to 200 TB, now available in preview. The 200 TB blob size is available for preview in all Azure public regions with hot, cool, and premium tiers.

  • Blob storage
  • Features
30 Jun

Azure Firewall July 2020 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Custom DNS, DNS Proxy, and FQDN filtering in network rules are now in preview. IP Groups and IP Groups in Firewall policy are now generally available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
30 Jun

Company branding feature is now available on your organization's Azure AD sign-in page

NOW AVAILABLE

The enhanced company branding feature is now generally available on your organization’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) sign-in page.

  • Features
29 Jun

Plan your migration to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool

IN PREVIEW

Azure Migrate now supports assessments for Azure VMware Solution. Plan your move to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool.

  • Services
26 Jun

Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available in the retail feed.

  • Operating System
25 Jun

Ephemeral OS disks for Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) now support additional VM sizes

IN PREVIEW

You now have the ability to store ephemeral OS disks on the VM temp or resource disk in addition to the VM cache (in preview).

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
25 Jun

Azure Speech Services REST API v3.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Azure Speech Services REST API v3.0 is now available, along with several new features.

  • Speech Services
  • Services
  • Features
25 Jun

Azure CLI June 2020 update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure CLI continues to expand with support for new Azure services. This release includes 23 new modules to manage as many Azure services.

  • CLIs
  • SDK and Tools
24 Jun

Azure Monitor for Key Vault is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Key Vault Preview provides comprehensive monitoring of your key vaults by delivering a unified view of your Key Vault requests, performance, failures, and latency.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
24 Jun

Azure Pipelines now supports Linux/ARM64

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Pipelines now supports Linux/ARM64, as was highly requested by the community. Other key features to enhance the overall user experience are also now available.

  • Features
24 Jun

Database engine auditing for Azure Database for MySQL is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL now provides general availability support for using audit logs to record database activity and events such as connections and queries.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
24 Jun

Database engine auditing for Azure Database for MariaDB is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB now provides general availability support for using audit logs to record database activity and events such as connections and queries.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
24 Jun

Wildcard indexes in Azure Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Wildcard indexes in the Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB, a popular MongoDB feature introduced in MongoDB version 4.2, are now available.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
24 Jun

Case-insensitive string functions with Azure Cosmos DB now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Case-insensitive support in Azure Cosmos DB was released for the following string system functions—Contains, EndsWith, StringEquals, and StartsWith.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
24 Jun

Azure SDK for embedded devices

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Azure Embedded C SDK is designed to allow small and embedded devices, such as IoT, to communicate with Azure services.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • SDKs
  • File Storage
  • SDK and Tools
24 Jun

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for proximity placement groups is now available

IN PREVIEW

Better support for latency-sensitive workloads in critical business scenarios.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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