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July 2020

7 Jul

Azure Load Balancer support for IP-based backend pool management is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Load Balancer now supports adding and removing resources from a backend pool via an IPv4 or IPv6 addresses and virtual network ID. This will enable you to easily manage the containers, virtual machines, and virtual machine scale sets associated with their load balancer. It will also allow IP addresses to be reserved as part of a backend pool before the associated resources are created.

  • Load Balancer
  • Features
  • Management
7 Jul

Upcoming changes to JSON flattening and storage for new Azure Time Series Insights deployments

IN PREVIEW

Azure Time Series Insights is making changes to JSON telemetry data flattening and storage. These changes will go into effect 10 July 2020 for new deployments only.

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Features
7 Jul

Azure Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio Code now supports Visual Studio Codespaces

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio Code now supports Visual Studio Codespaces.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Features
6 Jul

Azure Virtual WAN: Multiple capabilities and new partners now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we are announcing the General Availability of multiple enhancements in Azure Virtual WAN, including hub-to-hub, custom routing and transit capabilities.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
2 Jul

Disabling public network access for Azure IoT Hub will disable access to built-in Azure Event Hub endpoint on 30 September 2020

When public network access to Azure IoT Hub is disabled, the built-in Azure Event Hub-compatible endpoint in IoT Hub may continue to be accessible via the public Internet On 30 September 2020, this behaviour will change, and public access to the built-in endpoint will be disabled when public network access is disabled for IoT Hub.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Security
1 Jul

Azure Firewall Manager is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Firewall Manager is a security management service that provides central security policy and route management for cloud-based security perimeters.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Firewall Manager
  • Security
1 Jul

Virtual machine scale sets—Automatic image upgrades for custom images now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual machine scale sets now provide the ability to automatically deploy new versions of custom images to scale set virtual machines.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
1 Jul

Azure Security Center—News and updates for June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in June 2020.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
1 Jul

Azure Active Directory B2C meter IDs will change on 1 August 2020

From 1 August 2020, the meter IDs will change for Azure Active Directory B2C monthly active users.

  • Azure Active Directory B2C
  • Services
1 Jul

Visual Studio Online meter names will change on August 1, 2020

Effective August 1, 2020, the meter name of Visual Studio Online will change.

  • Visual Studio
  • Services
1 Jul

Azure Maps private atlas meter names will change on August 1, 2020

The meter names of Azure Maps private atlas will change on August 1, 2020.

  • Azure Maps
  • Services

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
  • Features
  • Security
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

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