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Monthly updates for May 2020

19 May

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Get near real-time insights on operational data in Azure Cosmos DB with Azure Synapse Link, a cloud-native hybrid transactional and analytical processing (HTAP) capability. Azure Synapse Link creates a tight integration between Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Synapse Analytics.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Encryption at rest with customer-managed keys on Azure Cosmos DB now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customer-managed keys will give users total control over the keys used by Azure Cosmos DB to encrypt their data at rest, and addresses demands from users with specific security and compliance requirements.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Autoscale-provisioned throughput for Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, autoscale-provisioned throughput (called “autopilot mode” in preview) is a new pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK 4.0 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Version 4.0 of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK is now generally available. This latest version includes usability improvements to the object model for a better developer experience, support for new query features, bug fixes and other enhancements.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Private Link for Azure Cosmos DB now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Link provides private connectivity from a virtual network to Azure platform as a service (PaaS) services.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure NetApp Files – New certifications, increased SLA, expanded regional availability

NOW AVAILABLE

The SLA guarantee for Azure NetApp Files has increased to 99.99 per cent. In addition, NetApp Files is now HIPAA and FedRAMP certified, and regional availability has been increased.

  • Avere vFXT for Azure
  • Azure FXT Edge Filer
  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
  • Regions & Datacenters
19 May

Azure Synapse Analytics features availability now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Try the new Azure Synapse features now available in preview.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure SQL Edge now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure SQL Edge meets the demands of IoT edge data and compute with built-in streaming, storage and AI – all backed by the industry-leading performance and security of SQL.

  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Active Directory support in Azure Database for MySQL now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Active Directory integration for Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Active Directory support in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Active Directory integration for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now available in preview.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Computer Vision
  • QnA Maker
  • Speaker Recognition
  • Text Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure real-time operating system

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure real-time operating system, which helps make IoT development even easier to help you get to market faster, is now generally available.

  • Azure RTOS
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

New Azure Resource Manager templates capabilities released

IN PREVIEW

Azure Resource Manager templates are widely used to manage deployments on Azure. It’s a way to intuitively describe your entire Azure environment using our template language. New capabilities that address key challenges at the time of doing deployments with Resource Manager templates are now available.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Monitor enhancements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements to Azure Monitor maximise performance and provide full-stack observability for apps and infrastructure across Azure and hybrid environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Key Vault service enhancements now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Key Vault safeguards data in the cloud with enhancements for Azure Private Link, bring your own key (BYOK) and Key Vault secrets.

  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure HDInsight enterprise security enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure HDInsight enterprise security enhancements include support for customer-managed key encryption with Azure Key Vault and a new feature, ID broker, which simplifies authentication setups.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Machine Learning – What’s new from Build 2020

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning empowers developers and data scientists with enterprise-grade capabilities to accelerate the ML lifecycle. At Microsoft Build 2020, we announced several advances to Azure Machine Learning in the following areas: ML for all skills, Enterprise grade MLOps and responsible ML.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Security Center – News and updates for May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

See the list of enhancements and updates made to Azure Security Center in May 2020.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Features
19 May

Azure VM Image Builder service will be generally available Q4 2020

IN PREVIEW

Unify and simplify your image-building process across Azure and Azure Stack using Azure VM Image Builder. It helps give you ease of use with automated image building pipeline, management for the images you’ve built, and DevOps integration with Azure DevOps and other DevOps management solutions you use. In addition, it enables Azure integration for governance and compliance with virtual network configuration and connectivity via enterprise networking options and authentication.

  • Services

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