Updates archives

Monthly updates for June 2020

10 Jun

Azure Spring Cloud updates

IN PREVIEW

New features in Spring Cloud that boost developer productivity, enable more DevOps scenarios, and make the platform production ready, are now available.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Spring Cloud Basic tier is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Get started with Spring Cloud development and testing at a lower cost

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Pricing & Offerings
10 Jun

Azure Media Services now supports Live Transcription preview in additional regions

IN PREVIEW

Live transcription is a new feature of Azure Media Services v3 APIs, wherein you can enhance the streams delivered to viewers with machine-generated text that is transcribed from spoken words in the audio feed. This feature was first announced in Nov 2019 and we are now making this available in additional regions.

  • Media Services
  • Features
10 Jun

Transparent data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure SQL Database Hyperscale

IN PREVIEW

Transparent data encryption (TDE) helps protect Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Managed Instance, and Synapse SQL in Azure Synapse Analytics against the threat of malicious offline activity by encrypting data at rest.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
10 Jun

Data encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server

IN PREVIEW

The preview of data encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server is now available. Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server enables you to bring your own key (BYOK) for data protection at rest.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
10 Jun

Large storage for Azure Database for MariaDB

IN PREVIEW

Support for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for MariaDB is now available in preview. This functionality not only provides five times more storage for database servers, but also more than triples the available IOPS.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
10 Jun

Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for MySQL

IN PREVIEW

We’re excited to announce the preview of data encryption for Azure Database for MySQL. Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for MySQL enables you to bring your own key (BYOK) for data protection at rest.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Security
10 Jun

Redirection support for the mysqlnd PHP driver connecting to MariaDB now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Redirection support for the mysqlnd PHP driver used to connect to Azure Database for MariaDB is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Policy support for Azure Cosmos DB is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB resource governance can now be implemented with Azure Policy.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
10 Jun

Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK 4.0 for Core (SQL) API release now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK for Core (SQL) API enables interaction with Azure Cosmos DB from Java applications. This latest SDK version 4.0 allows sending requests to Azure Cosmos DB via the recommended Core (SQL) API.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
10 Jun

Azure SQL Database Hyperscale – Transparent data encryption with customer-managed keys now in preview

IN PREVIEW

For the Hyperscale service tier in Azure SQL Database, TDE with bring your own key (BYOK) support is now available in preview. TDE with BYOK gives customers full and granular control over usage and management of the database encryption key (also known as TDE protector) and enables central management of keys in Azure Key Vault.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Security
10 Jun

Machine Learning on Azure SQL Managed Instance limited preview available

IN PREVIEW

Machine Learning services with support for R and Python languages now include limited preview support on Azure SQL Managed Instance.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
10 Jun

Azure IoT Central—May 2020 dashboard updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Central May 2020 dashboard feature updates are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
9 Jun

Azure Databricks is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Databricks is now available in preview to Azure Government customers in the US Gov Virginia and Arizona regions. Azure Databricks provides a fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark™-based analytics platform as a fully managed service. It helps you increase your developer productivity, automatically scales with your most demanding workloads, and enables enterprise-grade security that’s easy to use on Azure.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
9 Jun

Azure Service Fabric 7.1 First Refresh Release

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Service Fabric 7.1 first refresh release includes bug fixes and performance enhancements for standalone and Azure environments.

  • Service Fabric
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
8 Jun

Azure DevOps Services now simplifies Azure Artifacts integration with other services

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest update to Azure DevOps Services includes new features for Azure Artifacts, Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. Of particular note is a new Azure Artifacts feature that makes it easier to authenticate Azure Artifacts with other popular package managers.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
8 Jun

A new consolidated API version in Azure Monitor Logs is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new API version for Azure Monitor Logs resource provider, 2020-03-01-preview, is now available. This API supports new functionality like customer-managed keys (CMK), bring your own storage (BYOS), along with other capabilities.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • SDK and Tools
5 Jun

Data Factory adds a management hub, inline datasets and support for CDM in data flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory adds new features for ADF pipelines, Synapse pipelines and data flow formats

  • Data Factory
  • Features
4 Jun

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 46 – June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides fixes and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
4 Jun

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure Database for MariaDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure Database for MariaDB using the new TLS version setting.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security

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