Monthly updates for July 2020
We have expanded the preview regions for Azure Blob storage object replication to include East US 2, Central US. You can start previewing this feature on any existing or new General-purpose (GPv2) storage accounts in those regions.
Lifecycle management for Azure Data Lake Storage provides an automated solution for tiering down infrequently used data to cooler tiers, allowing you to easily optimise your data for both performance and cost.
LightIngest is a command-line utility for large volumes of data ingestion, and for querying records on the time created, rather than the time ingested.
Azure Autoscale, which allows you to automatically manage your resources based on the load, is now available in China North 2 and China East 2 regions
Today we're launching the Azure Monitor Community Repository, which provides a collaborative space for community members to share and explore Azure Monitor artifacts such as queries [KQL], workbooks and alerts.
Target availability: Q3 2020
In order to simplify and streamline Azure Monitor Logs, we're moving all links and content from the Quick Start page to the Overview page. The Quick Start page will be removed in August 2020.
Access Windows Virtual Desktop from the new Remote Desktop client for Android.
The 20.07 feature release contains new features for application development and tenant certificate renewal, additional promotions of beta features to long-term stable (LTS), and enhancements to improve stability and troubleshooting of device connections on Windows platforms.
Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service (DPS) has released general availability support for Virtual Networks (VNET).
The Streaming Ingestion feature can be used when you need Near Real Time (less than 10 seconds) ingestion with small amounts of data and multiple tables.
Azure HDInsight now supports virtual network service endpoint policies, which allow you to filter HDInsight egress virtual network traffic to certain Azure storage accounts.
IoT Plug and Play new features in Public Preview to continue simplifying IoT.
It’s now easier to deploy and manage Windows Virtual Desktop as well as provide seamless meeting and collaboration experiences through integration with Microsoft Teams.
Read about the process for migrating to the new generally available API version for Time Series Insights Gen2.
Azure Backup locally redundant storage (LRS) and geo-redundant storage (GRS) data stored meter ID changes
Effective from 1 September 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Backup – LRS and GRS data stored will change in the ZA West and ZA North regions.
Azure Active Directory Registration Service: Ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and preparing for TLS 1.2 in US Gov and commercial clouds
NFS 3.0 protocol support for Azure Blob storage is now in preview. Azure Blob storage is the only storage platform that supports NFS 3.0 protocol over object storage natively (no gateway or data copying required), with crucial object storage economics.
Azure Log Analytics saved searches functionality is now available in query explorer.
The latest Azure Site Recovery updates provide fixes and download links for Site Recovery components.