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Monthly updates for July 2020

8 Jul

Custom Commands is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Streamline the process for creating task-oriented voice applications with Custom Commands (now generally available).

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
8 Jul

Distributed network name for SQL Server on Virtual Machines is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for distributed network name (DNN) for SQL Server failover cluster instance (SQL FCI) on Azure IaaS with SQL Server 2019 CU2 and higher is now available.

  • SQL Server on virtual machines
  • Features
8 Jul

Preview support for Azure Shared Disks for SQL Server failover cluster instance on Azure IaaS is now available

IN PREVIEW

Preview support is now available for Azure Shared Disks for SQL Server failover cluster instance (SQL FCI) on Azure IaaS with SQL Server 2019 on Windows Server 2019 and higher.

  • SQL Server on virtual machines
  • Features
8 Jul

Form Recognizer is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Form Recognizer extracts text, tables, and key value pairs quickly and accurately from documents, both-on premises and in the cloud.

  • Form Recogniser
  • Services
  • Features
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
1 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
30 Jun

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
  • Security
  • Features
30 Jun

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
30 Jun

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
30 Jun

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

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