Monthly updates for July 2020
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.
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.
IoT Plug and Play new features in Public Preview to continue simplifying IoT.
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 Data Explorer 1-click now supports mapping transformations as part of the schema definition with the intuitive UX.
A new online course that offers a comprehensive overview of data analytics with Azure Data Explorer is now available for free.
Use the new automatic resource allocation feature to define a data connection from any Azure Storage to Azure Data Explorer database.
Several new capabilities for Azure Virtual WAN are now in preview—including the option to install network virtual appliances directly into a virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.
Azure ultra disks are now available in the US Gov Arizona region.
Red Hat OpenShift 4.4 is now available on Azure Red Hat OpenShift.
To help you meet your compliance obligations across regulated industries and markets worldwide, Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now ISO 27001-certified.
Azure Time Series Insights Gen2, our pay-as-you-go IoT Analytics offering, is now generally available and features a number of new capabilities that are powerful yet simple to use:
Azure Monitor for containers now includes recommended alerts. Use this feature to enable alerts in one click on your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters. These preconfigured metrics alerts enable you to monitor your system resource when it’s running on peak capacity or hitting failure rates. This feature is in currently preview.
Target availability: Q3 2020
System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) management pack for Azure SQL Managed Instance is now generally available.
Notification of changes coming to Azure Time Series Insights Web Experience URL
Ensure a secure channel for replication of your Azure and on-premises workloads with the help of private links capability of Azure and Site Recovery.
Target availability: Q3 2020
Azure Data Box Disk is now available for preview in the China East, China East 2, China North, and China North 2 regions.
New Azure SQL Database gateways are being added to Australia East, Canada Central, and West US 2 regions and will start accepting traffic on August 10, 2020.
You can now use Azure Private Link to securely connect virtual networks to Azure Automation using private endpoints (in preview).
Starting with Azure File Sync agent 10.1, Azure File Sync supports private endpoints in all public and Azure US Government cloud regions where Azure File Sync is available.