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Monthly updates for August 2020

31 Aug

Azure Container Registry now available in Switzerland West region

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Container Registry is now generally available in the Switzerland West region, bringing the total number of Azure regions in which it’s available to 35. See the list of all regions where Azure Container Registry is available and where it’s coming next.

  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
26 Aug

Immersive Reader is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Immersive Reader is an Azure Cognitive Service for developers who want to embed inclusive capabilities into their apps for enhancing text reading and comprehension for users regardless of age or ability.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
26 Aug

Azure Certified for Plug and Play is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Plug and Play device certification is now available from Microsoft as a part of the Azure Certified device programme.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Services
26 Aug

Ingestion data isolation in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

To provide you with additional service stability, we have added the ingestion volume rate limit to additional Log Analytics data sources, including Diagnostic Settings, agents and data collector API.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
24 Aug

AzCopy v10.6 released with updated sync features and larger blob size support

NOW AVAILABLE

AzCopy v10.6 sync now supports access control lists (ACLs) and properties as well as larger block blob size and blob versioning.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features
24 Aug

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series are now available in Canada East

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in East US, Canada Central, Canada East, UK South, West Europe and West US 2.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
21 Aug

Release of new Azure CDN (Microsoft Standard) capability

IN PREVIEW

The Azure CDN service, a distributed network of servers that can efficiently deliver web content to users, now supports multiple origins.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
20 Aug

Simplified Chinese language support now available in Azure Cognitive Services Computer Vision public preview

IN PREVIEW

Computer Vision Read API v3.1, part of Cognitive Services, announces its public preview with support for Simplified Chinese language.

  • Computer Vision
  • Services
  • Features
19 Aug

Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective September 15, 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Beginning September 15, 2020, new & existing Azure SQL Database gateways in multiple regions will start accepting traffic

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
19 Aug

Cost optimisation enhancements now available in Azure Advisor

NOW AVAILABLE

New Advisor cost optimisation enhancements help you optimise and reduce your overall Azure spend.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
19 Aug

New Azure IoT Central app template – Video Analytics is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft and Intel have collaborated to build end-to-end video analytics solutions using Azure IoT Central & Live Video Analytics. IoT Central application template is removing the complexity and challenges related to Video Analytics solution development and deployment.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Services
17 Aug

Azure Data Share in-place sharing for Azure Data Explorer now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Share big data in-place easily, securely, and at no additional cost.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Data Share
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
  • Compliance
14 Aug

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series is now available in West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in East US, Canada Central, UK South, West Europe and West US 2.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Aug

Data Factory managed virtual network support is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Run your data integration pipelines in an isolated and highly secure environment.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
12 Aug

Azure Data Box Disk is now generally available in South Africa and China

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk solution lets you send terabytes of on-premises data to Azure in a quick, inexpensive and reliable way.

  • Data Box Disk
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
10 Aug

New GPU NCas T4 v3 VMs are in public preview

IN PREVIEW

NCas T4 v3 Series VMs are now available for preview in US West 2.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
6 Aug

Additional Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective September 10, 2020

Additional SQL Gateways are being added for Azure SQL Database in West Central US and South Africa North effective 10 September 2020.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
5 Aug

Azure Monitor for containers with Azure Portal now supports Kubernetes resource view

IN PREVIEW

Azure monitor for containers with Azure portal now supports new Kubernetes resource view. In this new view you can diagnose the issue by drilling down to resource types including deployments, pods, and replica sets & see historical data trend and overall usage over time.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
5 Aug

Simplify and Modernize your Java and Spring workloads with Azure Service Bus

IN PREVIEW

In order to provide Azure Service Bus to more customers irrespective of their application stack and application ecosystem, and in keeping with that vision, we’re announcing feature parity with Java Message Service (JMS) 2.0 over AMQP.

  • Service Bus
  • Services
  • Features
5 Aug

Azure Advisor Quick Fix is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Remediate Advisor recommendations at scale more quickly and easily using Advisors new Quick Fix feature.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services

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