Monthly updates for October 2020
Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in North Europe, UK West, US West.
The logs experience was recently updated with examples queries for common log alerts.
The Azure IoT Edge 1.0.10 release is available with support for diagnostic metrics, message priorities, module startup order, and arrays in twins.
New HPC Cache namespace lets clients see all storage as a single file system.
Start using Bridge to Kubernetes in Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio Code
Assess and mitigate the impact of Azure TLS certificate updates on your Site Recovery environment
Azure Blob storage point-in-time restore provides continuous data protection and restoration capabilities for block blob data. This extends protection features to provide an easy way to restore to a previous date/time
Azure Data Explorer has added support for isolated compute SKU and ready for deployment.
Row Level Security simplifies the design and coding of security. It lets you apply restrictions on data row access in your application.
More Azure Files premium tier regions - more premium files regions with locally redundant storage (LRS), zone redundant storage (ZRS) support, and Network File System (NFS 4.1) public preview support.
Azure Blob Soft Delete for Containers public preview is now available in all public Azure regions.
With a recent update of the Analysis Services Tabular engine in Azure Analysis Services (AAS) and in Power BI, Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) clients, such as Microsoft Excel, can now enjoy improved query performance. This MDX performance improvement alleviates some of the optimization burden for measures used in a PivotTable.
With this release, we're adding the ability to set a default branch for the entire organization.
Build engaging communication experiences with the same secure platform used by Microsoft Teams. Add video, voice, SMS, chat, and telephony capabilities into almost any web, mobile, or desktop application.
Lower prices, more flexible purchase options, and an improved SLA.
You can now access the price history of Spot Virtual Machines and the eviction rate for the past 28 trailing days in the Azure portal.
Immutable storage for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Set time-based policies or legal holds on data so that the data becomes non-erasable and non-modifiable.
Static website for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Directly host static content from Azure Data Lake Storage, and view that content from a browser by using the public URL of that website.
File snapshots for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Use file snapshots to take an unlimited number of snapshots of your files so that you can have a copy of that file at a point in time.
Azure Files premium tier price is dropped by more than 33% in all regions and for all redundancy options.