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Monthly updates for October 2020

13 Oct

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series expanding within Europe, United Kingdom and United States

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in North Europe, UK West, US West.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Oct

New alert query examples topic in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

The logs experience was recently updated with examples queries for common log alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Alerts
  • Features
  • Management
13 Oct

Azure IoT Edge 1.0.10 release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Edge 1.0.10 release is available with support for diagnostic metrics, message priorities, module startup order, and arrays in twins.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Features
13 Oct

HPC Cache new namespace page and region expansion

NOW AVAILABLE

New HPC Cache namespace lets clients see all storage as a single file system.

  • Azure HPC Cache
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Oct

Azure Dev Spaces is retiring on 31 October 2023

Start using Bridge to Kubernetes in Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio Code

  • Developer tool integrations
  • Services
  • Retirements
13 Oct

Azure Site Recovery - TLS Certificate Changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Assess and mitigate the impact of Azure TLS certificate updates on your Site Recovery environment

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Security
  • Features
13 Oct

Azure Blob storage point-in-time restore now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Blob storage
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
13 Oct

Azure Data Explorer now support Compute Isolated SKUs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer has added support for isolated compute SKU and ready for deployment.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Compliance
12 Oct

Row Level Security now generally available for Azure Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Row Level Security simplifies the design and coding of security. It lets you apply restrictions on data row access in your application.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Security
  • Features
9 Oct

Azure Files premium tier is now available in more regions with LRS, ZRS, and NFS support

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Premium Files Storage
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
8 Oct

Azure Blob – Soft Delete for Containers preview region expansion

IN PREVIEW

Azure Blob Soft Delete for Containers public preview is now available in all public Azure regions.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features
7 Oct

Analysis Services Tabular improves MDX query performance in the cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Services
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Repos adds a default branch at the org-level

NOW AVAILABLE

With this release, we're adding the ability to set a default branch for the entire organization.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Communication Services SMS and Telephony now available in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Azure Logic Apps
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Red Hat OpenShift - Pricing and service updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Lower prices, more flexible purchase options, and an improved SLA.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
7 Oct

New Azure Spot Virtual Machines features

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Data Lake Storage immutable storage is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Data Lake Storage static website now in preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
7 Oct

Azure Data Lake Storage file snapshots are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

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 Data Lake Storage
  • Features
6 Oct

Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Files premium tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Files premium tier price is dropped by more than 33% in all regions and for all redundancy options.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

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