Monthly updates for November 2020
Lower your deployment cost and increase your Server Message Block (SMB) 3.x client’s performance with Azure Files SMB Multichannel.
With Premium Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 support for accelerated writes HDInsight HBase cluster, customers can now have increased read performance compared to standard storage and also take advantage of Hierarchical namespace feature of Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.
The permissions required by a Azure Backup user for SAP HANA backup is now much simpler and automatically handled by a simple script from Azure Backup.
Cognitive Services Speech adds new Neural TTS voices and general availability of Neural TTS in containers
Speech service adds 10 new neural Text to Speech (TTS) voices and announces general availability of Neural TTS in containers.
Azure Backup for SAP HANA now supports HANA incremental backups which allows you to have faster and more cost-effective backups.
AKS updates in general availability include ephemeral OS disk support, AKS containerd support, maxSurge support, Kubernetes 1.19 support, and more.
VPN over ExpressRoute allows customers to encrypt all traffic going over their ExpressRoute circuit. VPN over ExpressRoute, combined with site-to-site and point-to-site VPN provides end-to-end encryption between data centers, branch offices and remote users.
UAE North is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health using Application Insight.
Germany West Central, UAE North, and Switzerland West are now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage using Azure Log Analytics.
Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in Australia Central, Brazil Southeast, and Norway East regions for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.
Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage in Brazil Southeast and Norway East.
Custom Translator completed the full V2 platform upgrade to deliver an even bigger translation quality gain than before. Customers can now build custom models with all document types (Training, Testing, Tuning, Phrase Dictionary, and Sentence Dictionary) using full text documents, like Office documents, PDFs, HTML, and plain text.
We are expanding our SAP HANA certifications, enabling you to run production SAP HANA workloads on the Edsv4 virtual machines sizes.
October updates job scheduling, enhanced IoT Edge support, dashboard improvements, and documentation updates.
Serverless SQL pool released a new version of SSMS and ADS which improves scripting in object explorer and increases stability.
Azure gives you some of the industry’s broadest certifications for the critical SOC 1, 2, and 3 compliance offering, which is widely used around the world.
This release brings new features, bug fixes, and performance enhancements.
This initial release of solutions jointly developed between Microsoft and Oracle enables you to bring your WebLogic workloads to a managed Kubernetes service on Azure.
App Service support for .NET 5 applications is available across all public regions and scenarios on both Windows and Linux App Service plans.
Redis 6.0 (preview) for Azure Cache for Redis brings several new features enhancing developer productivity including Redis Streams (new list data type), new commands, improved HyperLogLog performance, and more.