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Monthly updates for November 2020

11 Nov

Azure Machine Learning updates--November 2020

IN PREVIEW

Numerous updates across security, performance, experimentation and automated ML capabilities have been implemented.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
11 Nov

Azure Cosmos DB transactional batch support for Java SDK 4.7.0 and above is now available

IN PREVIEW

This new support satisfies a frequent customer ask for ACID-compliant transactions that succeed or fail altogether.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
11 Nov

New constrained vCPUs capable VMs now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest memory optimized Azure VM series Esv4, Edsv4, and Easv4 now offer new constrained vCPU VM sizes.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
11 Nov

Serverless offer for Azure Cosmos DB in preview on all APIs

IN PREVIEW

A new consumption-based offer that complements the existing range of provisioned throughput options is now in preview for all Azure Cosmos DB APIs.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
11 Nov

SQL Server Reporting Services Virtual Machine images now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate SQL Server Reporting Services workloads into Azure using pre-configured VM images to enable easier workload management, more efficient onboarding to the cloud, and leverage benefits by selecting preconfigured images.

  • SQL Server on virtual machines
  • Management
  • Features
11 Nov

New recommendations from Azure Advisor are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Four new best practice recommendations will help you improve the reliability and performance of your Azure resources

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
10 Nov

Azure Automation is now available in Brazil Southeast region

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using Powershell and Python based scripts.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
10 Nov

SQL Server Analysis Services Virtual Machine images now available

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Server Analysis Services Virtual Machine images (in general availability) can help make your workloads more efficient, enable an easier onboarding experience, and helps viewing your different virtual machine workloads and managing them.

  • SQL Server on virtual machines
  • Management
  • Features
9 Nov

Premium tier for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Premium tier is ideal for big data analytics applications and workloads that require low and consistent latency (fast access) or have a high number of transactions.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
9 Nov

QnA Maker introduces deep learning (Public Preview)

IN PREVIEW

The next version of QnA Maker introduces state-of-art deep learning technologies and advances several core capabilities such as better relevance and precise answering.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • QnA Maker
  • Features
9 Nov

Azure HDInsight ID Broker (HIB) is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

HDInsight ID Broker (HIB) provides modern OAuth authentication and enables federated users to login to cluster without syncing on-premise password hashes to the cloud.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
9 Nov

Azure Sphere 20.10 update is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about what's new in the the 20.10 release, including new and updated features in the OS, SDK, and extensions for Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code. 

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
9 Nov

New Azure Firewall capabilities will be generally available in Q4 CY2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Custom DNS, DNS Proxy capability, and FQDN filtering in network rules will be generally available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
5 Nov

Azure Monitor Application Insights Java 3.0 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2020

Now you can monitor your Java apps without a single change of code - the Application Java agent can be enabled through just a couple of configuration changes, and will monitor Java applications in any environment.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
5 Nov

Azure HDInsight now supports Private Link in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure HDInsight private link integration allows you to create VNET injected clusters with no public IP and access them using your own private endpoints.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
5 Nov

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 recursive access control list (ACL) update is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Set, update, or remove access control lists (ACLs) recursively for existing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 filesystem.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features
4 Nov

Azure Backup—Soft delete for SQL Server and SAP HANA running in Azure VM

NOW AVAILABLE

Soft Delete for Azure Backup for SQL and SAP HANA in Azure Virtual Machines is now generally available.

  • Azure Backup
  • SQL Server on virtual machines
  • Features
4 Nov

New region added to Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDinsight is now generally available in UAE Central

  • HDInsight
  • Regions & Datacenters
3 Nov

Power BI dynamic M query parameter support

IN PREVIEW

Power BI dynamic M query parameter allows users to explicitly inject filters at the designated place in the query and improve query performance by a few factors, especially when the report is built on top of a very big dataset, or using complex query logic.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
2 Nov

HoloLens 2 Development Edition is now available for purchase in the United States

NOW AVAILABLE

The Development Edition combines the capabilities of HoloLens 2 with Azure, Unity, and Pixyz to empower developers to build interactive experiences and render 3D holographic content with people, places, and things.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters

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