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June 2020

10 Jun

Azure SQL Database Hyperscale – Transparent data encryption with customer-managed keys now in preview

IN PREVIEW

For the Hyperscale service tier in Azure SQL Database, TDE with bring your own key (BYOK) support is now available in preview. TDE with BYOK gives customers full and granular control over usage and management of the database encryption key (also known as TDE protector) and enables central management of keys in Azure Key Vault.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Security
10 Jun

Machine Learning on Azure SQL Managed Instance limited preview available

IN PREVIEW

Machine Learning services with support for R and Python languages now include limited preview support on Azure SQL Managed Instance.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
10 Jun

Azure IoT Central—May 2020 dashboard updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Central May 2020 dashboard feature updates are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
9 Jun

Azure Databricks is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Databricks is now available in preview to Azure Government customers in the US Gov Virginia and Arizona regions. Azure Databricks provides a fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark™-based analytics platform as a fully managed service. It helps you increase your developer productivity, automatically scales with your most demanding workloads, and enables enterprise-grade security that’s easy to use on Azure.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
9 Jun

Azure Service Fabric 7.1 First Refresh Release

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Service Fabric 7.1 first refresh release includes bug fixes and performance enhancements for standalone and Azure environments.

  • Service Fabric
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
8 Jun

Azure DevOps Services now simplifies Azure Artifacts integration with other services

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest update to Azure DevOps Services includes new features for Azure Artifacts, Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. Of particular note is a new Azure Artifacts feature that makes it easier to authenticate Azure Artifacts with other popular package managers.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
8 Jun

A new consolidated API version in Azure Monitor Logs is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new API version for Azure Monitor Logs resource provider, 2020-03-01-preview, is now available. This API supports new functionality like customer-managed keys (CMK), bring your own storage (BYOS), along with other capabilities.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • SDK and Tools
5 Jun

Data Factory adds a management hub, inline datasets and support for CDM in data flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory adds new features for ADF pipelines, Synapse pipelines and data flow formats

  • Data Factory
  • Features
4 Jun

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 46 – June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides fixes and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
4 Jun

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure Database for MariaDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure Database for MariaDB using the new TLS version setting.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
4 Jun

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure Database for PostgreSQL using the new TLS version setting.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
4 Jun

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure Database for MySQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal transport layer security (TLS) version at the server level that applies to Azure Database for MySQL using the new TLS version setting.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
3 Jun

HBv2-Series VMs now available in West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

HBv2-series VMs for HPC now available in the West US 2 region.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Services
2 Jun

New Azure Virtual Machines with high-performance local SSD are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Dd v4-series and Ed v4-series Azure Virtual Machines feature the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8272CL custom processor. The Dd v4-series and Dds v4 virtual machine (VM) sizes are well suited for applications that benefit from low-latency, high-speed local storage (up to 2,400 GiB.) The Edv4-series and Edsv4-series VM sizes are ideal for various memory-intensive enterprise applications and feature up to 504 GiB of RAM, in addition to high-performance local SSD storage (up to 2,400 GiB.)

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
2 Jun

Azure Dedicated Hosts now support additional Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy M-series, NV v3-series and NV v4-series Azure Virtual Machines on Azure Dedicated Hosts. This will expand the range of workloads you can run on Dedicated Hosts to include memory-intensive and graphics-intensive applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
2 Jun

Azure IoT Edge Moby engine security update for CVE-2020-13401

A security vulnerability has been identified in Moby engine components in Azure IoT Edge. (Windows versions aren’t affected.) Get details and follow instructions to fix the issue in Moby engine version 3.0.12 or later.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Compliance
  • Security
2 Jun

Azure Shared Image Gallery—New features are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

New preview features now available in Azure Shared Image Gallery.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Management
  • Microsoft Build
2 Jun

Azure Shared Image Gallery features are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New features in Azure Shared Image Gallery are now generally available.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Management
  • Microsoft Build
1 Jun

The Azure Sphere OS 20.05 quality release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Sphere OS 20.05 quality release is now available in the retail feed. This update includes changes to strengthen OS security by reducing the denial-of-service attack surface.

  • Operating System
1 Jun

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server now available in the France South region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server is now available in the France South region.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters

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