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July 2020

31 Jul

Azure Data Explorer LightIngest now supports actual creation time for historical data migration

NOW AVAILABLE

LightIngest is a command-line utility for large volumes of data ingestion, and for querying records on the time created, rather than the time ingested.

  • Services
30 Jul

Azure Monitor Community Repository is now available

Today we're launching the Azure Monitor Community Repository, which provides a collaborative space for community members to share and explore Azure Monitor artifacts such as queries [KQL], workbooks and alerts.

  • Features
30 Jul

Remote Desktop client for Android now supports Windows Virtual Desktop connections

NOW AVAILABLE

Access Windows Virtual Desktop from the new Remote Desktop client for Android.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
29 Jul

Azure Sphere update 20.07 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The 20.07 feature release contains new features for application development and tenant certificate renewal, additional promotions of beta features to long-term stable (LTS), and enhancements to improve stability and troubleshooting of device connections on Windows platforms.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
29 Jul

Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service VNET ingress support is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service (DPS) has released general availability support for Virtual Networks (VNET).

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
29 Jul

Azure HDInsight now supports virtual network service endpoint policies

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight now supports virtual network service endpoint policies, which allow you to filter HDInsight egress virtual network traffic to certain Azure storage accounts.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
28 Jul

Windows Virtual Desktop Azure portal and Microsoft Teams integrations are generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

It’s now easier to deploy and manage Windows Virtual Desktop as well as provide seamless meeting and collaboration experiences through integration with Microsoft Teams.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
24 Jul

SR-IOV availability on InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

We will be enabling support for all MPI implementations and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines. This greatly increases ability and options for leveraging InfiniBand for your workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
24 Jul

SR-IOV availability schedule on InfiniBand-equipped Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

As a part of Azure’s ongoing commitment to providing industry-leading performance, we are enabling support for all MPI types and versions as well as RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines on the following schedule.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
21 Jul

Machine Learning services on Azure SQL Managed Instance is in limited preview

IN PREVIEW

Machine Learning Services, a feature of Azure SQL Managed Instance, provides in-database support for R and Python scripts (in limited preview).

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
21 Jul

One- and three- year reserved capacity for Azure DB for PostgreSQL-Hyperscale (Citus)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Hyperscale (Citus) reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future Hyperscale (Citus) server groups. 

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
21 Jul

New Azure Stack HCI Preview

IN PREVIEW

Integrate hyperconverged infrastructure with Azure and hybrid services to run virtual workloads on-premises.

  • Microsoft Inspire
21 Jul

Updates to Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

HDInsight now fully supports distributions of Apache analytics projects in-house. Plus, in the coming months, we’re launching the next generation of HDInsight with new and improved features.

  • HDInsight
  • Open Source
21 Jul

Now install network virtual appliances directly into an Azure Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Several new capabilities for Azure Virtual WAN are now in preview—including the option to install network virtual appliances directly into a virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
16 Jul

Azure Stream Analytics—Debug queries using job diagram in Visual Studio Code is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new feature in Visual Studio Code that enables you to debug Azure Stream Analytics queries using job diagram is now available.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Features
15 Jul

Azure Sphere OS update 20.07 is available for compatibility testing

The Azure Sphere OS update 20.07 is now available for evaluation via the retail evaluation feed.

  • Operating System
14 Jul

Microsoft Graph Service: Retiring TLS 1.0 and 1.1 and preparing for TLS 1.2 in US Gov Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Update your Microsoft Graph clients in US Gov Cloud (https://graph.microsoft.us & https://dod-graph.microsoft.us) to TLS 1.2 by 8/5/2020 to ensure that you maintain uninterrupted access to Microsoft Graph Service.

  • Security
  • Compliance
9 Jul

Azure Private Link support for Azure Automation is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now use Azure Private Link to securely connect virtual networks to Azure Automation using private endpoints (in preview).

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services
8 Jul

Create virtual machines from Azure Shared Image Gallery (SIG)

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now enable specialized images from your shared image gallery (SIG) for lab users to create virtual machines.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Features
8 Jul

Azure Machine Learning studio web experience is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Machine Learning studio web experience is now generally available and bringing new features.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features

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