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June 2020

24 Jun

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for proximity placement groups is now available

IN PREVIEW

Better support for latency-sensitive workloads in critical business scenarios.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
24 Jun

Durable Functions now supports Python

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions, an extension to Azure Functions, used to define stateful serverless workflows, now supports Python. Developers and data scientists can now orchestrate complex data processing and data science workloads in Azure Functions using familiar Python language constructs.

  • Azure functions
  • Features
23 Jun

Azure Cosmos DB transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 enforcement starts on 29 July 2020

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 on 29 July 2020.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Compliance
  • Security
23 Jun

Azure Migrate now supports multiple credentials for discovery of physical servers

IN PREVIEW

Support for adding multiple credentials for discovery and assessment of physical servers and a scale of 1000 physical servers per Azure Migrate appliance

  • Azure Migrate
  • Management
18 Jun

Public Preview for Azure Monitor for VMs on Arc-enabled Servers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for VMs, a monitoring offering with out-of-the-box performance and dependency data, is now available in public preview for Arc-enabled servers.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
17 Jun

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Arc is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Services
17 Jun

Recommended code changes to accommodate updates to Azure Time Series Insights

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

Upcoming changes to numeric data storage and query behaviour in Azure Time Series Insights Preview might affect your environment. Follow the recommended Type Variable and client code updates to avoid a disruption in service.

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Features
16 Jun

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now in preview in US Gov Arizona

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now available in preview in US Gov Arizona. It’s also available in an additional eighteen public regions around the world.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
15 Jun

Azure Monitor for containers now supports log collection on AKS Windows node pools (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Starting with agent version ciprod05262020, Azure Monitor for containers will collect logs (std/stderr) for the containers running on AKS clusters with Windows node pools.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
15 Jun

Azure Quota REST APIs to manage service limits (quota) are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2020

Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quota) of Azure Virtual Machines (cores/vCPU) and Azure Machine Learning (in preview). Take advantage of this capability to query current usage and quotas for the supported resources and update these limits.

  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
15 Jun

New Azure Virtual Machines for general purpose and memory intensive workloads now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The new D v4-series and E v4-series Azure Virtual Machines feature the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8272CL custom processor, which can achieve up to 3.4 Ghz all core turbo frequency. The D v4-series and E v4-series virtual machines (VMs) don’t provide any temporary storage. The D v4-series and Ds v4-series virtual machine sizes can meet the requirements associated with most general-purpose workloads. The E v4-series and Es v4-series VMs offer up to 504 GiB of RAM and are ideal for various memory-intensive enterprise applications.

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

Live Video Analytics now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Live Video Analytics is a platform to capture, record and analyse live video and publish the results (video and/or video analytics), enabling intelligent video applications.

  • Media Services
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Features
  • Services
10 Jun

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government

IN PREVIEW

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
10 Jun

Azure Kubernetes Service upgrade improvements are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Two new AKS upgrade capabilities that will improve the granularity and efficiency of regular Kubernetes upgrade operations are now in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Kubernetes Service—Integrated application gateway feature now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Application Gateway ingress controller (AGIC), a managed, scalable, and highly available application delivery controller, is now available to use as the ingress (inbound) traffic load-balancer for Kubernetes pods within an AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Spring Cloud updates

IN PREVIEW

New features in Spring Cloud that boost developer productivity, enable more DevOps scenarios, and make the platform production ready, are now available.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Media Services now supports Live Transcription preview in additional regions

IN PREVIEW

Live transcription is a new feature of Azure Media Services v3 APIs, wherein you can enhance the streams delivered to viewers with machine-generated text that is transcribed from spoken words in the audio feed. This feature was first announced in Nov 2019 and we are now making this available in additional regions.

  • Media Services
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Spring Cloud Basic tier is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Get started with Spring Cloud development and testing at a lower cost

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Pricing & Offerings
10 Jun

Transparent data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure SQL Database Hyperscale

IN PREVIEW

Transparent data encryption (TDE) helps protect Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Managed Instance, and Synapse SQL in Azure Synapse Analytics against the threat of malicious offline activity by encrypting data at rest.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
10 Jun

Data encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server

IN PREVIEW

The preview of data encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server is now available. Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – single server enables you to bring your own key (BYOK) for data protection at rest.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security

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