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Better support for latency-sensitive workloads in critical business scenarios.
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.
Target availability: Q3 2020
Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 on 29 July 2020.
Support for adding multiple credentials for discovery and assessment of physical servers and a scale of 1000 physical servers per Azure Migrate appliance
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 for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.
Two new AKS upgrade capabilities that will improve the granularity and efficiency of regular Kubernetes upgrade operations are now 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.
New features in Spring Cloud that boost developer productivity, enable more DevOps scenarios, and make the platform production ready, are now available.
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.
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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.
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.
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