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September 2020

22 Sep

Public Preview: Steeltoe .NET Application Support in Azure Spring Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Develop and release applications faster with Steeltoe .NET application support in Azure Spring Cloud.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Virtual Machine (VM) level Disk Bursting on Dvs3 and Esv3 VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual Machine (VM) level Disk Bursting is now enabled on for our Dsv3 and Esv3 virtual machines, allowing customer s workloads to handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision their virtual machine.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Arc enabled servers are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Arc enabled servers are now generally available for Windows and Linux servers outside of Azure

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Policy
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Compliance
  • Management
22 Sep

Dedicated clusters for Azure Monitor Log Analytics with data encryption at rest and Lockbox

IN PREVIEW

Handle large scale deployments better by taking advantage of data encryption at rest (with Customer Managed Keys) & Lockbox, and even configure cluster level capacity reservation with discounted pricing.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Global virtual network peering support for Azure SQL Managed Instance now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Utilize global virtual network peering for your managed instances to save time through easy network configuration and by offloading your gateways from database replication traffic.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Hosting catalog databases for all supported versions of SSRS in Azure SQL Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Expand your ability to quickly migrate existing solutions to Azure SQL Managed Instance with new catalog database hosting capabilities.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Major performance improvements for Azure SQL Managed Instances

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhanced log write throughput and superior data/log IOPS make Azure SQL Managed Instances even more appealing for migration.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Machine Learning on Azure SQL Managed Instance in preview

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Configurable backup storage redundancy options for Azure SQL Database coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

New Azure SQL Database backup storage options coming soon, including local and zone-redundant storage.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Stack Hub with GPU's now generally available

Azure Stack Hub now supports NVIDIA V100, NVIDIA T4 and AMD Mi25 GPU enabling ML, VDI and Inferencing on the edge.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Apache Spark for Azure Synapse In-cluster Caching and Shuffle Service (Preview)

IN PREVIEW

Optimize performance on caching and shuffle with new services from Apache Spark for Azure Synapse

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Public preview: Azure Kubernetes Service support for Kubernetes 1.19

IN PREVIEW

AKS users can now benefit from features in Kubernetes 1.19 release

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

App-consistent backup for Oracle and MySQL DBs in preview

IN PREVIEW

Pre-packaged script based solution to get application consistent snapshots for Oracle and MySQL DBs. Just provide connection information and workload name and leverage the instant restore benefit of Azure VM backups and minimize costs by selectively include/excluding relevant disks.

  • Azure Backup
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Preview of Zonal redundant Storage for Backup data from Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup now supports storing backup data in Zone redundant storages (ZRS). Customers can leverage this capability to improve the resiliency of their backup data against data center outages.

  • Azure Backup
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Cross Region Restore (CRR) for SQL/SAP HANA using Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

Following the introduction of Cross Region Restore of Azure VMs, Azure Backup has extended this capability to support SQL and SAP HANA backups.

  • Azure Backup
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Public preview of Azure PostgreSQL backup with long term retention

IN PREVIEW

Now you can retain backups for up to 10 years by defining your own backup and retention policy for individual databases on PostgreSQL servers.

  • Azure Backup
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Introducing Azure Backup Center

IN PREVIEW

Backup Center currently is in public preview for the workloads of Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers and limited public preview for the workloads SQL in Azure VMs, SAP HANA in Azure VMs and Azure Files.

  • Azure Backup
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Management
22 Sep

Azure Synapse Link now supports Azure Cosmos DB API for Mongo DB (Preview)

IN PREVIEW

Analyze MongoDB data stored in Azure Cosmos DB collections using Azure Synapse Link.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB: SQL serverless runtime support coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Run analytical T-SQL queries and build near-real time Power BI dashboards over Azure Cosmos DB data.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Serverless offer for Azure Cosmos DB coming soon on all APIs

A new consumption-based offer that complements the existing range of provisioned throughput options is coming soon.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

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