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September 2020

22 Sep

Selective disks backup for Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Using the Selective disks backup feature, you get an option to backup subset of the data disks in an Azure Virtual Machine.

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Backup support for up to 32 disks is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup now supports Azure Virtual Machines with up to 32 attached managed disks. 

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
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
  • Management
  • Features
  • 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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
16 Sep

Azure Files support for NFS v4.1 is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Files now adds support for NFS v4.1 file system protocol for an easy migration of your Linux-centric workloads.

  • File Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features

August 2020

19 Aug

Azure Backup for SAP HANA databases running on RHEL is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

On August 1, 2020, Azure Backups support for HANA databases running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) became generally available. This offering is available across all Azure regions except for Germany Northeast, Germany Central, France South, and US Gov IOWA.

  • Azure Backup
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Features
12 Aug

Improvements to Azure VM backups are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup now supports restoring unmanaged VMs/Disks as Managed Disks, backup for Virtual Machine Scale Sets, and allows replacing existing disks for VMs with Managed Service Identity

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
12 Aug

Encryption of backup data using customer managed keys is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use self-managed RSA keys stored in the Azure Key Vault to encrypt your backups and maintain full control of your data.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
6 Aug

Selective disks backup for Azure Virtual Machine is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Optimize your costs and enjoy faster backup and restore operations by selectively backing up a subset of the data disks in a VM.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

July 2020

28 Jul

Azure Backup locally redundant storage (LRS) and geo-redundant storage (GRS) data stored meter ID changes

Effective 1st September, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Backup—LRS and GRS data stored will change in the ZA West and ZA North regions.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services

May 2020

27 May

Backup your SAP HANA databases running on RHEL using Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), one of the widely used Linux operating systems running SAP HANA, is now available in preview. This preview is available across all Azure regions except for Germany Northeast, Germany Central, France South and US Gov IOWA.

  • Azure Backup
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Features
27 May

Azure Backup now provides protection against accidental deletion of Azure file shares

NOW AVAILABLE

To provide protection against cyberattacks or accidental deletion, Azure Backup now has protection against the accidental or malicious deletion of backed-up file shares. shares

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
19 May

Azure Virtual Machines—Support for backup is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup now supports Azure Virtual Machines with up to 32 attached disks.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Microsoft Build
14 May

Azure Private Link is now available for multiple new Azure services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Event Hubs
  • Event Grid
  • Service Bus
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Container Registry
  • Azure Backup
  • Azure SignalR Service
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
14 May

Azure Private Link is now generally available in US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Key Vault
  • Backup Server
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services

April 2020

29 Apr

Azure File shares snapshot management by Azure Backup is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure File shares snapshot management by Azure Backup is now generally available

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
2 Apr

Direct Upload of Azure Managed Disks is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Direct upload of Azure Managed Disks provides a simplified workflow for uploading an on-premises VHD directly into an empty managed disk or copy a managed disk to another Azure region for regional migration or expansion.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
1 Apr

Azure Managed Disks—Incremental snapshots are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Get a cost-effective, point-in-time backup of managed disks using incremental snapshots. Unlike current snapshots, which are billed for the full size, incremental snapshots are billed for the delta changes to disks since the last snapshot.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services

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