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May 2021

25 May

Always Encrypted for Azure Cosmos DB in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Encrypt data inside the client application and never reveal the plain data or encryption keys to the database engine with Always Encrypted for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
25 May

Cost-optimized diagnostics feature for Azure Cosmos DB in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Improve ingestion latency, query performance, and discoverability by setting up resource-specific diagnostics in log analytics with Azure Cosmos DB cost-optimized diagnostics.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
25 May

Azure Cosmos DB Linux emulator in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Develop and test locally at no cost on Linux and macOS with our new Azure Cosmos DB Linux emulator.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
25 May

Azure Cosmos DB integrated cache now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Optimize read costs in Azure Cosmos DB by enabling an integrated cache, an in-memory cache that is easy to configure and requires only minimal application code changes.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
25 May

Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) support for Citus 10

IN PREVIEW

With the support of Citus 10, columnar storage, and more are now included in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
25 May

Public preview: Run App Service on Kubernetes or anywhere with Azure Arc

IN PREVIEW

You can now run Web Apps against a range of fully managed App Service plans or choose to deploy against Azure Kubernetes Service or your own Kubernetes clusters connected through Azure Arc that are running on-premises, at the edge, or in other clouds.

  • App Service
  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
25 May

Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) columnar compression

IN PREVIEW

Included with Citus 10, columnar compression is now supported in the Hyperscale (Citus) option in Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
25 May

Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) support for PostgreSQL 12 and 13

IN PREVIEW

Create Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) server groups with Postgres 12 and Postgres 13, in addition to previously supported Postgres 11.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
25 May

Public preview: Apache Spark 3.0 support in Azure Synapse Analytics

IN PREVIEW

The public preview announced today starts with the foundation based on the open-source Apache Spark 3.0 branch with subsequent updates leading up to a Generally Available version derived from the latest 3.1 branch.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
25 May

Private preview: NVIDIA GPU Acceleration for Apache Spark™ in Azure Synapse Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Beginning today, this GPU acceleration feature in Azure Synapse is available for private preview by request.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
14 May

Public preview of Azure VPN Client for macOS

IN PREVIEW

Azure VPN Client for macOS enables customers to utilize features of Azure AD natively, such as multi-factor authentication, Conditional Access, and user-based policies for their Mac clients.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
13 May

Azure Purview now supports Private Endpoints in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Add a layer of security and network isolation to your Purview account.

  • Features
12 May

Public preview: Application Gateway Mutual Authentication

IN PREVIEW

Application Gateway now supports fronted mutual authentication and listener specific SSL policies.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
12 May

Public preview: Azure Database for MySQL– Flexible Server: Announcing SSL enforcement and minimum TLS version choice

IN PREVIEW

Now you can choose to enforce encrypted connection or Transport Layer Support version on Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
12 May

The public preview of Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supported in new regions

IN PREVIEW

Provision new Flexible Server deployments in France Central and Brazil South regions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
12 May

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server: PowerShell Module in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use PowerShell to manage dependent resources and Azure Database for MySQL- Flexible Servers.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Features
12 May

Zone redundant storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Now available in public preview in West Europe, North Europe, West US 2, and France Central, Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks protect disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
12 May

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) managed PgBouncer in public preview

IN PREVIEW

PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres, is now part of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) managed service.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
12 May

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server with managed PgBouncer in preview

IN PREVIEW

PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres, is now part of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server managed service

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
7 May

Azure Storage — Attribute-based Access Control (ABAC) now available for preview

IN PREVIEW

Attribute-based Access Control (ABAC) is an authorization mechanism that defines access levels based on attributes associated with security principals, resources, requests or the environment. You can now use ABAC in Azure Storage for Blobs and ADLS Gen2 by defining conditions on role-assignments based on resource and request attributes.

  • Security
  • Features

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