Updates Archives

Monthly updates for November 2019

Nov 4

Onboard on-prem servers to Security Center from Windows Admin Center

IN PREVIEW

Windows Admin Center is a management portal for Windows Servers who are not deployed in Azure offering them several Azure management capabilities such as backup and system updates. We have recently added an ability to onboard these non-Azure servers to be protected by ASC directly from the Windows Admin Center experience.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Nov 4

Azure Arc for Servers in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Arc is a set of technologies that unlocks new hybrid scenarios for customers by bringing Azure services and management to any infrastructure.

  • Azure Arc
  • Management
Nov 4

Developer tool enhancements for Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Ethereum

IN PREVIEW

Today we are announcing enhancements to the Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Ethereum to provide integration with new capabilities for public and private Ethereum developers.

  • Azure Blockchain Service
  • Features
Nov 4

Visual Studio Online is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Create cloud-powered development environments that work with your favorite tools, or a built-in browser-based editor.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
Nov 4

Traffic Analytics accelerated processing option

IN PREVIEW

Traffic Analytics, a cloud based network audit and compliance solution, now provides faster insights into user and application activity on cloud networks.

  • Network Watcher
  • Features
Nov 4

New analytics storage for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cosmos DB containers are now internally backed by two storage engines—a transactional storage engine and a new analytical storage engine. Both the storage engines are log-structured and write-optimized for blazing fast updates.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Nov 4

New PowerApps and Azure SQL Database integration experience in Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview, the Azure SQL Database experience in the Azure portal offers an entry point to create an app with PowerApps that’s automatically connected to a table in a given database. Quickly create low-code, robust user experiences for any device using data from your SQL Database tables.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Nov 4

New Stream Analytics and Azure SQL Database integration experience in Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

Stream real-time data into a SQL Database table directly from the Azure portal using Azure Stream Analytics (now in preview).

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Nov 4

Azure Blockchain Service enhancements are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Blockchain Service keeps getting better with the addition of a new blockchain data manager and support for additional ledgers.

  • Azure Blockchain Service
  • Features
Nov 4

Azure Cognitive Services capabilities are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The following Azure Cognitive Services capabilities are now in preview—Custom Neural Voice capability Custom Speech with Office 365 data Text Analytics; Sentiment Analysis 3.0 Text Analytics; Expanded Entity Type Support in Entities 3.0 endpoint Text Analytics; Personally Identifiable Information support in Entities 3.0 endpoint.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics
  • Features
Nov 4

New virtual machine scale sets capabilities are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

New virtual machine scale sets features simplify the management of virtual machines while improving their runtime and performance capabilities.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 4

Autopilot mode for provisioned throughput is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

With Autopilot mode, users select a throughput tier and Azure Cosmos DB will automatically scale RU/s up and down as needed to match capacity with demand.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Nov 4

Azure Spring Cloud service is now in private preview

IN PREVIEW

Simplify Spring Boot based microservices development and application lifestyle management.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Services
  • Open Source
Nov 4

Azure Peering Service is now in managed preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Peering Service is a partnership with service providers to provide highly reliable and optimized internet connectivity to Microsoft services. It also provides internet latency telemetry and route monitoring with alerting against hijacks, leaks, and any other BGP mal configurations. 

  • Services
Nov 4

.NET Core 3 support in Azure Functions, now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions now supports .NET Core 3 as an official language in preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Features
  • Open Source
Nov 4

Event-driven secrets management with Azure Key Vault events now in Event Grid

IN PREVIEW

Azure Key Vault becomes a first party event publisher for Azure Event Grid, publishing events about keys and secrets management.

  • Event Grid
  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 4

Simplify ML workloads with Azure Machine Learning events now in Event Grid

IN PREVIEW

Azure Machine Learning becomes a first party event publisher for Azure Event Grid, publishing events about model training run, model registration, model deployment and data drift detection

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 1

Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge integration with Event Grid in preview

IN PREVIEW

Blob Storage module now provides integration with Event Grid on IoT Edge

  • Services
Nov 1

Azure Sphere will be generally available in February 2020

IN PREVIEW

Azure Sphere will be generally available in February 2020. General availability will mark our readiness to fulfill our security promise at scale, and to put the power of Microsoft’s expertise to work for our customers every day.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings

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