Monthly updates for March 2020
Getting started with our service is easier than ever with the new Azure Cosmos DB free tier. Use it to develop and test your applications, run small workloads in production for free, or simply apply a discount to your Azure Cosmos DB account.
Today, we are excited to announce the release of two enhancements concerning the memory governance options of Azure Analysis Services. Specifically, the enhancements improve the accuracy of the…
Automate the Azure Site Recovery Mobility service deployment using JetPatch.
Azure IoT Python SDK v2 has just been released with major new improvements.
Azure virtual machine scale sets now provide the capability to automatically repair unhealthy instances based on application health status.
NDv2 GPU VMs for high-end deep learning training and HPC workloads are going GA in East US, South Central US, and West Europe.
We are announcing general availability of NVv4 Virtual Machines. NVv4 VMs are designed to provide you unprecedented GPU resourcing flexibility. You can now choose VMs with a whole GPU all the way down to 1/8th of a GPU.
View Azure Security Center alerts for your Azure Resource Management environments deployed through the Azure DevTest Service.
Azure Backup has released a new and improved reporting solution in public preview. With Backup Reports, you can now gain rich insights on your backups by aggregating data across workload types, vaults, subscriptions, regions and tenants, all on the Azure portal.
Microsoft now fully supports distributions of Apache analytics projects in-house. Also, we’ll soon launch the next generation of HDInsight with improved provisioning and management experience, reserved instance pricing, low-priority virtual machines (VMs), and auto-scale.
Azure Cosmos DB has several new features available in the preview of built-in Jupyter notebooks, making it easier for developers and data scientists to analyze and visualize their Azure Cosmos DB data.
PowerShell 7.0, the next major release of PowerShell, is now available. This latest release makes PowerShell a truly cross-platform automation tool and configuration framework.
Manage virtual machine scale sets more effectively by specifying the order in which virtual machines (VMs) are deleted, or by protecting one or more VMs in a scale set from specific actions, or by receiving notifications regarding VM deletions.
Azure Files Active Directory (AD) Authentication is now in preview. Use it to mount your Azure Files using AD credentials with the exact same access control experience as on-premises.
Data Factory adds Flatten transformation, single-row lookups, and updated UI for container activities
Azure Data Factory added several new features to mapping data flows and pipeline activities this week: Flatten transformation, Lookup transformation, container UI.
The planned maintenance notifications feature of Azure Database for MariaDB is now in preview. Use this feature to receive alerts for upcoming planned maintenance to your Azure Database for MariaDB.
The planned maintenance notifications feature of Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview. Use this feature to receive alerts for upcoming planned maintenance to your Azure Database for MySQL.
The planned maintenance notifications feature of Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Single Server is now in preview. Use this feature to receive alerts about upcoming planned maintenance to your Azure Database for PostgreSQL.