Updates Archives

Monthly updates for March 2020

Mar 18

FastTrack for Azure is now generally available in MEA

NOW AVAILABLE

FastTrack for Azure, a customer success program that helps with rapid and effective design and deployment of cloud solutions, is now generally available in MEA.

  • Features
Mar 18

Private Link for Azure SQL Database is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Connect privately from an Azure Virtual Network to Azure SQL Database using Private Link, now in general availability.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Mar 18

Azure Database for MySQL—Connection redirection support for PHP drivers

IN PREVIEW

Redirection support for the mysqlnd PHP driver used to connect to Azure Database for MySQL is now available in preview. Take advantage of the mysqlnd_azure extension to improve the connection latency between applications and Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Mar 16

Azure Private Link for Azure Cosmos DB is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Limit data exposure to the public internet and reduce the risk of data exfiltration by accessing your Azure Cosmos accounts from virtual networks via private IP addresses.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Private Link
  • Features
  • Security
Mar 16

Translator encryption of data at rest with customer managed keys

NOW AVAILABLE

Encrypt customer data stored at rest by default, with no additional action required from you, using Microsoft Custom Translator.

  • Translator
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Services
Mar 15

Azure Data Explorer deployment into Azure Virtual Networks now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Deployment of an Azure Data Explorer into a virtual network is now generally available. Use this feature to isolate the network traffic and limit the attack surface for Azure Data Explorer and their corresponding communications.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
  • Security
Mar 14

Azure Private Link for Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
Mar 14

Private Link for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
Mar 14

Azure Private Link for Azure Database for MySQL is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
Mar 13

Azure Cognitive Services—Brazilian Portuguese added to neural Text to Speech

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Francisca, our new Brazilian Portuguese (pt-BR) voice, has been added to neural Text to Speech. Francisca features the same human-like natural prosody of the other neural Text to Speech voices on Azure.

  • Text to Speech
  • Speech Services
  • Features
Mar 13

Azure Functions—Python 3.8 support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions support for Python 3.8 is now generally available. This enables developing, debugging, and deploying Function Apps for production scenarios using the tools of your choice, specifically Visual Studio Code, the Azure portal, Azure Functions Core Tools and Azure CLI.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services
Mar 13

Private Endpoints for Azure Storage are now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Endpoints provide secure connectivity to Azure Storage from a Azure virtual network (VNet). On-premises networks can also securely connect to a storage account using a private endpoint when that network is to a VNet using Express Route or VPN. Private Endpoints for Azure Storage are now generally available in all Azure public regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Mar 13

ACR built-in audit policies for Azure Policy is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Container Registry now supports built-in audit policies for Azure Policy

  • Container Registry
  • Features
Mar 13

Managed keys for Azure Container Registry is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Bring your own encryption key for Azure Container Registry.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
Mar 12

Azure Monitor Application Insights now supports Python

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor now supports distributed tracing, metric collection, and logging of Python applications through integration with OpenCensus.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
Mar 12

Azure Stream Analytics managed identity authentication to Power BI is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Managed identity authentication for output to Power BI is now generally available in Azure Stream Analytics.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
Mar 11

Azure Monitor Source Map Integration with Azure Blob Storage Enables Faster Debugging

NOW AVAILABLE

Unminify JavaScript with One Click

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
Mar 11

Azure Application Insights now available in US Gov Arizona

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available in the US Government Arizona region. Additionally, the Application Insights web availability monitoring capability is now available in the Azure Government Cloud regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • Microsoft Connect
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
Mar 9

Export Power BI reports to PDF, PPTX, or PNG files using REST API

IN PREVIEW

Power BI now has an additional set of capabilities that allow you to export a Power BI report by using a REST call to the following file formats—PDF, PPTX (PowerPoint), and PNG.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
Mar 7

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 45—March 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about the latest Azure Site Recovery updates and get the download links.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features

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