Updates Archives

Monthly updates for May 2020

May 20

Point-in-time-restore (PITR) for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure Cosmos DB backup and restore capabilities will be enhanced with the addition of point-in-time-restore (PITR) in preview in the upcoming months. PITR will enable continuous backups of Azure Cosmos DB data and is designed to protect against accidental writes or delete

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 20

Azure Media Services is now available in Switzerland and Germany

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of Media Services in Switzerland (North and West) and Germany (North, West Central) regions.

  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
May 19

Build updates for Azure Cognitive Search

IN PREVIEW

At Build, we are announcing the new capabilities in Azure Cognitive Search making it easier for developers to build search experience and customize with new skills to deliver more relevant results

  • Cognitive Search
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Storage—Routing preferences now available for preview

IN PREVIEW

Routing preferences provide the flexibility to optimize traffic to your Storage account for premium network performance by using the Microsoft global network, or to help lower costs using the public Internet. Publish route-specific endpoints for your storage account. The preview is available for all Storage accounts located in France South, South Central US, and the West Central US regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Authenticate Azure Stream Analytics to Azure SQL Database using managed identities (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

High throughput output from Stream Analytics to Azure Synapse Analytics (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics jobs now have the ability to output to an existing SQL pool table in Azure Synapse Analytics, and to process throughput rates up to 200 MB/s.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure IoT Central - Build 2020 announcements

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure IoT Central features, including new template and support for Azure Sphere and Azure IoT Edge, are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Container Registry diagnostic logs now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Registry diagnostic logs are now available.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Static Web Apps single page hosting option available in App Service now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Static Web Apps is a simplified hosting option for developers building modern web apps with static front-ends and dynamic back-ends powered by serverless APIs.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Container Registry support for Azure Private Link and firewall is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Container Registry support for Private Link and ingress firewall, a means to limit the network traffic of resources within a virtual network, is now generally available.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

IoT Hub support for virtual networks is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Hub support for virtual networks is now generally available.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

High throughput output from Azure Stream Analytics to Azure Synapse Analytics in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics jobs now have the ability to output to an existing SQL pool table in Azure Synapse Analytics, and to process throughput rates up to 200 Mbps.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Authenticate Azure Stream Analytics to Azure SQL Database using managed identities

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Data Explorer ingests up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition

IN PREVIEW

Learn how to ingest up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition and continue ingestion for new blobs in only a few minutes.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure HDInsight enterprise security enhancements

IN PREVIEW

Three new security feature improvements are available for Azure HDinsight.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
May 19

Azure HDInsight Tools for Visual Studio Code—Create, run, and debug notebook

IN PREVIEW

This new release enables you to perform Jupyter-like notebook operations and boosts collaborations with one-click conversion between IPYNB and PY files.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

New portal experience for Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

New portal experience for Azure Functions – improving performance, accessibility, and consistency with the rest of the Azure portal.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Support for Linux workloads in the App Service Migration Assistant tool

IN PREVIEW

The App Service Migration Assistant tool now supports migrating containerized web applications from on-premises container images to App Service on Linux.

  • App Service
  • Web App for Containers
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
May 19

Customer-managed keys for Azure Container Registry now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Bring your own encryption key for Azure Container Registry is now available for new registries.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Event Grid partner topics are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use partner topics to connect third-party event sources directly to Event Grid and subscribe to events as you would with any other source. Our partner Auth0 is now integrated with Event Grid partner topics. Connect your Auth0 and Azure accounts in order to react to, log, and monitor Auth0 events in real time.

  • Event Grid
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services

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