Updates Archives

Monthly updates for June 2020

Jun 30

Azure Data Lake Storage file snapshots are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

File snapshots for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Use file snapshots to take an unlimited number of snapshots of your files so that you can have a copy of that file at a point in time.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Jun 30

Azure Storage 200 TB block blob size is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

We’ve increased the maximum size of a single blob in Azure Storage from 5 TB to 200 TB, now available in preview. The 200 TB blob size is available for preview in all Azure public regions with hot, cool, and premium tiers.

  • Blob storage
  • Features
Jun 29

Plan your migration to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool

IN PREVIEW

Azure Migrate now supports assessments for Azure VMware Solution. Plan your move to Azure VMware Solution using the Azure Migrate server assessment tool.

  • Services
Jun 25

Ephemeral OS disks for Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) now support additional VM sizes

IN PREVIEW

You now have the ability to store ephemeral OS disks on the VM temp or resource disk in addition to the VM cache (in preview).

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
Jun 24

Azure Monitor for Key Vault is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Key Vault Preview provides comprehensive monitoring of your key vaults by delivering a unified view of your Key Vault requests, performance, failures, and latency.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 24

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for proximity placement groups is now available

IN PREVIEW

Better support for latency-sensitive workloads in critical business scenarios.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jun 24

Durable Functions now supports Python

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions, an extension to Azure Functions used to define stateful serverless workflows, now supports Python. Developers and data scientists can now orchestrate complex data processing and data science workloads in Azure Functions using familiar Python language constructs.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jun 22

Azure Cosmos DB transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 enforcement starts on July 29, 2020

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 on July 29, 2020.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Security
  • Compliance
Jun 22

Azure Migrate now supports multiple credentials for discovery of physical servers

IN PREVIEW

Support for adding multiple credentials for discovery and assessment of physical servers and a scale of 1000 physical servers per Azure Migrate appliance

  • Azure Migrate
  • Management
Jun 18

Public Preview for Azure Monitor for VMs on Arc Enabled Servers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for VMs, a monitoring offering with out-of-the-box performance and dependency data, is now available in public preview for Arc enabled servers.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
Jun 17

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Arc is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 17

Recommended code changes to accommodate updates to Azure Time Series Insights

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

Upcoming changes to numeric data storage and query behavior in Azure Time Series Insights Preview might affect your environment. Follow the recommended Type Variable and client-code updates to avoid a disruption in service.

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Features
Jun 16

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now in preview in US Gov Arizona

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now available in preview in US Gov Arizona. It's also available in an additional eighteen public regions around the world.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 15

Azure Monitor for containers now supports log collection on AKS Windows node pools (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Starting with agent version ciprod05262020, Azure Monitor for containers will collect logs (std/stderr) for the containers running on AKS clusters with Windows node pools.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
Jun 15

Azure Quota REST APIs to manage service limits (quota) are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2020

Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quota) of Azure Virtual Machines (cores/vCPU) and Azure Machine Learning (in preview). Take advantage of this capability to query current usage and quotas for the supported resources and update these limits.

  • Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
Jun 15

New Azure Virtual Machines for general purpose and memory intensive workloads now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The new D v4-series and E v4-series Azure Virtual Machines feature the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8272CL custom processor, which can achieve up to 3.4 Ghz all core turbo frequency. The D v4-series and E v4-series virtual machines (VMs) don’t provide any temporary storage. The D v4-series and Ds v4-series virtual machine sizes can meet the requirements associated with most general-purpose workloads. The E v4-series and Es v4-series VMs offer up to 504 GiB of RAM and are ideal for various memory-intensive enterprise applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 11

Live Video Analytics now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Live Video Analytics is a platform to capture, record, and analyze live video and publish the results (video and/or video analytics), enabling intelligent video applications.

  • Media Services
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 10

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government

IN PREVIEW

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 10

Azure Kubernetes Service upgrade improvements are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Two new AKS upgrade capabilities that will improve the granularity and efficiency of regular Kubernetes upgrade operations are now in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jun 10

Azure Kubernetes Service—Integrated application gateway feature now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Application Gateway ingress controller (AGIC), a managed, scalable, and highly available application delivery controller, is now available to use as the ingress (inbound) traffic load-balancer for Kubernetes pods within an AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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