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Monthly updates for August 2020

Aug 10

Data encryption with customer managed keys for Azure Database for MySQL is now generally

NOW AVAILABLE

Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for MySQL enables you to bring your own key (BYOK) for data protection at rest.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Aug 10

Infrastructure double encryption for Azure Database for MySQL is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Infrastructure double encryption adds a second layer of encryption and a different encryption algorithm which gives an additional layer of protection for your data at rest.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Aug 10

New GPU NCas T4 v3 VMs are in public preview

IN PREVIEW

NCas T4 v3 Series VMs are now available for preview in US West 2.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 6

Additional Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective September 10, 2020

Additional SQL Gateways are being added for Azure SQL Database in West Central US and South Africa North effective 10 September 2020.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
Aug 6

Selective disks backup for Azure Virtual Machine is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Optimize your costs and enjoy faster backup and restore operations by selectively backing up a subset of the data disks in a VM.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
Aug 6

Azure France has achieved GSMA accreditation

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure has added an important compliance offering for telecommunications in France, the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) Security Accreditation Scheme for Subscription Management (SAS-SM).

  • Compliance
Aug 5

Azure Monitor for containers with Azure Portal now supports Kubernetes resource view

IN PREVIEW

Azure monitor for containers with Azure portal now supports new Kubernetes resource view. In this new view you can diagnose the issue by drilling down to resource types including deployments, pods, and replica sets & see historical data trend and overall usage over time.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
Aug 5

App Service: .NET Framework 4.8 Support now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for .NET Framework 4.8 is now generally available in Azure App Service

  • App Service
  • Web Apps
  • Features
Aug 5

Large storage for Azure Database for MariaDB

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability support for up to 16TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for MariaDB enables you to run the most demanding, large scale workloads.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
Aug 5

Backup storage cost savings for Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Greater recovery period granularity and automated backup compression now available, helping to optimize your backup storage costs.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Aug 5

Configurable backup storage redundancy option for Azure SQL Managed Instance

IN PREVIEW

More flexibility and choice for backup storage redundancy with the addition of LRS and ZRS storage options.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Aug 5

Azure Cosmos DB Management with PowerShell cmdlets is in public preview

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in preview, users can manage Azure Cosmos DB resources using a set of PowerShell cmdlets, available in the Az.CosmosDB Powershell module. The Az.CosmosDB module can be used with Windows PowerShell 5.1 as well as cross-platform PowerShell Core 6 or 7.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Aug 5

No downtime indexing updates in Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now confidently make indexing changes without fear of impacting existing reads and writes. Before this change, write performance was unaffected during index updates but query results were not consistent while the index transformation was ongoing.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Aug 5

Azure Cosmos DB: Azure CLI support for autoscale

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, we are announcing Azure CLI support for autoscale in Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Aug 5

Simplify and Modernize your Java and Spring workloads with Azure Service Bus

IN PREVIEW

In order to provide Azure Service Bus to more customers irrespective of their application stack and application ecosystem, and in keeping with that vision, we’re announcing feature parity with Java Message Service (JMS) 2.0 over AMQP.

  • Service Bus
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 5

Azure Advisor Quick Fix is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Remediate Advisor recommendations at scale more quickly and easily using Advisors new Quick Fix feature.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
Aug 5

Audit Logs of Azure Monitor logs queries now available

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Monitor Logs service allows you to collect telemetry of all types across their entire infrastructure and query this telemetry to collect insights. We are announcing a new capability to collect audit logs about query execution.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Aug 5

Kubernetes resource view is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Kubernetes resource view allows developers to use point and click navigation to see live, in-depth details of their workloads.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 5

SQL Server FCI on Shared Disks for SQL Server on virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Shared Disks for SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (SQL FCI) on Azure IaaS is now in general availability.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Aug 5

Configure backup for Azure file shares directly from the file share blade

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup now supports configuring backup for Azure file shares directly from the file share blade

  • Features

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