Updates Archives

Monthly updates for August 2020

Aug 31

Azure Private Link support in Azure Data Factory now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory (ADF) now supports Azure Private Link.

  • Data Factory V2
  • Features
Aug 31

Azure Blob versioning is now general available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure storage strives to protect your business critial data from any accident or attack. We are excited to announce the general availability of  Azure Blob versioning.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Blob storage
  • Features
Aug 31

Azure Container Registry now available in Switzerland West region

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Container Registry is now generally available in the Switzerland West region, bringing the total number of Azure regions that it's available in to 35. See the list of all regions where Azure Container Registry is available and where it's coming next.

  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 31

Windows Virtual Desktop is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Get started today with Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview in US Government regions. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Aug 31

Upcoming changes to Standard Public IPs and Standard Load Balancers

NOW AVAILABLE

The zone related behavior in Standard Public IP address and Standard Load Balancer is being changed.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • IP Addresses
  • Features
Aug 31

Azure Container Registry now available in UAE Central region

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Container Registry is now generally available in the UAE Central region, bringing the total number of Azure regions that it's available in to 36. See the list of all regions where Azure Container Registry is available and where it's coming next.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 28

Stream Analytics now can be run on Azure Stack Hub

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics is now available on Azure Stack Hub via IoT Edge Runtime.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Features
Aug 28

Upcoming billing changes to Azure Bastion

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Bastion to start billing in Azure US Gov Zone 1.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 27

Configure upstream source for universal Packages with Azure Artifacts

NOW AVAILABLE

This feature will add the ability to configure your Azure Artifacts feeds to automatically download Universal Packages from upstream sources on demand.

  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Features
Aug 27

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 access control list recursive update in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Set, update, or remove access control lists (ACLs) recursively for existing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 directories and files.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 27

Azure Monitor Logs – Log Analytics REST APIs general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics control plane REST APIs are generally available under a new consolidated version 2020-08-01.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • SDK and Tools
Aug 27

Update your Traffic Analytics queries by 31 August 2022

Target retirement date: August 31, 2022

Update Traffic Analytics log schema to use new fields in queries

  • Retirements
Aug 27

Version 2 of Translator is retiring on 24 May 2021

Target retirement date: May 24, 2021

Migrate to version 3 of Translator

  • Translator
  • Retirements
Aug 27

Update your Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK by 31 August 2022

Target retirement date: August 31, 2022

We’ll be retiring version 1.x and 2.x of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Retirements
Aug 27

Immersive Reader is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Immersive Reader is an Azure Cognitive Service for developers who want to embed inclusive capabilities into their apps for enhancing text reading and comprehension for users regardless of age or ability.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
Aug 27

Azure Certified for Plug and Play is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Plug and Play device certification is now available from Microsoft as part of the Azure Certified device program.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Services
Aug 26

Azure Data Explorer: Create a table with the new 1-click experience

NOW AVAILABLE

Create a table easily and quickly using an intuitive 1-click wizard experience.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
Aug 26

Ingestion data isolation in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

To provide you with additional service stability, we have added the ingestion volume rate limit to additional Log Analytics data sources including Diagnostic Settings, agents, and data collector API.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
Aug 25

Support to assess physical, AWS, GCP servers now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The assessments offer Azure suitability analysis, migration cost planning and performance-based rightsizing.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Features
Aug 24

AzCopy v10.6 released with updated sync features and larger blob size support

NOW AVAILABLE

AzCopy v10.6 sync now supports access control lists (ACLs) and properties as well as larger block blob size and blob versioning.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features

Resources

Download the quarterly Azure Updates retrospective.

2019 Q4

2019 Q3

2019 Q2

Read the Azure blog for the latest news.

Blog

Tell us what you think of Azure and what you want to see in the future.

Provide feedback

Azure is available in more regions than any other cloud provider.

Check product availability in your region