Updates Archives

Monthly updates for August 2020

Aug 17

Public preview: Azure Resource Health support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now easily see when your AKS resources were unavailable due to any problems encountered as well as under any maintenance operation.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 17

Public preview: Ephemeral OS disk support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

AKS now supports ephemeral OS disk for AKS agent nodes in public preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 17

General Availability: Azure Kubernetes Service node image upgrade

NOW AVAILABLE

Users can now initiate a targeted upgrade to agent nodes for a given node pool to pull the latest available node updates and patches without requiring a full cluster upgrade

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 17

Azure Data Share in-place sharing for Azure Data Explorer now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Share big data in-place easily, securely, and at no additional cost.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Data Share
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 17

Azure DevOps Artifacts storage exploration

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2020

More granular breakdowns and analyses into artifact storage.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Management
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 14

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series is now available in West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in East US, Canada Central, UK South, West Europe, and West US 2.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 13

Azure Sphere OS update 20.08 is now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Sphere 20.08 OS quality update is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Aug 13

Data Factory managed virtual network support is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Run your data integration pipelines in an isolated and highly secure environment.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 13

Log Analytics new System Center configuration blade

NOW AVAILABLE

System center configuration now has it’s own dedicated blade in Log Analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
Aug 13

Line numbers in Log Analytics query editor

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics query editor now show line numbers when composing a query

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
Aug 13

Azure Blob storage—Network File System 3.0 protocol support public preview region expansion

IN PREVIEW

NFS 3.0 support to block blob storage accounts with premium performance public preview regions now include: Australia Southeast, North Europe, UK West, Korea Central, Korea South, West Central US.

  • Blob storage
  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Features
Aug 12

Azure Data Box Disk is now generally available in South Africa and China

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk solution lets you send terabytes of on-premises data to Azure in a quick, inexpensive, and reliable way.

  • Data Box Disk
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 12

Improvements to Azure VM backups are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup now supports restoring unmanaged VMs/Disks as Managed Disks, backup for Virtual Machine Scale Sets, and allows replacing existing disks for VMs with Managed Service Identity

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
Aug 12

Encryption of backup data using customer managed keys is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use self-managed RSA keys stored in the Azure Key Vault to encrypt your backups and maintain full control of your data.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
Aug 11

Windows CE App Container on Windows 10 IoT Core now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Moving forward with Windows CE using the Windows CE App Container on Windows 10 IoT Core

  • Windows 10 IoT Core Services
  • Operating System
  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 10

Azure Functions: PowerShell 7 support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Develop and deploy Azure Functions Apps for production scenarios using the latest version of PowerShell.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Retirements
Aug 10

Azure Cloud Shell can now run in an isolated virtual network (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Cloud Shell now supports virtual networks.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
Aug 10

The Azure Cloud Shell tools image is now open sourced

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Cloud Shell tools image is now generally available on GitHub.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
Aug 10

Data encryption with customer managed keys for Azure DB for PostgreSQL-single server

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Aug 10

Infrastructure double encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-single server is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Infrastructure double encryption adds a second layer of encryption using a FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module and a different encryption algorithm which gives an additional layer of protection for your data at rest.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

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