Monthly updates for August 2020
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.
Azure Stream Analytics is now available on Azure Stack Hub via IoT Edge Runtime.
Set, update, or remove access control lists (ACLs) recursively for existing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 directories and files.
The Azure CDN service, a distributed network of servers that can efficiently deliver web content to users, now supports multiple origins.
Form Recognizer v2.1-preview.1 has been released. It includes support for new languages, checkbox/selection marks, and the submit multiple form types to a single model Id.
With the new output datasets capability, write back to cloud storage and configure and register output data.
Simplified Chinese language support now available in Azure Cognitive Services Computer Vision public preview
Computer Vision Read API v3.1, part of Cognitive Services, announces its public preview with support for Simplified Chinese language.
Trigger on-demand Azure policy compliance scan on Azure resources from GitHub workflows and proceed/fail workflow execution depending on compliance state of resources.
Developers can now orchestrate complex automation workflows in Azure Functions using familiar language constructs in PowerShell 7
A new consumption-based offer that requires no capacity management is now available
Soft delete for containers expands upon Azure Blob Storage’s existing capabilities such as soft delete for blobs, account delete locking, and immutable blobs, making our data protection and restore capabilities even better.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports Container Storage Interface (CSI), a standard for exposing arbitrary block and file storage systems to containerized workloads on Kubernetes. This offers more flexibility in exposing storage systems in Kubernetes.
You can now easily see when your AKS resources were unavailable due to any problems encountered as well as under any maintenance operation.
AKS now supports ephemeral OS disk for AKS agent nodes in public preview.
Run your data integration pipelines in an isolated and highly secure environment.
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.
Use self-managed RSA keys stored in the Azure Key Vault to encrypt your backups and maintain full control of your data.
Cloud Shell now supports virtual networks.
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.
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.