Monthly updates for October 2020
In collaboration with Fluent Bit, we are releasing a new output plugin for Azure Blob Storage. The connector can output both block blobs and append blobs to an Azure storage account.
Azure role-based access control (RBAC) for Azure Key Vault data plane authorization is now in preview
Achieve unified management and access control across Azure resources, Azure Key Vault and keys, certificates, and secrets.
Azure Key Vault is now an events publisher with Azure Event Grid, enabling developers to subscribe to events about keys, certificates, and secrets changes.
Simplify and secure your virtualization infrastructure, in the cloud, with Windows Virtual Desktop.
The Azure Sphere OS update 20.10 is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The 20.10 evaluation release includes an OS update as well as a special evaluation version of the SDK for use during this period. T
You can now enable continuous data export from your Log Analytics workspaces to an Azure Storage Account or Azure Event Hubs.
Secure your line of business applications with Private Endpoints
Explore Azure DevTest Labs in UAE North, Germany West Central and Norway East regions.
Isolate environments from unwanted traffic with Azure DevTest Labs.
Computer Vision, part of Azure Cognitive Services, now offers an updated image captioning capability that has achieved human parity based on the Novel Object Captioning at Scale (NOCAPS) benchmark.
Now in general availability, the algorithm used in the open source t-digest extension allows high performance percentile calculations on sizable distributed analytical workloads with improved accuracy.
The latest update for Microsoft R Open 4.0.2 (downloadable for Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms) includes improvement to the performance of the merge function and adds an option to better handle zero-length arguments to the paste and paste0 functions.
Announcing a general availability release that solves one of our customers’ pain points; the ability to bring a newer version of R and Python they may be using in their own companies.
Utilize distributed transactions (now in preview) and save time when migrating existing applications that require this capability as it eliminates the need to change application code and to perform extensive testing.
Increase reliability in the Azure Cache for Redis premium tier even further with up to four nodes for redundancy; a primary and three replicas that can be distributed across multiple availability zones. This setup protects you against a datacenter-level outage, increasing availability up to a 99.95 percent level.
Service Fabric managed clusters reduce complexity and issues associated with managing a cluster made up of multiple resources.
A managed JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) experience is now available in Public Preview on Azure App Service. Deploy your Web Application Archive (WAR) and Enterprise Application Archive (EAR) apps to a PaaS for Java EE apps.
You can now use Azure Synapse Workspace to access your data in Azure Data Explorer using Apache Spark pool
Azure Synapse Link now offers preview support for querying Azure Cosmos DB data with Synapse SQL serverless.
September updates include the data export feature, more jobs improvements, offline commands, new dashboard formatting capabilities, new Power Automate templates, and documentation enhancements.