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Monthly updates for June 2021

Jun 15

Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Start using or migrating to the new Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules in your production environments to leverage key new capabilities and save on ingestion costs. With support for private links and direct proxies coming soon, you would be able to use these features without compromising on your networking requirements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 14

General availability: Support for SQL Server in data flows using Azure Data Factory & Azure Synapse

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Server is now available as a data flow source sink from your on-premises and VM-based instances in ADF and Synapse Analytics.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
Jun 14

Azure Dev Spaces retired on May 15, 2021

Take advantage of Bridge for Kubernetes for development scenarios that Azure Dev Spaces previously supported.

  • Azure Dev Spaces
  • Retirements
Jun 14

Call recording for Azure Communication Services coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Call recording for Azure Communication Services helps to simplify and improve the recording process during calls.

  • Features
Jun 14

Direct routing for Azure Communication Services coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Developers will be able to use or extend their existing telephony infrastructure to the calling capabilities they build with Azure Communication Services.

  • Features
Jun 11

Azure Maps Elevation API is now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

For any given point on the Earth surface, the Elevation API returns its elevation measured from mean sea level.

  • Azure Maps
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 11

Five more free services available with an Azure free account

NOW AVAILABLE

We've added the option to use Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Key Vault, Azure Logic Apps, and the Encoding feature of Azure Media Services to services included with free accounts.

  • Services
Jun 10

Azure IoT Edge integration with Azure Monitor is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Monitoring and troubleshooting your Azure IoT Edge devices just became more simple and efficient.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jun 10

General availability: Confidential Computing price reduction on DCsv2 virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

DCsv2-series Azure Virtual Machines protect the confidentiality and integrity of your data and code while it’s processed in the public cloud. The price for this offering is now 37% lower.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 10

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.06 expected on June 23

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Jun 9

General availability: 6 new Locales added to Speech service to support speech transcription

NOW AVAILABLE

Speech service has added Speech to Text support for 6 new languages and locales.

  • Speech Services
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Defender for Azure Database for MySQL – Single Server now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Defender detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit your Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Security
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Defender for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server in general availability 

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Defender provides security alerts for anomalous activities so that you can detect potential threats and respond to them as they occur.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Security
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for MariaDB Azure Defender in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Defender detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit your Azure Database for MariaDB.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Security
Jun 9

Azure Database for MariaDB: Planned Maintenance Notifications in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Set up alerts today on the Azure portal to be notified about planned deployments for Azure Database for MariaDB.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Management
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for MySQL – Single Server: Planned maintenance notifications in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Setup alerts on the Azure portal to be notified about planned deployments with planned maintenance notifications for Azure Database for MySQL – Single Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure SQL: General availability updates for early June 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early June 2021

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure SQL: Public preview updates for early June 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early June 2021

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server standby server selection in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Select your standby server zone for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) now compliant with additional certifications

NOW AVAILABLE

New certifications are now available for Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
  • Security
  • Open Source

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