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December 2020

Dec 11

Azure IoT Central new and updated features—November 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

November updates include IoT Plug and Play support, new pricing tier, a preview of the jobs API, and documentation updates.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Dec 11

Event hubs on Azure Stack Hub is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The GA version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub. This will allow you to realize cloud and on-premises scenarios that use streaming and event-based architectures.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
  • Features
Dec 11

Automatic VM placement and Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets available on Dedicated Host

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure can now select the dedicated host to which your VM is deployed. Additionally, Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets can be deployed in conjunction with Dedicated Hosts.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Machines
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 11

Intel SGX based confidential computing VMs now available on Azure Dedicated Hosts

NOW AVAILABLE

The new DCsv2_Type1 Dedicated Host SKUs add confidential computing capabilities to Azure Dedicated Hosts. The DCsv2-series Azure Virtual Machines can help protect the confidentiality and integrity of your data and code while it’s processed in the public cloud. Dedicated hosts will provide further isolation from other tenants, further enhancing the isolation aspect of secure applications within confidential computing.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 11
Dec 10

Azure Storage account recovery available via portal is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Recover you deleted storage account directly from the portal.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
Dec 10

Azure Data Factory data flow connectors now generally available for CDM and Delta Lake.

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory (ADF) has make data flow connectors for ETL data loading, transforming, and landing in Common Data Model (CDM) and Delta Lake formats.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
Dec 10

Azure Databricks now generally available in the Azure China region

NOW AVAILABLE

The availability of Azure Databricks in China enables global enterprises to provide a consistent experience for customers in this region.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters
Dec 10

Azure Stack HCI is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Flexible HCI delivered as an Azure Hybrid Service

  • Azure Arc
  • Hybrid Data Services
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 9

Azure portal to end support for Internet Explorer 11 on March 31, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Start using the using the new Edge browser from Microsoft.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Management
Dec 9

Azure Blob storage—NFS 3.0 protocol support public preview now supports GPV2 storage accounts

IN PREVIEW

NFS 3.0 support for Azure Blob Storage preview now supports premium performance tier in all available regions and lower cost standard performance tier in Australia East, Korea Central, and South Central US.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Features
Dec 9

Azure Repos - New enhancements to pull request experience

NOW AVAILABLE

In this sprint, we're doubling down our investments in the pull request experience with a list of new enhancements.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Dec 9

Microsoft Azure Purview provides unified data governance

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview of a unified data governance service to maximize business value of data.

  • Azure Purview
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 9

Azure Data Factory is now available in five new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory is now available in five new regions: Switzerland North, Japan West, Canada East, Germany West Central, and UK West.

  • Data Factory
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Dec 9

App Service Anti-Virus Logs in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Receive improved application monitoring with support for anti-virus scans .

  • App Service
  • Features
Dec 9

Azure resource logs for Azure Storage is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Storage logs and native export options, it’s more convenient to troubleshoot issues on requests to your storage account.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Dec 9

App Service Environment v3 now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Available with no stamp fee via new Isolated v2 SKU.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 9

Azure Data Share snapshot sharing for SQL Database and Synapse generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now share structured data stored in relational databases and data warehouse easily and securely between internal departments, with external partners, vendors or customers for collaboration.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Data Share
  • Services
  • Features
Dec 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Single Server: logical decoding feature is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

With logical decoding and wal2json support, unlock change data capture scenarios with Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Single Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Dec 9

Public preview: Azure Monitor for containers new Reports(tab) & deployment live logs

IN PREVIEW

Now access all your Kubernetes related visualizations such as Node-disk, Node-network, Workloads & Persistent Volume, and many more in new Reports(tab). As part of this update you can also view, search, and filter pod Live Logs of AKS deployments for quick troubleshooting.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services

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