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October 2020

Oct 7

Azure Red Hat OpenShift - Pricing and service updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Lower prices, more flexible purchase options, and an improved SLA.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 7

New Azure Spot Virtual Machines features

IN PREVIEW

You can now access the price history of Spot Virtual Machines and the eviction rate for the past 28 trailing days in the Azure portal.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 7

Azure Data Lake Storage immutable storage is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Immutable storage for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Set time-based policies or legal holds on data so that the data becomes non-erasable and non-modifiable.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features
Oct 7

Azure Data Lake Storage static website now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Static website for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Directly host static content from Azure Data Lake Storage, and view that content from a browser by using the public URL of that website.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Oct 6

Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Files premium tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Files premium tier price is dropped by more than 33% in all regions and for all redundancy options.

  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 6

Standard Load Balancer and Public IP addresses support resource group move

NOW AVAILABLE

Standard Load Balancers and Standard Public IP addresses support cross resource group moves enabling easy management of resources at the resource group level.

  • Load Balancer
  • IP Addresses
  • Features
Oct 5

Microsoft plans to establish new cloud datacenter region in Greece

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new region is anticipated to include Microsoft Azure, with Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform to follow.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 5

Action required: Review your applications to avoid service disruption during Azure changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Certificate authority changes are currently in progress for most applications. Update your application to avoid service disruption.

  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 5

Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files Manual QoS Capacity Pool

IN PREVIEW

Azure NetApp Files (ANF) manual quality of service (QoS) capacity pool allows you to assign the capacity and throughput for a volume independently.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Open Source
Oct 5

Dark theme is now available for the Azure mobile app

NOW AVAILABLE

You can choose either dark or light for your mobile app experience.

  • Azure mobile app
  • Management
  • Features
Oct 2

New analytics and windowing capabilities in Stream Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest update of Azure Stream Analytics includes extended SQL language operators such as new windowing and analytics functions; and improvements of existing features.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
Oct 2

Reserved capacity on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Obtain discounts on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale using reserved capacity.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 1

Azure portal September 2020 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates include improvements to the ARM template deployment experience, a variety of updates for Azure Blob Storage, and more.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Management
  • Features
Oct 1

Raw Logs and Metrics are generally available on Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) from Microsoft CDN

NOW AVAILABLE

New options for analytics on Azure CDN are now available to unblock more scenarios for you

  • Services
Oct 1

Learn how to manage and optimize your Azure costs with our guided learning modules

NOW AVAILABLE

Stay up to date on your cost management needs with five new courses

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Management
Oct 1

Monitor Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes with Metric Alerts

IN PREVIEW

Learn how to configure recommended metric alerts using Azure Monitor for Containers on your Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Features
Oct 1

Public preview of Azure Stream Analytics unit testing capability in an CI/CD pipeline

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Stream Analytics CI/CD tools are now updated with query unit testing capability. Users can now add and run automated test cases for their queries.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features

September 2020

Sep 30

Azure Security Center—News and updates for September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates that were made to Azure Security Center in September 2020.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 30

Embedded C SDK general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the release of our newest device SDK for embedded IoT devices

  • Azure RTOS
  • Features
Sep 30

Long term retention for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Single Server

IN PREVIEW

Preview of long-term retention of data for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Single Server is now available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source

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