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Make your general purpose databases and elastic pools resilient to a much larger set of failures, including catastrophic datacenter outages, without any changes of the application logic by selecting zone redundancy.
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.
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.
Azure Synapse Link now offers preview support for querying Azure Cosmos DB data with Synapse SQL serverless.
Obtain discounts on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale using reserved capacity.
Preview of long-term retention of data for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Single Server is now available.
Now you can use the Spring Data framework with the Azure Cosmos DB Core (SQL) API.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server is a new deployment option that provides better control and flexibility, more options for high availability, and cost optimization controls.
Now in general availability, locally redundant storage (LRS) and zone-redundant storage (ZRS) options have been added to backup storage redundancy, providing more flexibility and choice.
Two new tiers will be coming soon in preview for Azure Cache for Redis through a collaboration with Redis Labs: Enterprise and Enterprise Flash.
Azure AD authentication features for Azure SQL DB, Azure Synapse Analytics, and Azure SQL Managed Instance
These new preview features extend existing functionality, remove user limitations, and provide customers with greater ease of use when setting up Azure SQL Database or Azure SQL Managed Instance.
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare will help organizations adapt and build scalable modalities of care while safeguarding patients, care teams, and assets.
You can reduce cost, drive innovation, and improve operational efficiencies by using Azure SQL Edge to stream, store, and analyze IoT data.
Azure Monitor for Key Vault and Azure Monitor for Azure Cache for Redis provide out of the box insights for these resources using platform telemetry.
Utilize global virtual network peering for your managed instances to save time through easy network configuration and by offloading your gateways from database replication traffic.
Expand your ability to quickly migrate existing solutions to Azure SQL Managed Instance with new catalog database hosting capabilities.
Enhanced log write throughput and superior data/log IOPS make Azure SQL Managed Instances even more appealing for migration.
Machine Learning Services with support for R and Python languages now include preview support on Azure SQL Managed Instance.
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