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June 2021

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
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
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
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
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
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
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
  • Security
  • Features
  • Management
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
  • Open Source
  • Management
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: 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
  • Features
  • Management
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
  • Features
  • Management
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
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
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
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Compliance
  • Management
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server: Planned Maintenance Notifications in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Set up alerts on the Azure portal to be notified about planned deployments for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

General availability: Application Insights Node.js pre-aggregated standard metrics

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights Node.js SDK adds pre-aggregated standard metrics to enhance accuracy of alerts when telemetry sampling is enabled.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jun 9

Public preview: Syslog event collection from Azure Monitor Agent for Linux distros

IN PREVIEW

Upgrade to Azure Monitor Agent for Linux version 1.10 or above to enable syslog data collection using data collection rules for your Linux machines. 

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 9

Public preview: Alerts based smart detection for Application Insights

IN PREVIEW

Get your anomaly detections as alerts, manage smart detection using alert rules, and configure notifications for smart detection alerts using action groups.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jun 9

General availability: Enterprise-scale landing zone reference implementation for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Rapidly adopt Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) using industry-proven practices.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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