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August 2020

Aug 4

Azure Security Center—News and updates for July 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
Aug 4

Azure Analytics Data Bricks Meters

Effective September 1, 2020 Azure Analytics Data Bricks Meters will have a name change.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
Aug 3

Custom Translator upgrade and Regional data residency

NOW AVAILABLE

Custom Translator team is being upgraded to V2 phase-1 to take advantage of the state-of-the-art neural machine translation (NMT) architecture available in Microsoft Translator. This architecture powers translation for Microsoft services such as Office 365, Teams, Speech Services, Bing.com, and Translator, along with other services. Data residency support is also being enabled to meet corporate data security, data privacy, and regulatory requirements to keep customer data in the Europe region.

  • Translator
  • Services
Aug 3

The Azure IoT Node.js SDK releases a new long term support (LTS) branch

NOW AVAILABLE

A new Node.js IoT SDK LTS branch has been released offering customers a guarantee that they will benefit from any necessary security or critical bug fixes with minimal impact to their device’s stable code.

  • SDK and Tools
Aug 3

Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Beginning September 1, 2020, new Azure SQL Database gateways in multiple regions will start accepting traffic

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
Aug 1

Upcoming billing changes to Azure Bandwidth

On a rolling basis throughout September 2020, we’ll move Bandwidth to a source–destination billing model. Additionally, metering will be divided into inter-region meter IDs.

  • Pricing & Offerings

July 2020

Jul 31

New regions added for Azure Blob storage object replication public preview

IN PREVIEW

We have expanded the preview regions for Azure Blob storage object replication to include East US 2, Central US. You can start previewing this feature on any existing or new General-purpose (GPv2) storage accounts in those regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Jul 31

Azure Data Lake Storage lifecycle management is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Lifecycle management for Azure Data Lake Storage provides an automated solution for tiering down infrequently used data to cooler tiers, allowing you to easily optimize your data for both performance and cost.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
  • Management
Jul 31

Azure Data Explorer LightIngest now supports actual creation time for historical data migration

NOW AVAILABLE

LightIngest is a command-line utility for large volumes of data ingestion, and for querying records on the time created, rather than the time ingested.

  • Services
Jul 30

Azure Autoscale generally available in China North 2 and China East 2 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Autoscale, which allows you to automatically manage your resources based on the load is now available in China North 2 and China East 2 regions

  • AutoScale
  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 30

Azure Monitor Community Repository is now available

Today we're launching the Azure Monitor Community Repository, which provides a collaborative space for community members to share and explore Azure Monitor artifacts such as queries [KQL], workbooks and alerts.

  • Features
Jul 30

Azure Monitor Log Analytics Quick Start content is moving to the Overview page

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

In order to simplify and streamline Azure Monitor Logs, we're moving all links and content from the Quick Start page to the Overview page. The Quick Start page will be removed in August 2020.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
Jul 30

Remote Desktop client for Android now supports Windows Virtual Desktop connections

NOW AVAILABLE

Access Windows Virtual Desktop from the new Remote Desktop client for Android.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Jul 29

Azure Sphere update 20.07 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The 20.07 feature release contains new features for application development and tenant certificate renewal, additional promotions of beta features to long-term stable (LTS), and enhancements to improve stability and troubleshooting of device connections on Windows platforms.

  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
Jul 29

Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service VNET ingress support is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service (DPS) has released general availability support for Virtual Networks (VNET).

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
Jul 29

Azure Data Explorer Streaming Ingestion is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Streaming Ingestion feature can be used when you need Near Real Time (less than 10 seconds) ingestion with small amounts of data and multiple tables.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Services
Jul 29

Azure HDInsight now supports virtual network service endpoint policies

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight now supports virtual network service endpoint policies, which allow you to filter HDInsight egress virtual network traffic to certain Azure storage accounts.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
Jul 29

IoT Plug and Play new features now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

IoT Plug and Play new features in Public Preview to continue simplifying IoT.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
  • Services
Jul 28

Windows Virtual Desktop Azure portal and Microsoft Teams integrations are generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

It’s now easier to deploy and manage Windows Virtual Desktop as well as provide seamless meeting and collaboration experiences through integration with Microsoft Teams.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Jul 28

Migrate to the new version of the Azure Time Series Insights Gen2 APIs

NOW AVAILABLE

Read about the process for migrating onto the new generally available API version for Time Series Insights Gen2.

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Features

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