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    July 2019

    Jul 15

    Blob API interoperability with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is now in preview

    New functionality that will enable you to manage the same data using either Blob APIs or Data Lake Storage Gen2 APIs is now available in preview.

    June 2019

    Jun 26

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 support for Event Grid Notifications is now in preview

    Azure Event Grid provides reliable event delivery at massive scale. Event Grid integration brings change notifications for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

    Jun 25

    Preserve ACLs when upgrading from ADLS Gen1 to Gen2 using Azure Data Factory

    Azure Data Factory empowers you to copy data from Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen1 to Gen2 easily and performantly. Furthermore, now you can choose to preserve the access control lists (ACLs) set on the files/directories along with data.

    April 2019

    Apr 2

    Managed identities-based authentication for egress to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 1

    If you use Azure Stream Analytics, you’ll now be able to run your real-time pipelines with MSI based authentication while writing to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 1.

    February 2019

    Feb 1

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is now generally available

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is a no-compromises data lake platform that combines the rich feature set of advanced data lake solutions with the economics, global scale, and enterprise grade security of Azure Blob Storage.