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December 2020

Dec 1

Azure Storage blob inventory public preview

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Storage blob inventory, which provides an overview of your blob data within a storage account, is now available for public preview in France Central, Canada Central, and Canada East.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features

November 2020

Nov 9

Premium tier for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Premium tier is ideal for big data analytics applications and workloads that require low and consistent latency (fast access) or have a high number of transactions.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Nov 5

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 recursive access control list (ACL) update is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Set, update, or remove access control lists (ACLs) recursively for existing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 filesystem.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features

October 2020

Oct 8

Azure Blob – Soft Delete for Containers preview region expansion

IN PREVIEW

Azure Blob Soft Delete for Containers public preview is now available in all public Azure regions.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features
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 file snapshots are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

File snapshots for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Use file snapshots to take an unlimited number of snapshots of your files so that you can have a copy of that file at a point in time.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • 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

September 2020

Sep 10

Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available in all Azure regions.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features

August 2020

Aug 27

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 access control list recursive update in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Set, update, or remove access control lists (ACLs) recursively for existing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 directories and files.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 18

Azure Blob – Soft Delete for Containers public preview

IN PREVIEW

Soft delete for containers expands upon Azure Blob Storage’s existing capabilities such as soft delete for blobs, account delete locking, and immutable blobs, making our data protection and restore capabilities even better.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features

July 2020

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

June 2020

Jun 30

Azure Data Lake Storage archive tier is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The archive tier for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available. The archive tier provides an ultra-low cost tier for long term retention of data while keeping your data available for future analytics needs.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features

May 2020

May 15

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 PowerShell and CLI are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use PowerShell and Azure CLI filesystem semantics for operations on Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 filesystems, directories and files.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • SDK and Tools
May 14

Azure Private Link is now generally available in US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Key Vault
  • Backup Server
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Security
  • Services
  • Compliance
May 11

Premium tier for Azure Data Lake Storage now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Lake Storage has a new tier called Premium, offering significantly lower latencies, and cost savings for transaction heavy workloads.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Services
  • Features

April 2020

Apr 29

Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Date Lake Storage (ADLS) now supports Query acceleration, which optimizes cost and performance for your big data applications.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Blob storage
  • Features
Apr 24

Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Date Lake Storage (ADLS) now supports Query acceleration, which optimizes cost and performance for your big data applications.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Apr 7

Storage Analytics logs for Azure Data Lake Storage are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Diagnosing Azure Data Lake Storage just got easier with Storage Analytics logs.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features

March 2020

Mar 27

Filesystem SDKs for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 Python, .NET, Java, and JS filesystem SDKs are now generally available in all Azure regions.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • SDK and Tools
Mar 16

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Security
  • Services
  • Compliance

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