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October 2020

Oct 27

Policy to control the minimum TLS version used with Azure Storage now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Secure Azure Storage HTTPS connection with minimum TLS version via policy control.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
Oct 21

Azure Blob storage lifecycle management now supports blob versions management

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Azure Blob storage lifecycle management to automatically transition old blob versions to a cooler storage tier (hot to cool, hot to archive, or cool to archive) or delete old blob versions to optimize for cost.

  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Blob storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features

September 2020

Sep 17

Azure Blob access time tracking and access time-based lifecycle management preview

IN PREVIEW

The preview is available in France Central, Canada East, and Canada Central regions.

  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Blob storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Sep 17

Azure Blob storage lifecycle management now supports append blobs

NOW AVAILABLE

In addition to supporting block blobs, Azure Blob storage lifecycle management now offers a rich, rule-based policy to manage the retention of your append blobs.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Blob storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Sep 16

Azure Files support for NFS v4.1 is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Files now adds support for NFS v4.1 file system protocol for an easy migration of your Linux-centric workloads.

  • File Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features
Sep 9

Azure Blob storage object replication is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Object replication allows you to replicate your block blob data at the blob level from one storage account to another anywhere in the Azure.

  • Blob storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • 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 24

AzCopy v10.6 released with updated sync features and larger blob size support

NOW AVAILABLE

AzCopy v10.6 sync now supports access control lists (ACLs) and properties as well as larger block blob size and blob versioning.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features

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 15

Choose to allow or disallow blob public access on Azure Storage accounts

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage now supports anonymous public read access for containers and blobs. Learn more about how to evaluate anonymous access to your data.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Security
  • Features

June 2020

Jun 17

Azure geo-zone-redundant storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Geo-zone-redundant storage (GZRS) and read-access geo-zone-redundant storage (RA-GZRS) are now generally available, offering intra-regional and inter-regional high availability and disaster protection for your applications.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob storage
  • File Storage
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 17

Azure Storage account failover is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customer-initiated Storage account failover is now generally available, allowing you to determine when to initiate a failover instead of waiting for Microsoft to do so.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Management
  • Features

May 2020

May 19

Azure Storage—Routing preferences now available for preview

IN PREVIEW

Routing preferences provide the flexibility to optimize traffic to your Storage account for premium network performance by using the Microsoft global network, or to help lower costs using the public Internet. Publish route-specific endpoints for your storage account. The preview is available for all Storage accounts located in France South, South Central US, and the West Central US regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 14

Private endpoints for Azure Storage are now generally available in the Azure Government region

NOW AVAILABLE

Private endpoints for Azure Storage are now generally available in the Azure Government region. Private endpoints provide secure connectivity to Azure Storage from an Azure virtual network. On-premises networks can also securely connect to a storage account using a private endpoint when that network is connected to a virtual network using Azure Express Route or VPN.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Compliance
  • Services

March 2020

Mar 17

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
  • Compliance
  • Services
Mar 13

Private Endpoints for Azure Storage are now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Endpoints provide secure connectivity to Azure Storage from a Azure virtual network (VNet). On-premises networks can also securely connect to a storage account using a private endpoint when that network is to a VNet using Express Route or VPN. Private Endpoints for Azure Storage are now generally available in all Azure public regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features

November 2019

Nov 5

Azure Private Link is now available in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link, which provides private connectivity to Azure services, is now available in all regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters

September 2019

Sep 16

Azure Private Link is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2019

Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

August 2019

Aug 20

New Copy APIs for efficient data copy in Azure Blob Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing a new set of copy APIs to enable efficient data transfer to Azure or inside Azure datacenters.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob storage
  • Features

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