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June 2021

Jun 24

Azure NetApp Files | Regional Capacity Quota

NOW AVAILABLE

We're changing the regional capacity quota for Azure NetApp files at no additional cost to you.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 24

General availability: Azure Digital Twins plugin for Azure Data Explorer 

NOW AVAILABLE

Adding context to IoT data just became easier. Azure Digital Twins and Azure Data Explorer now seamlessly integrate, allowing you to allow you to contextualize time-series IoT data.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
Jun 24

General availability: Azure DevOps updates for June 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we've added a new set of policies which can be used to restrict the scope and lifespan of your organization’s Azure DevOps personal access tokens.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Jun 24

General availability: Turn your phone into an IoT device with the new IoT Plug and Play mobile app

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the IoT Plug and Play phone app as an IoT device to get started quickly with IoT Central or IoT Hub.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
Jun 24

General availability: Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics for Health

NOW AVAILABLE

Now generally available, use Text Analytics for Health to detect words and phrases mentioned in unstructured text as entities in the healthcare and biomedical domain.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
Jun 23

Azure Container Registry is now available in West US 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Registry is now generally available in West US 3 region. Azure Container Registry handles private Docker container images as well as related content formats, such as Helm charts, OCI artifacts, and images built to the OCI image format specification.

  • Container Registry
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 23

Azure Sphere OS version 21.06 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

This quality release of the OS includes bug fixes for apps using SPI Flash.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Jun 23

Azure Maps Mobility Services Preview will be retired on 5 October 2021

Target retirement date: October 05, 2021

Transition to Bing Maps Routes API and/or Moovit Public Transit API’s by 5 October 2021

  • Retirements
Jun 23

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1: Account creation will be blocked for new customers starting July 5, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: July 05, 2021

Take advantage of Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2 for all of your analytic needs after July 5, 2021.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Retirements
Jun 23

Azure Blob storage—NFS 3.0 protocol support generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 1980

Azure Blob Storage is the only storage platform that supports NFS 3.0 protocol over object storage natively (no gateway or data copying required), with object storage economics. With multi-protocol support, customers can run their applications on a single storage platform with no application rewrites necessary, therefore eliminating data silos.

  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Premium Tier for Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Features
Jun 23

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) now offers server group restart feature in public preview

IN PREVIEW

The restart server group capability is now available in preview for Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the Postgres open-source database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 23

General availability: Expansion of credit-based disk bursting to Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller

NOW AVAILABLE

Credit-based disk bursting, which allows you to handle unexpected disk traffic and batch jobs smoothly without the need to overprovision your disk, is now available on Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
Jun 23

Azure SQL—general availability updates for late June 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late June 2021

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 23

Azure SQL—public preview updates for late June 2021 

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late June 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Compliance
  • Management
Jun 23

Azure Machine Learning public preview announcements for June 2021.

IN PREVIEW

New features include data scientist built-in role, text classification labeling, and environments UI.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Jun 23

Full text query in diagnostics logs for Azure Cosmos DB in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Use self-serve to enable/disable full text query to deobfuscate your queries in diagnostic logs with the full-text query for Azure Cosmos DB feature.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 23

Azure IoT Edge for Linux now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Leverage existing Windows expertise and seamlessly connect Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows devices to Microsoft Azure and quickly bring cloud intelligence to your edge.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure SQL Edge
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Operating System
  • Features
Jun 23

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Forced failover in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Forced failover capability is available in preview in all zone redundant regions on Flexible Server for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 21

Azure Key Vault Managed HSM is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Key Vault Managed HSM (hardware security module) is now generally available. Managed HSM offers a fully managed, highly available, single-tenant, high-throughput, standards-compliant cloud service to safeguard cryptographic keys for your cloud applications, using FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated HSMs.

  • Key Vault
  • Azure Key Vault Managed HSM
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
  • Compliance
Jun 18

Public preview of Default Rule Set 2.0 for Azure Web Application Firewall

IN PREVIEW

Increase your security posture and reduce false positives with the Default Rule Set 2.0, now in public preview for Azure Web Application Firewall.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door Standard/Premium (Preview)
  • Security
  • Features

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