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September 2020

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 14

Azure IoT Central new and updated features—August 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

August updates include jobs improvements, a new file upload feature, a preview of the new data export feature, CLI updates, and documentation enhancements.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Sep 1

Azure Kubernetes Service: Node disk DOS by writing to container /etc/hosts (CVE-2020-8557)

If a pod writes a large amount of data to the etc/hosts file within Azure Kubernetes Service, it can potentially cause the node to fail.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security

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
Aug 20

Azure Machine Learning announces output dataset (Preview)

IN PREVIEW

With the new output datasets capability, write back to cloud storage and configure and register output data.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Aug 17

Public preview: CSI storage driver support in Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports Container Storage Interface (CSI), a standard for exposing arbitrary block and file storage systems to containerized workloads on Kubernetes. This offers more flexibility in exposing storage systems in Kubernetes.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Aug 13

Azure Blob storage—Network File System 3.0 protocol support public preview region expansion

IN PREVIEW

NFS 3.0 support to block blob storage accounts with premium performance public preview regions now include: Australia Southeast, North Europe, UK West, Korea Central, Korea South, West Central US.

  • Blob storage
  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Features
Aug 12

Azure Data Box Disk is now generally available in South Africa and China

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk solution lets you send terabytes of on-premises data to Azure in a quick, inexpensive, and reliable way.

  • Data Box Disk
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Security
  • 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
  • Management
  • Features
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 28

Azure Backup locally redundant storage (LRS) and geo-redundant storage (GRS) data stored meter ID changes

Effective September 1, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Backup—LRS and GRS data stored will change in the ZA West and ZA North regions.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services
Jul 27

Azure Blob storage—Network File System 3.0 protocol support is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

NFS 3.0 protocol support for Azure Blob storage is now in preview. 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 crucial object storage economics.

  • Blob storage
  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Features
Jul 21

Shared disks in Azure Disk Storage are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Shared disks are now available in Azure Disk Storage—the only shared block storage in the cloud that supports both Windows and Linux-based clustered or high-availability applications.

  • Managed Disks
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 21

Azure Time Series Insights Gen2 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Time Series Insights Gen2, our pay-as-you-go IoT Analytics offering, is now generally available and features a number of new capabilities that are powerful, yet simple to use:

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Services
Jul 13

Azure Data Box Disk is now available in China

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Data Box Disk is now available for preview in the China East, China East 2, China North, and China North 2 regions.

  • Data Box
  • Data Box Disk
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 9

Private endpoints for Azure File Sync are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Starting with Azure File Sync agent 10.1, Azure File Sync supports private endpoints in all public and Azure US Government cloud regions where Azure File Sync is available.

  • Services
  • Features

June 2020

Jun 30

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
Jun 30

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

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