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Azure Files now adds support for NFS v4.1 file system protocol for an easy migration of your Linux-centric workloads.
August updates include jobs improvements, a new file upload feature, a preview of the new data export feature, CLI updates, and documentation enhancements.
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.
Set, update, or remove access control lists (ACLs) recursively for existing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 directories and files.
AzCopy v10.6 sync now supports access control lists (ACLs) and properties as well as larger block blob size and blob versioning.
With the new output datasets capability, write back to cloud storage and configure and register output data.
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.
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.
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.
New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in July 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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