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June 2021

Jun 16

Azure Data Lake Storage static website is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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
Jun 16

Public preview: Alerts based smart detection for Application Insights

IN PREVIEW

Get your anomaly detections as alerts, manage smart detection using alert rules, and configure notifications for smart detection alerts using action groups.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jun 16

New Azure private MEC solution announced

IN PREVIEW

Azure private multi-access edge compute (MEC) enables operators and systems integrators to simplify the consumption of secure and private 5G networks, and to easily deliver ultra-low-latency networking, applications, and services at the enterprise edge.

  • Services
Jun 15

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series are now available in Australia

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in Australia

  • Security
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 15

General availability: Azure IoT Central new and updated features—May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

May updates include device template DTDL editing, displaying external content on dashboards, other UI and doc enhancements, and CDE parity with CDE v1.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jun 15

Microsoft Azure available from new cloud regions in Arizona

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure is now available from our newest sustainable datacenter region West US 3 in Arizona.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Jun 15

Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Start using or migrating to the new Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules in your production environments to leverage key new capabilities and save on ingestion costs. With support for private links and direct proxies coming soon, you would be able to use these features without compromising on your networking requirements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 14

General availability: Support for SQL Server in data flows using Azure Data Factory & Azure Synapse

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Server is now available as a data flow source sink from your on-premises and VM-based instances in ADF and Synapse Analytics.

  • Azure Data Factory
  • Features
Jun 14

Azure Dev Spaces retired on May 15, 2021

Take advantage of Bridge for Kubernetes for development scenarios that Azure Dev Spaces previously supported.

  • Azure Dev Spaces
  • Retirements
Jun 14

Call recording for Azure Communication Services coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Call recording for Azure Communication Services helps to simplify and improve the recording process during calls.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Microsoft Build
Jun 14

Direct routing for Azure Communication Services coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Developers will be able to use or extend their existing telephony infrastructure to the calling capabilities they build with Azure Communication Services.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Microsoft Build
Jun 11

Azure Maps Elevation API is now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

For any given point on the Earth surface, the Elevation API returns its elevation measured from mean sea level.

  • Azure Maps
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 11

Five more free services available with an Azure free account

NOW AVAILABLE

We've added the option to use Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Key Vault, Azure Logic Apps, and the Encoding feature of Azure Media Services to services included with free accounts.

  • Services
Jun 10

Azure IoT Edge integration with Azure Monitor is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Monitoring and troubleshooting your Azure IoT Edge devices just became more simple and efficient.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Monitor
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 10

General availability: Confidential Computing price reduction on DCsv2 virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

DCsv2-series Azure Virtual Machines protect the confidentiality and integrity of your data and code while it’s processed in the public cloud. The price for this offering is now 37% lower.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jun 10

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.06 expected on June 23

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Jun 9

General availability: 6 new Locales added to Speech service to support speech transcription

NOW AVAILABLE

Speech service has added Speech to Text support for 6 new languages and locales.

  • Speech Services
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Defender for Azure Database for MySQL – Single Server now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Defender detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit your Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 9

Azure Defender for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server in general availability 

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Defender provides security alerts for anomalous activities so that you can detect potential threats and respond to them as they occur.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Security
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for MariaDB Azure Defender in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Defender detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit your Azure Database for MariaDB.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Security
  • Features
  • Management

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