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June 2021

Jun 3

General availability: Azure DevOps Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we are including changes to Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. You can now get total capacity for all teams in an iteration. In addition, we are previewing support for templates in the YAML editor.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Jun 3

Now Available: Pricing changes to Azure Sentinel and Azure Monitor to help you reduce costs

NOW AVAILABLE

Enjoy additional cost savings with the new price changes to Azure Sentinel and Azure monitor. These changes took effect on June 2, 2021.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 3

Public preview: Identity-based connections in Azure Functions with latest Azure SDK triggers and bindings

IN PREVIEW

Azure functions can now connect using an identity instead of a secret.

  • Azure Functions
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
Jun 2

Azure Digital Twins Explorer available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Visual developer tool for exploring your digital twin is now available as a web application.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Jun 2

General availability: Azure API Management Premium tier price reduction for incremental purchased units

NOW AVAILABLE

After the first purchased unit, a price reduction of 50% will be applied on all subsequent units purchased.

  • API Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 2

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for May 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in May 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 2

Azure Security Center: General availability updates for May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Azure Security Center in May 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 1

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 55 is now generally available - April 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides improvements, fixes, updated replication support, and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features

May 2021

May 27

Query Delta Lake files using T-SQL in Azure Synapse Analytics (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Use T-SQL in Azure Synapse to read Delta Lake format.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 27

Cognitive Services - Form Recognizer adds new version in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for 73 languages, prebuilt ID model, invoice line item extraction, table header extraction tagging as table, and more generally available in Azure Form Recognizer, part of Applied AI Services.

  • Azure Applied AI Services
  • Features
May 26

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in South India

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in South India.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 26

General availability: Application Insight in South India

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in South India region for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 26

Azure Storage Blob inventory public preview is now available in all public regions

IN PREVIEW

Blob inventory allows you to get a full listing of all blobs within a storage account or container. This can be used in conjunction with Synapse to calculate per container metrics such as capacity and count.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
May 26

PowerShell support in Durable Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

PowerShell users can use Durable Functions create serverless workflows to orchestrate complex, long-running automation processes.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 26

Public preview: Introducing new Durable Functions storage provider options

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions, an extension to the Azure Functions runtime, adds two new storage provider options in public preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 26

Azure Security Center integration with GitHub Actions, in public preview

IN PREVIEW

GitHub’s integration with Azure Security Center is now in public preview—offering new ways for you to integrate security and compliance into early stages of the software development lifecycle.

  • GitHub and Azure
  • Security
  • Microsoft Build
May 26

Public preview: Announcing Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse

IN PREVIEW

Power your business applications data with analytical and predictive insights.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Public preview: Scan and view lineage of data stored in Hive Metastore Database using Azure Purview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview now supports automated scanning from a Hive Metastore Database to extract schema and lineage between data.

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
May 25

Spot Virtual Machines are now generally available on Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Access unused Azure compute capacity at discounted rates using Spot VMs on Azure Databricks

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features
May 25

Event Hubs Premium now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Event Hubs Premium is a new product SKU that is tailor-made for high-end event streaming scenarios that require elastic, superior performance with predictable latency.

  • Event Hubs
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build

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