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June 2021

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 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
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure SQL: Public preview updates for early June 2021

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server standby server selection in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Select your standby server zone for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server.

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

Public preview: Syslog event collection from Azure Monitor Agent for Linux distros

IN PREVIEW

Upgrade to Azure Monitor Agent for Linux version 1.10 or above to enable syslog data collection using data collection rules for your Linux machines. 

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 9

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 9

Azure Migrate private endpoint support available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Secure your connection to Azure Migrate services with Azure Migrate Private Link.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Services
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server: Support for Postgres 13 (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Create new Flexible Servers using PostgreSQL 13 version for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server supports PostgreSQL minor versions (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Benefit from the latest PostgreSQL minor versions that include many security updates and bug fixes for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
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

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

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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
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

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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
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

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
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure SQL Database ledger available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure SQL Database ledger (preview) to eliminate the additional cost, complexity, and performance overhead of decentralized blockchain technology and enable tamper-evidence through cryptographic verification of your centralized data store.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Security
  • Microsoft Build

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