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September 2020

Sep 22

IoT Edge Nested Edge is now in private preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing Nested Edge for Azure IoT Edge

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 18

Datadog integration with Azure: Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Datadog and Microsoft Azure have worked together to create an integrated Datadog SaaS solution. Built on Azure and available via the Azure Marketplace, this solution provides a seamless and first party like experience for Datadog’s cloud monitoring solution. Azure is the first cloud platform to offer this integrated experience with third-party solutions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 17

Azure Blob access time tracking and access time-based lifecycle management preview

IN PREVIEW

The preview is available in France Central, Canada East, and Canada Central regions.

  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Blob storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Sep 17

Public Preview of Azure NetApp Files Cross Region Replication (CRR) capability

IN PREVIEW

Replicate Azure NetApp Files volumes from one Azure region to another in a fast and cost-effective way, protecting your data from unforeseeable regional failures.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
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 15

Public Preview - Get Retail Rates for all Azure Products/Services

IN PREVIEW

An unauthenticated experience to get retail prices for all Azure Products/Services (including Reserved Instances).

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
Sep 9

Automatic VM guest patching is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Automatic VM guest patching provides safe and automatic patching for virtual machines to simplify update management and maintain security compliance.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 2

Public preview: Automated deployment of Always On availability groups through the Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

Simplify configuring Always On availability groups and improve availability for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Management
  • Features
Sep 2

Azure Cache for Redis Visual Studio Code extension now in preview

IN PREVIEW

You will be able to use Visual Studio Code to view, test, and debug your caches in one streamlined experience. This extension enhances ease of development by eliminating the need to manually track connection and access keys to connect to your caches.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
Sep 2

Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor is introducing a new concept for data collection configuration and a new, unified agent for Azure Monitor in Public Preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Sep 2

Azure Cache for Redis Visual Studio Code extension now in preview

IN PREVIEW

You’ll be able to use Visual Studio Code to view, test, and debug your caches in one streamlined experience. This extension enhances ease of development by eliminating the need to manually track connection and access keys to connect to your caches.

  • Features

August 2020

Aug 31

Windows Virtual Desktop is now available in the Azure Government cloud (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Get started today with Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview in US Government regions. Deploy and scale Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Aug 28

Stream Analytics now can be run on Azure Stack Hub

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics is now available on Azure Stack Hub via IoT Edge Runtime.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Features
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 21

Release of new Azure CDN (Microsoft Standard) capability

IN PREVIEW

The Azure CDN service, a distributed network of servers that can efficiently deliver web content to users, now supports multiple origins.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
Aug 21

Public Preview: Cognitive Services Form Recognizer v2.1

IN PREVIEW

Form Recognizer v2.1-preview.1 has been released. It includes support for new languages, checkbox/selection marks, and the submit multiple form types to a single model Id.

  • Form Recognizer
  • Azure Cognitive 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 20

Simplified Chinese language support now available in Azure Cognitive Services Computer Vision public preview

IN PREVIEW

Computer Vision Read API v3.1, part of Cognitive Services, announces its public preview with support for Simplified Chinese language.

  • Computer Vision
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 19

Azure Policy Compliance Scan Action for GitHub Workflows is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Trigger on-demand Azure policy compliance scan on Azure resources from GitHub workflows and proceed/fail workflow execution depending on compliance state of resources.

  • Azure Policy
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
Aug 19

PowerShell support in Durable Functions is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Developers can now orchestrate complex automation workflows in Azure Functions using familiar language constructs in PowerShell 7

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

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