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Azure has added an important compliance offering for telecommunications in France, the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) Security Accreditation Scheme for Subscription Management (SAS-SM).
Support for .NET Framework 4.8 is now generally available in Azure App Service
General availability support for up to 16TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for MariaDB enables you to run the most demanding, large scale workloads.
Greater recovery period granularity and automated backup compression now available, helping to optimize your backup storage costs.
Now in preview, users can manage Azure Cosmos DB resources using a set of PowerShell cmdlets, available in the Az.CosmosDB Powershell module. The Az.CosmosDB module can be used with Windows PowerShell 5.1 as well as cross-platform PowerShell Core 6 or 7.
You can now confidently make indexing changes without fear of impacting existing reads and writes. Before this change, write performance was unaffected during index updates but query results were not consistent while the index transformation was ongoing.
Now in general availability, we are announcing Azure CLI support for autoscale in Azure Cosmos DB.
Remediate Advisor recommendations at scale more quickly and easily using Advisors new Quick Fix feature.
Azure Shared Disks for SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (SQL FCI) on Azure IaaS is now in general availability.
Azure Backup now supports configuring backup for Azure file shares directly from the file share blade
New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in July 2020.
Custom Translator team is being upgraded to V2 phase-1 to take advantage of the state-of-the-art neural machine translation (NMT) architecture available in Microsoft Translator. This architecture powers translation for Microsoft services such as Office 365, Teams, Speech Services, Bing.com, and Translator, along with other services. Data residency support is also being enabled to meet corporate data security, data privacy, and regulatory requirements to keep customer data in the Europe region.
A new Node.js IoT SDK LTS branch has been released offering customers a guarantee that they will benefit from any necessary security or critical bug fixes with minimal impact to their device’s stable code.
Beginning September 1, 2020, new Azure SQL Database gateways in multiple regions will start accepting traffic
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 Autoscale, which allows you to automatically manage your resources based on the load is now available in China North 2 and China East 2 regions
Target availability: Q3 2020
In order to simplify and streamline Azure Monitor Logs, we're moving all links and content from the Quick Start page to the Overview page. The Quick Start page will be removed in August 2020.
Access Windows Virtual Desktop from the new Remote Desktop client for Android.
The 20.07 feature release contains new features for application development and tenant certificate renewal, additional promotions of beta features to long-term stable (LTS), and enhancements to improve stability and troubleshooting of device connections on Windows platforms.
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