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October 2020

Oct 29

Azure Automation is now available in Switzerland North region

NOW AVAILABLE

Create, monitor, deploy, and maintain resources in your Azure, on-premises, and third-party hybrid cloud environments using highly scalable and reliable process automation and state configuration engines.

  • Automation
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 29

Public Preview: Application Insight in Australia Central, Brazil Southeast and Norway East

IN PREVIEW

Australia Central, Brazil Southeast, and Norway East are now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health using Application Insight.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 28

Public Preview: Azure Log Analytics in Brazil Southeast and Norway East

IN PREVIEW

Brazil Southeast and Norway East are now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage using Azure Log Analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 28

New region for MySQL - Single Server in Brazil Southeast

IN PREVIEW

Preview support of Azure Database for MySQL - Single Server is now available in the Brazil Southeast region, adding additional flexibility in deploying solutions to help accelerate innovation.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 28

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Single Server now available in Brazil Southeast

IN PREVIEW

The preview support in the Brazil Southeast region provides additional flexibility in deploying solutions to help accelerate innovation.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 28

Azure Databricks now available in Switzerland North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now available in the Swiss Azure datacenters which marks another milestone on the way to digitize Switzerland

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 27

Microsoft to establish its first datacenter region in Taiwan

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new region is anticipated to include Microsoft Azure, with Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform to follow.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 14

Zone Redundancy in preview for Azure Cache for Redis

IN PREVIEW

Increase reliability in the Azure Cache for Redis premium tier even further with up to four nodes for redundancy; a primary and three replicas that can be distributed across multiple availability zones. This setup protects you against a datacenter-level outage, increasing availability up to a 99.95 percent level.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Security
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 13

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series expanding within Europe, United Kingdom and United States

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in North Europe, UK West, US West.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 13

HPC Cache new namespace page and region expansion

NOW AVAILABLE

New HPC Cache namespace lets clients see all storage as a single file system.

  • Azure HPC Cache
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 9

Azure Files premium tier is now available in more regions with LRS, ZRS, and NFS support

NOW AVAILABLE

More Azure Files premium tier regions - more premium files regions with locally redundant storage (LRS), zone redundant storage (ZRS) support, and Network File System (NFS 4.1) public preview support.

  • Premium Files Storage
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 5

Microsoft plans to establish new cloud datacenter region in Greece

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new region is anticipated to include Microsoft Azure, with Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform to follow.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 5

Action required: Review your applications to avoid service disruption during Azure changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Certificate authority changes are currently in progress for most applications. Update your application to avoid service disruption.

  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Operating System
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Compliance

September 2020

Sep 30

General availability: Azure Availability Zones in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Availability Zones are now generally available in Australia East and Canada Central.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 29

General Availability: Application Insight in UK West

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 28

Azure Container Registry now available in several new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Container Registry is now generally available in US Gov Texas, Germany West Central, and Brazil Southeast regions bringing the number of Azure regions that it’s available in to 38.

  • Container Registry
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 22

Microsoft plans to establish new cloud datacenter region in Arizona

IN PREVIEW

Today, we are taking a significant step toward that goal, revealing plans for our newest sustainable datacenter region in Arizona, which will become our West US 3 region.

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 22

Azure Resource Mover is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of the most relevant datacenter regions and meet your business needs with Azure Resource Mover.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Management
Sep 21

Azure Private Link Services available in China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in all China Regions

  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 21

General availability: Zone redundant configuration for Azure SQL Database in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

The zone redundant configuration for Azure SQL Database is now generally available in these additional regions: Canada Central, West US 2, and North Europe.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters

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