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Run Azure Arc enabled data services on premises on any infrastructure of your choice with Azure cloud benefits like elastic scale, unified management, and a cloud billing model while staying always current.
A new approach to managing Windows Server virtual machines in Azure.
Take advantage of the most relevant datacenter regions and meet your business needs with Azure Resource Mover.
Public preview of Azure Arc enabled SQL Server extends power of Azure to SQL servers hosted on-premises or in other public clouds.
Azure Arc enabled servers are now generally available for Windows and Linux servers outside of Azure
Backup Center currently is in public preview for the workloads of Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers and limited public preview for the workloads SQL in Azure VMs, SAP HANA in Azure VMs and Azure Files.
The new OPERATIONS API adds the ability to monitor management operations, see operation steps, and take dependent actions based on operation progress.
An unauthenticated experience to get retail prices for all Azure Products/Services (including Reserved Instances).
Simplify configuring Always On availability groups and improve availability for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
The August 2020 release contains bug fixes and improvements to stability and reliability.
Connector for AWS in Azure Cost Management is now Generally Available.
Trigger on-demand Azure policy compliance scan on Azure resources from GitHub workflows and proceed/fail workflow execution depending on compliance state of resources.
Target availability: Q3 2020
More granular breakdowns and analyses into artifact storage.
Cloud Shell now supports virtual networks.
The Azure Cloud Shell tools image is now generally available on GitHub.
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.
A new online course that offers a comprehensive overview of data analytics with Azure Data Explorer is now available for free.
Target availability: Q3 2020
System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) management pack for Azure SQL Managed Instance is now generally available.
Revocation of non-compliant Certificate Authorities potentially impacting customer’s Azure service(s).
Recent reports detailed Certificate Authorities that were not compliant with industry standards for trusted CAs. As per industry requirements, non-compliant CAs are being revoked requiring customers certificates to be re-issued.
Azure Load Balancer now supports adding and removing resources from a backend pool via an IPv4 or IPv6 addresses and virtual network ID. This will enable you to easily manage the containers, virtual machines, and virtual machine scale sets associated with their load balancer. It will also allow IP addresses to be reserved as part of a backend pool before the associated resources are created.
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