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August 2020

Aug 6

Additional Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective September 10, 2020

Additional SQL Gateways are being added for Azure SQL Database in West Central US and South Africa North effective 10 September 2020.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
Aug 5

Azure Monitor for containers with Azure Portal now supports Kubernetes resource view

IN PREVIEW

Azure monitor for containers with Azure portal now supports new Kubernetes resource view. In this new view you can diagnose the issue by drilling down to resource types including deployments, pods, and replica sets & see historical data trend and overall usage over time.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
Aug 5

Simplify and Modernize your Java and Spring workloads with Azure Service Bus

IN PREVIEW

In order to provide Azure Service Bus to more customers irrespective of their application stack and application ecosystem, and in keeping with that vision, we’re announcing feature parity with Java Message Service (JMS) 2.0 over AMQP.

  • Service Bus
  • Features
  • Services
Aug 5

Azure Advisor Quick Fix is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Remediate Advisor recommendations at scale more quickly and easily using Advisors new Quick Fix feature.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
Aug 4

Azure Analytics Data Bricks Meters

Effective September 1, 2020 Azure Analytics Data Bricks Meters will have a name change.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
Aug 3

Custom Translator upgrade and Regional data residency

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Translator
  • Services
Aug 3

Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Beginning September 1, 2020, new Azure SQL Database gateways in multiple regions will start accepting traffic

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services

July 2020

Jul 31

Azure Data Explorer LightIngest now supports actual creation time for historical data migration

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Services
Jul 29

Azure Data Explorer Streaming Ingestion is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Streaming Ingestion feature can be used when you need Near Real Time (less than 10 seconds) ingestion with small amounts of data and multiple tables.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Services
Jul 29

IoT Plug and Play new features now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

IoT Plug and Play new features in Public Preview to continue simplifying IoT.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
  • Services
Jul 28

Azure Backup locally redundant storage (LRS) and geo-redundant storage (GRS) data stored meter ID changes

Effective September 1, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Backup—LRS and GRS data stored will change in the ZA West and ZA North regions.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services
Jul 25

Azure Data Explorer 1-click now supports mapping transformations

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Explorer 1-click now supports mapping transformations as part of the schema definition with the intuitive UX.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Services
Jul 24

How to start with Azure Data Explorer—A new online course

NOW AVAILABLE

A new online course that offers a comprehensive overview of data analytics with Azure Data Explorer is now available for free.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Gallery
  • Management
  • Services
Jul 24

Azure Data Explorer—Allocate resources automatically for Azure Blob Storage data connection

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the new automatic resource allocation feature to define a data connection from any Azure Storage to Azure Data Explorer database.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Services
Jul 21

Azure Time Series Insights Gen2 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Time Series Insights Gen2, our pay-as-you-go IoT Analytics offering, is now generally available and features a number of new capabilities that are powerful, yet simple to use:

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Services
Jul 21

Now install network virtual appliances directly into an Azure Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Several new capabilities for Azure Virtual WAN are now in preview—including the option to install network virtual appliances directly into a virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
Jul 21

Azure ultra disks are now available in the US Gov Arizona region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure ultra disks are now available in the US Gov Arizona region.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
Jul 21

Azure Red Hat OpenShift on OpenShift 4.4 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Red Hat OpenShift 4.4 is now available on Azure Red Hat OpenShift.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
Jul 21

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now ISO 27001 certified

NOW AVAILABLE

To help you meet your compliance obligations across regulated industries and markets worldwide, Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now ISO 27001 certified.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Compliance
  • Security
  • Services
Jul 20

Azure Monitor for Containers now supports recommended alerts

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers now includes recommended alerts. Use this feature to enable alerts in one click on your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters. These preconfigured metrics alerts enable you to monitor your system resource when it's running on peak capacity or hitting failure rates. This feature is in currently preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services

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