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September 2020

Sep 22

Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) on Azure Stack HCI enables developers and admins to deploy and manage containerized apps on Azure Stack HCI.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

512 Sector Size support on Azure Ultra Disks is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disks now support 512 sector sizes.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Export and import securely to Azure Disk Storage with Azure Private Links integration (GA)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Disk Storage now enables enhanced security options for export and import via integration with Azure Private Links

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Blazor and C# APIs now supported in Azure Static Web Apps

Developers can now build and publish applications built entirely in .NET with Static Web Apps using Blazor WebAssembly and C# API's.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Achieve higher performance and cost savings on Azure Disk Storage with performance tiers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Disk Storage now enables you to set performance tiers (public preview) for a chosen duration of time based on workload demand.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

New disk IO and Bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

NOW AVAILABLE

New disk IO utilization metrics that help users gain insight into their disk IO and bandwidth bottlenecks have been released. These metrics simplify identifying resources that are limiting application s performance. Now with a couple of metric views, users can make informed decisions on how to upgrade their products to and see a direct impact to their performance.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Announcing Azure SQL Edge now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

You can reduce cost, drive innovation, and improve operational efficiencies by using Azure SQL Edge to stream, store, and analyze IoT data.

  • Azure SQL Edge
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Support for Dapr applications in Azure API Management

IN PREVIEW

Dapr microservices can now be directly exposed as APIs in API Management.

  • API Management
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

General Availability of the New Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft announces general availability (GA) of the Azure VMware Solution service. The new Azure VMware Solutions is a first party Microsoft Azure Compute services that is directly operated, delivered, and supported by Microsoft.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Sep 22

Virtual Machine (VM) level Disk Bursting on Dvs3 and Esv3 VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual Machine (VM) level Disk Bursting is now enabled on for our Dsv3 and Esv3 virtual machines, allowing customer s workloads to handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision their virtual machine.

  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Azure Arc enabled servers are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Arc enabled servers are now generally available for Windows and Linux servers outside of Azure

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Policy
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Azure Stack Hub with GPU's now generally available

Azure Stack Hub now supports NVIDIA V100, NVIDIA T4 and AMD Mi25 GPU enabling ML, VDI and Inferencing on the edge.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Migrate servers to Availability Zones with Azure Migrate

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Migrate: Server Migration now offers Availability Zones, a platform native capability.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Azure Communication Services now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Build engaging communication experiences with the same secure platform used by Microsoft Teams. Add video, voice, SMS, chat, and telephony capabilities into almost any web, mobile, or desktop application.

  • Visual Studio
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Logic Apps
  • Azure Functions
  • Azure Bot Service
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Ignite
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
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 11

Azure Virtual Machines DCsv2-series are now available in Southeast Asia

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in East US, Canada Central, Canada East, Southeast Asia, UK South, West Europe, and West US 2.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 10

Additional Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective October 12, 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Additional SQL Gateways are being added for Azure SQL Database in Germany West Central effective 12 October 2020.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
Sep 9

Custom Translator—September new features, improvements and bug fixes

NOW AVAILABLE

Review the Microsoft Custom Translator new features, improvements, bug fixes, and new/refreshed models for September 2020.

  • Translator
  • Services

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