- Azure IoT SDK for Python—Significant connection resiliency improvements now availableon 4 Απριλίου, 2020 at 00:00
A new version of Azure IoT Python SDK v2 is now available that focuses on improved connection resiliency of the underlying MQTT protocol layer.
- The preview version of Event Hubs on Azure Stack Hub is now availableon 3 Απριλίου, 2020 at 23:00
The preview version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub.
- Azure Machine Learning available in US Govon 3 Απριλίου, 2020 at 23:00
Azure Machine Learning is now available in US Gov Virginia and US Gov Arizona.
- New Azure RTOS Collaborations with Semiconductor Industry Leaderson 2 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Embedded developers can now access reliable, real-time performance for resource-constrained devices and seamless integration to Azure IoT. STMicroelectronics, Renesas, Qualcomm, NXP and Microchip will offer development kits featuring Azure RTOS.
- Azure Kinect DK is now available in Japan, Germany, and the UKon 2 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Azure Kinect DK, a developer kit with advanced AI sensors for building sophisticated computer vision and speech models, is now available in Japan, Germany, and the UK.
- Direct Upload of Azure Managed Disks is generally availableon 2 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Direct upload of Azure Managed Disks provides a simplified workflow for uploading an on-premises VHD directly into an empty managed disk or copy a managed disk to another Azure region for regional migration or expansion.
- Azure Spot Virtual Machines are now generally availableon 2 Απριλίου, 2020 at 15:00
Buy unused compute capacity at deep discounts and run interruptible workloads at scale with Azure Spot Virtual Machines.
- Azure Cognitive Services—Neural Text to Speech has new voice styleson 2 Απριλίου, 2020 at 13:00
Neural Text to Speech now has new voice styles—newscast, customer service, and digital assistant. Tailor the voice of your apps and services to fit your unique scenario using these new styles, and further customize your voice to express different emotions to fit the context, like cheerfulness or empathy.
- New Azure RTOS collaborations with leaders in the semiconductor industryby Sam George on 2 Απριλίου, 2020 at 09:00
Today, we’re announcing additional collaborations with industry leaders, which together represent the vast majority of the market for 32-bit MCUs.
- Announcing server-side encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Managed Disksby Raman Kumar on 2 Απριλίου, 2020 at 08:00
Today, we are announcing the general availability for server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) for Azure Managed Disks. Azure customers have benefited from server-side encryption with platform-managed keys for Managed Disks enabled by default.
- Azure SQL Database—Subnet delegation enforcement for managed instanceson 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 19:00
Beginning May 1, 2020, you’ll be able to deploy managed instances only to subnets delegated to the Microsoft.Sql\managedInstance resource provider.
- FastTrack for Azure expanding to Central and Eastern Europeon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:01
FastTrack for Azure is extending program support to Central and Eastern Europe*, and is now generally available.
- IPv6 for Azure Virtual Network is now generally availableon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:01
IPv6 for Azure Virtual Network is now generally available worldwide. IPv6 support within the Azure Virtual Network and to the internet enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own corporate networks.
- Azure Advisor data in Azure Resource Graph is now availableon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:01
This release enables many at-scale scenarios for consuming the Azure Advisor best practice recommendations, including querying Advisor recommendations for all your subscriptions and building your own custom views of Advisor recommendation data.
- Azure Ultra Disks—Shared disk capability is now in previewon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Shared disks now includes Ultra Disks (in preview).
- Azure Managed Disks—Incremental snapshots are now availableon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Get a cost-effective, point-in-time backup of managed disks using incremental snapshots. Unlike current snapshots, which are billed for the full size, incremental snapshots are billed for the delta changes to disks since the last snapshot.
- New Azure Disk sizes and bursting support are now availableon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Azure Managed Disks are the new and recommended disk storage offering for use with Azure virtual machines for persistent storage of data. Use multiple Managed Disks with each virtual machine. Four types of managed disks are available—ultra disk, premium SSD-managed disks, standard SSD-managed disks, and standard HDD-managed disks.
- Azure Backup solution for SAP HANA databases is now availableon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
We are very excited to announce that Microsoft Azure Backup’s solution for SAP HANA databases is now generally available in all Azure Public and Gov Regions (with the exception of Germany Northeast and Germany central, France South & US Gov IOWA)
- Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Logical decoding and wal2json for change data captureon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
The Azure Database for PostgreSQL—single server logical decoding feature is now available in preview. In addition, the preview of wal2json, a popular output plugin for logical decoding, is also now available.
- Azure DevTest discounts are now availableon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Access the Windows Virtual Desktop service within your Azure DevTest subscription
- Server-side encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Managed Disks is generally availableon 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 16:00
Server-side encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Managed Disks is now available. It improves on platform-managed keys by giving you control of the encryption keys to meet your compliance need. It improves on Azure Disk encryption by enabling you to use any OS types and images for your virtual machines by encrypting data in the Azure Storage service.
- General availability of new Azure disk sizes and burstingby Yuemin Lu on 1 Απριλίου, 2020 at 09:00
Today marks the general availability of new Azure disk sizes, including 4, 8, and 16 GiB on both Premium & Standard SSDs, as well as bursting support on Azure Premium SSD Disks.
- New additions to the Azure Archive Storage partner networkon 31 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 15:00
Azure Archive Storage integrates with a broad ecosystem of partners to deliver optimal storage solutions to our customers. We’re excited to announce that Azure Archive Storage is now supported by several more software partners.
- Microsoft partners with the industry to unlock new 5G scenarios with Azure Edge Zonesby Yousef Khalidi on 31 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 08:00
Today we’re announcing new, transformative advances we’re making to combine the power of Azure, 5G, carriers, and operators around the world to enable new scenarios for our developers, customers, and partners, with the preview of Azure Edge Zones.
- Extending the power of Azure AI to Microsoft 365 usersby John ‘JG’ Chirapurath on 30 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 08:30
Today, Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Modern Life and Devices, announced the availability of two new subscriptions: Microsoft 365 Personal and Microsoft 365 Family. In his blog, he shared…
- Update #2 on Microsoft cloud services continuityby Microsoft Azure on 28 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 15:50
Since last week’s update, the global health pandemic continues to impact every organization—large or small—their employees, and the customers they serve. Everyone is working tirelessly to support all our customers, especially critical health and safety organizations across the globe, with the cloud services needed to sustain their operations during this unprecedented time. Equally, we are hard at work providing services to support hundreds of millions of people who rely on Microsoft to stay connected and to work and play remotely.
- How Azure Machine Learning enables PowerPoint Designerby Erez Barak on 26 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 12:00
PowerPoint Designer is one of the everyday AI capabilities in Office 365, enabling users to be more productive and unlock greater value from PowerPoint. It applies AI technologies and machine learning (ML) based techniques to suggest high-quality professional slide designs. Content on slides such as images, text, and tables are analyzed by Designer and formatted based on professionally-designed templates for enhanced effectiveness and visual appeal.
- Announcing general availability of incremental snapshots of Managed Disksby Raman Kumar on 26 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 10:00
We’re announcing the general availability of incremental snapshots of Azure Managed Disks, which gives customers a cost-effective point-in-time backup for Managed Disks.
- Azure Container Registry Private Link support preview for virtual networksby Steve Lasker on 26 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 09:00
Azure Container Registry announces preview support for Azure Private Link, a means to limit network traffic of resources within the Azure network.
- Azure Government Secret accredited at DoD IL6, ICD 503 with IaaS and PaaSby Tom Keane on 26 Μαρτίου, 2020 at 06:00
Azure Government Secret recently achieved Provisional Authorization (PA) at Department of Defense Impact Level 6 (IL6) and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 with facilities at ICD 705. We’re also announcing a third region to enable even higher availability for national security missions to stay ahead of their unique threats.