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    September 2019

    17 Sep

    Azure Firewall updates—September 2019

    Here are the Azure Firewall updates for September 2019. - Azure Firewall is now generally available in China. - Azure Firewall is now ISO compliant.

    • Azure Firewall
    • Compliance
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    16 Sep

    Azure Private Link is now available in preview

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

    • Virtual Network
    • Storage Accounts
    • Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Security
    • Services
    13 Sep

    Data transfer from Azure Origins to Azure CDN from Microsoft is now free of charge

    Data transfer from Azure services, such as Azure Storage, Azure Media Services, Azure Application Gateway, and more, to Azure CDN from Microsoft will be free of charge starting October 2019.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Services
    12 Sep

    Azure Backup support for large disks up to 30 TB is now in public preview

    Announcing the public preview support for larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TB size.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    12 Sep

    New Azure ExpressRoute sites now available

    Announcing three new ExpressRoute meet-me sites in Europe.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Services
    12 Sep

    Azure CDN feature updates

    Announcing Bring your own SSL Certificate [BYOC] functionality for Azure CDN from Verizon, as well as CDN managed SSL Certificates for Azure CDN from Akamai.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Services
    12 Sep

    Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics—New sentiment analysis capability is now available

    Cognitive Services Text Analytics has a new sentiment analysis capability supporting Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages in addition to the previously announced English language model.

    • Text Analytics
    • Cognitive Services
    • Services
    10 Sep

    Microsoft Azure available from new cloud regions in Germany

    Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Telekom, SAP and others trust Microsoft for their digital transformations

    • Regions & Datacenters
    9 Sep

    Copy data from Netezza to Azure with Azure Data Factory

    Azure Data Factory now provides built-in data partitioning to copy data from Netezza.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    9 Sep

    Monthly payment options are now available for Azure reservations

    Lower your upfront payment by selecting monthly payment options – at no additional cost – when purchasing Azure reservations.

    • Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Management
    • Pricing & Offerings
    9 Sep

    Azure Cost Management updates – August 2019

    Azure Cost Management can help you better understand where you’re accruing costs in the cloud, identify and prevent bad spending patterns, and optimise costs to empower you to do more with less. Read about what’s new in Azure Cost Management labs, learn about recent updates, including how to create targeted budgets with filters and forecast costs, and watch new videos.

    • Cost management
    • Features
    • Management
    6 Sep

    SQL Server Data Tools is now available with Visual Studio 2019 Preview

    SQL Server Data Tools preview for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now downloadable with the latest preview release of Visual Studio 2019. SQL Server Data Tools enables a stable change management and deployment experience when developing your data analytics solution using SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    6 Sep

    Azure Logic Apps updates for July and August 2019

    The Azure Logic Apps updates for July and August 2019 include new features for ISE, designer improvements including support for portal themes, support for gateway across subscriptions, SAP connector features, new connectors and other major feature updates and announcements.

    • Logic Apps
    • Features
    6 Sep

    Updates to Azure DevOps and App Service improvements

    In the sprint 157 update of Azure DevOps, we added rollup columns to backlogs that let you track progress across work item hierarchies (for example, epics/features/user stories). We also added multiple improvements for deploying Azure App Service apps.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    6 Sep

    Upgrade all Kubernetes 1.10.x clusters to a supported version by 25 October 2019

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Required action Please upgrade all Kubernetes 1.10.x clusters to a supported version (1.11, 1.12, 1.13 or 1.14) by 25 October 2019.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    4 Sep

    We’re retiring v1.x of the JavaScript SDK for Azure Cosmos DB on 30 August 2020

    We’ve recently released updates to the JavaScript SDK for Azure Cosmos DB to provide performance, stability and feature improvements.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Retirements
    4 Sep

    Legacy media encoders are being retired on 30 November 2019

    We’ve been making steady improvements to the robustness, reliability, performance, price and capabilities of the encoding features of Azure Media Services.

    • Media Services
    • Retirements
    4 Sep

    Reserved Capacity for Azure SQL Data Warehouse now available in additional 18 regions

    Today, we are announcing Reserved Capacity for SQL Data Warehouse in an additional 18 regions.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    4 Sep

    Azure Blueprints – IST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint release is now live

    NIST SP 800-53 R4 is now live as a built-in blueprint in Azure Blueprints.

    • Azure Blueprints
    • Compliance
    • Management
    4 Sep

    Diagnostic log collection is now generally available for Azure Stack

    The Azure Stack diagnostic log collection service provides a simplified way for Azure Stack operators to collect and share diagnostic logs with Microsoft Customer Support Services (CSS).

    • Azure Stack
    • Features

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