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November 2019

19 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL single server is now available in Switzerland regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of Switzerland.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
19 Nov

Azure Database for MariaDB server is now available in Switzerland regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available in the recently announced regions of Switzerland.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
18 Nov

Azure App Service—Increased scale out limits for Premium v2 plans

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Service has increased the maximum scale out limit for PremiumV2 app service plans to 30 instances in select regions around the world.

18 Nov

HPC Specialized VMs (GPU) - NVv4-Series in preview

IN PREVIEW

NVv4-Series VMs are now available in preview in South Central US and West Europe regions

  • Virtual Machines
18 Nov

Azure Media Services now supports Live Transcription in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Media Services provides a platform which you can use to ingest, transcode, and dynamically package and encrypt your live video for delivery. Live Transcriptions is a new feature in the Azure Media Services v3 APIs, wherein you can enhance the streams delivered to your viewers with machine-generated text that is transcribed from spoken words in the audio feed.

  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
18 Nov

Enhanced observability for event-driven applications with Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid now integrates with Azure Monitor alerts.

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Monitor
18 Nov

Publish to Azure Active Directory protected endpoints from Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid can now publish events to AAD protected endpoints

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Active Directory (AD)
  • Security
18 Nov

Batch delivery in Azure Event Grid for high-throughput scenarios now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid subscriptions can now be configured to publish events to your endpoints in batches (and not only individually) in order to handle more efficiently high-throughput scenarios.

  • Event Grid
18 Nov

Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0 for greater interoperability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0, the open standard event format incubated at the Cloud Native Compute Foundation and built by several collaborators, including Microsoft

  • Event Grid
15 Nov

Azure DevTest Labs : Azure managed identities to deploy lab environments

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure managed identities to deploy lab environments As a lab owner, you can now use a user assigned managed identity to deploy environments in a lab. This feature is helpful in scenarios where the environment contains or has references to Azure resources such as key vaults, shared image galleries, and networks that are external to the environment’s resource group. It enables creation of sandbox environments that aren't limited to the resource group of that environment only.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
15 Nov

Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019 include features, connector updates and announcements about regional deployments.

  • Logic Apps
15 Nov

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 42—November 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about the latest Azure Site Recovery updates.

  • Azure Site Recovery
14 Nov

HPC Specialised VMs - HB and HC-series

IN PREVIEW

Azure HB & HC Virtual Machines expand to new regions

  • Virtual Machines
13 Nov

New Azure Advisor recommendation category: operational excellence

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor is launching a new category of recommendations called operational excellence. This new category will help you follow best practices for process and workflow efficiency, resource manageability, and deployment.

  • Azure Advisor
13 Nov

Migrate SQL Server databases for Windows users to SQL managed instance

IN PREVIEW

Support is now available in preview for T-SQL Data Definition Language (DDL) for Windows users and groups migrating from SQL Server databases to SQL managed instance with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication.

  • Azure SQL Database
13 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus)—User role management is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, user role management enables management of Postgres user roles on Hyperscale (Citus) server group nodes in addition to "citus" and other built-in roles.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
13 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus)—64 vCore compute option is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, Hyperscale (Citus) supports a 64 vCore compute option in addition to the 4, 8, 16, and 32 vCore choices previously available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
13 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus)—High availability (HA) is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, HA allows for minimal database downtime by maintaining standby replicas of every node in a server group.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
12 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future PostgreSQL servers.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
12 Nov

Azure Database for MariaDB—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MariaDB servers.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB

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