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    October 2019

    21 Oct

    Virtual Machines Dav3 Eav3 meter name changes

    Starting December 1, 2019, some meter names of the Virtual Machines Eav3/Easv3 and Dav3/Dasv3 series will change.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Services
    21 Oct

    Process Automation Watcher meter ID changes

    Starting December 1, 2019, the meter IDs for Process Automation Watcher will change.

    • Automation
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    21 Oct

    VNet Gateway meter name changes

    Effective December 1, 2019, the meter names of VNet Gateway standard, high performance, and ultra high performance will change. There won't be a pricing impact from this change, but you will need to modify billing routines that rely on names.

    • VPN Gateway
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    21 Oct

    Azure Resource Graph—New join support functionality is now available

    Azure Resource Graph now supports join, enabling you to correlate between resources and their properties.

    • Azure Resource Graph
    • Azure Policy
    • Features
    • Services
    16 Oct

    Azure Monitor log analytics ingestion service undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    The ingestion service for the log analytics feature of Azure Monitor is undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25. This should not have any impact on data ingestion or usage of log analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Services
    16 Oct

    Azure Advisor cost recommendation enhancements

    Advisor has made enhancements to its popular cost recommendation to resize or shut down under-utilized virtual machines. Although certain scenarios result in low utilization by design, you can often save money by managing the size and number of your virtual machines.

    • Azure Advisor
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    16 Oct

    Azure Container Registry is now generally available in UAE North region

    Azure Container Registry is now generally available in the UAE North region, bringing the total number of Azure regions that it is available in to 33. See the list of all regions where Azure Container Registry is available and where it is coming next.

    • Container Registry
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    15 Oct

    Azure IoT Central is now available in Asia Pacific

    Azure IoT Central is now available in Asia Pacific geographies.

    • Azure IoT Central
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    9 Oct

    Introducing new Azure Resource Graph functionality – Track changes to your resource properties

    An update to the Azure Resource Graph API allows you to see the type of change to the resource (Create, Update or Delete) and the breakdown of the properties that changed, including their before and after values.

    • Azure Resource Graph
    • Features
    • Services
    8 Oct

    Azure Application Insights is now available in the Brazil South region

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the Brazil South region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    8 Oct

    Private Preview - Azure Spring Cloud service

    Simplify Spring Boot based microservices development and application lifestyle management.

    • Azure Spring Cloud
    • Open Source
    • Services
    8 Oct

    Azure DNS private zones is now generally available

    Announcing general availability of Azure DNS private zones. This is a production ready release containing several bug fixes and removes restrictions that public preview had.

    • Azure DNS
    • Features
    • Services
    2 Oct

    Azure Application Insights is now available in the North Central US region

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the North Central US region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    2 Oct

    Twelve Cognitive Services are available for free with an Azure free account

    Twelve Cognitive Services are now available for free with an Azure free account. Give your apps, websites and bots the ability to see, understand and interpret people’s needs using natural methods of communication.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Services
    1 Oct

    Recovery Services REST API—Switch to API version 13-05-2019 or above

    If you are directly accessing the backup protected items REST API (not involving Azure portal, PS or CLI), please immediately switch to API version 13-05-2019 or above.

    • Recovery Services
    • Azure Backup
    • Management
    • Services

    September 2019

    30 Sep

    Azure HDInsight G-series VMs deprecation—Migrate before 31st October 2019

    Azure HDInsight will deprecate G-series virtual machines (VMs) on 31st October 2019. After this date, you will not be able to create any new clusters using G-series VMs or to scale up clusters having G-series nodes.

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • Retirements
    • Services
    30 Sep

    Introducing promotional pricing for data transfer to Azure Front Door

    Promotional pricing for data transfer to Azure Front Door is now available.

    • Azure Front Door
    • Services
    30 Sep

    Azure CDN from Verizon - enforcement of strict SNI connections

    We are deprecating support for non-SNI connections when using Azure CDN from Verizon.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Services
    30 Sep

    Windows Virtual Desktop is now generally available worldwide

    Today, we announce the worldwide general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop. It is the only service that delivers simplified management, a multi-session Windows 10 experience, optimisations for Office 365 ProPlus and support for Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps. With Windows Virtual Desktop, you can deploy and scale your Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

    • Windows Virtual Desktop
    • Services
    23 Sep

    Azure portal September 2019 feature update

    The Azure portal has updates to Azure Data Explorer and to Azure SQL.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services

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