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    July 2019

    15 Jul

    New 48vCPUs Azure Virtual Machine sizes are now available

    New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2 and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.

    15 Jul

    Azure Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format

    Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage.

    15 Jul

    Driver extension for Cassandra in Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

    Azure Cosmos DB now offers a preview driver extension for Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API for Java SDK.

    15 Jul

    Public preview: Azure Data Share

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Share data with other organisations using Azure Data Share, now in preview.

    12 Jul

    Network Watcher is now Generally Available in South Africa

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Network Watcher is available in South Africa North region.

    12 Jul

    Application Insights is Available in South Africa North

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North

    11 Jul

    Azure SQL Database published the first in the industry business continuity SLA for a relational database service

    Azure SQL database service has updated its service level agreement (SLA) offering guarantees for common disaster recovery metrics.

    11 Jul

    Azure Ephemeral OS disk is now Generally Available

    Announcing the general availability of Ephemeral OS disk which enables faster reimage of your VMs to its original state as well as enabling you to create thousands of VMs at scale with Shared Image Gallery.

    11 Jul

    Azure Migrate is now a central hub to start, execute and track your migration journey

    Azure Migrate is now enhanced and can help you discover, assess, and migrate applications, infrastructure and data from your on-premises environments to Azure. You can centrally track progress of your migration journey across multiple Microsoft and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) tools in Azure Migrate.

    10 Jul

    Cognitive Services Text Analytics sentiment v3 available in public preview

    The latest release of the Text Analytics API's sentiment capability (v3) provides a significant improvement in detecting positive, neutral and negative sentiment of text documents. It is available in public preview Central Canada, East Asia and Central US.

    8 Jul

    General Availability: Non-Azure Groups for Azure Update Management

    Today we are happy to announce the general availability of Non-Azure group targeting for Azure Update Management. This feature enables dynamic targeting of patch deployments to non-Azure…

    3 Jul

    Application Insights is Generally Available in China East 2

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.

    3 Jul

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Refresh Release is now available

    The bugs identified in 6.5 Release of the Service Fabric runtime has been fixed in this refresh release and started rolling out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates. For more details, please read the release notes.

    June 2019

    28 Jun

    Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now in preview

    A new Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now available in preview

    26 Jun

    Clean up files by built-in delete activity in Azure Data Factory

    You can use ADF delete activity in your pipeline to deletes undesired files without writing code.

    26 Jun
    26 Jun

    Announcing Preview Refresh for Azure DNS Private Zones

    We are delighted to announce Refresh release for Azure DNS private zones (preview). The Preview Refresh introduces new functionality and lifts several restrictions that public preview had.

    26 Jun

    New Active geo-replication optimisation is coming to production soon in Azure SQL DB

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    New Active geo-replication optimisation is coming to production in Azure SQL DB

    26 Jun

    Azure Database for MySQL now available in South Africa regions

    We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.

    26 Jun

    Azure Database for MariaDB now available in South Africa regions

    We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.

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