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    Monthly updates for June 2017

    Jun 30

    Azure Virtual Machines—large disk sizes up to 4-TB

    We're excited to announce an increase in the maximum disk sizes for both Premium and Standard storage. This will extend the maximum size of the disks from 1,024-GB to 4,095-GB, and enable customers to add four times more disk storage capacity per virtual machine.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Jun 30

    New generation of VPN Gateways

    To improve your Azure VPN experience, we're going to introduce a new generation of VPN gateways with better performance, a better SLA, and at the same price as our older gateways.

    • VPN Gateway
    • Features
    Jun 30

    Azure Traffic Manager—Fast Failover and TCP Probing

    Two new features in Azure Traffic Manager are now generally available—Fast Failover and TCP Probing.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Features
    Jun 30

    Apache Kafka on HDInsight with Azure Managed Disks

    We're pleased to announce Apache Kafka with Azure Managed Disks Preview on the HDInsight platform. Users will now be able to deploy Kafka clusters with managed disks straight from the Azure portal, with no signup necessary.

    • Apache Kafka for HDInsight
    • Managed Disks
    • Features
    Jun 30

    Azure SQL Data Sync generally available

    Azure SQL Data Sync provides unidirectional and bidirectional data synchronization capabilities between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server endpoints deployed anywhere in the world.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    Jun 30

    Graph support for Azure SQL Database

    Azure SQL Database now offers fully integrated graph extensions, so users will be able to define graph schema with graph objects.

    • Features
    Jun 30

    Azure Site Recovery extends disk, configuration, and Linux support

    To help users simplify migrations and make business continuity solutions accessible for all applications, Azure Site Recovery is extending disk size support, configuration options, and Linux OS support.

    • Features
    Jun 27

    Announcing support for installing public certificates in App Service

    Azure App Service now supports installing public certificates in personal certificate stores.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Jun 27

    Release of Service Fabric SDK Preview 0.9.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.6.3.6 for Linux

    Version 0.9.0.0 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK preview for Linux is now available, along with version 5.6.3.6 of the Service Fabric Runtime Preview for Linux.

    • Service Fabric
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Jun 27

    Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.6.220 and Runtime 5.6.220 refresh for Windows

    Version 2.6.220 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK is now available, along with version 5.6.220 of the Service Fabric Runtime and Standalone for Windows Server.

    • Service Fabric
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Jun 26

    IDENTITY now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports the IDENTITY property.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Jun 23

    Azure SQL Database accessible only through the Azure portal from July 1, 2017

    Azure SQL Database will be accessible only through the Azure portal from July 1, 2017.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Services
    Jun 22

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for mssql-scripter

    Mssql-scripter is the multiplatform command-line equivalent of the widely used Generate Scripts Wizard experience in SQL Server Management Studio.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Jun 21

    Announcing custom host names with App Service

    We recently made changes in the host-name management model for Azure App Service.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Jun 15

    General availability: Fast Failover and TCP Probing in Azure Traffic Manager

    In Azure Traffic Manager, two new features related to endpoint health are now generally available: Fast Failover and TCP Probing.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Jun 14

    Azure Storage Service Encryption (SSE) support for Managed Disks

    Azure Storage Service Encryption (SSE) is now supported for Managed Disks. SSE provides encryption-at-rest and safeguards your data to meet your organizational security and compliance commitments.

    • Features
    Jun 14

    Azure Backup for Windows Server system state

    Customers will now be able to to perform comprehensive, secure, and reliable Windows Server recoveries. We Will be extending the data backup capabilities of the Azure Backup agent so that it will now integrate with the Windows Server Backup feature, available natively on every Windows Server.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    Jun 14

    Azure Backup—Enhanced Security

    Azure Backup has built-in protection against ransomware. Through enhanced security, notifications, and recoverability, Backup will provide strong mechanisms to guard against any attack on-premises or in Azure.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    Jun 14

    Azure Site Recovery between Azure regions

    Azure Site Recovery will support the failover of virtual machines running on Azure IaaS platform. Enabling replication and disaster recovery from on-premises to Azure are now available from one Azure region to another.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Jun 14

    Azure SQL Analytics solution preview

    SQL Analytics, a solution based on Azure Log Analytics, will help manage and monitor your Azure SQL databases. Get visibility into the health, performance, and usage of your SQL databases using dashboard views, with detailed reporting and alerting built into the solution.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features

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