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    Monthly updates for June 2018

    Jun 29

    Azure DNS SLA: Updated to 100%

    Azure DNS is being offered at 100% availability SLA, guaranteeing that valid DNS requests will receive a response from at least one Azure DNS name server 100% of the time.

    • Azure DNS
    • Services
    Jun 29

    A new overview page for Azure Log Analytics

    A new overview page for Azure Log Analytics helps users get started and quickly find the tool or service they came for—including cost management, logs, and View Designer.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Jun 28

    Static website hosting for Azure Storage now in public preview

    Today we are excited to announce the public preview of static website hosting for Azure Storage

    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    Jun 28

    General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL 4-TB server storage

    Customers who use Azure Database for PostgreSQL can create 4-TB servers or update existing PostgreSQL server storage to 4 TB when using the General Purpose or Memory Optimized pricing tier.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    Jun 28

    General availability: Azure Database for MySQL 4-TB server storage

    Customers who use Azure Database for MySQL can create 4-TB servers or update existing MySQL server storage to 4 TB when using the General Purpose or Memory Optimized pricing tier.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    Jun 28

    Update reports for improved meter names

    Effective mid-August 2018, we’ll introduce improved standardized names for Azure Virtual Machines. Name changes for all other services will be effective the first week of October 2018.

    • Services
    Jun 27

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 now in preview

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is a highly scalable, performant, and cost-effective data lake solution for big data analytics.

    • Features
    Jun 27

    Azure Web Apps Analytics and Azure Network Security Group Analytics available

    Two Azure Log Analytics solutions are now open source and available in the Azure Quickstart Templates gallery: Azure Web Apps Analytics and Azure Network Security Group Analytics.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Services
    Jun 27

    Zone redundant configuration for premium service tier of Azure SQL Database—GA

    Announcing the general availability of zone redundant premium databases and elastic pools in select regions.

    • Features
    Jun 27

    SQL Database storage add-ons GUID migration and name changes

    Effective August 1, 2018, general availability pricing for storage add-ons in Azure SQL Database will begin, which will change names and GUIDs.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Services
    Jun 27

    US Government SQL Database storage add-ons GUID migration and name changes

    Effective August 1, 2018, global GUIDs will break out into regional meters, which will affect names.

    • Services
    Jun 27

    Application Insights multistep web tests GUID migration

    Effective August 1, 2018, we’re making a change that will allow web tests to be paid with MSDN credits. This change will affect the GUID.

    • Application Insights
    • Services
    Jun 27

    Improvements to meter names for Enterprise Agreement customers

    Effective August 16, 2018, we’ll introduce improved standardized meter names for Virtual Machines. Meter name changes for all other services will be effective by the end of October 2018.

    • Services
    Jun 27

    Updates to Hadoop, Spark, and Data Lake Storage Gen2 on Azure HDInsight

    We’re announcing several new capabilities across a wide range of OSS frameworks and support of Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 on Azure HDInsight.

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • Services
    Jun 27

    General availability: Zone-redundant Azure SQL databases and elastic pools

    Zone-redundant SQL single databases and elastic pools are now generally available in select regions.

    • Features
    • Services
    Jun 27

    Improvements to meter names

    Effective August 17, 2018, we’ll introduce improved standardized names for Virtual Machines. Name changes for all other services will be effective the first week of October 2018.

    • Services
    Jun 27

    Announcing the preview for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 offers a no-compromise data lake. It unifies the core capabilities from the first generation of Azure Data Lake with a Hadoop compatible file system endpoint now directly integrated into Azure Blob Storage. This enhancement combines the scale and cost benefits of object storage with the reliability and performance typically associated only with on-premises file systems. This new file system includes a full hierarchical namespace that makes files and folders first class citizens, translating to faster, more reliable analytic job execution.

    • Storage Accounts
    Jun 26

    General availability: Managed Service Identity for App Service and Azure Functions

    App Service and Azure Functions support of Managed Service Identity (MSI) is now generally available.

    • Azure Functions
    • App Service
    • Features
    Jun 22

    General availability: Metrics in Azure Traffic Manager

    Azure Traffic Manager provides metrics for monitoring the health status of endpoints in a profile and the amount of traffic that a profile receives. These metrics are now generally available.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Features
    Jun 21

    Column-level security is now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports column-level security.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features

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