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    Monthly updates for July 2018

    Jul 31

    General availability: Start/Stop VMs during off-hours in Azure Automation

    The Start/Stop VMs during off-hours solution in Azure Automation is generally available.

    Jul 31

    Azure Site Recovery Update Rollup 27

    Update Rollup 27 includes provider and agent updates for Azure Site Recovery.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    Jul 31

    OMS Linux Agent July 2018 release now available

    The OMS Linux Agent July 2018 release is now available. It contains many stability and installation improvements, plus introduces support for Ubuntu 18.04.

    • Log Analytics
    • Management
    Jul 31

    General availability: Linux on App Service Environment

    We're excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment.

    • App Service
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Jul 29

    Azure Security Center update July 22

    A recent update added Azure Security Center to the Subscription blade, added integration for Rapid7, and included JIT access directly in the VM Configuration blade.

    • Security Center
    • Features
    Jul 26

    Public preview: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are now in public preview, with no signup or enablement process.

    • Alerts
    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Features
    • Management
    Jul 26

    Public preview: Azure App Service support for Java SE on Linux

    Azure App Service supports Java SE 8–based applications on Linux, now available in public preview.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Jul 25

    Azure App Service support for Java SE 8 on Linux now in preview

    Azure App Service now supports Java SE 8 on Linux (in preview). Java web apps can now be built and deployed on a highly scalable, self-patching web hosting service where bug fixes and security updates will be maintained by Microsoft.

    • Features
    Jul 25

    Change feed support in Azure Cosmos DB

    Now available in preview, the change feed support in Azure Cosmos DB allows you to build efficient and scalable solutions. Change feed is enabled by default for all accounts. It outputs the sorted list of documents that were changed in the order in which they were modified. The changes are persisted, can be processed asynchronously and incrementally, and the output can be distributed across one or more consumers for parallel processing.

    • Features
    Jul 25

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL: 4-TB server storage now available

    If you are currently using Azure Database for PostgreSQL, you can now create 4-TB servers or update existing PostgreSQL server storage to 4 TB when using the General Purpose or Memory Optimized pricing tier. With this increase in server storage, the service now supports even larger workloads and provides you with the peace of mind of knowing that you can easily accommodate future growth.

    • Features
    Jul 25

    Azure Database for MySQL: 4-TB server storage now available

    If you're currently using Azure Database for MySQL, you now have the ability to create 4-TB servers or update existing MySQL server storage to 4 TB when using the general purpose or memory optimized pricing tier.

    • Features
    Jul 25

    New query features in Azure Search

    Azure Search has two new features that are now generally available. The autocomplete API feature searches an existing index to suggest terms to complete a partial query. The synonyms functionality feature allows for Azure Search to not only return results matching the query terms typed into the search box, but to also return results that match synonyms of the query terms that you've defined.

    • Features
    Jul 25

    Name change: End of Dv2-series VMs promotion

    The previously announced Dv2-series promotion will expire on September 1, 2018.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Services
    Jul 25

    Accelerated and flexible restore points for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    SQL Data Warehouse has released accelerated and flexible restore points for fast data recovery.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    Jul 24

    Run signed runbooks in Azure Automation

    In Azure Automation, you can configure Hybrid Runbook Workers to run only signed runbooks. After you configure the worker, all unsigned runbooks will fail to run.

    • Automation
    • Management
    • Services
    Jul 24

    Free course on the Log Analytics query language (KQL) now available

    Learn KQL (the query language used in Application Insights and Log Analytics). Go from a beginner to a pro in just a few hours through a free, exercise-driven course.

    • Application Insights
    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Jul 24

    All Analytics custom logs are now grouped under the schema “Custom Logs” category

    Tables for custom logs now appear in the "Custom Logs" category, rather than the "Log Management" category.

    • Application Insights
    • Log Analytics
    • Features
    Jul 24

    Azure DevTest Labs: Configure mandatory artifacts for your lab

    In DevTest Labs, you can set a list of mandatory artifacts that will be applied on every machine created within your lab.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    Jul 19

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 name change

    Data Lake Storage Gen2 Preview is available in the West US 2 and West Central US regions. During the preview, usage charges will show as "ADFS" on invoices. Names will change starting September 1, 2018.

    • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
    • Services
    Jul 19

    Azure Content Delivery Network GUID migration and UoM change

    You currently receive 1,024 bytes in every KB of data when you use Content Delivery Network. Starting September 1, 2018, you'll receive 1,000 bytes in every KB of data.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Services

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