Updates Archives

Monthly updates for August 2018

Aug 31

Azure Security Center update August 29

NOW AVAILABLE

Check out the latest features available in Security Center: welcome experience, new security policy integration, updated API, and feedback capability.

  • Features
  • Services
Aug 30

New log experience in the Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

We have brought the Analytics portal in Application Insights and the Advanced Analytics portal in Log Analytics into the Azure portal.

  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Features
Aug 30

Troubleshoot connectivity issues in a virtual network

NOW AVAILABLE

The Virtual Network portal blade has been enhanced to troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues or continually monitor your network endpoints from virtual machines (VMs) in a virtual network.

  • Network Watcher
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
Aug 29

Updates to file support and Windows services tracking in Change Tracking and Inventory

NOW AVAILABLE

New support has been added for more powerful tracking of Windows files, file content tracking and differencing, and adjustable Windows Service collection frequency.

  • Automation
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
Aug 28

OMS portal moving to Azure portal

Target availability: Q1 2019

With Azure portal now providing a more holistic, end-to-end management experience, we will retire the OMS portal on January 15, 2019.

  • Management
Aug 27

Cross-subscription disaster recovery for Azure virtual machines

Azure Site Recovery supports cross-subscription disaster recovery for virtual machines. You can configure DR for Azure IaaS applications to a different subscription with in the same Azure Active Directory tenant.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Aug 22

Data Factory supports service principal and MSI authentication for Azure Blob connectors

Azure Data Factory now supports service principal and MSI authentication for Azure Blob connectors.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
Aug 22

Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is now available in Australia and France regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Data warehouse is a fast, flexible, and secure analytics platform. The compute optimized Gen2 tier of Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now available in 23 regions. We recently made the service available in Australia Central, Australia Central 2, and France Central.

  • Features
Aug 22

Configure just-in-time virtual machine access from the VM blade

IN PREVIEW

Just-in-time virtual machine access can now be configured from the virtual machine blade (in preview) to make it even easier for you to reduce your exposure to threats.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
Aug 22

Azure Database migration service support for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL migrations

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview, you can migrate MySQL databases to Azure Database for MySQL with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database migration service.

  • Features
Aug 22

Latest update to the Power BI service

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest update to the Power BI service includes several new and exciting capabilities.

  • Features
Aug 22

Power BI Desktop August 2018 release

NOW AVAILABLE

Our Power BI Desktop August 2018 release is filled with features that address some of your top requests, including our export to PDF feature which is geared towards the number one feature request on UserVoice, printing in Power BI Desktop.

  • Features
Aug 22

August 2018 update to Power BI Report Server

NOW AVAILABLE

August 2018 update to Power BI Report Server

  • Features
Aug 22

Support for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database online migrations

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview, migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service.

  • Features
Aug 22

Support for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview, migrate MySQL databases to Azure Database for MySQL with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service.

  • Features
Aug 22

G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight

G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.

  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 22

Azure DevTest Labs: Public environment repository in labs

We're releasing a public repository of Azure Resource Manager templates for each lab.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Features
Aug 22

Azure IoT Edge 1.0.1 release

The 1.0.1 update for Azure IoT Edge contains improvements to the runtime and documentation.

  • Internet of Things
  • Features
Aug 21

Migrate projects to the Inheritance process model: VSTS Sprint 139 Update

In the Sprint 139 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), you can now migrate Hosted XML projects to the Inheritance process model to ease customization.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Aug 21

Avoid downtime due to Docker scheduled maintenance

Docker has scheduled a maintenance window for Docker Hub on Saturday, August 25. To avoid potential impact to your Web App for Containers apps, please review the recommendations in our team blog.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Services

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