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    Monthly updates for November 2018

    Nov 30

    Move to Azure Resource Manager REST APIs for Azure SQL Database

    Azure Resource Manager is our cloud infrastructure stack that fully replaces the classic Azure Service Manager deployment model. As a result, support for Service Manager REST APIs for Azure SQL Database will be retired on December 1, 2019.

    • Azure Resource Manager
    • Retirements
    Nov 30

    Data Factory supports service principal and MSI authentication for Data Lake Storage Gen2

    Azure Data Factory now supports service principal and MSI authentication for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 connectors.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    Nov 29

    Azure API Management update November 28

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    • API Management
    • Features
    Nov 28

    Azure SQL DB Managed Instance recommendation for Database Migration Assistant

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance SKU Recommendation for Database Migration Assistant is now in preview.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Managed Instance
    • Services
    Nov 28

    User-assigned managed identity support for App Service on Linux/Web App for Containers

    Use managed identities with Linux apps and use user-assigned identities on the App Service platform, including Azure Functions hosted under an App Service plan.

    • Azure Functions
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Services
    Nov 28

    Azure Functions—Key Vault integration

    Azure Key Vault integration with Azure Functions lets you build more secure serverless applications out of the box, taking advantage of secrets management to get the benefits of rotation policies and centralized access control.

    • Key Vault
    • Azure Functions
    • Services
    Nov 28

    Power BI service update

    The latest update to the Power BI services includes the preview of dataflows and paginated reports in Power BI.

    • Power BI
    • Services
    Nov 28

    Power BI Desktop November update

    This month’s update for Power BI Desktop includes several new features the Power BI community has asked for, including follow-up questions for Q&A explorer, a new modeling view making it easier to work with large models, expand and collapse matrix row headers, and copy and paste between PBIX files.

    • Services
    Nov 28

    Azure Blockchain Development Kit integrates blockchain with the best of Microsoft and Azure

    Connect any user interface, integrate with existing systems, and simplify smart contract DevOps with the Azure Blockchain Development Kit, now available to the public.

    • Azure Blockchain Workbench
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Nov 28

    Your own hardware security module in the cloud

    Directly access your own cloud-based security module

    • Services
    Nov 26

    Azure Security Center update - November

    These updates and enhancements were made to Azure Security Center in November.

    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Services
    Nov 26

    General availability: Zone-redundant SQL databases and elastic pools in additional regions

    Zone-redundant SQL databases and elastic pools are now generally available in two additional regions: West Europe and South-East Asia.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Compliance
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Nov 26

    Japanese Era Update

    On May 1, 2019, a new Japanese era and associated calendar will begin. Microsoft is preparing for these changes.

    • Compliance
    Nov 21

    Azure Site Recovery supports firewall-enabled storage accounts

    Azure Site Recovery now supports firewall-enabled storage accounts.

    • Features
    Nov 19

    Service Bus name changes

    Effective January 1, 2019, the names for Azure Service Bus Messaging will change.

    • Service Bus
    • Services
    Nov 19

    Azure SignalR Service GUID changes

    Effective January 1, 2019, resource GUIDs and names for Azure SignalR Service will change.

    • Azure SignalR Service
    • Services
    Nov 19

    Security Center Workload Protection for App Service name changes

    Effective January 1, 2019, names for Security Center Workload Protection for App Service will change.

    • Security Center
    • Services
    Nov 19

    Blob storage Germany resource GUID and name changes

    Effective January 1, 2019, resource GUIDs and names for Azure Blob storage for Germany regions will change.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Services
    Nov 16

    Update 18.11 for Azure Sphere in public preview

    We are pleased to announce the 18.11 update to the Azure Sphere Operating System, Azure Sphere Security Service, and Visual Studio development environment.

    • Azure Sphere
    • SDK and Tools
    Nov 16

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs for Azure Network Watcher

    Enhancements to NSG flow logs (version 2) are available in the West Central US region. They include per-flow throughput statistics.

    • Network Watcher
    • Virtual Network
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management

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