Monthly updates for November 2019
The solution to backup SAP HANA DBs in Azure VMs using Azure Backup is now generally available in UK South region. The Azure Backup solution is also certified by SAP HANA and is the only native cloud backup solution to be certified as such.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future PostgreSQL servers.
Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MariaDB servers.
Azure Database for MySQL reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MySQL servers.
In March 2020 the Azure Kinect DK will be available for purchase in Japan, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
Managed instance backup storage billing went into effect November 1, 2019. Backup storage is free of charge up to sizes equal to the size of the provisioned storage, while any additional GB is charged at a fixed amount depending on region.
Simplify Spring Boot-based microservices development and application lifestyle management.
Weather Services (in partnership with Accuweather), the integration of Azure Maps into Power BI, and the availability of Azure Maps on Gov Cloud for Government customers are all now in preview.
New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines (VMs) based on AMD EPYC™ are now available. They are ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads.
Azure Sphere will be generally available in February 2020. General availability will mark our readiness to fulfill our security promise at scale, and to put the power of Microsoft’s expertise to work for our customers every day.