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    September 2019

    Sep 26

    Azure API Management update—September 2019

    A regular Azure API Management service update was started on September 23, 2019, that included the following bug fixes, changes, and new features, along with other improvements. Please note that we deploy updates gradually and it takes over a week for every active API Management service instance to receive them.

    • API Management
    • Features
    Sep 25

    Azure Sphere Preview—Update 19.09 is now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere Preview 19.09 feature release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    Sep 25

    Azure Cosmos DB recommendations keep you on the right track

    Azure Cosmos DB gets updated frequently, so to make it easier to stay up-to-date, we’ve introduced automatic and tailored recommendations for all Azure Cosmos DB users.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Management
    Sep 24

    Register your SQL Server on Azure VMs self-installations with Resource Provider

    For the first time ever, you can register your self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines with Resource Provider to unlock features and functionality previously only available with our Azure Marketplace images.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Security
    Sep 23

    Azure portal September 2019 feature update

    The Azure portal has updates to Azure Data Explorer and to Azure SQL.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services
    Sep 23

    Data Factory supports copying data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Data Factory now supports Azure Database for PostgreSQL as a sink. Use the copy activity feature to load data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL from any supported data source.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    Sep 23

    Azure CLI support for Azure HDInsight is now available

    Azure CLI support for Azure HDInsight is now generally available. This enables administrators to easily manage their HDInsight clusters using simple Azure CLI commands.

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    Sep 23

    Extending the retirement date for Scheduler to December 31, 2019

    Based on customer feedback and requests, we are offering an extension to the deadline for service retirement for Scheduler from September 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019

    • Scheduler
    • Retirements
    Sep 20

    Azure Analysis Services—Two new higher compute SKUs are now available

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Two new SKUs for Azure Analysis Services, S8V2 and S9V2, are now available. These SKUs are based on next-generation hardware and have double the QPU (abstraction of CPU) of the existing S8/S9 SKUs.

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Sep 20

    Azure Premium SSD managed disks meter ID changes

    Starting November 1, 2019, the meter IDs for snapshots of Azure Premium SSD managed disks will change.

    • Managed Disks
    • Services
    Sep 20

    Azure Maps Standard Transactions meter name changes

    Starting November 1, 2019, some meter names of Azure Maps Standard IP-to-country transactions and Standard S1 IP-to-country transactions will change.

    • Azure Maps
    • Services
    Sep 20

    Azure Maps Standard S1 transactions meter ID changes

    Starting November 1, 2019, some meter IDs for Azure Maps Standard S1 transactions will change

    • Azure Maps
    • Services
    Sep 20

    Public Preview: Computer Vision releasing 'Read' text extraction feature in containers

    We are releasing our latest text understanding feature , 'Read', in Docker containers for customers to run locally.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Computer Vision
    • Services
    Sep 19

    Azure provides at-scale tags management through Azure Policy

    Azure Policy now supports remediation for tagging so you can bring 100% of your resources back to compliance.

    • Azure Policy
    • Management
    Sep 19

    Monitor bandwidth usage for all peered Azure virtual networks with ExpressRoute

    Monitor bandwidth use for all peered Azure virtual networks with an improvement to ExpressRoute, a capability of Network Performance Monitor.

    • Network Watcher
    • Network Performance Monitor
    • ExpressRoute
    • Management
    Sep 18

    Azure SQL Database—Auto-failover groups feature now available in all regions

    The Auto-failover groups feature of Azure SQL Database is now available for managed instance deployments in all regions.

    • Features
    • Services
    Sep 18

    Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in additional regions

    Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Sep 18

    Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in additional regions

    The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Sep 18

    Copy Activity in Azure Data Factory supports creating a destination table automatically

    Load data faster with new support from the Copy Activity feature in Azure Data Factory. Now, if you’re trying to copy data from any supported source into SQL database/data warehouse and find that the destination table doesn’t exist, Copy Activity will create it automatically.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    Sep 18

    Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL

    Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL. Use the Copy Activity feature to load data into Azure Database for MySQL from any supported data sources.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features

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