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Easily monitor backup storage costs for your single databases and elastic pools directly from the Azure portal.
New updates to Azure Cost Management help you manage costs for cloud solution provider (CSP) subscriptions, build better dashboards by customizing tile names, save money with Azure reservations for 16 different services, along with additional enhancements.
Azure Monitor for containers can now monitor and report health status of Kubernetes cluster infrastructure components and all nodes running on any Kubernetes cluster.
We are now supporting in public preview monitoring for Azure Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes clusters in Azure Monitor for containers.
Azure Shared Image Gallery is now generally available in Azure Government and Azure China cloud regions.
Azure Shared Image Gallery now supports specialized images in preview. This feature enables you to create specialized image versions using multiple snapshots (OS disk and data disks).
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.
New updates to Azure Cost Management help you better understand what you're spending, where you’re spending it, and how to optimize and plan for the future.
Azure Arc is a set of technologies that unlocks new hybrid scenarios for customers by bringing Azure services and management to any infrastructure.
The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure is proven guidance to accelerate your cloud adoption journey. It’s a collection of tools, guidance, and best practices to help shape your cloud strategy and achieve the desired business goals.
The Azure Service Fabric 6.5 fifth refresh release includes bug fixes and performance enhancements.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Variable data retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available.
Advisor has made enhancements to its popular cost recommendation to resize or shut down under-utilized virtual machines. Although certain scenarios result in low utilization by design, you can often save money by managing the size and number of your virtual machines.
Updates on Azure Monitor for containers for China Region, Grafana dashboard template, and Agent.
Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available in the Azure US Government region.
Managed instance, a deployment capability of Azure SQL Database, is transitioning from a manual to service-aided subnet configuration, now in preview.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Data retention in Azure Monitor Log Analytics can now be configured for each data type, rather than only a single retention setting for the entire workspace.
Updates to Azure Cost Management include a new invoice details view, automated reporting across subscriptions, and ability to share charts outside the Azure portal.
If you’re directly accessing the backup protected items REST API (not involving Azure portal, PS, or CLI), please immediately switch to API version 2019-05-13 or above.
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.
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