Monthly updates for June 2018
Azure DNS is being offered at 100% availability SLA, guaranteeing that valid DNS requests will receive a response from at least one Azure DNS name server 100% of the time.
A new overview page for Azure Log Analytics helps users get started and quickly find the tool or service they came for—including cost management, logs, and View Designer.
Today we are excited to announce the public preview of static website hosting for Azure Storage
Customers who use Azure Database for PostgreSQL can create 4-TB servers or update existing PostgreSQL server storage to 4 TB when using the General Purpose or Memory Optimized pricing tier.
Customers who use Azure Database for MySQL can create 4-TB servers or update existing MySQL server storage to 4 TB when using the General Purpose or Memory Optimized pricing tier.
Effective mid-August 2018, we’ll introduce improved standardized names for Azure Virtual Machines. Name changes for all other services will be effective the first week of October 2018.
Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is a highly scalable, performant, and cost-effective data lake solution for big data analytics.
Two Azure Log Analytics solutions are now open source and available in the Azure Quickstart Templates gallery: Azure Web Apps Analytics and Azure Network Security Group Analytics.
Announcing the general availability of zone redundant premium databases and elastic pools in select regions.
Effective August 1, 2018, general availability pricing for storage add-ons in Azure SQL Database will begin, which will change names and GUIDs.
Effective August 1, 2018, global GUIDs will break out into regional meters, which will affect names.
Effective August 1, 2018, we’re making a change that will allow web tests to be paid with MSDN credits. This change will affect the GUID.
Effective August 16, 2018, we’ll introduce improved standardized meter names for Virtual Machines. Meter name changes for all other services will be effective by the end of October 2018.
We’re announcing several new capabilities across a wide range of OSS frameworks and support of Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 on Azure HDInsight.
Zone-redundant SQL single databases and elastic pools are now generally available in select regions.
Effective August 17, 2018, we’ll introduce improved standardized names for Virtual Machines. Name changes for all other services will be effective the first week of October 2018.
Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 offers a no-compromise data lake. It unifies the core capabilities from the first generation of Azure Data Lake with a Hadoop compatible file system endpoint now directly integrated into Azure Blob Storage. This enhancement combines the scale and cost benefits of object storage with the reliability and performance typically associated only with on-premises file systems. This new file system includes a full hierarchical namespace that makes files and folders first class citizens, translating to faster, more reliable analytic job execution.
App Service and Azure Functions support of Managed Service Identity (MSI) is now generally available.
Azure Traffic Manager provides metrics for monitoring the health status of endpoints in a profile and the amount of traffic that a profile receives. These metrics are now generally available.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports column-level security.