Updates archives

Monthly updates for July 2018

31 Jul

General availability: Start/Stop VMs during off-hours in Azure Automation

NOW AVAILABLE

The Start/Stop VMs during off-hours solution in Azure Automation is generally available.

31 Jul

Azure Site Recovery Update Rollup 27

Update Rollup 27 includes provider and agent updates for Azure Site Recovery.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
31 Jul

OMS Linux Agent July 2018 release now available

The OMS Linux Agent July 2018 release is now available. It contains many stability and installation improvements, plus introduces support for Ubuntu 18.04.

  • Log Analytics
  • Management
30 Jul

General availability: Linux on App Service Environment

NOW AVAILABLE

We're excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment.

  • App Service
  • Pricing & Offerings
29 Jul

Azure Security Center update July 22

IN PREVIEW

A recent update added Azure Security Center to the Subscription blade, added integration for Rapid7, and included JIT access directly in the VM Configuration blade.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Features
26 Jul

Public preview: Metric alerts for logs

IN PREVIEW

Metric alerts for logs are now in public preview, with no signup or enablement process.

  • Alerts
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
  • Management
26 Jul

Public preview: Azure App Service support for Java SE on Linux

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Service supports Java SE 8–based applications on Linux, now available in public preview.

  • App Service
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
25 Jul

Azure App Service support for Java SE 8 on Linux now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Service now supports Java SE 8 on Linux (in preview). Java web apps can now be built and deployed on a highly scalable, self-patching web hosting service where bug fixes and security updates will be maintained by Microsoft.

  • Features
25 Jul

Change feed support in Azure Cosmos DB

IN PREVIEW

Now available in preview, the change feed support in Azure Cosmos DB allows you to build efficient and scalable solutions. Change feed is enabled by default for all accounts. It outputs the sorted list of documents that were changed in the order in which they were modified. The changes are persisted, can be processed asynchronously and incrementally, and the output can be distributed across one or more consumers for parallel processing.

  • Features
25 Jul

Azure Database for PostgreSQL: 4-TB server storage now available

NOW AVAILABLE

If you are currently using Azure Database for PostgreSQL, you can now create 4-TB servers or update existing PostgreSQL server storage to 4 TB when using the General Purpose or Memory Optimized pricing tier. With this increase in server storage, the service now supports even larger workloads and provides you with the peace of mind of knowing that you can easily accommodate future growth.

  • Features
25 Jul

Azure Database for MySQL: 4-TB server storage now available

NOW AVAILABLE

If you're currently using Azure Database for MySQL, you now have the ability to create 4-TB servers or update existing MySQL server storage to 4 TB when using the general purpose or memory optimized pricing tier.

  • Features
25 Jul

New query features in Azure Search

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Search has two new features that are now generally available. The autocomplete API feature searches an existing index to suggest terms to complete a partial query. The synonyms functionality feature allows for Azure Search to not only return results matching the query terms typed into the search box, but to also return results that match synonyms of the query terms that you've defined.

  • Features
25 Jul

Name change: End of Dv2-series VMs promotion

The previously announced Dv2-series promotion will expire on September 1, 2018.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
25 Jul

Accelerated and flexible restore points for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

SQL Data Warehouse has released accelerated and flexible restore points for fast data recovery.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
24 Jul

Run signed runbooks in Azure Automation

In Azure Automation, you can configure Hybrid Runbook Workers to run only signed runbooks. After you configure the worker, all unsigned runbooks will fail to run.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Management
24 Jul

Free course on the Log Analytics query language (KQL) now available

Learn KQL (the query language used in Application Insights and Log Analytics). Go from a beginner to a pro in just a few hours through a free, exercise-driven course.

  • Application Insights
  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
24 Jul

All Analytics custom logs are now grouped under the schema “Custom Logs” category

Tables for custom logs now appear in the "Custom Logs" category, rather than the "Log Management" category.

  • Application Insights
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
24 Jul

Azure DevTest Labs: Configure mandatory artifacts for your lab

In DevTest Labs, you can set a list of mandatory artifacts that will be applied on every machine created within your lab.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Features
19 Jul

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 name change

Data Lake Storage Gen2 Preview is available in the West US 2 and West Central US regions. During the preview, usage charges will show as "ADFS" on invoices. Names will change starting September 1, 2018.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Services
19 Jul

Azure Content Delivery Network GUID migration and UoM change

You currently receive 1,024 bytes in every KB of data when you use Content Delivery Network. Starting September 1, 2018, you'll receive 1,000 bytes in every KB of data.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services

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