Monthly updates for August 2018
Check out the latest features available in Security Center: welcome experience, new security policy integration, updated API, and feedback capability.
We have brought the Analytics portal in Application Insights and the Advanced Analytics portal in Log Analytics into the Azure portal.
The Virtual Network portal blade has been enhanced to troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues or continually monitor your network endpoints from virtual machines (VMs) in a virtual network.
New support has been added for more powerful tracking of Windows files, file content tracking and differencing, and adjustable Windows Service collection frequency.
Target availability: Q1 2019
With Azure portal now providing a more holistic, end-to-end management experience, we will retire the OMS portal on January 15, 2019.
Azure Site Recovery supports cross-subscription disaster recovery for virtual machines. You can configure DR for Azure IaaS applications to a different subscription with in the same Azure Active Directory tenant.
Azure Data Factory now supports service principal and MSI authentication for Azure Blob connectors.
Azure SQL Data warehouse is a fast, flexible, and secure analytics platform. The compute optimized Gen2 tier of Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now available in 23 regions. We recently made the service available in Australia Central, Australia Central 2, and France Central.
Just-in-time virtual machine access can now be configured from the virtual machine blade (in preview) to make it even easier for you to reduce your exposure to threats.
Now in preview, you can migrate MySQL databases to Azure Database for MySQL with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database migration service.
The latest update to the Power BI service includes several new and exciting capabilities.
Our Power BI Desktop August 2018 release is filled with features that address some of your top requests, including our export to PDF feature which is geared towards the number one feature request on UserVoice, printing in Power BI Desktop.
August 2018 update to Power BI Report Server
Now in preview, migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service.
Now in preview, migrate MySQL databases to Azure Database for MySQL with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service.
G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.
We're releasing a public repository of Azure Resource Manager templates for each lab.
The 1.0.1 update for Azure IoT Edge contains improvements to the runtime and documentation.
In the Sprint 139 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), you can now migrate Hosted XML projects to the Inheritance process model to ease customization.
Docker has scheduled a maintenance window for Docker Hub on Saturday, August 25. To avoid potential impact to your Web App for Containers apps, please review the recommendations in our team blog.
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