Updates archives

Monthly updates for August 2019

26 Aug

Azure Monitor Application Insights variable retention is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

It’s now possible to configure the data retention on your Azure Monitor Application Insights resources from 30 days up to 730 days.

  • Azure Monitor
21 Aug

Security Center now has single click remediation to boost your security posture (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Remediate recommendations on a bulk of resources in a single click by using Secure Score, a tool that helps you assess your workload security posture.

  • Security Center
  • Security
21 Aug

Azure SQL provides a unified management experience

IN PREVIEW

Azure SQL is a modern SQL platform that serves developers and enterprises by offering a rich selection of deployment options, powered by an industry leading SQL Server engine.

  • Azure SQL Database
21 Aug

IoT Plug and Play Preview is now available

IN PREVIEW

With IoT Plug and Play Preview, solution developers can start using Azure IoT Central to build solutions that integrate seamlessly with IoT devices enabled with IoT Plug and Play.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Central
20 Aug

Azure Archive Expanded Capabilities now in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Archive Storage follows-up price drop with 3 new feature enhancements in public preview.

17 Aug

New Quick Action Transformations Added to Data Factory Mapping Data Flows

IN PREVIEW

Data Factory Mapping Data Flows has added a new "Quick Actions" feature to automate the creation of data transformations.

  • Data Factory V2
13 Aug

Public Preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

  • Service Fabric
13 Aug

Announcing Azure Backup limited public preview support for large disks up to 30TB size

IN PREVIEW

Today, we are announcing the limited public preview of larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TiB size. This preview provides production level support for managed virtual machines.

  • Azure Backup
12 Aug

Service Tag Discovery API is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Service Tag Discovery API is in preview. It's now possible to programmatically retrieve global IP address information for Azure and its services using the Discovery API.

8 Aug

Custom roles for app registration management

IN PREVIEW

Gain fine-grained control over what access your admins have for managing app registrations.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
8 Aug

New AMD-based Azure VMs for general purpose and memory intensive workloads in preview

IN PREVIEW

New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
8 Aug

Cognitive Services—Azure Active Directory authentication and custom subdomains are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.

  • Cognitive Services
7 Aug

Azure Government support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) service is now available for preview in US Gov Virginia.

7 Aug

Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage (GZRS) helps customers achieve higher data resiliency by Synchronously writing three replicas of your data across multiple Availability Zones and Asynchronously replicating the data to another region within the same geo into a single zone (like LRS today) protecting from a regional outage.

  • Blob Storage
  • File storage
7 Aug

Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK Version 4 is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Version 4 of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK is now available and includes usability updates to the object model for a better developer experience as well as the ability to use partition keys to scale non-partitioned containers.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
1 Aug

Azure Dedicated Host in Preview

IN PREVIEW

A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Dedicated Host

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