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Monthly updates for November 2019

27 Nov

Azure Storage—Restoration of NSG flow logs retention

NOW AVAILABLE

Retention on NSG flow logs was recently disabled, however, the functionality has been restored for general purpose v2 (GPv2) accounts and Blob storage accounts. Support for general purpose v1 (GPv1) storage accounts in NSG flow logs is being deprecated and retention for them will not be restored.

  • Network Watcher
  • Features
  • Services
27 Nov

Azure SQL Database—Extensions for index resumable online operations

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, a new configuration option, PAUSED_RESUMABLE_INDEX_ABORT_DURATION_MINUTES, has been added to ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION (Transact-SQL) for resumable online index operations.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
27 Nov

Azure Active Directory server principals (logins) for SQL managed instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) server principals (also known as Azure AD logins) for managed instance are now in general availability.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
27 Nov

Azure private endpoint support for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure private endpoint for Azure Cosmos DB is a network interface that connects you privately and securely to a service powered by Azure Private Link.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
27 Nov

Azure Cosmos DB API now supports MongoDB version 3.6

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB now supports MongoDB wire protocol version 6 and server version 3.6. All new accounts provisioned using the Azure portal will have the option to provision with server version 3.6.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
27 Nov

Azure Cosmos DB supports GROUP BY for queries for SQL (Core) API

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, Azure Cosmos DB supports GROUP BY for queries for SQL (Core) API. This is one of our top asks from users and we are excited to release this capability.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
27 Nov

Device telemetry events from IoT Hub to Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Hub integrates with Azure Event Grid so that you can send event notifications to other services and trigger downstream processes. workflows

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
27 Nov

IoT Hub message routing to Azure Data Lake StoreGen2 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Hub message routing to Data Lake StoreGen2 is now available

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
27 Nov

SAP HANA backup using Azure Backup is now GA in UK South region

NOW AVAILABLE

The solution to backup SAP HANA DBs in Azure VMs using Azure Backup is now generally available in UK South region. The Azure Backup solution is also certified by SAP HANA and is the only native cloud backup solution to be certified as such.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
27 Nov

IoT Hub message enrichment is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Hub message enrichment adds the ability to stamp messages with rich information before they’re sent, simplifying downstream processing and accelerating customer insights.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Features
25 Nov

New Azure SQL Database backup storage metrics are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

New metrics are now available to monitor Azure SQL Database backup storage consumption.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Services
25 Nov

Azure Migrate—Assessment of imported servers is now supported in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure Migrate now supports the assessment of server inventories imported using a CSV file.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Features
25 Nov

API Apps Icon Removed from Azure Marketplace Web category in the Azure Portal

Target retirement date: November 25, 2019

The API Apps icon in the Web category of the Azure Marketplace has been removed from the Azure Portal. Since API Apps and Web Apps have the same functionality, the API Apps icon has been removed.

  • App Service
  • Web Apps
  • Features
  • Retirements
23 Nov

Azure Database for MySQL—Service health notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MySQL provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
23 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Service notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
23 Nov

Azure Database for MariaDB—Service health notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for the East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MariaDB provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
22 Nov

The latest Azure IoT Edge release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest version of Azure IoT Edge includes the following improvements. See the full release notes on the GitHub release page.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Security
22 Nov

Azure HDInsight—Simplify NSG rules management using service tags

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight now supports the use of service tags to simplify inbound network security group (NSG) rule management. Azure service tags group multiple IP addresses under a single user friendly tag. Administrators need to only create rules by referring to the tags while Microsoft takes the responsibility of keeping the IP addresses up to date. Administrators maintaining Azure HDInsight clusters can now benefit from this manageability improvement.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
22 Nov

The D15_v2/DS15_v2 Azure Virtual Machines may no longer be isolated, starting May 15, 2020

Target retirement date: May 15, 2020

We recently announced Azure Dedicated Host Preview which allows you to run your organization’s Linux and Windows virtual machines (VMs) on single-tenant physical servers

  • Virtual Machines
  • Retirements
  • Services
21 Nov

Change feed support now available in preview for Azure Blob Storage

IN PREVIEW

Change feed support for Microsoft Azure Blob storage is now available in preview.

  • Blob storage
  • Features
  • Services

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