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Monthly updates for November 2019

4 Nov

Secure your Custom Domains at no cost with App Service Managed Certificates (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Excerpt: One of the most highly requested features for App Service for free Transport Layer Security (TLS) is now in preview! You can secure custom domains for your web apps with App Service Managed Certificates.

  • App Service
  • Features
4 Nov

New Azure API Management developer portal is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The new, open-source API Management developer portal is now generally available. It delights the consumers of your APIs with a carefully redesigned modern look and feel and unlocks new scenarios such as automation or custom extension of the functionality. The Azure documentation article contains instructions on how to get started.

  • API Management
  • Features
4 Nov

Azure Spring Cloud service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Simplify Spring Boot-based microservices development and application lifestyle management.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
4 Nov

Azure Active Directory support in Azure Database for PostgreSQL - single server

IN PREVIEW

Active Directory integration for Azure Database for PostgreSQL single server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
4 Nov

Power BI now supports direct query for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI now supports direct query for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, both single server and Hyperscale (Citus). With direct query support, data isn’t copied or pulled directly into Power BI, instead queries are pushed down to the database engine and results retrieved.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
4 Nov

Azure NetApp Files HANA certification and new region availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files , one of the fastest growing bare-metal Azure services, has achieved SAP HANA certification for both scale-up and scale-out deployments.

  • Azure Files
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
4 Nov

Weather Services, Power Bi Integration, Azure Government Cloud are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Weather Services (in partnership with Accuweather), the integration of Azure Maps into Power BI, and the availability of Azure Maps on Gov Cloud for Government customers are all now in preview.

  • Azure Maps
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
4 Nov

Microsoft Data Migration Assistant support for SQL Server 2019 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest release of Data Migration Assistant provides support for SQL Server 2019.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features
4 Nov

Azure Database Migration Service hybrid mode is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Database Migration Service hybrid mode is now in preview. It uses a migration worker hosted on-premises together with an instance of Database Migration Service running in the cloud (the “cloud service”) to manage database migrations.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features
4 Nov

Leverage Azure premium file shares for high availability of data

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing a new option for SQL Server high availability with SQL Server failover cluster with Azure premium file shares. Premium file shares are solid-state drive backed consistent low latency files shares that are fully supported for use with SQL Server failover cluster instance for SQL Server 2012 and above on Windows Server 2012 and above.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
4 Nov

Introducing Azure Synapse Analytics: A limitless analytics service with unmatched time to insight

NOW AVAILABLE

Today, we are announcing Azure Synapse Analytics, a limitless analytics service, that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources, at scale.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
4 Nov

Onboard on-prem servers to Security Center from Windows Admin Center

IN PREVIEW

Windows Admin Center is a management portal for Windows Servers who are not deployed in Azure offering them several Azure management capabilities such as backup and system updates. We have recently added an ability to onboard these non-Azure servers to be protected by ASC directly from the Windows Admin Center experience.

  • Security Center
  • Security
4 Nov

Azure Arc for Servers in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Arc is a set of technologies that unlocks new hybrid scenarios for customers by bringing Azure services and management to any infrastructure.

  • Azure Arc
  • Management
4 Nov

Developer tool enhancements for Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Ethereum

IN PREVIEW

Today we are announcing enhancements to the Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Ethereum to provide integration with new capabilities for public and private Ethereum developers.

  • Azure Blockchain Service
  • Features
4 Nov

General availability: Azure Container Registry OCI artifact support

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers can now store content formats such as Helm charts, OCI Artifacts and images built to the Open Container Initiative (OCI) Image Format Specification, in addition to Docker containers. Use a single unified registry for all container related artifacts, whether those are Docker images, Helm charts or OCI Artifacts.

  • Container Registry
  • Open Source
4 Nov

Azure Red Hat OpenShift hourly prices

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the possibility to use hourly pay as you go prices right away for Azure Red Hat OpenShift without the need to pre-purchase reserved instances.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
4 Nov

Generally available: Azure Data Share

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Share is now generally available. Azure Data Share enables organizations to easily and securely share data with other organizations to expand analytics datasets for enhanced insights.

  • Azure Data Share
  • Services
4 Nov

New Azure SDKs for Azure Storage and Key Vault are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we're please to announce the general availability for our unified Azure libraries for Azure Storage and Key Vault across .NET, Java, JavaScript and Python

  • Features
4 Nov

Visual Studio Online is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Create cloud-powered development environments that work with your favorite tools, or a built-in browser-based editor.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
4 Nov

Traffic Analytics accelerated processing option

IN PREVIEW

Traffic Analytics, a cloud based network audit and compliance solution, now provides faster insights into user and application activity on cloud networks.

  • Network Watcher
  • Features

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