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    July 2019

    9 Jul

    Large storage for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now in preivew

    We are excited to announce support for up to 16TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now in preview.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    • Open Source
    8 Jul

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail feed.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    4 Jul

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows public preview adds parameter support

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows provides a code-free design environment for building and operationalizing ETL data transformations at scale. Now, the ADF team has added parameter support for Data Flows, enabling flexible & reusable data flows that can be called dynamically from pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Features

    June 2019

    28 Jun

    Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now in preview

    A new Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now available in preview

    • API Management
    • Features
    • Services
    26 Jun

    Announcing Preview Refresh for Azure DNS Private Zones

    We are delighted to announce Refresh release for Azure DNS private zones (preview). The Preview Refresh introduces new functionality and lifts several restrictions that public preview had.

    • Azure DNS
    • Features
    • Services
    26 Jun

    Azure Blockchain Workbench 1.7 integration with Azure Blockchain Service

    Azure Blockchain Workbench 1.7 is now available in preview. Along with our new Azure Blockchain Service, this release can further enhance your blockchain development and projects.

    • Azure Blockchain Service
    • Features
    26 Jun

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 support for Event Grid Notifications is now in preview

    Azure Event Grid provides reliable event delivery at massive scale. Event Grid integration brings change notifications for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

    • Event Grid
    • Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Features
    26 Jun

    Azure Monitor for virtual machine scale sets are now in preview

    Monitor your Windows and Linux virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitor (in preview).

    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    24 Jun

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail Evaluation feed. The Retail Evaluation feed will provide the new OS for 14 days before we release it to the Retail feed. The Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.05; we plan to upgrade it to 19.06 in two weeks.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    20 Jun

    Public Preview: Backup support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 for Azure Virtual Machines

    Azure Backup is an enterprise-scale, zero-infrastructure solution that protects SQL Server VM in Azure without the need to deploy and manage any backup infrastructure. This offering is already generally available for more recent SQL Server versions , and today we are excited to announce Azure Backup support for EOS SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 in public preview.

    • SQL Server on virtual machines
    • Services
    20 Jun

    Public Preview: Immersive Reader, an Azure Cognitive Service

    Immersive Reader is an Azure Cognitive Service for developers who want to embed inclusive capabilities into their apps for enhancing text reading and comprehension for users regardless of age or ability.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Services
    19 Jun

    VM Health feature now supports new OS' and is available in new regions

    VM Health feature included in Azure monitor for VMs is now available for VMs that are running on Windows 2012 R2 and 2019. Additionally, VM Health feature is also available in cases where the associated workspace is in SEA (South East Asia), UKS (UK South), and CCAN (Canada Central) regions.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    19 Jun

    New ASC Threat Protection alerts for Azure Resource Manager (Preview)

    Azure Security Center offers new security alerts (in preview) that detect unusual or potentially harmful operations using Azure Resource Manager service layer.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    18 Jun

    Azure Bastion - RDP and SSH over SSL - now available for Preview

    Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Virtual Network
    • Azure Bastion
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Security
    • Services
    12 Jun

    Advanced Data Security available for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

    Advanced data security is now available for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines. Protect your SQL Server installations on Azure VMs with Microsoft’s advanced data security capabilities using just a few simple steps.

    • SQL Server on virtual machines
    • Security
    12 Jun

    Azure Cosmos DB—Direct connectivity support for Java Async SDK is now in preview

    The Azure Cosmos DB Async Java SDK now supports direct mode connectivity, available in version 2.4 and higher.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    12 Jun

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL support for PostgreSQL 11 is now in preview

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for the latest major version of PostgreSQL, version 11.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    12 Jun

    Intelligent Performance for Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview

    Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for Intelligent Performance, which includes three distinct features—query store, query performance insights, and performance recommendations.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    12 Jun

    Intelligent Performance for Azure Database for MariaDB is now in preview

    Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for Intelligent Performance, which includes query store, query performance insights, and performance recommendations.

    • Azure Database for MariaDB
    • Features
    12 Jun

    Azure Database for MariaDB read replica is in preview

    Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for MariaDB server (the ‘master’) to up to five Azure Database for MariaDB servers (the ‘replicas’) in the same region.

    • Azure Database for MariaDB
    • Features

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