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    January 2019

    18 Jan

    Azure Container Instances Memory Duration and vCPU Duration GUID migration

    Effective March 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure Container Instances Memory Duration and vCPU Duration will change.

    18 Jan

    Azure Cognitive Services Custom Speech Model Hosting resource GUID change

    Effective March 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs and the unit of measure for Azure Cognitive Services Custom Speech Model Hosting will change.

    17 Jan

    Azure SQL Database: Upgraded infrastructure for monitoring and alerts

    Azure SQL Database is upgrading the infrastructure for monitoring and alerts from January 22, 2019 to January 28, 2019.

    17 Jan

    Power BI Embedded Status API tracks workspace assignment to capacities

    The Status API checks the current assignment status of a workspace to a capacity (for example, CompletedSuccessfully).

    17 Jan

    Public preview: Token-based identity for Azure AD users in SQL Database

    Customers with data in Azure SQL Database can now manage users and their access to data in SQL Database when integrating with Power BI Embedded.

    17 Jan

    Power BI Embedded API for capacity workload configuration

    Power BI REST APIs and SDKs automatically manage dataflows and workload settings for paginated reports on Power BI Embedded.

    17 Jan

    Power BI Embedded supports Q&A with row-level security

    Power BI Embedded supports Q&A with row-level security configurations.

    16 Jan

    Azure Migrate is now available in Asia and Europe

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Asia and Europe geographies.

    15 Jan

    .NET Core 2.2 available for App Service on Windows

    .NET Core 2.2 is now available in all public regions and sovereign cloud regions for App Service on Windows.

    15 Jan

    GitHub Enterprise support and automatic GitHub service connections in pipelines - Sprint 146 Update

    In the Sprint 146 Update of Azure DevOps, we improved our GitHub integration with Azure Pipelines. The "New build pipeline" wizard can now create pipelines for GitHub Enterprise repositories.

    15 Jan

    Azure portal January 2019 update

    Learn about updates made to the Azure portal for January 2019.

    14 Jan

    General availability: Azure Availability Zones in East US 2

    Azure Availability Zones, a high-availability solution for mission-critical applications, is now generally available in East US 2.

    9 Jan

    Azure Sphere: Update to the 18.11 release

    Today, the Azure Sphere team is releasing an update to the 18.11 release.

    9 Jan

    Final reminder: OMS portal moving to the Azure portal

    The OMS portal will be retired on January 15, 2019. You can continue to use your existing services and licensing in the Azure portal.

    9 Jan

    General availability: Azure Data Box Disk

    Azure Data Box Disk is now generally available in the US, EU, Canada, and Australia.

    9 Jan

    Support for SQL to Azure SQL Database online migrations

    Migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service.

    9 Jan

    Additional compute levels added to vCore-based Azure SQL databases and elastic pools

    The range of available compute resources for vCore-based elastic pools and single databases has been expanded within the General Purpose, Business Critical and Hyperscale service tiers. This reflects our commitment to provide more flexibility and choice when converting DTU-based deployments and right-sizing workloads for the cloud.

    9 Jan

    Support for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations

    Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate MySQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine, or on AWS RDS MySQL, to Azure Database for MySQL while the source database remains online during migration.

    9 Jan

    Support for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL online migrations

    Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate PostgreSQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine, or on AWS RDS PostgreSQL, to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.

    8 Jan

    Azure Site Recovery - Update Rollup 32

    Update Rollup 32 for Azure Site Recovery is now available.

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