Updates archives

Monthly updates for January 2019

28 Jan

HDInsight Tooling has new capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode are now generally available (GA). They provide you with best-in-class authoring experiences for Apache Hive batch jobs, interactive Hive queries, and PySpark jobs.

  • HDInsight
  • Services
26 Jan

Azure API Management update January 25

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

  • API Management
  • Features
25 Jan

Public preview: Azure Monitor for containers support for AKS-engine

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for containers support for AKS-engine is available in public preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
25 Jan

Azure Monitor for containers: January updates

NOW AVAILABLE

We're updating the Azure Monitor for containers agent to enhance reliability and performance for the agent.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
25 Jan

General availability: Azure Guest OS Family 6 (Windows Server 2019)

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Guest OS Family 6 is now generally available.

  • Operating System
23 Jan

Workday to Azure AD inbound user provisioning is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Securely tap into the rich workforce identity and organization data present in Workday and automate inbound user provisioning into Active Directory and Azure AD.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
23 Jan

Service Bus and Event Hubs Availability Zones now generally available (GA)

NOW AVAILABLE

Availability Zones support is now generally available for Azure Service Bus premium and Azure Event Hubs standard in every Azure region that has zone redundant datacenters.

  • Service Bus
  • Event Hubs
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
23 Jan

Support for Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database online migrations

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate Amazon RDS for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Services
23 Jan

Support for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL online migrations

NOW AVAILABLE

Access generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Services
23 Jan

Support for Amazon RDS for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations

NOW AVAILABLE

Access generally available functionality in Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL while the source database remains online during migration.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Services
23 Jan

Azure FXT Edge Filer (Avere Update)

IN DEVELOPMENT

An updated Avere FXT Edge Filer appliance is in development. This redesigned hardware will take advantage of Avere software technology to accelerate network-attached storage environments and expand access to Azure Blob. General availability is expected in May 2019.

  • Avere vFXT for Azure
  • Blob storage
  • Services
23 Jan

M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in Australia Central region.

NOW AVAILABLE

M-series virtual machines (VMs) offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

  • Virtual Machines
  • M-series
  • Services
23 Jan

Public preview: Azure API Management support for OpenAPI Specification v3

IN PREVIEW

Azure API Management introduces preview support of OpenAPI Specification v3, the latest version of the broadly used open-source standard of describing APIs.

  • API Management
  • Features
23 Jan

Preview refresh: Azure Backup supports PowerShell and ACLs for Azure Files

IN PREVIEW

You can now retain your backup of Azure Files shares for 10 years by using Azure Backup and PowerShell.

  • Azure Backup
  • Storage Accounts
  • File Storage
  • Compliance
21 Jan

Public preview: Read replicas in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

IN PREVIEW

You can now create same-region read replicas in Azure Database for PostgreSQL to scale out your read workloads.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
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.

  • Container Instances
  • Services
18 Jan

Azure Cognitive Services Custom Speech Model Hosting resource GUID change

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
17 Jan

Azure SQL Database: Upgraded infrastructure for monitoring and alerts

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Services
17 Jan

Power BI Embedded Status API tracks workspace assignment to capacities

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
17 Jan

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

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features

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