Monthly updates for April 2019
The Azure portal has been updated in the areas of IaaS, Azure Data Explorer, Security Center, Azure Site Recovery, RBAC, support, and more.
The new L-series tiers offer significantly more storage at a reduced cost per terabyte compared to the standard tiers. This is ideal for internal applications searching over large file repositories, archival scenarios when you have business data going back many years, or e-discovery applications.
Significant updates have been made to Video Indexer, including enhanced language customization experiences, new scene segmentation, and ending rolling credits detection models.
The Azure AD B2C service will no longer charge for "Stored Users" starting April 1, 2019, to lower the cost of managing consumer identities.
The identity experience framework orchestration platform of Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2C (Azure AD B2C) is now available
Craft custom policies and user flows for identity (for example, sign-in, sign-up, profile edit, password reset) in consumer and e-commerce applications with the identity experience framework orchestration platform of Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2C (Azure AD B2C)
Premium Blob storage is a new tier of Azure Blob storage that’s ideal for demanding workloads requiring high transaction rates, or faster and more consistent response times like IOT and telemetry.
Upgrade existing multi-tenant Service Bus standard namespaces to dedicated premium namespaces by using our new migration tool.
Azure Stream Analytics now offers full support for WKT geospatial format.
If you use Azure Stream Analytics, you’ll now be able to run your real-time pipelines with MSI based authentication while writing to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 1.
Azure AD password protection helps you eliminate easily guessed passwords from your environment, which can dramatically lower the risk of being compromised by a password spray attack.
The new B1ls Azure virtual machine, which has the smallest memory and lowest cost among Azure VM instances, is now available.
The post is about informing customer of the ten new regions Speech is now available.