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    August 2019

    23 Aug

    Storage Ultra Disks meter name change

    Effective October 1, 2019, the meter (also known as resource GUID) names for Ultra Disks in US East 2 regions will change.

    • Managed Disks
    • Services
    21 Aug

    Azure Function Consumption plan for Linux is now available

    The Azure Functions Consumption hosting plan is now generally available for Linux-based applications.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    21 Aug

    Python support in Azure Functions is now available

    Python support in Azure Functions is now generally available and ready for production workloads.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    20 Aug

    Azure Archive Expanded Capabilities now in Public Preview

    Azure Archive Storage follows-up price drop with 3 new feature enhancements in public preview.

    • Features
    • Services
    20 Aug

    Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Archive Storage

    Effective August 1, Azure Archive Storage dropped prices by up to 50% in some regions.

    • Archive Storage
    • Blob Storage
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    20 Aug

    Azure portal August 2019 feature update

    This month, Azure portal has updates to Azure Security Center and a new experience for Azure Migrate.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services
    15 Aug

    Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks now generally available

    Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks is the new managed disks offering which is now generally available for running data intensive business critical workloads on cloud requiring high IO performance and low latency

    • Managed Disks
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    14 Aug

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release is Now Available

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release rolled out last month with key announcements, along with bug fixes, and performance enhancements.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    14 Aug

    Service Fabric Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is now generally available

    The deployment of Service Fabric applications as resources via Azure Resource Manager is now generally available.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    13 Aug

    Public Preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

    Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Security
    • Services
    13 Aug

    Announcing Azure Backup limited public preview support for large disks up to 30TB size

    Today, we are announcing the limited public preview of larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TiB size. This preview provides production level support for managed virtual machines.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    • Services
    13 Aug

    Azure SignalR Service introduces Event Grid integration feature

    Announcing a new Azure SignalR Service feature that enables the service to publish client events to Event Grid. SignalR applications can subscribe and respond to these client events without the need for a dedicated app server for these events.

    • Event Grid
    • App Service
    • Azure SignalR Service
    • Features
    • Services
    9 Aug

    Azure Migrate is now available in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan geographies.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    8 Aug

    Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019

    Here are the Azure Firewall feature updates for July 2019.

    • Azure Firewall
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Services
    8 Aug

    Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge is now generally available

    Azure Blob Storage on IoT Edge is a lightweight, Azure-consistent IoT module that provides local block blob storage and enables you to automatically upload data to Azure from your local block blob storage using deviceToCloudUpload properties.

    • Azure IoT Edge
    • Gallery
    • Services
    8 Aug

    Navigator now provides dependency mapping and change analysis in App Service Diagnostics

    Navigator is now available in App Service Diagnostics for Windows web apps. Navigator provides a centralized view of an app and its dependencies along with changes made over time.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Services
    8 Aug

    New AMD-based Azure VMs for general purpose and memory intensive workloads in preview

    New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    8 Aug

    Cognitive Services—Azure Active Directory authentication and custom subdomains are now in preview

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services
    7 Aug

    Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage in public preview

    Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage (GZRS) helps customers achieve higher data resiliency by Synchronously writing three replicas of your data across multiple Availability Zones and Asynchronously replicating the data to another region within the same geo into a single zone (like LRS today) protecting from a regional outage.

    • Blob Storage
    • File Storage
    • Services
    5 Aug

    Gantt Views for monitoring data factory pipelines are now available

    Gantt views are now available for monitoring data factory pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services

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