Monthly updates for June 2019
Monitor your Windows and Linux virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitor (in preview).
Azure Container Registry is now generally available in South Africa North. See where Azure Container Registry is available and where it’s coming next in the list of Azure products available by region.
Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now introduces new Azure RBAC role Managed Instance Contributor designed with a minimum set of permissions required to provision and operate managed instance.
We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.
We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.
We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.
Azure Data Factory empowers you to copy data from Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen1 to Gen2 easily and performantly. Furthermore, now you can choose to preserve the access control lists (ACLs) set on the files/directories along with data.
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.
Public endpoint enabling data traffic from the Internet and outside the virtual network is now globally available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance. This capability unlocks new enterprise integration scenarios between Managed Instance and other information systems such as multi-tenant Azure services Power BI, Azure App service, CRM, DWH and numerous other services on the Internet.
Enhanced management capabilities to release unused subnets and create databases available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance
Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now offers new management capabilities: Immediate release of network subnet upon deletion of the last Managed Instance residing in it, and new options to create instance databases through Azure Portal, API and PowerShell.
The Log Analytics agent for Linux v1.11 release is available, and contains important stability and reliability improvements.
We continue to enhance the Azure Boards integration with GitHub. Now you can get information of your linked GitHub commits, pull requests and issues on your Kanban board. This information will give you a quick sense of where an item is and allow you to directly navigate out to the GitHub commit, pull request or issue for more details.
The Log Analytics Agent for Windows June release is available, and contains stability and reliability improvements.
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 pleased to announce Azure Backup support for EOS SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 in public preview.
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.
We are pleased to announce the integration of VSCode Python extension to handle PySpark interactive for HDInsight in VSCode. The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode leverages the Python extension to…
Just-in-time (JIT) virtual machine (VM) access can now be used with Azure Firewall.
Learn about the latest regular update in Azure API Management update.
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 Security Center offers new security alerts (in preview) that detect unusual or potentially harmful operations using Azure Resource Manager service layer.