Monthly updates for June 2019
A new Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now available in preview
You can use ADF delete activity in your pipeline to delete undesired files without writing code.
Announcing Data Box Disk GA in SE Asia (Singapore) and Azure Government (US Gov Virginia)
We are delighted to announce Refresh release for Azure DNS private zones (preview). The Preview Refresh introduces new functionality and lifts several restrictions that public preview had.
Target availability: Q3 2019
New Active geo-replication optimisation is coming to production in Azure SQL DB
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 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.
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.
Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.
Target retirement date: June 30, 2019
Application Insights Connector which provided a way to export Application Insights data to a Log Analytics workspace will retire on 30 June 2019.
Target availability: Q3 2019
The default retention period for DTU-based Azure SQL databases is changing to 7 days
Target availability: Q2 2019
With the latest Gen 5 hardware in place, we are making a change to the default configuration for all new Azure SQL databases and elastic pools.
Dev/test pricing option for individual Visual Studio subscribers is now available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance
Dev/test pricing option for individual Visual Studio subscribers is now available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.
Four vCore Azure SQL Database Managed Instances are now available on Gen5 hardware for the General Purpose and Business Critical Service tiers.
Azure Database for MySQL customers can now tune additional server parameters to help optimise the MySQL engine to address their unique workloads.
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