Updates archives

Monthly updates for July 2019

24 Jul

Azure Lab Services has removed the unlimited option from quota per user to help save on costs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lab Services has removed the unlimited option from quota per user so lab owners can intentionally choose a specific number of hours needed for each lab to help save costs.

  • Azure Lab Services
  • Features
24 Jul

Azure Lab Services - Ability to reset passwords and support for Ubuntu Images has been added

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lab Services now supports the ability to reset passwords and to provide added support for Ubuntu images.

  • Azure Lab Services
  • Features
24 Jul

Linux support on Azure Functions Premium plan

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Functions Premium plan preview is now expanded to Linux hosting and custom Docker containers.

  • Azure functions
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Features
24 Jul

SQL Server CTP 3.2 big data cluster is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Big data clusters, one of the hero features for SQL Server 2019, is now available in preview. It combines SQL Server with Apache Spark and Hadoop Distributed File System for a unified data platform that enables analytics and AI over all data, relational and non-relational.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
24 Jul

Azure Database Migration Service - Integration with Azure Migrate v2

IN PREVIEW

The integration of Azure Data Migration tools and Azure Database Migration Service with the Azure Migrate hub is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features
24 Jul

PostgreSQL 11 is now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

PostgreSQL 11, the latest major version of PostgreSQL, is now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
24 Jul

Azure Container Registry - Buildpacks support in Tasks is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Container Registry Tasks to assemble Buildpacks and base stack tracking for OS and framework patching.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
24 Jul

New developer pricing tier for integration service environment

NOW AVAILABLE

We now offer a developer pricing tier (general availability) that allows customers to deploy an integration service environment (ISE) at a reduced cost.

  • Logic Apps
  • Features
23 Jul

Azure IoT Edge 1.0.8 release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Edge 1.0.8 release is available with multiple improvements.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Features
23 Jul

Guidance on CVE-2018-15664 for Azure IoT Edge

A security fix which addresses CVE-2018-15664 is available for Azure IoT Edge.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Security
23 Jul

Cognitive Services Speech US Gov Resource GUID Change

From 2 September 2019, the Resource GUIDs (also known as Meter IDs) of Custom Speech endpoint hosting in Speech Services for US Gov region will change.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
23 Jul

Azure portal July 2019 feature update

NOW AVAILABLE

This month, Azure portal updates include updates to Azure Security Center, the ability to use ephemeral OS disks on Azure VMs, sending Windows diagnostics data to Azure Monitor and more.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Features
23 Jul

Premium Blob now supports Blob Lifecycle Management

NOW AVAILABLE

Premium Blob now supports policy-based object deletion.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob storage
  • Features
23 Jul

Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI updates – June 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

We are excited and happy to share with you our latest updates and improvements to the Log Analytics UI!1. Log Analytics dashboard picker Log Analytics dashboards can visualise all of your saved logs…

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
23 Jul

Azure Site Recovery: Support released for large disks (up to 8 TB)

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now protect large data disks of up to 8 TB in size with Azure Site Recovery.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Services
  • Features
23 Jul

Location telemetry support in IoT Central is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

We have added support for location telemetry that lights up scenarios such as asset track and trace, connected logistics and more!

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
23 Jul

Azure AD Application Proxy support for single sign-on to SAML-based applications.

NOW AVAILABLE

Connect custom or popular SAML-based on-premises line of business apps to Azure AD for single sign-on.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
23 Jul

The recommendation and policy to enable encryption of a storage account have been removed

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage is encrypted by default and cannot be unencrypted, therefore the recommendation and policy has been removed.

  • Security Center
  • Security
19 Jul

Updates to network recommendations in Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

There are new and updated Azure Security Center networking recommendations.

  • Security Center
  • Security
18 Jul

Introducing promotional pricing for the Basic Linux App Service Plan

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re excited to introduce a promotional price on the Basic app service plan for Linux, which, depending on regional meters in your data centre of choice, will lead to a 66 per cent price drop! In addition, we are also now offering a free App Service Plan for Linux, making starting out on App Service easier than ever!

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Web Apps Linux
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features

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