Monthly updates for July 2019
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 now supports the ability to reset passwords and to provide added support for Ubuntu images.
The Azure Functions Premium plan preview is now expanded to Linux hosting and custom Docker containers.
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.
The integration of Azure Data Migration tools and Azure Database Migration Service with the Azure Migrate hub is now available in preview.
PostgreSQL 11, the latest major version of PostgreSQL, is now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Use Container Registry Tasks to assemble Buildpacks and base stack tracking for OS and framework patching.
We now offer a developer pricing tier (general availability) that allows customers to deploy an integration service environment (ISE) at a reduced cost.
Azure IoT Edge 1.0.8 release is available with multiple improvements.
A security fix which addresses CVE-2018-15664 is available for Azure IoT Edge.
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.
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.
Premium Blob now supports policy-based object deletion.
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…
You can now protect large data disks of up to 8 TB in size with Azure Site Recovery.
We have added support for location telemetry that lights up scenarios such as asset track and trace, connected logistics and more!
Connect custom or popular SAML-based on-premises line of business apps to Azure AD for single sign-on.
Azure Storage is encrypted by default and cannot be unencrypted, therefore the recommendation and policy has been removed.
There are new and updated Azure Security Center networking recommendations.
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!