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Monthly updates for July 2019

29 Jul

Azure marketplace charges are now available in Azure Cost Management for pay-as-you-go customers!


We are excited to announce a preview release of Azure marketplace charges within our Cost Analysis tool for pay-as-you-go customers. As part of this preview, you can now analyse your marketplace charges alongside your Azure service charges within Cost Analysis and reconcile your Azure marketplace invoice using both Cost Analysis and a new usage csv download API.

  • Cost management
29 Jul

Azure Security Center for IoT now available


Azure Security Center allows you to protect your end-to-end IoT deployment with threat protection that identifies emerging threats and provides you with steps for remediation.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Security Center
  • Security
12 Jul

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions


Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
11 Jul

In development: query interleaving for Azure Analysis Services


Target availability: Q4 2019

Enterprise BI systems need to support high user concurrency, which means there can be lots of queries submitted close to each other. We are pleased to announce that we are working on the query interleaving feature, which allows system configuration to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios. Query interleaving allows configuration to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios. Multiple queries can run concurrently so fast that queries are not blocked behind slow ones. Query interleaving can be set up with short query bias so if the system is under CPU pressure, short queries are allocated a higher proportion of CPU resources than long-running queries, allowing them to complete faster.

  • Azure Analysis Services
10 Jul

Cognitive Services Text Analytics sentiment v3 available in public preview


The latest release of the Text Analytics API’s sentiment capability (v3) provides a significant improvement in detecting positive, neutral and negative sentiment of text documents. It is available for public preview Central Canada, East Asia and Central US.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Text Analytics


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