Monthly updates for July 2019
GPU Optimised Visualisation VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions
NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.
From 1 September 2019, the meter names of Cognitive Services Form Recognizer Prebuilt and Custom will change.
Azure Blob lifecycle management is now enhanced with expanded regional availability and intuitive portal experience.
From 1 September 2019, the resource GUIDs (also known as meter IDs) for Virtual Network Gateway standard and high performance will change.
Azure Mv2-series virtual machines (VMs) offering up to 6 TB of memory are now available for the US West 2 region
Azure Mv2-series virtual machines offering up to 208 vCPU in 3 TB and 6 TB memory configurations are now generally available for the US West 2 region. Mv2 VMs are certified by SAP for SAP HANA OLTP and OLAP production workloads.
The Azure Functions Premium plan preview is now expanded to Linux hosting and custom Docker containers.
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.
You can now protect large data disks of up to 8 TB in size with Azure Site Recovery.
IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.
New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2 and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.
Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage.
Azure Cosmos DB now offers a preview driver extension for Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API for Java SDK.
Target availability: Q3 2019
Share data with other organisations using Azure Data Share, now in preview.
Network Watcher is available in South Africa North region.
Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North
Azure SQL Database published the first-in-the-industry business continuity SLA for a relational database service
Azure SQL database service has updated its service-level agreement (SLA) offering guarantees for common disaster recovery metrics.
Announcing the general availability of the Ephemeral OS disk, which enables faster reimaging of your VMs to its original state as well as enabling you to create thousands of VMs at scale with Shared Image Gallery.
Azure Migrate is now enhanced and can help you discover, assess and migrate applications, infrastructure and data from your on-premises environments to Azure. You can centrally track progress of your migration journey across multiple Microsoft and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) tools in Azure Migrate.
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.
Today, we’re happy to announce the general availability of Non-Azure group targeting for Azure Update Management. This feature enables dynamic targeting of patch deployments to non-Azure…