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    Monthly updates for August 2019

    7 Aug

    Azure Government support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

    The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) service is now available for preview in US Gov Virginia.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    7 Aug

    Azure Site Recovery is now available in new Azure regions

    Azure Site Recovery is now available in West India, UAE Central, UAE North, South Africa North and South Africa West Azure regions.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Regions & Datacenters
    7 Aug

    Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage in public preview

    Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage (GZRS) helps customers achieve higher data resiliency by synchronously writing three replicas of your data across multiple Availability Zones and Asynchronously replicating the data to another region within the same geo into a single zone (such as LRS today) protecting from a regional outage.

    • Blob Storage
    • File storage
    • Services
    7 Aug

    Audit logging in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

    Use audit logging to investigate suspicious API requests, collect statistics or create monitoring alerts for unwanted API calls.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    7 Aug

    M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available in the Brazil South Region

    Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Brazil South region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

    • M-series
    • Virtual Machines
    • Regions & Datacenters
    7 Aug

    Azure NetApp Files is now available in three new regions

    Azure NetApp Files is now available in three new regions: Central US, Australia East and South East Asia.

    • Azure NetApp Files
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    7 Aug

    Create virtual machines (VMs) using an earlier shared image version

    DevTest Labs now enables you to create virtual machines from a previous version within a shared image gallery.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    7 Aug

    Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK Version 4 is now in preview

    Version 4 of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK is now available and includes usability updates to the object model for a better developer experience as well as the ability to use partition keys to scale non-partitioned containers.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    7 Aug

    Azure Cache for Redis 4.0 upgrade is now generally available

    Redis version 4.0 will soon be rolled out to all Azure Cache for Redis instances. The update will be automatic and shouldn’t disrupt your cache’s availability.

    • Azure Cache for Redis
    • Features
    7 Aug

    Azure Databricks Unit pre-purchase plan is now available

    Azure Databricks Unit (DBU) pre-purchase plan is now available, helping to make Azure the most cost-effective cloud for your workloads.

    • Azure Databricks
    • Pricing & Offerings
    7 Aug

    Azure Files Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication with Azure AD domain services is now generally available

    Azure Files offers fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible via the industry standard SMB protocol. Integration with Azure AD enables SMB access to Azure file shares using Azure AD credentials from Azure AD domain services domain joined Windows VMs.

    • File storage
    • Features
    6 Aug

    Media Services is now available in both South Africa regions

    Media Services is now available in South Africa North and South Africa West regions

    • Media Services
    • Regions & Datacenters
    6 Aug

    New Tools are now available in Azure Cloud Shell

    Azure Cloud Shell has added a number of new tools and capabilities.

    • Cloud Shell
    • CLIs
    • SDK and Tools
    5 Aug

    Gantt views for monitoring data factory pipelines are now available

    Gantt views are now available for monitoring data factory pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services
    5 Aug

    Create dependencies among pipelines in your Azure Data Factories

    Create dependent pipelines in your Azure Data Factories by adding dependencies among tumbling window triggers in your pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services
    5 Aug

    New Relic now provides integration with Azure Open Source Databases

    New Relic now provides an integration for three more Azure services – Azure Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL and MariaDB. If you’re using New Relic as a monitoring solution, you can now use it to monitor these Azure services and your applications.

    • Services
    2 Aug

    Cross-tenant management is now supported in Azure Security Center

    Security Center now supports cross-tenant management scenarios as part of Azure Lighthouse.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    2 Aug

    Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service - June 2019 update

    The Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service June 2019 release is available. The focus is on a broader enhancement of the provisioning experience and reducing limitations.

    • Features
    • Services
    2 Aug

    Azure Cost Management updates - July 2019

    Learn about how Azure Cost Management can help you achieve your goals. See what’s coming for partners, learn about Marketplace usage for pay-as-you-go subscriptions, Cost Management Labs, saving and sharing views within cost analysis and other updates.

    • Cost management
    • Features
    • Management
    2 Aug

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from Azure App Service on 11 November 2019

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on 11 November 2019.

    • App Service
    • Azure mobile app
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features
    • Retirements

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