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    Monthly updates for August 2019

    26 Aug

    Azure Monitor Application Insights variable retention is now available in preview

    It’s now possible to configure the data retention on your Azure Monitor Application Insights resources from 30 days up to 730 days.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Management
    21 Aug

    Security Center now has single-click remediation to boost your security posture (in preview)

    Remediate recommendations on a bulk of resources in a single click by using secure score, a tool that helps you assess your workload security posture.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    21 Aug

    Azure SQL provides a unified management experience

    Azure SQL is a modern SQL platform that serves developers and enterprises by offering a rich selection of deployment options, powered by an industry-leading SQL Server engine.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    21 Aug

    IoT Plug and Play Preview is now available

    With IoT Plug and Play Preview, solution developers can start using Azure IoT Central to build solutions that integrate seamlessly with IoT devices enabled with IoT Plug and Play.

    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure IoT Central
    • Open Source
    20 Aug

    Azure Archive Expanded Capabilities now in public preview

    Azure Archive Storage follows up price drop with three new feature enhancements in public preview.

    • Features
    • Services
    17 Aug

    New Quick Action transformations added to Data Factory Mapping Data Flows

    Data Factory Mapping Data Flows has added a new “Quick Actions” feature to automate the creation of data transformations.

    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    13 Aug

    Public preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

    Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Security
    • Services
    13 Aug

    Announcing Azure Backup limited public preview support for large disks up to 30 TB size

    Today, we are announcing the limited public preview of larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TiB size. This preview provides production-level support for managed virtual machines.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    • Services
    12 Aug

    Service Tag Discovery API is now available in preview

    Service Tag Discovery API is in preview. It’s now possible to programmatically retrieve global IP address information for Azure and its services using the Discovery API.

    • Features
    8 Aug

    Custom roles for app registration management

    Gain fine-grained control over what access your admins have for managing app registrations.

    • Azure Active Directory (AD)
    • Features
    • Security
    8 Aug

    New AMD-based Azure VMs for general purpose and memory intensive workloads in preview

    New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    8 Aug

    Cognitive Services - Azure Active Directory authentication and custom subdomains are now in preview

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services
    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 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

    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
    1 Aug

    Azure Dedicated Host in preview

    A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organisation and workloads.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure Dedicated Host
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Security
    • Services

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