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Monthly updates for September 2019

20 Sep

Azure Analysis Services – Two new higher compute SKUs are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2019

Two new SKUs for Azure Analysis Services, S8V2 and S9V2, are now available. These SKUs are based on next-generation hardware and have double the QPU (abstraction of CPU) of the existing S8/S9 SKUs.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Management
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
17 Sep

Improved query replica synchronisation in Azure Analysis Services is in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2019

A new Azure Analysis Services setting now in development will improve performance and consistency of query-replica synchronisation in scale-out environments.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
17 Sep

Azure Analysis Services diagnostic logging improvements for scale-out

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2019

Get targeted log analysis with improvements to the Diagnostic Logs extension of Azure Analysis Services. Diagnostic Logs now allow you to access and break out server metrics for each query replica with the scale-out feature.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
17 Sep

Azure Analysis Services scale-out improvement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2019

Synchronisation of query replicas in Azure Analysis Services scale-out environments now uses an optimised copy API, which significantly reduces synchronisation time on average.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
12 Sep

Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics – New sentiment analysis capability is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Cognitive Services Text Analytics has a new sentiment analysis capability supporting Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages in addition to the previously announced English language model.

  • Text Analytics
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services

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