Monthly updates for September 2019
The Azure Sphere preview 19.09 feature release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.
We are releasing our latest text understanding feature, “Read”, in Docker containers for customers to run locally.
Azure Policy now supports remediation for tagging so you can bring 100% of your resources back to compliance.
Automatic spoken language identification leverages machine learning technology to identify the different languages used in a media asset.
Azure Media Services Video Indexer supports detection, grouping and recognition of characters in animated content.
Get your Azure best practice recommendations as soon as they become available with Azure Advisor user-configured alerts, now available in preview.
We recently released a preview upgrade for the Azure DevTest Labs Tasks.
Audit logging on Azure SQL Database for PostgreSQL via PGAudit is now available in preview. Produce audit logs of events including writes, reads, role changes and DDL with the audit extension.
Azure HPC Cache, a high-performance file cache with an aggregated namespace that reduces latency between storage and Azure compute for heavy read workloads, is now in preview.
Target availability: Q3 2019
Connect to services in your Azure Virtual Networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.
Announcing the public preview support for larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TB size.
SQL Server Data Tools preview for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now downloadable with the latest preview release of Visual Studio 2019. SQL Server Data Tools enables a stable change management and deployment experience when developing your data analytics solution using SQL Data Warehouse.
NIST SP 800-53 R4 is now live as a built-in blueprint in Azure Blueprints.
Azure DevTest Labs now integrates with Azure Bastion, enabling you to connect to your virtual machines through a web browser.
Instance pools is a new managed instance option that provides a convenient and cost-effective way to migrate smaller instances to the cloud at scale, reducing or eliminating the extra work of consolidating less compute-intensive workloads.