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    October 2019

    8 Oct

    Azure DNS private zones is now generally available

    Announcing general availability of Azure DNS private zones. This is a production-ready release containing several bug fixes and removes restrictions that public preview had.

    • Azure DNS
    • Features
    • Services
    8 Oct

    New output options in Azure Stream Analytics – SQL Managed Instance and SQL Server on VM

    It’s now possible to configure an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance or even a SQL server running on a virtual machine as an output in your Stream Analytics job.

    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Features
    8 Oct

    Azure API Management update – October 2019

    A regular Azure API Management service update started on 3 October 2019, and included the following new features, bug fixes and changes, along with other improvements. Please note that we deploy updates gradually and it takes over a week for every active API Management service instance to receive them.

    • API Management
    • Features
    8 Oct

    Updates to Azure Cost Management – September 2019

    Updates to Azure Cost Management include a new invoice details view, automated reporting across subscriptions and ability to share charts outside the Azure portal.

    • Features
    • Management
    7 Oct

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows GA

    Mapping Data Flows feature is now generally available in Azure Data Factory

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    4 Oct

    SQL Server Data Tools support for 1500 compatibility level

    We are pleased to announce that SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Analysis Services now supports tabular models with 1500 compatibility level.

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Features
    3 Oct

    Azure Media Indexer is being retired

    A year ago, we announced the general availability of Azure Video Indexer, which is built on the capabilities of Azure Media Analytics, Azure Search and Cognitive Services. This enables you to extract a rich set of machine learning insights based on multiple channels of your media files, all integrated together in one call and on a shared timeline.

    • Media Services
    • Retirements
    3 Oct

    New Canada Federal PBMM Azure Blueprint is now available

    Azure built-in blueprints help you be compliant in an easier way by providing Microsoft-vetted blueprints that you can easily apply on your subscriptions.

    • Azure Blueprints
    • Features
    3 Oct

    Azure Data Share – Support for sharing data from Azure SQL and SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure Data Share service has added support for snapshot-based sharing from Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse. It’s now possible to share both structured data (from Azure SQL and SQL DW) and unstructured data (from Azure Data Lake Store and Blob storage) with centralised management and governance.

    • Azure Data Share
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    2 Oct

    Azure Application Insights is now available in the North Central US region

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the North Central US region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    2 Oct

    General availability: Azure Log Analytics in Switzerland North

    Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyse their services for health and usage in Switzerland North.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    2 Oct

    Azure Lab Services now adjusts quota per user

    Azure Lab Services added a feature to adjust quota per user, enabling instructors to give additional hours to students as needed.

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    2 Oct

    Azure Lab Services now has an updated UI experience

    Azure Lab Services has an updated and improved UI experience.

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    2 Oct

    Twelve Cognitive Services are available for free with an Azure free account

    Twelve Cognitive Services are now available for free with an Azure free account. Give your apps, websites and bots the ability to see, understand and interpret people’s needs using natural methods of communication.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Services
    2 Oct

    Azure Monitor Log Analytics – New capacity-based pricing option is now available

    A new capacity reservations pricing model for Azure Monitor Log Analytics is now available. With this new model, you pay a fixed fee based on the capacity tier you select for data ingestion.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Pricing & Offerings
    2 Oct

    Azure DB for PostgreSQL: Hyperscale (Citus) cluster connectivity functionality is in preview

    Support for ‘Allow Azure services and resources to access this server group’ functionality in Hyperscale (Citus) clusters is now in preview.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    2 Oct

    Azure DB for PostgreSQL – Cluster scalability for Hyperscale (Citus) is now in preview

    The first scalability feature for Hyperscale (Citus) is now available in preview. It’s now possible to add nodes to existing Hyperscale (Citus) clusters by using the Azure portal.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    2 Oct

    Private Link for Azure SQL Database and Data Warehouse is now in preview

    Private Link enables you to connect to Azure SQL Database and Data Warehouse via a private endpoint.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    2 Oct

    Standard Load Balancers in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    Bring your own IP addresses, IP prefixes and scale out the number of IPs assigned to the SLB.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Open Source
    2 Oct

    Managed identities integration in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now in preview

    Create and use system-managed identities instead of service principals in AKS.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features

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