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A new Azure service that provides physical servers capable of hosting one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organisation and workloads.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the Switzerland North and the Australia Southeast regions.
New updates to Azure Cost Management help you manage costs for cloud solution provider (CSP) subscriptions, build better dashboards by customising tile names, save money with Azure reservations for 16 different services, along with additional enhancements.
The Azure Sphere public preview 19.11 quality 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.
Discover installed applications, roles and features with server assessment in Azure Migrate.
Retention on NSG flow logs was recently disabled, however, the functionality has been restored for general purpose v2 (GPv2) accounts, Blob storage accounts and premium block blob storage accounts. Support for general purpose v1 (GPv1) storage accounts in NSG flow logs is being deprecated and retention for them will not be restored.
Now in general availability, a new configuration option, PAUSED_RESUMABLE_INDEX_ABORT_DURATION_MINUTES, has been added to ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION (Transact-SQL) for resumable online index operations.
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) server principals (also known as Azure AD logins) for managed instance are now in general availability.
Azure private endpoint for Azure Cosmos DB is a network interface that connects you privately and securely to a service powered by Azure Private Link.
Now in general availability, Azure Cosmos DB supports GROUP BY for queries for SQL (Core) API. This is one of our top asks from users and we are excited to release this capability.
The Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB now supports MongoDB wire protocol version 6 and server version 3.6. All new accounts provisioned using the Azure portal will have the option to provision with server version 3.6.
Azure IoT Hub integrates with Azure Event Grid so that you can send event notifications to other services and trigger downstream processes and workflows
IoT Hub message routing to Data Lake StoreGen2 is now available
IoT Hub message enrichment adds the ability to stamp messages with rich information before they’re sent, simplifying downstream processing and accelerating customer insights.
The solution to back up SAP HANA DBs in Azure VMs using Azure Backup is now generally available in UK South region. The Azure Backup solution is also certified by SAP HANA and is the only native cloud backup solution to be certified as such.
New metrics are now available for monitoring Azure SQL Database backup storage consumption.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Azure Migrate now supports the assessment of server inventories imported using a CSV file.
Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MySQL provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.
Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.
Now in preview for the East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MariaDB provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.
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