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    August 2019

    7 Aug

    Azure Cache for Redis 4.0 upgrade is now generally available

    Redis version 4.0 will soon be rolled out to all Azure Cache for Redis instances. The update will be automatic and shouldn’t disrupt your cache’s availability.

    • Azure Cache for Redis
    • Features
    7 Aug

    Azure Databricks Unit pre-purchase plan is now available

    Azure Databricks Unit (DBU) pre-purchase plan is now available, helping to make Azure the most cost-effective cloud for your workloads.

    • Azure Databricks
    • Pricing & Offerings
    7 Aug

    Azure Files Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication with Azure AD domain services is now generally available

    Azure Files offers fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible via the industry standard SMB protocol. Integration with Azure AD enables SMB access to Azure file shares using Azure AD credentials from Azure AD domain services domain joined Windows VMs.

    • File storage
    • Features
    6 Aug

    Media Services is now available in both South Africa regions

    Media Services is now available in South Africa North and South Africa West regions

    • Media Services
    • Regions & Datacenters
    6 Aug

    New Tools are now available in Azure Cloud Shell

    Azure Cloud Shell has added a number of new tools and capabilities.

    • Cloud Shell
    • CLIs
    • SDK and Tools
    5 Aug

    Gantt views for monitoring data factory pipelines are now available

    Gantt views are now available for monitoring data factory pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services
    5 Aug

    Create dependencies among pipelines in your Azure Data Factories

    Create dependent pipelines in your Azure Data Factories by adding dependencies among tumbling window triggers in your pipelines.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    • Services
    5 Aug

    New Relic now provides integration with Azure Open Source Databases

    New Relic now provides an integration for three more Azure services – Azure Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL and MariaDB. If you’re using New Relic as a monitoring solution, you can now use it to monitor these Azure services and your applications.

    • Services
    2 Aug

    Cross-tenant management is now supported in Azure Security Center

    Security Center now supports cross-tenant management scenarios as part of Azure Lighthouse.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    2 Aug

    Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service - June 2019 update

    The Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service June 2019 release is available. The focus is on a broader enhancement of the provisioning experience and reducing limitations.

    • Features
    • Services
    2 Aug

    Azure Cost Management updates - July 2019

    Learn about how Azure Cost Management can help you achieve your goals. See what’s coming for partners, learn about Marketplace usage for pay-as-you-go subscriptions, Cost Management Labs, saving and sharing views within cost analysis and other updates.

    • Cost management
    • Features
    • Management
    2 Aug

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from Azure App Service on 11 November 2019

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on 11 November 2019.

    • App Service
    • Azure mobile app
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features
    • Retirements
    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
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Security
    • Services

    July 2019

    31 Jul

    The latest update to Azure Sphere (in preview) is now available in the retail feed

    The latest Azure Sphere preview quality release is now available via the Retail feed. This update fixes a bug that prevented the deletion of production-signed temporary images. Important – Update your development devices to the latest release no later than 5 August 2019.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    31 Jul

    Azure Site Recovery Update Rollup 38 (July 2019)

    The latest update rollup for Azure Site Recovery is now available.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    31 Jul

    Azure DevOps Roadmap update for Q3 of 2019

    The engineering team behind Azure DevOps is constantly at work delivering enhancements and new features across our services. We recently added new capabilities at an unprecedented pace for Azure DevOps. The highlights listed below are just a few of the new features coming in the next few months. Visit the DevOps feature timeline for a complete list.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    31 Jul

    Managed Instance enhances security with network traffic containment within Azure cloud

    The network traffic of Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now contained within Azure cloud by default. This update enhances the security and prevents exfiltration of data via Internet.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Managed Instance
    • Features
    30 Jul

    GPU Optimised Visualisation VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions

    NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    29 Jul

    New features added to Data Factory Mapping Data Flows making schema drift handling easy

    New features added to the ADF service this week make handling flexible schemas and schema drift scenarios super easy when construction Mapping Data Flows for data transformation at scale

    • Data Factory V2
    • Features
    29 Jul

    Azure marketplace charges are now available in Azure Cost Management for pay-as-you-go customers!

    We are excited to announce a preview release of Azure marketplace charges within our Cost Analysis tool for pay-as-you-go customers. As part of this preview, you can now analyse your marketplace charges alongside your Azure service charges within Cost Analysis and reconcile your Azure marketplace invoice using both Cost Analysis and a new usage csv download API.

    • Cost management
    • Features

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