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November 2019

14 Nov

Extension of Customer Lockbox for Microsoft Azure beyond virtual machines

IN PREVIEW

Customer Lockbox provides customers with the capability to control Azure support engineers’ access to workloads that contain customer data. This expanded support now provides customers control over access to their data for a larger set of Azure offerings.

  • Security Center
  • Security
14 Nov

Release of Microsoft Secure Code Analysis toolkit to help you build secure code

NOW AVAILABLE

With the Microsoft Security Code Analysis extension, you can infuse security analysis tools including Credential Scanner, BinSkim and others into your Azure DevOps continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.

  • Security Center
  • Security
14 Nov

Threat Protection for Azure Key Vault in public preview in North America regions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Key Vault is an essential service for protecting data and improving performance of cloud applications by offering the ability to centrally manage keys, secrets, cryptographic keys and policies in the cloud.

  • Security Center
  • Security
14 Nov

Threat Protection for Azure Storage includes Malware Reputation Screening

IN PREVIEW

You can now view detected malware across storage accounts using Azure Security Center.

  • Security Center
  • Security
13 Nov

Azure Container Registry repository-scoped RBAC permissions are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview of repository-scoped RBAC permissions for Azure Container Registry (ACR).

  • Container Registry
13 Nov

Azure Container Registry – Diagnostic logs are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Diagnostic logs for Azure Container Registry are now in preview.

  • Container Registry
13 Nov

New Azure Advisor recommendation category: operational excellence

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor is launching a new category of recommendations called operational excellence. This new category will help you follow best practices for process and workflow efficiency, resource manageability and deployment.

  • Azure Advisor
13 Nov

Migrate from Bing Speech to Speech Services and the Speech SDK by 14 January 2020

We’re extending the Bing Speech retirement date to 14 January 2020.

  • Cognitive Services
13 Nov

Migrate SQL Server databases for Windows users to SQL managed instance

IN PREVIEW

Support is now available in preview for T-SQL Data Definition Language (DDL) for Windows users and groups migrating from SQL Server databases to SQL managed instance with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication.

  • Azure SQL Database
13 Nov

GitHub Actions for Azure are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

GitHub Actions, now generally available, make it possible to create simple, yet powerful workflows to automate software compilation and delivery, and are integrated with GitHub.

13 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) – User role management is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, user role management enables management of Postgres user roles on Hyperscale (Citus) server group nodes in addition to "citus" and other built-in roles.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
13 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) – 64 vCore compute option is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, Hyperscale (Citus) supports a 64 vCore compute option in addition to the 4, 8, 16 and 32 vCore choices previously available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
13 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) – High availability (HA) is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, HA allows for minimal database downtime by maintaining standby replicas of every node in a server group.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
12 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server – Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future PostgreSQL servers.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
12 Nov

Azure Database for MariaDB – Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MariaDB servers.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
12 Nov

Azure Database for MySQL – Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MySQL servers.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
12 Nov

Azure CDN Standard rules engine preview update

IN PREVIEW

Portal support for Azure CDN Standard rules engine is now available as part of the preview.

  • Content Delivery Network
11 Nov

Large storage for Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Single is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL-Single now has support for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS. With this functionality, you get five times more storage for database servers, as well as more than triple the available IOPS.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
11 Nov

Azure Database for MySQL – Large storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support is now available for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database services for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
11 Nov

Azure Synapse Analytics – Continuous integration and deployment with SSDT is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The highest requested feature for Azure Synapse Analytics is now available – SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) Database projects. This release includes support for SSDT with Visual Studio 2019, along with native platform integration with Azure DevOps, providing built-in continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) capabilities for enterprise-level deployments.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics

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