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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 Databricks Unit (DBU) pre-purchase plan is now available, helping to make Azure the most cost-effective cloud for your workloads.
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.
Media Services is now available in South Africa North and South Africa West regions
Azure Cloud Shell has added a number of new tools and capabilities.
Gantt views are now available for monitoring data factory pipelines.
Create dependent pipelines in your Azure Data Factories by adding dependencies among tumbling window triggers in your pipelines.
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.
Security Center now supports cross-tenant management scenarios as part of Azure Lighthouse.
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.
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.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on 11 November 2019.
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.
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.
The latest update rollup for Azure Site Recovery is now available.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.