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    June 2019

    12 Jun

    Dev/test pricing option for individual Visual Studio subscribers is now available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    Dev/test pricing option for individual Visual Studio subscribers is now available for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

    12 Jun

    General availability: 4 vCore Azure SQL Database Managed Instances on Gen5 hardware

    Four vCore Azure SQL Database Managed Instances are now available on Gen5 hardware for the General Purpose and Business Critical Service tiers.

    12 Jun

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now supports larger regional resource limitations

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance has increased both types of regional limits – the maximum number of subnets and maximum number of instances that could be deployed per region, allowing much larger managed instance deployments without the need to request quota increase through Azure support tickets.

    12 Jun

    Additional server parameters for Azure Database for MySQL now available

    Azure Database for MySQL customers can now tune additional server parameters to help optimise the MySQL engine to address their unique workloads.

    12 Jun

    Advanced data security available for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

    Advanced data security is now available for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines. Protect your SQL Server installations on Azure VMs with Microsoft’s advanced data security capabilities using just a few simple steps.

    12 Jun

    Enhanced experience for Azure Advisor security recommendations

    Manage your Security Center recommendations through Advisor UI, API, CLI or PowerShell. Remediate recommendations quickly with bulk actions. Follow more than 20 new best-practice recommendations for availability, performance and cost.

    12 Jun

    Azure Cosmos DB – Direct connectivity support for Java Async SDK is now in preview

    The Azure Cosmos DB Async Java SDK now supports direct mode connectivity, available in version 2.4 and higher.

    12 Jun

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL support for PostgreSQL 11 is now in preview

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for the latest major version of PostgreSQL, version 11.

    12 Jun

    Azure Database for MariaDB support for MariaDB 10.3 is now available

    Azure Database for MariaDB support for MariaDB server version 10.3 is now available to the public. Features include temporal data processing and Oracle compatibility, as well as enhancements to compatibility, compression, encryption and performance.

    12 Jun

    Intelligent Performance for Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview

    Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for Intelligent Performance, which includes three distinct features – query store, query-performance insights and performance recommendations.

    12 Jun

    Intelligent performance for Azure Database for MariaDB is now in preview

    Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for Intelligent Performance, which includes query store, query-performance insights and performance recommendations.

    12 Jun

    Azure Database for MariaDB read replica is in preview

    Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for MariaDB server (the ‘master’) to up to five Azure Database for MariaDB servers (the ‘replicas’) in the same region.

    12 Jun

    New developer portal in API Management is now in preview

    The developer portal is where app developers discover the APIs, learn how to use them, sign up to acquire access, try them out interactively and stay alerted of changes.

    12 Jun

    Premium Live Encoder now supports streaming at 1080p and 30 frames per second

    The Premium Live Encoder for Azure Media Services now allows you to live-encode streaming content at a resolution of 1080p and up to 30 frames per second.

    12 Jun

    Azure Application Gateway Web Application Firewall custom rules are now generally available

    Custom rules for Azure Application Gateway Web Application Firewall are now generally available.

    11 Jun

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 release is now available

    Service Fabric 6.5 release version has been rolled out to the various Azure regions, along with tooling and SDK updates. The release contains many new features, bug fixes, supportability, reliability and performance improvements. For the full list of all the changes, refer to the release notes.

    11 Jun
    10 Jun

    Public preview of calculation groups in Azure Analysis Services

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    We are pleased to announce that calculation groups are now officially in public preview for Azure Analysis Services!

    10 Jun

    Public preview of many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services allow relationships between tables where both columns are non-unique.

    7 Jun

    Power BI Embedded analytics accessibility improvements for application users

    We’ve added some accessibility improvements to applications using Power BI Embedded analytics that will help users of applications have additional ways to interact with Power BI Embedded visuals. These improvements include keyboard navigation, title attribution and tabbing.

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