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    September 2019

    18 Sep

    Azure SQL Database—Auto-failover groups feature now available in all regions

    The Auto-failover groups feature of Azure SQL Database is now available for managed instance deployments in all regions.

    • Features
    • Services
    18 Sep

    Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in additional regions

    Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Regions & Datacenters
    18 Sep

    Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in additional regions

    The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Regions & Datacenters
    18 Sep

    Copy Activity in Azure Data Factory supports creating a destination table automatically

    Load data faster with new support from the Copy Activity feature in Azure Data Factory. Now, if you’re trying to copy data from an on-premises source into Azure and find that the destination table doesn’t exist, Copy Activity will create it automatically.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    18 Sep

    Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL

    Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL. Use the Copy Activity feature to load data into Azure Database for MySQL from any supported data sources.

    • Data Factory
    • Features
    18 Sep

    Public Preview - Video Indexer Multilingual identification and transcription

    Automatic spoken language identification leverages machine learning technology to identify the different languages used in a media asset.

    • Media Services
    • Video Indexer
    • Features
    • Services
    18 Sep

    Public Preview - Video Indexer Animated Character Detection

    Azure Media Services Video Indexer supports detection, grouping, and recognition of characters in animated content.

    • Media Services
    • Video Indexer
    • Features
    • Services
    18 Sep

    Egress lockdown in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

    Achieve additional security by restricting outbound (egress) traffic for cluster nodes to a limited number of ports and addresses.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Gallery
    • Open Source
    • Security
    18 Sep

    Interface Endpoints For SQL DB

    Interface endpoints for SQL Database is a new capability that enables customers to connect privately to Azure PaaS services within customer virtual networks, providing direct connectivity from their workloads using isolated traffic to specific resources.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    18 Sep

    Azure Lab Services now supports new GPU Virtual Machine sizes

    Azure Lab Services now supports two new 6-core GPU Virtual Machine sizes.

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    18 Sep

    Announcing Azure Private Link Preview

    Azure Private Link is a secure and scalable way for Azure customers to consume 1st party Azure Services (e.g. Storage, SQL, Cosmos DB, etc.) or 3rd party services (e.g. Partner Service, BYOS, etc.) privately from within their VNet.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    18 Sep

    Azure Kubernetes Service is now available in Azure Government

    Azure Governments customers can now build Kubernetes applications on Azure Kubernetes Service in a dedicated cloud that meets stringent government security and compliance requirements.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    18 Sep

    Azure Advisor alerts are now in preview

    Get your Azure best practice recommendations as soon as they become available with Azure Advisor user-configured alerts, now available in preview.

    • Azure Advisor
    • Features
    • Services
    18 Sep

    A preview upgrade for Azure DevTest Labs Tasks extension is now available

    We recently released a preview upgrade for the Azure DevTest Labs Tasks.

    • Azure Pipelines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    18 Sep

    Audit logging on Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now in preview

    Audit logging on Azure SQL Database for PostgreSQL via PGAudit is now available in preview. Produce audit logs of events including writes, reads, role changes, and DDL with the audit extension.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    18 Sep

    M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in the Germany West region

    Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Germany West region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

    • M-series
    • Virtual Machines
    • Regions & Datacenters
    18 Sep

    M-series virtual machines VMs are now available in the Switzerland West and Switzerland North regions

    Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Switzerland West and Switzerland North regions. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

    • M-series
    • Virtual Machines
    • Regions & Datacenters
    18 Sep

    Azure HPC Cache is now in preview

    Azure HPC Cache, a high-performance file cache with an aggregated namespace that reduces latency between storage and Azure compute for heavy read workloads, is now in preview.

    • Avere vFXT for Azure
    • Azure HPC Cache
    • Services
    18 Sep

    M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in the Germany North region

    Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Germany North region. M-series VMs offer configurations with memory from 192 GB to 3.8 TiB (4 TB) RAM and are certified for SAP HANA.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Regions & Datacenters
    18 Sep

    Auto-failover for managed instances in Azure SQL Database is now available

    Now generally available, auto-failover groups enable business continuity after a catastrophic failure or other unplanned event by creating and managing a geographically redundant copy of a managed instance.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features

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