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    June 2019

    20 Jun

    Public Preview: Backup support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 for Azure Virtual Machines

    Azure Backup is an enterprise-scale, zero-infrastructure solution that protects SQL Server VM in Azure without the need to deploy and manage any backup infrastructure. This offering is already generally available for more recent SQL Server versions , and today we are excited to announce Azure Backup support for EOS SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 in public preview.

    20 Jun

    Public Preview: Immersive Reader, an Azure Cognitive Service

    Immersive Reader is an Azure Cognitive Service for developers who want to embed inclusive capabilities into their apps for enhancing text reading and comprehension for users regardless of age or ability.

    20 Jun

    HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Enhanced PySpark Interactive Query

    We are pleased to announce the integration of VSCode Python extension to handle PySpark interactive for HDInsight in VSCode. The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode leverages the Python extension to…

    19 Jun

    Just-in-time access now supports Azure Firewall

    Just-in-time (JIT) virtual machine (VM) access can now be used with Azure Firewall.

    19 Jun

    Azure API Management update June 19

    Learn about the latest regular update in Azure API Management update.

    19 Jun

    VM Health feature now supports new OS' and is available in new regions

    VM Health feature included in Azure monitor for VMs is now available for VMs that are running on Windows 2012 R2 and 2019. Additionally, VM Health feature is also available in cases where the associated workspace is in SEA (South East Asia), UKS (UK South), and CCAN (Canada Central) regions.

    19 Jun

    Improved process server monitoring and reporting

    May 2019 - Improved alerts for monitoring and troubleshooting Azure Site Recovery process servers.

    19 Jun

    Use existing automation account for automatic updates of the Mobility service

    May 2019 - Site Recovery now supports using an existing automation account for Mobility service automatic updates

    19 Jun

    Enable replication for added Azure VM data disks

    May 2019 - Site Recovery supports enabling replication for data disks added to Azure VMs already enabled for disaster recovery.

    19 Jun

    HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Hive Table Preview

    HDInsight for VSCode continues to boost the experience of Hive users with self-service exploratory capabilities. The HDInsight explorer in VSCode not only empowers you to browse Hive databases across…

    19 Jun

    First Microsoft cloud regions in Middle East now available

    Azure and Office 365 generally available today, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform available by end of 2019.

    18 Jun

    Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI updates

    We are happy to share with you the latest updates to Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI

    18 Jun

    Azure Bastion - RDP and SSH over SSL - now available for Preview

    Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.

    18 Jun

    ExpressRoute now supports up to 4 circuits from the same peering location into the VNet

    You can now connect up to 4 circuits in a peering location to the same ExpressRoute virtual network gateway.

    17 Jun

    Application Insights connector will retire on June 30,2019

    Application Insights Connector which provided a way to export Application Insights data to a Log Analytics workspace will retire on June 30, 2019.

    17 Jun

    Database engine auditing for Azure Database for MariaDB now in preview

    Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for database audit logging integrated with Azure Monitor Diagnostic Logs.

    17 Jun

    Database engine auditing for Azure Database for MySQL now in preview

    Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for database audit logging integrated with Azure Monitor Diagnostic Logs.

    14 Jun

    Default backup retention period for DTU-based Azure SQL databases is changing soon

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    The default retention period for DTU-based Azure SQL databases is changing to 7 days

    12 Jun

    Security Center recommendations and their corresponding policy names are aligned

    Now it is easier to find the relevant policy that match a recommendation and enable/disable it.

    12 Jun

    Adaptive network hardening in Security Center – now generally available

    Adaptive network hardening provides recommendations to further harden the NSG rules

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