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    August 2019

    14 Aug

    New region: Johannesburg (South Africa North) now supports Power BI Embedded

    This new region allows customers to locate their Power BI Embedded deployments closer to their data sources, either in Azure or on-premises, enabling faster data refresh performance and lower networking egress costs.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Regions & Datacenters
    9 Aug

    Azure Migrate is now available in Australia, Canada, India and Japan

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Australia, Canada, India and Japan geographies.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    7 Aug

    Azure Backup is available in new Azure regions

    Azure Backup is now available in West India, UAE Central, UAE North, South Africa North and South Africa West Azure regions.

    • Azure Backup
    • Regions & Datacenters
    7 Aug

    Azure Government support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

    The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) service is now available for preview in US Gov Virginia.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    7 Aug

    Azure Site Recovery is now available in new Azure regions

    Azure Site Recovery is now available in West India, UAE Central, UAE North, South Africa North and South Africa West Azure regions.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Regions & Datacenters
    7 Aug

    M-series virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available in the Brazil South Region

    Azure M-series VMs are now available in the Brazil South 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
    7 Aug

    Azure NetApp Files is now available in three new regions

    Azure NetApp Files is now available in three new regions: Central US, Australia East and South East Asia.

    • Azure NetApp Files
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    6 Aug

    Media Services is now available in both South Africa regions

    Media Services is now available in South Africa North and South Africa West regions

    • Media Services
    • Regions & Datacenters

    July 2019

    30 Jul

    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.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    16 Jul

    Introducing UTF-8 support for Azure SQL Database

    Support for the widely used UTF-8 character encoding is now available as preview in Azure SQL Database, as a database-level or column-level default encoding for Unicode string data.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    15 Jul

    Network Performance Monitor is generally available in Central India

    Network Performance Monitor is now available in the Central India region.

    • Network Performance Monitor
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    12 Jul

    Application Insights is available in South Africa North

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    12 Jul

    General availability: Azure Log Analytics in SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US

    SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyse their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    12 Jul

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Regions & Datacenters
    3 Jul

    Application Insights is Generally Available in China East 2

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.

    • Application Insights
    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    1 Jul

    Introducing B12, B16 & B20 – new larger B-series VM sizes with flexible CPU usage

    We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower-cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.

    • Virtual Machines
    • B-series
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters

    June 2019

    28 Jun

    General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in Brazil South

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in Brazil South

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Regions & Datacenters
    26 Jun

    Application Insights availability in Central US Region

    Application Insights is now available in Central US region.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    26 Jun

    Azure Data Box Disk is now available in Southeast Asia and Azure Government

    Announcing Data Box Disk GA in SE Asia (Singapore) and Azure Government (US Gov Virginia)

    • Data Box Disk
    • Data Box
    • Data Box
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    26 Jun

    Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US

    SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST & NORTH CENTRAL US are now Public Preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyse their services for health and usage using Azure Log Analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters

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