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    September 2019

    17 Sep

    Improved query replica synchronization in Azure Analysis Services is in development

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    A new Azure Analysis Services setting now in development will improve performance and consistency of query-replica synchronization in scale-out environments.

    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    17 Sep

    Azure Analysis Services diagnostic logging improvements for scale-out

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Get targeted log analysis with improvements to the Diagnostic Logs extension of Azure Analysis Services. Diagnostic Logs now allow you to access and break out server metrics for each query replica with the scale-out feature.

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    17 Sep

    Azure Analysis Services scale-out improvement

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Synchronization of query replicas in Azure Analysis Services scale-out environments now uses an optimized copy API, which significantly reduces synchronization time on average.

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    17 Sep

    Azure Firewall updates—September 2019

    Here are the Azure Firewall updates for September 2019. - Azure Firewall is now generally available in China. - Azure Firewall is now ISO compliant.

    • Azure Firewall
    • Compliance
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    16 Sep

    Azure Private Link is now available in preview

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.

    • Virtual Network
    • Storage Accounts
    • Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Security
    • Services
    13 Sep

    Data transfer from Azure Origins to Azure CDN from Microsoft is now free of charge

    Data transfer from Azure services, such as Azure Storage, Azure Media Services, Azure Application Gateway, and more, to Azure CDN from Microsoft will be free of charge starting October 2019.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Services
    12 Sep

    New Azure ExpressRoute sites now available

    Announcing three new ExpressRoute meet-me sites in Europe.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Services
    12 Sep

    Azure CDN feature updates

    Announcing Bring your own SSL Certificate [BYOC] functionality for Azure CDN from Verizon, as well as CDN managed SSL Certificates for Azure CDN from Akamai.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Services
    12 Sep

    Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics—New sentiment analysis capability is now available

    Cognitive Services Text Analytics has a new sentiment analysis capability supporting Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages in addition to the previously announced English language model.

    • Text Analytics
    • Cognitive Services
    • Services
    4 Sep

    Reserved Capacity for Azure SQL Data Warehouse now available in additional 18 regions

    Today, we are announcing Reserved Capacity for SQL Data Warehouse in an additional 18 regions.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    August 2019

    23 Aug

    Storage Ultra Disks meter name change

    Effective as of 1 October 2019, the meter (also known as resource GUID) names for Ultra Disks in US East 2 regions will change.

    • Managed Disks
    • Services
    21 Aug

    Azure Function Consumption plan for Linux is now available

    The Azure Functions Consumption hosting plan is now generally available for Linux-based applications.

    • Azure functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    21 Aug

    Python support in Azure Functions is now available

    Python support in Azure Functions is now generally available and ready for production workloads.

    • Azure functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    20 Aug

    Azure Archive Expanded Capabilities now in public preview

    Azure Archive Storage follows up price drop with three new feature enhancements in public preview.

    • Features
    • Services
    20 Aug

    Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Archive Storage

    From 1 August, Azure Archive Storage dropped prices by up to 50% in some regions.

    • Archive Storage
    • Blob Storage
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    20 Aug

    Azure portal August 2019 feature update

    This month, Azure portal has updates for Azure Security Center and a new experience for Azure Migrate.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services
    15 Aug

    Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks now generally available

    Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks is the new managed disks offering which is now generally available for running data-intensive business critical workloads on cloud requiring high IO performance and low latency

    • Managed Disks
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    14 Aug

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release is now available

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release rolled out last month with key announcements, along with bug fixes and performance enhancements.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    14 Aug

    Service Fabric Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is now generally available

    The deployment of Service Fabric applications as resources via Azure Resource Manager is now generally available.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    13 Aug

    Public preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

    Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Security
    • Services

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