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    July 2019

    18 Jul

    Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

    IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    15 Jul

    New 48vCPUs Azure Virtual Machine sizes are now available

    New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2 and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual machine scale sets
    • Features
    • Microsoft Inspire
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    15 Jul

    Azure Stream Analytics now offers native support for the Apache Parquet format

    Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage.

    • Stream Analytics
    • Features
    • Microsoft Inspire
    • Services
    15 Jul

    Driver extension for Cassandra in Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

    Azure Cosmos DB now offers a preview driver extension for Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API for Java SDK.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Services
    15 Jul

    Public preview: Azure Data Share

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Share data with other organisations using Azure Data Share, now in preview.

    • Services
    12 Jul

    Network Watcher is now generally available in South Africa North

    Network Watcher is available in South Africa North region.

    • Network Watcher
    • Management
    • Services
    12 Jul

    Application Insights is available in South Africa North

    Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North

    • Monitor
    • Application Insights
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    11 Jul

    Azure SQL Database published the first-in-the-industry business continuity SLA for a relational database service

    Azure SQL database service has updated its service-level agreement (SLA) offering guarantees for common disaster recovery metrics.

    • SQL Database
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    11 Jul

    Azure Ephemeral OS Disk is now generally available

    Announcing the general availability of the Ephemeral OS disk, which enables faster reimaging of your VMs to its original state as well as enabling you to create thousands of VMs at scale with Shared Image Gallery.

    • Features
    • Services
    11 Jul

    Azure Migrate is now a central hub to start, execute and track your migration journey

    Azure Migrate is now enhanced and can help you discover, assess and migrate applications, infrastructure and data from your on-premises environments to Azure. You can centrally track progress of your migration journey across multiple Microsoft and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) tools in Azure Migrate.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Services
    10 Jul

    Cognitive Services Text Analytics sentiment v3 available in public preview

    The latest release of the Text Analytics API’s sentiment capability (v3) provides a significant improvement in detecting positive, neutral and negative sentiment of text documents. It is available for public preview Central Canada, East Asia and Central US.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Text Analytics
    • Features
    • Services
    8 Jul

    General availability: Non-Azure Groups for Azure Update Management

    Today, we’re happy to announce the general availability of Non-Azure group targeting for Azure Update Management. This feature enables dynamic targeting of patch deployments to non-Azure…

    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    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
    • Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    3 Jul

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Refresh Release is now available

    The bugs identified in the 6.5 release of the Service Fabric runtime have been fixed in this refresh release and started being rolled out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates. For more details, please read the release notes.

    • Service Fabric
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    June 2019

    28 Jun

    Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now in preview

    A new Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now available in preview

    • API Management
    • Features
    • Services
    26 Jun

    Clean up files by built-in delete activity in Azure Data Factory

    You can use ADF delete activity in your pipeline to delete undesired files without writing code.

    • Data Factory V2
    • Data Factory
    • Features
    • Services
    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

    Announcing Preview Refresh for Azure DNS Private Zones

    We are delighted to announce Refresh release for Azure DNS private zones (preview). The Preview Refresh introduces new functionality and lifts several restrictions that public preview had.

    • Azure DNS
    • Features
    • Services
    26 Jun

    New Active geo-replication optimisation is coming to production soon in Azure SQL DB

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    New Active geo-replication optimisation is coming to production in Azure SQL DB

    • SQL Database
    • Features
    • Services
    26 Jun

    Azure Database for MySQL now available in South Africa regions

    We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

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