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    October 2018

    16 Oct

    Azure Security Center update September 2018

    Target availability: , 2018

    New features are in preview for Azure Security Center.

    15 Oct

    Limited public preview: Premium blobs in the Azure portal

    You can create and manage premium blob storage accounts from the Azure portal. This preview is available in the US East 2, US Central, and US West regions.

    13 Oct

    Azure IoT Edge 1.0.3 release

    The 1.0.3 update of Azure IoT Edge includes only a fix for a security vulnerability in a dependency of the runtime.

    12 Oct

    Azure API Management update 11th October

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    11 Oct

    Azure Container Instances now available in Central India and South Central US

    Target availability: , 2018

    Azure Container Instances supports Linux and Windows containers in two new regions: Central India (Pune) and South Central US (Texas).

    10 Oct

    Azure Security Center update - Ignite 2018

    Target availability: , 2018

    This update contains new features announced as generally available at Ignite 2018.

    9 Oct

    Integrate Office 365 data at scale into Azure by using Data Factory

    Azure Data Factory added a new capability that enables secured, governed and scalable access of Office 365 data in Azure.

    6 Oct

    Azure Backup available in Australia Central regions

    Target availability: , 2018

    Azure Backup has expanded its operations to Australia Central and Australia Central 2.

    4 Oct

    PHP minor version update for November 2018

    In November 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    4 Oct

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance name change and GUID migration

    Region names and resource GUIDs for Managed Instance General Purpose SQL Licence were changed on 27th September 2018.

    4 Oct

    Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for MySQL

    For Azure Database for MySQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by 1st December 2018.

    4 Oct

    Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    For Azure Database for PostgreSQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by 1st December 2018.

    4 Oct

    General availability: Move PostgreSQL servers to new resource groups and subscriptions

    Move Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers to a new resource group or subscription.

    4 Oct

    General availability: Move MySQL servers to new resource groups and subscriptions

    Move Azure Database for MySQL servers to a new resource group or subscription.

    3 Oct

    Azure Backup now supports Standard SSD Managed Disks

    Target availability: , 2018

    Azure Backup supports Standard SSD Managed Disks, a new type of durable storage for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines.

    3 Oct

    Log Analytics language documentation site has moved

    The language documentation site of Log Analytics and Application Insights has been merged into the standard Log Analytics documentation.

    2 Oct

    Disaster recovery for Azure Disk Encryption–enabled virtual machines

    You can replicate virtual machines, enabled for encryption through the Azure Active Directory app, from one Azure region to another region.

    1 Oct

    Pipeline compliance and security validations - Sprint 141 Update

    In the Sprint 141 Update of Azure DevOps Services, you can now include compliance and security validations in Azure Pipelines. In Azure Repos, you can change the target branch of pull requests.

    September 2018

    28 Sep

    Azure Managed Disks GUID migration and name changes

    Names and resource GUIDs for Azure Managed Disks are changing November 1, 2018.

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