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    August 2019

    20 Aug

    Azure portal August 2019 feature update

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

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services

    July 2019

    23 Jul

    Azure portal July 2019 feature update

    This month, Azure portal updates include updates to Azure Security Centre, the ability to use ephemeral OS disks on Azure VMs, sending Windows diagnostics data to Azure Monitor and more.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features

    May 2019

    13 May

    Improvements to the Azure portal user experience are now available

    Announcing exciting updates that improve the user experience in the Azure portal

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Azure Resource Graph
    • Application Gateway
    • Activity Log
    • Management
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    New services and capabilities in Azure Cognitive Services

    New services and capabilities are available in preview through Azure Cognitive Services.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Cognitive Services capabilities that are now generally available

    The following Azure Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available: neural text to speech and computer vision read.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Microsoft Build

    March 2019

    15 Mar

    Azure portal March 2019 update

    Learn about updates to the Azure portal for March 2019, including Virtual Network Gateway overview page changes, new full-screen DNS Zone and Load Balancer create blades and Azure Management Group integration with Activity Log.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

    February 2019

    26 Feb

    Introducing the Azure portal “how to” video series

    A new video weekly series highlights specific aspects of the Azure portal so you can be more efficient and productive while deploying your cloud workloads from the portal.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    7 Feb

    Azure Cost Management is now generally available for EA customers

    Azure Cost Management is now generally available for EA customers

    • Cost Management
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Services
    7 Feb

    Azure Cost Management preview for Azure Government

    Announcing Azure Cost Management preview for Azure Government.

    • Cost Management
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    7 Feb

    Azure Cost Management preview for pay-as-you-go

    Azure Cost Management for pay-as-you-go is now in preview.

    • Cost Management
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Management
    • Services
    5 Feb

    Azure Portal February 2019 update

    Learn about updates made to the Azure portal for February 2019.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Virtual Machines
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

    January 2019

    28 Jan

    General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

    Azure Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP are now generally available in Azure Government cloud regions.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters

    December 2018

    6 Dec

    Azure portal December 2018 update

    Learn about updates made available to the Azure portal for December 2018.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Virtual Machines
    • Security Center
    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

    November 2018

    7 Nov

    Azure portal November 2018 update

    See updates to the Azure portal in November 2018.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Marketplace
    • Recovery Services
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Management
    • Services

    October 2018

    22 Oct

    Azure portal October update

    The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Azure mobile app
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Azure Advisor
    • Service Fabric
    • Virtual WAN
    • Activity Log
    • Azure Managed Applications
    • Automation
    • Azure SQL Database
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Management
    20 Oct

    General availability: Standard Load Balancer in Azure China cloud

    Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in Azure China cloud regions.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    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.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Storage Accounts
    • Blob Storage
    • Features
    • Management

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    Azure Cost Management in the Azure Portal preview

    Azure Cost Management is in the Azure portal and currently in preview. It is now enabled by default, with improved performance and fuly integrated into the Azure platform.

    • Cost Management
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services

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