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    June 2019

    Jun 24

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail Evaluation feed. The Retail Evaluation feed will provide the new OS for 14 days before we release it to the Retail feed. The Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.05; we plan to upgrade it to 19.06 in two weeks.

    Jun 24

    Public endpoint for data traffic is globally available for Azure SQL Database managed instance

    Public endpoint enabling data traffic from the Internet and outside the virtual network is now globally available for Azure SQL Database managed instance. This capability unlocks new enterprise integration scenarios between managed instance and other information systems such are multi-tenant Azure services Power BI, Azure App service, CRM, DWH and numerous other services on the Internet.

    Jun 24

    Enhanced management capabilities to release unused subnets and create databases available for Azure SQL Database managed instance

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now offers new management capabilities: Immediate release of network subnet upon deletion of the last managed instance residing in it, and new options to create instance databases through Azure Portal, API and PowerShell.

    Jun 22

    Log Analytics Agent for Linux 1.11 now available

    The Log Analytics Agent for Linux v1.11 release is available, and contains important stability and reliability improvements.

    Jun 21

    View linked GitHub activity from the Kanban board

    We continue to enhance the Azure Boards integration with GitHub. Now you can get information of your linked GitHub commits, pull requests and issues on your Kanban board. This information will give you a quick sense of where an item is at and allow you to directly navigate out to the GitHub commit, pull request, or issue for more details.

    Jun 20

    Public Preview: Backup support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 for Azure Virtual Machines

    Azure Backup is an enterprise-scale, zero-infrastructure solution that protects SQL Server VM in Azure without the need to deploy and manage any backup infrastructure. This offering is already generally available for more recent SQL Server versions , and today we are excited to announce Azure Backup support for EOS SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 in public preview.

    Jun 20

    Public Preview: Immersive Reader, an Azure Cognitive Service

    Immersive Reader is an Azure Cognitive Service for developers who want to embed inclusive capabilities into their apps for enhancing text reading and comprehension for users regardless of age or ability.

    Jun 20

    HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Enhanced PySpark Interactive Query

    We are pleased to announce the integration of VSCode Python extension to handle PySpark interactive for HDInsight in VSCode. The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode leverages the Python extension to…

    Jun 19

    Just-in-time access now supports Azure Firewall

    Just-in-time (JIT) virtual machine (VM) access can now be used with Azure Firewall.

    Jun 19

    Azure API Management update June 19

    Learn about the latest regular update in Azure API Management update.

    Jun 19

    VM Health feature now supports new OS' and is available in new regions

    VM Health feature included in Azure monitor for VMs is now available for VMs that are running on Windows 2012 R2 and 2019. Additionally, VM Health feature is also available in cases where the associated workspace is in SEA (South East Asia), UKS (UK South), and CCAN (Canada Central) regions.

    Jun 19

    Five GPT partitions are supported when using Mobility service for VMware disaster recovery

    June 2019 - Up to five GPT partitions now supported for VMware VM disaster recovery

    Jun 19

    Use existing automation account for automatic updates of the Mobility service

    May 2019 - Site Recovery now supports using an existing automation account for Mobility service automatic updates

    Jun 19

    Improved process server monitoring and reporting

    May 2019 - Improved alerts for monitoring and troubleshooting Azure Site Recovery process servers.

    Jun 19

    Enable replication for added Azure VM data disks

    May 2019 - Site Recovery supports enabling replication for data disks added to Azure VMs already enabled for disaster recovery.

    Jun 19

    HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Hive Table Preview

    HDInsight for VSCode continues to boost the experience of Hive users with self-service exploratory capabilities. The HDInsight explorer in VSCode not only empowers you to browse Hive databases across…

    Jun 19

    First Microsoft cloud regions in Middle East now available

    Azure and Office 365 generally available today, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform available by end of 2019.

    Jun 18

    Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI updates

    We are happy to share with you the latest updates to Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI

    Jun 18

    Azure Site Recovery: Update Rollup 37 (June 2019)

    The latest Site Recovery update is now available.

    Jun 18

    Azure Bastion - RDP and SSH over SSL - now available for Preview

    Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.