Updates Archives

Monthly updates for September 2018

Sep 28

Azure Managed Disks GUID migration and name changes

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

Sep 27

Public preview: Azure Cost Management

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cost Management is in preview. It can help you understand how and where you're accruing costs in the cloud, and how to keep costs down.

  • Cost Management + Billing
Sep 26

Preview of AzureRM.Automation cmdlets

IN PREVIEW

We have released a preview version of the AzureRM.Automation cmdlets. This version contains new cmdlets for the Update Management and Source Control features.

Sep 26

Public preview: Virtual network service endpoint policies for Azure Storage

IN PREVIEW

Virtual network service endpoint policies for Azure Storage are now in preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Storage Accounts
Sep 26

Azure IoT Edge 1.0.2 release

NOW AVAILABLE

The 1.0.2 update for Azure IoT Edge contains extended offline and proxy support.

Sep 26

Stream Analytics: User-defined custom repartition count

IN PREVIEW

We are extending our SQL language to optionally enable users to specify the number of partitions of a stream when performing repartitioning.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
Sep 26

Stream Analytics: Output partitioning to Blob storage by custom date and time formats

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics users can now partition output to Azure Blob storage based on custom date and time formats.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Databricks
  • HDInsight
Sep 26

Stream Analytics: Live data testing in Visual Studio

IN PREVIEW

Visual Studio tooling for Azure Stream Analytics further enhances the local testing capability to help users test their queries against live data or event streams from cloud sources.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
Sep 26

Stream Analytics: Query extensibility with C# UDF on Azure IoT Edge

IN PREVIEW

Developers who create Stream Analytics modules for Azure IoT Edge can now write custom C# functions and invoke them right in the query through user-defined functions.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
Sep 26

Stream Analytics: Parallel SQL write operations

NOW AVAILABLE

To achieve fully parallel topologies, Azure Stream Analytics will transition SQL writes from serial to parallel operations while simultaneously allowing for batch size customizations.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
Sep 26

Public preview: Read replicas for Azure Database for MySQL

IN PREVIEW

Azure Database for MySQL supports up to five read-only replicas within the same Azure region (public preview).

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Sep 26

General availability: Automatic OS image upgrade in virtual machine scale sets

NOW AVAILABLE

It is easy to enable automatic OS image updates in Virtual machine scale sets for the most popular images.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Virtual Machines
Sep 26

Azure Virtual Machine Image Builder available in private preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Machine (VM) Image Builder, now available in private preview, allows you to migrate your image building pipeline to Azure.

  • Virtual Machines
Sep 26

Azure Security Center innovations now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Security Center Secure Score, which provides visibility and recommendations to improve your security posture for Azure resources, is now available in preview.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Sep 25

Staged user rollout to Azure AD cloud authentication is in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Migrate users from federated authentication to Azure AD cloud authentication in groups or phases and manage from the Azure AD portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Sep 25

Now available: Azure Media Services' Video Indexer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Media Services’ AI-based media metadata extraction service is now generally available.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
Sep 25

Linux preview support of custom virtual networks on Azure Container Instances

IN PREVIEW

You can now provision Linux containers into new or existing virtual networks with Azure Container Instances. This support is in preview for Linux in two regions: West US and West Europe.

  • Container Instances
  • Virtual Network
Sep 25

Azure Data Box is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Box is now available. Use Azure Data Box service when you want to transfer large amounts of data to Azure but are limited by time, network availability or costs.

  • Data Box
Sep 25

Ultra SSD, a new Azure Managed Disks offering, now available in preview.

IN PREVIEW

Ultra SSD, a new Azure Managed Disks offering for your most demanding data-intensive workloads, is now available in preview.

  • Managed Disks
Sep 25

Azure Data Box Edge now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Box Edge is a physical network appliance, shipped by Microsoft, that sends data in and out of Azure. Data Box Edge is additionally equipped with AI-enabled edge computing capabilities that help you analyze, process, and transform the on-premises data before uploading it to the cloud.

  • Data Box

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