Updates Archives

Monthly updates for May 2019

May 28

General availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2019

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in South Africa North.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
May 28

Application Change Analysis for Azure Monitor is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Change Analysis public preview with integration into App Services Diagnose and solve problems tool.

  • Azure Monitor
  • App Service
  • Features
  • Services
May 24

Application Insights Availability in US West Region

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Insights is now available in US West region.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
May 24

General availability: Zone-redundant SQL databases and elastic pools are now generally available in three additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2019

Zone-redundant SQL databases and elastic pools are now generally available in these additional regions: UK South, East US and East US 2.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
May 24

Java on App Service: Updates and Improvements available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2019

Improvements, bug fixes, and runtime version updates for the Java images on App Service Linux are now available

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Features
  • Services
May 23

Filter by target branch in pull requests

NOW AVAILABLE

In the Sprint 152 Update of Azure DevOps, we added the option to filter pull requests by target branch, several new command line commands and an extensibility point to allow extensions to add syntax highlighting and autocomplete to the file explorer and pull request views.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
May 23

GPU and HPC VM Price Promotion now available

Announcing newly discounted promotional pricing for the NCv1, NVv1, and Hv1-series VM families.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
May 22

General Availability: Azure DDoS Protection Standard introduces DDoS Alert integration with Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing the ability for DDoS Protection Standard customers to view DDoS Alerts in Azure Security Center (ASC) and this capability is generally available for all ASC and DDoS Standard customers.

  • Azure DDoS Protection
  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
May 22

Now available: PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Monitor metric and log alerts

NOW AVAILABLE

PowerShell cmdlets for new metric alerts and log alerts are now available. This release improves the management of alert rules by providing cmdlets to create, update, delete and list new metric alerts. Similarly, new cmdlets are available for creating, updating, deleting and listing log alerts for both Log Analytics and Application Insights.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Alerts
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
May 22

General Availability: Time zone choice for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Time zone choice for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance eliminating need for any changes in the existing applications when migrating to cloud is now generally available.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
May 22

Mapping Data Flows feature is now available in Azure Data Factory

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Mapping Data Flows feature in Azure Data Factory allows Data Engineers to visually design, debug, manage, and operationalize data transformations at scale in the cloud.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
May 21

Identity Secure Score in the Azure AD Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain visibility and control over your security posture by discovering opportunities that will help to improve security across your organization

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 21

Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date extended to August 31st, 2019

Target retirement date: August 31, 2019

Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date which was originally scheduled for June 30th, 2019 is being extended to August 31st, 2019 to provide customers more time to voluntarily migrate their classic alerts. You can migrate your classic alerts today using the migration tool. After August 31st, 2019 we will perform an automatic migration on your behalf.

  • Features
  • Management
  • Retirements
May 21

Azure log integration tool deprecation

Target retirement date: June 15, 2019

Azure log integration (AzLog) tool will be deprecated on June 15, 2019.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Retirements
  • Security
May 20

Generation 2 virtual machines in Azure – Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Generation 2 (UEFI Boot) Virtual Machines available in Azure for public preview

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
May 20

Azure Security Center new analytics agent for Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Security Center is beginning roll out of a new Azure Linux analytics agent to improve the onboarding of Linux VMs and servers to Security Center

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
May 18

Azure Monitor Dynamic Threshold meter name change

Effective July 1, 2019, the meter name for Dynamic Threshold feature in Azure Monitor will change.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
May 18

Azure Search Document Cracking Image Extraction Resource GUID name change

Effective July 1, 2019, the Azure Search Document Cracking Image Extraction Resource GUID name will change.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Services
May 18

Azure Search Basic Unit and Standard Unit Resource GUID change

Effective July 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure Search Basic Unit and Standard S1, S2 and S3 Unit for the Japan East region will change.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Services
May 18

Azure App Service Basic, Standard, Premium v2 Plans Resource GUID change

On July 1, 2019, some resource GUIDs for Azure App Service Basic, Standard, and Premium v2 Plans will change as the global region resource GUIDs will break out into regional resource GUIDs.

  • App Service
  • Services

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