Updates Archives

Monthly updates for July 2019

Jul 30

GPU Optimized Visualization VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions

NOW AVAILABLE

NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
Jul 16

Introducing UTF-8 support for Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

Support for the widely used UTF-8 character encoding is now available as preview in Azure SQL Database, as a database-level or column-level default encoding for Unicode string data.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 15

Network Performance Monitor is Generally Available in Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

Network Performance Monitor is now available in Central India region.

  • Management
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 12

Application Insights is Available in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
Jul 12

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US

NOW AVAILABLE

SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 12

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 3

Application Insights is Generally Available in China East 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.

  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
Jul 1

Introducing B12, B16 & B20 - new larger B-series VM sizes with flexible CPU usage

NOW AVAILABLE

We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters

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