Monthly updates for July 2019
GPU Optimized Visualization VMs now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure Regions
NVv3-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, West US, West Europe and North Europe Azure regions.
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.
Network Performance Monitor is now available in Central India region.
Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North
General availability: Azure Log Analytics in SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US
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 for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.
Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.
We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.