Monthly updates for August 2019
It’s now possible to configure the data retention on your Azure Monitor Application Insights resources from 30 days up to 730 days.
Remediate recommendations on a bulk of resources in a single click by using Secure Score, a tool that helps you assess your workload security posture.
Azure SQL is a modern SQL platform that serves developers and enterprises by offering a rich selection of deployment options, powered by an industry leading SQL Server engine.
With IoT Plug and Play Preview, solution developers can start using Azure IoT Central to build solutions that integrate seamlessly with IoT devices enabled with IoT Plug and Play.
Azure Archive Storage follows-up price drop with 3 new feature enhancements in public preview.
Data Factory Mapping Data Flows has added a new "Quick Actions" feature to automate the creation of data transformations.
Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.
Today, we are announcing the limited public preview of larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TiB size. This preview provides production level support for managed virtual machines.
Service Tag Discovery API is in preview. It's now possible to programmatically retrieve global IP address information for Azure and its services using the Discovery API.
Gain fine-grained control over what access your admins have for managing app registrations.
New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.
The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) service is now available for preview in US Gov Virginia.
Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage (GZRS) helps customers achieve higher data resiliency by Synchronously writing three replicas of your data across multiple Availability Zones and Asynchronously replicating the data to another region within the same geo into a single zone (like LRS today) protecting from a regional outage.
Version 4 of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK is now available and includes usability updates to the object model for a better developer experience as well as the ability to use partition keys to scale non-partitioned containers.
A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.