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    Monthly updates for September 2019

    Sep 30

    Azure HDInsight G-series VMs deprecation—Migrate before October 31, 2019

    Azure HDInsight will deprecate G-series virtual machines (VMs) on October 31, 2019. After this date, you won't be able to create any new clusters using G-series VMs or to scale up clusters having G-series nodes.

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Sep 30

    Azure Kubernetes Service—Retiring support for Kubernetes versions 1.11 and 1.12

    On Monday, December 9, 2019 (2019-12-09), we’re removing support for Kubernetes versions older than the latest version (N), and two minor versions prior (N-2), because support for Kubernetes 1.15 will become available on that date. Customers running Kubernetes versions older than Kubernetes 1.13.x must upgrade by Monday, December 9, 2019, to remain in support.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Open Source
    • Retirements
    Sep 30

    Introducing promotional pricing for data transfer to Azure Front Door

    Promotional pricing for data transfer to Azure Front Door is now available.

    • Azure Front Door
    • Services
    Sep 30

    Azure CDN from Verizon - enforcement of strict SNI connections

    We are deprecating support for non-SNI connections when using Azure CDN from Verizon.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Services
    Sep 30

    Windows Virtual Desktop is now generally available worldwide

    Today, we announce the worldwide general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop. It is the only service that delivers simplified management, a multi-session Windows 10 experience, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps. With Windows Virtual Desktop, you can deploy and scale your Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes.

    • Windows Virtual Desktop
    • Services
    Sep 30

    Managing rules with adaptive application controls in Azure Security Center has improved

    Managing rules for virtual machines using adaptive application controls in Azure Security Center has improved.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    Sep 26

    Azure Security Center—Control container security recommendation using Azure Policy

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Azure Security Center’s recommendation to remediate vulnerabilities in container security can now be disabled or enabled via Azure Policy.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    Sep 26

    Azure Security Center—1-click remediation for security recommendations is now available

    Azure Security Center now allows you to remediate one recommendation on multiple resources with a single click.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    Sep 26

    Azure API Management update—September 2019

    A regular Azure API Management service update was started on September 23, 2019, that included the following bug fixes, changes, and new features, along with other improvements. Please note that we deploy updates gradually and it takes over a week for every active API Management service instance to receive them.

    • API Management
    • Features
    Sep 25

    Azure Sphere Preview—Update 19.09 is now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere Preview 19.09 feature release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation is meant for backwards compatibility testing. Use the retail evaluation feed to verify production-signed applications against the new release before we deploy it broadly on the retail feed.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    Sep 25

    Azure Cosmos DB recommendations keep you on the right track

    Azure Cosmos DB gets updated frequently, so to make it easier to stay up-to-date, we’ve introduced automatic and tailored recommendations for all Azure Cosmos DB users.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Management
    Sep 24

    Register your SQL Server on Azure VMs self-installations with Resource Provider

    For the first time ever, you can register your self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines with Resource Provider to unlock features and functionality previously only available with our Azure Marketplace images.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Security
    Sep 23

    Azure portal September 2019 feature update

    The Azure portal has updates to Azure Data Explorer and to Azure SQL.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services
    Sep 23

    Data Factory supports copying data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Data Factory now supports Azure Database for PostgreSQL as a sink. Use the copy activity feature to load data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL from any supported data source.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    Sep 23

    Azure CLI support for Azure HDInsight is now available

    Azure CLI support for Azure HDInsight is now generally available. This enables administrators to easily manage their HDInsight clusters using simple Azure CLI commands.

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    Sep 23

    Extending the retirement date for Scheduler to December 31, 2019

    Based on customer feedback and requests, we are offering an extension to the deadline for service retirement for Scheduler from September 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019

    • Scheduler
    • Retirements
    Sep 20

    Azure Analysis Services—Two new higher compute SKUs are now available

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Two new SKUs for Azure Analysis Services, S8V2 and S9V2, are now available. These SKUs are based on next-generation hardware and have double the QPU (abstraction of CPU) of the existing S8/S9 SKUs.

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Sep 20

    Azure Premium SSD managed disks meter ID changes

    Starting November 1, 2019, the meter IDs for snapshots of Azure Premium SSD managed disks will change.

    • Managed Disks
    • Services
    Sep 20

    Azure Maps Standard Transactions meter name changes

    Starting November 1, 2019, some meter names of Azure Maps Standard IP-to-country transactions and Standard S1 IP-to-country transactions will change.

    • Azure Maps
    • Services
    Sep 20

    Azure Maps Standard S1 transactions meter ID changes

    Starting November 1, 2019, some meter IDs for Azure Maps Standard S1 transactions will change

    • Azure Maps
    • Services

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