Monthly updates for October 2019
Starting December 1, 2019, some meter names of the Virtual Machines Eav3/Easv3 and Dav3/Dasv3 series will change.
Starting December 1, 2019, the meter IDs for Process Automation Watcher will change.
Effective December 1, 2019, the meter names of VNet Gateway standard, high performance, and ultra high performance will change. There won't be a pricing impact from this change, but you will need to modify billing routines that rely on names.
Azure Notification Hubs updates for iOS 13 - Apple's update to the push notification service and its impact to Azure Notification Hubs customers.
Azure Resource Graph now supports join, enabling you to correlate between resources and their properties.
Here are the Cost Management features that are generally available as of October 2019.
Please find a table below outlining the Cost Management features that are currently in preview.
In the latest Azure DevOps update, we added new Microsoft Teams apps for Azure Boards and Azure Repos. The Azure Boards app will let you monitor work item activity and create work items from your Microsoft Teams channel. On the other hand, the Azure Repos app will allow you to monitor your repositories.
As part of Azure’s ongoing commitment to providing industry-leading performance, we are enabling support for all MPI types and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.
We are announcing enhancements to enable support for all MPI implementations and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.
Azure Backup support for larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 32 TB is now generally available. No user action is required to get the backups running for the large sized disks, if the virtual machine is already configured with Azure Backup.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Variable data retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available.
Target availability: Q4 2019
The ingestion service for the log analytics feature of Azure Monitor is undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25. This shouldn't have any impact on data ingestion or usage of log analytics.
Self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines can now benefit from performance-optimized storage configurations when they register with Resource Provider.
Advisor has made enhancements to its popular cost recommendation to resize or shut down under-utilized virtual machines. Although certain scenarios result in low utilization by design, you can often save money by managing the size and number of your virtual machines.
Updates on Azure Monitor for containers for China Region, Grafana dashboard template, and Agent.
Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available in the Azure US Government region.
Windows servicing stack and SHA-2 updates for Azure Site Recovery Mobility agent/extension.
Azure Container Registry is now generally available in the UAE North region, bringing the total number of Azure regions that it's available in to 33. See the list of all regions where Azure Container Registry is available and where it's coming next.
Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.
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