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    October 2018

    Oct 16

    Backup Protected Instance SQL Server GUID migration

    Effective December 1, 2018, Backup SQL Server Instances in Azure Virtual Machines will be generally available in all regions, which will affect resource GUIDs.

    Oct 16

    Public preview: Virtual network integration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1

    Virtual network integration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 1 to secure your Data Lake Storage accounts is in public preview.

    Oct 16

    Application Insights is available in Central India and Canada Central

    Application Insights is now available in Central India and Canada Central.

    Oct 16

    Azure Security Center update September 2018

    Target availability: September, 2018

    New features are in preview for Azure Security Center.

    Oct 15

    Limited public preview: Premium blobs in the Azure portal

    You can create and manage premium blob storage accounts from the Azure portal. This preview is available in the US East 2, US Central, and US West regions.

    Oct 13

    Azure IoT Edge 1.0.3 release

    The 1.0.3 update of Azure IoT Edge includes only a fix for a security vulnerability in a dependency of the runtime.

    Oct 12

    Azure API Management update October 11

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    Oct 11

    Azure Container Instances now available in Central India and South Central US

    Target availability: October, 2018

    Azure Container Instances supports Linux and Windows containers in two new regions: Central India (Pune) and South Central US (Texas).

    Oct 10

    Azure Security Center update - Ignite 2018

    Target availability: September, 2018

    This update contains new features announced as generally available at Ignite 2018.

    Oct 9

    Integrate Office 365 data at scale into Azure by using Data Factory

    Azure Data Factory added a new capability that enables secured, governed, and scalable access of Office 365 data in Azure.

    Oct 6

    Azure Backup available in Australia Central regions

    Target availability: September, 2018

    Azure Backup has expanded its operations to Australia Central and Australia Central 2.

    Oct 4

    PHP minor version update for November 2018

    In November 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    Oct 4

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance name change and GUID migration

    Region names and resource GUIDs for Managed Instance General Purpose SQL License were changed on September 27, 2018.

    Oct 4

    Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for MySQL

    For Azure Database for MySQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.

    Oct 4

    Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    For Azure Database for PostgreSQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.

    Oct 4

    General availability: Move PostgreSQL servers to new resource groups and subscriptions

    Move Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers to a new resource group or subscription.

    Oct 4

    General availability: Move MySQL servers to new resource groups and subscriptions

    Move Azure Database for MySQL servers to a new resource group or subscription.

    Oct 3

    Azure Backup now supports Standard SSD Managed Disks

    Target availability: October, 2018

    Azure Backup supports Standard SSD Managed Disks, a new type of durable storage for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines.

    Oct 3

    Log Analytics language documentation site has moved

    The language documentation site of Log Analytics and Application Insights has been merged into the standard Log Analytics documentation.

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