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    August 2019

    Aug 21

    Announcing pricing decrease for Azure App Service on the Premium plan

    We are happy to announce a price reduction of an average of 35% for Linux App Service on the Premium v2 plan (pricing may vary by regional meters). This price reduction makes the decision point between hosting on a Standard App Service plan or a Premium v2 App Service plan a much simpler one.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Web Apps Linux
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Aug 21

    Global trace flags are now available in Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    You can now enable trace flags on Azure SQL Database Managed Instance to increase compatibility of your Managed Instance Database Engine and SQL Server Database Engine.

    • Features
    Aug 21

    Azure Function Consumption plan for Linux is now available

    The Azure Functions Consumption hosting plan is now generally available for Linux-based applications.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    Aug 21

    Python support in Azure Functions is now available

    Python support in Azure Functions is now generally available and ready for production workloads.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    Aug 21

    Just-in-time (JIT) VM access for Azure Firewall is now generally available

    Secure your Azure Firewall protected environments, in addition to your NSG protected environments, with just-in-time VM access.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    Aug 21

    Security Center now has single click remediation to boost your security posture (in preview)

    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.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    Aug 21

    Azure SQL provides a unified management experience

    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.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    Aug 21

    SQL data discovery and classification for Azure SQL Database is now available

    SQL data discovery and classification, which provides advanced capabilities built into Azure SQL Database for discovering, classifying, labeling, and protecting sensitive data, is now available.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    Aug 21

    Egress lockdown in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available

    Achieve additional security by restricting outbound (egress) traffic for cluster nodes to a limited number of ports and addresses.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Gallery
    • Open Source
    • Security
    Aug 21

    Same region read replica is now available for Azure Database for MariaDB

    Azure Database for MariaDB now supports asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for MariaDB server (the ‘master’) to up to five Azure Database for MariaDB servers (the ‘replicas’) in the same region.

    • Azure Database for MariaDB
    • Features
    Aug 21

    New Azure Blockchain SDK updates with Truffle

    Work more efficiently with the updated Azure Blockchain Development Kit by using our new interactive debugger.

    • Azure Blockchain Service
    • Features
    Aug 21

    Help protect large data disks Azure Site Recovery

    Protect large data disks of up to 8 TB in size with Azure Site Recovery.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Management
    Aug 21

    IoT Plug and Play Preview is now available

    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 IoT Hub
    • Azure IoT Central
    • Open Source
    Aug 20

    Azure Archive Expanded Capabilities now in Public Preview

    Azure Archive Storage follows-up price drop with 3 new feature enhancements in public preview.

    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 20

    Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Archive Storage

    Effective August 1, Azure Archive Storage dropped prices by up to 50% in some regions.

    • Archive Storage
    • Blob Storage
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Aug 20

    New Copy APIs for efficient data copy in Azure Blob Storage

    Introducing a new set of copy APIs to enable efficient data transfer to Azure or inside Azure datacenters.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Blob Storage
    • Features
    Aug 20

    Azure portal August 2019 feature update

    This month, Azure portal has updates to Azure Security Center and a new experience for Azure Migrate.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 19

    General availablility of Managed Identity for Linux in App Service and Functions

    Managed identity support for App Service on Linux and the Azure Functions Linux Consumption Plan is now generally available.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Security
    Aug 19

    General availability of user-assigned managed identities for App Service and Azure Functions

    App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.

    • App Service
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Security
    Aug 17

    New Quick Action Transformations Added to Data Factory Mapping Data Flows

    Data Factory Mapping Data Flows has added a new "Quick Actions" feature to automate the creation of data transformations.

    • Data Factory V2
    • Features

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