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    April 2019

    Apr 23

    Public Preview: Microsoft adds full IPv6 support for Azure VNets

    Dual Stack IPv4/IPv6 Connectivity allows you to bring your private IPv6 space into Azure and enables connectivity over IPv6 within your Virtual Networks.

    Apr 23

    Azure HDInsight is now available in China East 2

    Four regions are available in China: China East, China North, China North 2 and China East 2.

    Apr 23

    Public Preview: Resource Change History API

    With the last 14 days of resource changes, the public preview of the new Change History capability within the Azure Resource Graph API enables you to find when changes were detected on an Azure Resource Manager property and see what properties changed as part of that change event.

    Apr 22

    Virtual WAN Scale Unit name changes

    On June 1, 2019, the meter names for Virtual WAN Scale Unit will change.

    Apr 22

    Resource GUID changes for Event Hubs Dedicated Capacity Unit

    On June 1, 2019, the meter IDs for Azure Event Hubs Dedicated will change.

    Apr 22

    Service Bus US Government resource GUID and naming impacts

    On June 1, 2019, the meter IDs and meter names of Service Bus will change.

    Apr 22

    Service Bus Standard Base Unit name change

    On June 1, 2019, the unit of measure for the Service Bus Standard Base Unit Germany resource GUID will change.

    Apr 22

    Azure Batch updates now available

    Here are the latest new or enhanced capabilities for Azure Batch, available now.

    Apr 22
    Apr 19

    Azure reservations: New experience and APIs for purchasing reservations

    Azure reservation updates include new purchase experience and APIs.

    Apr 19

    General availability: Azure Availability Zones in Japan East

    Azure Availability Zones, a high-availability solution for mission-critical applications, is now generally available in Japan East.

    Apr 19

    Reserved Capacity Pricing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available

    Starting today, you can now use the Azure SQL Data Warehouse Reserved Capacity pricing to reserve compute power for existing and future clusters. This option provides you savings up to 65% cDWU capacity.

    Apr 19

    Azure API Management update April 19

    Learn about the latest regular update in Azure API Management update.

    Apr 19

    Service Fabric Mesh preview - spring update for features in development

    Service Fabric Mesh preview is being updated with some new features, and improvements based on feedback we’ve received.

    Apr 18

    Azure Traffic Manager will stop automatically enabling, disabling, or deleting endpoints for Azure Cloud Services on May 1, 2019

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Currently, Azure Traffic Manager can automatically enable, disable, or delete endpoints when starting, stopping, or deleting the corresponding cloud service. However, this option will be retired on May 1, 2019, and you’ll need to manually enable, disable, or delete profile endpoints in Traffic Manager when starting, stopping, or deleting a cloud service. You’ll continue to be billed for the endpoints unless they are manually disabled or deleted.

    Apr 18

    General availability: Azure DNS in China regions

    Azure DNS is now generally available in Azure China regions.

    Apr 18

    Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs are being retired April 30, 2019.

    Migrate any Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs and PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Automation to Resource Manager REST APIs or the latest PowerShell cmdlets by April 30, 2019.

    Apr 18

    Server-level collations in Managed Instance are globally available

    Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now brings even more application compatibility by offering a choice of server-level collation to meet the needs of the existing applications that should be migrated to azure cloud. This eliminates need for changes in the existing applications that are not using SQL Server instances with default server-level collation when they are migrated to Azure cloud

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