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Azure Security Center is beginning roll out of a new Azure Linux analytics agent to improve the onboarding of Linux VMs and servers to Security Center
Effective July 1, 2019, the meter name for Dynamic Threshold feature in Azure Monitor will change.
Effective July 1, 2019, the Azure Search Document Cracking Image Extraction Resource GUID name will change.
Effective July 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure Search Basic Unit and Standard S1, S2 and S3 Unit for the Japan West region will change.
On July 1, 2019, some resource GUIDs for Azure App Service Basic, Standard, and Premium v2 Plans will change as the global region resource GUIDs will break out into regional resource GUIDs.
Effective July 1, 2019, the meter names for Azure Virtual Machines NVv2 will change.
Effective July 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure NetApp Files will change due to a change in the unit of measure.
Use managed Kubernetes for all of your workloads whether they’re in Windows, Linux or both.
The Azure Sphere public preview 19.05 feature release is available today via the Retail Evaluation feed. The regular Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.04; we plan to upgrade it to 19.05 in two weeks.
You can now use GitHub identity to login into the Azure DevOps portal. In addition, you can take your GitHub repo all the way to Kubernetes using a YAML based multistage pipeline.
NSG service tag for Azure Backup aims to ease the process of running backups in an environment locked down using NSGs. With this, you now have the option to simply use the ‘AzureBackup’ tag to allow outbound access to Azure Backup for your workload (SQL server) agent running inside the VM, instead of managing whitelisting of required IPs.
Reserved instances discounts are now available for VMs and Azure SQL Database instances created in your Dev/Test offer subscriptions.
Enhanced Gremlin functionality in Cosmos DB Gremlin API is now available.
Azure Cosmos DB SQL API provides support for Distinct, Skip & Take, Correlated Subquery, and Composite indexes.
Azure Database for MariaDB users can now take advantage of generally available support for slow query log integration with Azure Monitor, which allows you to export your logs to Azure Monitor logs (previously named Log Analytics), Event Hubs, and Azure Storage.
Now generally available, the orafce extension is supported on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Cross-region asynchronous replication is now in preview for Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Azure Cosmos DB now provides a new RBAC role: Cosmos DB Operator. This new role lets you provision Azure Cosmos accounts, databases, and containers, but can’t access the keys that are required to access the data.
Azure Cosmos DB now provides support for databases, containers, and offers in Azure Resource Manager.
HB-Series VMs are now available in South Central US, Western Europe