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We are happy to share with you the latest updates to Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI
Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.
You can now connect up to 4 circuits in a peering location to the same ExpressRoute virtual network gateway.
Application Insights Connector which provided a way to export Application Insights data to a Log Analytics workspace will retire on June 30, 2019.
Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for database audit logging integrated with Azure Monitor Diagnostic Logs.
Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for database audit logging integrated with Azure Monitor Diagnostic Logs.
Target availability: Q3 2019
The default retention period for DTU-based Azure SQL databases is changing to 7 days
Now it is easier to find the relevant policy that match a recommendation and enable/disable it.
Adaptive Network Hardening provides recommendations to further harden the NSG rules
You can now get clear visibility and reporting for your Azure Security Center recommendations in Azure Advisor
Target availability: Q2 2019
With the latest Gen 5 hardware in place, we are making a change to the default configuration for all new Azure SQL databases and elastic pools.
PowerShell module now available to simplify management of labs
Dev/test pricing option for individual Visual Studio subscribers is now available for Azure SQL Database managed instance
Dev/test pricing option for individual Visual Studio subscribers is now available for Azure SQL Database managed instance.
Four vCore Azure SQL Database managed instances are now available on Gen5 hardware for the General Purpose and Business Critical Service tiers.
Azure SQL Database managed instance has increased both types of regional limits – the maximum number of subnets and maximum number of instances that could be deployed per region, allowing much larger managed instance deployments without the need to request quota increase through Azure support tickets.
Advanced data security is now available for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines. Protect your SQL Server installations on Azure VMs with Microsoft’s advanced data security capabilities using just a few simple steps.
Manage your Security Center recommendations through Advisor UI, API, CLI, or PowerShell. Remediate recommendations quickly with bulk actions. Follow more than 20 new best practice recommendations for availability, performance, and cost.
The Azure Cosmos DB Async Java SDK now supports direct mode connectivity, available in version 2.4 and higher.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for the latest major version of PostgreSQL, version 11.
Azure Database for MariaDB support for MariaDB server version 10.3 is now available to the public. Features include temporal data processing and Oracle compatibility, as well as enhancements to compatibility, compression, encryption, and performance.