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    October 2019

    Oct 18

    New Azure Boards and Azure Repos app for Microsoft Teams

    In the latest Azure DevOps update, we added new Microsoft Teams apps for Azure Boards and Azure Repos. The Azure Boards app will let you monitor work item activity and create work items from your Microsoft Teams channel. On the other hand, the Azure Repos app will allow you to monitor your repositories.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Oct 17

    SR-IOV availability schedule on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU

    As part of Azure’s ongoing commitment to providing industry-leading performance, we are enabling support for all MPI types and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Oct 17

    SR-IOV availability on NCv3 Virtual Machines SKU

    We are announcing enhancements to enable support for all MPI implementations and versions, and RDMA verbs for InfiniBand-equipped virtual machines, beginning with NCv3 coming in early November 2019.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Oct 17

    Azure Backup support for large disks up to 32 TB is now generally available

    Azure Backup support for larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 32 TB is now generally available. No user action is required to get the backups running for the large sized disks, if the virtual machine is already configured with Azure Backup.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    Oct 16

    Variable retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Variable data retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Management
    Oct 16

    Azure Monitor log analytics ingestion service undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    The ingestion service for the log analytics feature of Azure Monitor is undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25. This shouldn't have any impact on data ingestion or usage of log analytics.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Services
    Oct 16

    Performance-optimized storage configuration for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

    Self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines can now benefit from performance-optimized storage configurations when they register with Resource Provider.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Oct 16

    Azure Advisor cost recommendation enhancements

    Advisor has made enhancements to its popular cost recommendation to resize or shut down under-utilized virtual machines. Although certain scenarios result in low utilization by design, you can often save money by managing the size and number of your virtual machines.

    • Azure Advisor
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    Oct 16

    Azure Monitor updates—Containers for China regions, Grafana dashboard template, Agent

    Updates on Azure Monitor for containers for China Region, Grafana dashboard template, and Agent.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Management
    Oct 16

    Azure Monitor for containers is now available in Azure US Government region

    Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available in the Azure US Government region.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Azure Monitor
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 16

    Azure Site Recovery—Updates for Windows servicing stack and SHA-2

    Windows servicing stack and SHA-2 updates for Azure Site Recovery Mobility agent/extension.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Operating System
    Oct 16

    Azure Container Registry is now generally available in UAE North region

    Azure Container Registry is now generally available in the UAE North region, bringing the total number of Azure regions that it's available in to 33. See the list of all regions where Azure Container Registry is available and where it's coming next.

    • Container Registry
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Oct 15

    Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

    Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Cloud Services
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Oct 15

    Azure IoT Central is now available in Asia Pacific

    Azure IoT Central is now available in Asia Pacific geographies.

    • Azure IoT Central
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Oct 15

    OMS Agent for Linux October release is now available

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    The OMS Agent for Linux October 2019 release is now available. This release contains many stability and reliability improvements.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Oct 15

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in France Central region

    Customers can now use Azure Stream Analytics in the France Central region.

    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 15

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in Korea Central

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in the Korea Central region.

    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 15

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in US GOV Virgina region

    Eligible customers can now use Azure Stream Analytics in the US GOV Virginia region.

    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 15

    Service-aided subnet configuration for managed instance in Azure SQL Database is now in preview

    Managed instance, a deployment capability of Azure SQL Database, is transitioning from a manual to service-aided subnet configuration, now in preview.

    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management
    • Security
    Oct 15

    Key Vault references in App Service and Azure Functions are now available

    Introduce secrets management into your apps without code changes using Key Vault references.

    • Azure Functions
    • App Service
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Key Vault
    • Features
    • Security

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