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September 2019

Sep 23

Azure portal September 2019 feature update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal has updates to Azure Data Explorer and to Azure SQL.

  • Microsoft Azure portal

August 2019

Aug 20

Azure portal August 2019 feature update

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Microsoft Azure portal

July 2019

Jul 23

Azure portal July 2019 feature update

NOW AVAILABLE

This month, Azure portal updates include updates to Azure Security Center, the ability to use ephemeral OS disks on Azure VMs, sending Windows diagnostics data to Azure Monitor and more.

  • Microsoft Azure portal

May 2019

May 13

Improvements to the Azure portal user experience are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing exciting updates that improve the user experience in the Azure portal

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Application Gateway
  • Activity Log
  • Security
May 6

Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

NOW AVAILABLE

GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Azure portal
May 6

Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

NOW AVAILABLE

GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Azure portal
May 6

New services and capabilities in Azure Cognitive Services

IN PREVIEW

New services and capabilities are available in preview through Azure Cognitive Services.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
May 6

Azure Cognitive Services capabilities that are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The following Azure Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available: neural text to speech and computer vision read.

  • Microsoft Azure portal

March 2019

Mar 15

Azure portal March 2019 update

Learn about updates to the Azure portal for March 2019, including Virtual Network Gateway overview page changes, new full-screen DNS Zone and Load Balancer create blades, and Azure Management Group integration with Activity Log.

  • Microsoft Azure portal

February 2019

Feb 26

Introducing the Azure portal “how to” video series

A new video weekly series highlights specific aspects of the Azure portal so you can be more efficient and productive while deploying your cloud workloads from the portal.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
Feb 7

Azure Cost Management is now generally available for EA customers

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cost Management is now generally available for EA customers

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Microsoft Azure portal
Feb 7

Azure Cost Management preview for Azure Government

IN PREVIEW

Announcing Azure Cost Management preview for Azure Government.

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Microsoft Azure portal
Feb 7

Azure Cost Management preview for pay-as-you-go

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cost Management for pay-as-you-go is now in preview.

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Microsoft Azure portal
Feb 5

Azure Portal February 2019 update

Learn about updates made to the Azure portal for February 2019.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Virtual Machines
  • Microsoft Azure portal

January 2019

Jan 28

General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

Azure Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP are now generally available in Azure Government cloud regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Microsoft Azure portal

December 2018

Dec 6

Azure portal December 2018 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about updates made available to the Azure portal for December 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Virtual Machines
  • Security Center
  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Security

November 2018

Nov 7

Azure portal November 2018 update

NOW AVAILABLE

See updates to the Azure portal in November 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Marketplace
  • Recovery Services
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics

October 2018

Oct 22

Azure portal October update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure mobile app
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure Advisor
  • Service Fabric
  • Virtual WAN
  • Activity Log
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Automation
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
Oct 20

General availability: Standard Load Balancer in Azure China cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in Azure China cloud regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Microsoft Azure portal
Oct 15

Limited public preview: Premium blobs in the Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

You can create and manage premium blob storage accounts from the Azure portal. This preview is available in the US East 2, US Central, and US West regions.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob Storage

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