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Virtual network integration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 1 to secure your Data Lake Storage accounts is in public preview.
Target availability: September, 2018
New features are in preview for Azure Security Center.
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.
For Azure Database for MySQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.
For Azure Database for PostgreSQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.
Target availability: October, 2018
Azure Backup supports Standard SSD Managed Disks, a new type of durable storage for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines.
Names and resource GUIDs for Azure Managed Disks are changing November 1, 2018.
Azure Cost Management is in preview. It can help you understand how and where you're accruing costs in the cloud, and how to keep costs down.
Virtual network service endpoint policies for Azure Storage are now in preview.
Azure Stream Analytics users can now partition output to Azure Blob storage based on custom date and time formats.
Azure Security Center Secure Score, which provides visibility and recommendations to improve your security posture for Azure resources, is now available in preview.
Ultra SSD, a new Azure Managed Disks offering for your most demanding data-intensive workloads, is now available in preview.
Azure Data Box Gateway is a virtual appliance that acts as a storage gateway and creates a link between your site and Azure Storage.
The Azure Data Box heavy edition is a secure, ruggedized appliance shipped to customers to facilitate petabyte-sized offline data transfers to Azure Storage.
Windows Virtual Desktop enables you to get the best virtual desktop with the full Windows 10 and an optimized Office 365 ProPlus experience. It enables you to stream the full desktop or apps to any device.
Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.
Logic Apps is available in the Azure China cloud.
Azure SQL Database Managed Instance general purpose will become generally available on October 1, 2018. Managed Instance provides the best of SQL Server with the benefits of a fully-managed service, allowing you to migrate your on-premises workloads to the cloud with minimal changes. The general purpose performance tier provides balanced and scalable compute and storage options that fit most business workloads.
Azure Blob Storage introduces a new performance tier—Premium Blog Storage, complimenting the existing hot, cool, and archive tiers.
The Avere vFXT for Azure provides high-performance file access for high-performance computing (HPC) applications. It arms applications owners and computing directors tasked with managing critical high-performance computing workloads with scalability, flexibility, and easy access to cloud based and file-based storage locations.