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    August 2019

    Aug 26

    Azure Site Recovery update rollup 39—August 2019

    This update provides information on recent fixes as well as download links to the latest versions of Site Recovery components.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    Aug 21

    Global trace flags are now available in Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    You can now enable trace flags on Azure SQL Database Managed Instance to increase compatibility of your Managed Instance Database Engine and SQL Server Database Engine.

    • Features
    Aug 21

    Azure Function Consumption plan for Linux is now available

    The Azure Functions Consumption hosting plan is now generally available for Linux-based applications.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    Aug 21

    Python support in Azure Functions is now available

    Python support in Azure Functions is now generally available and ready for production workloads.

    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    Aug 21

    Just-in-time (JIT) VM access for Azure Firewall is now generally available

    Secure your Azure Firewall protected environments, in addition to your NSG protected environments, with just-in-time VM access.

    • Security Center
    • Security
    Aug 21

    SQL data discovery and classification for Azure SQL Database is now available

    SQL data discovery and classification, which provides advanced capabilities built into Azure SQL Database for discovering, classifying, labeling, and protecting sensitive data, is now available.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    Aug 21

    Same region read replica is now available for Azure Database for MariaDB

    Azure Database for MariaDB now supports asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for MariaDB server (the ‘master’) to up to five Azure Database for MariaDB servers (the ‘replicas’) in the same region.

    • Azure Database for MariaDB
    • Features
    Aug 21

    New Azure Blockchain SDK updates with Truffle

    Work more efficiently with the updated Azure Blockchain Development Kit by using our new interactive debugger.

    • Azure Blockchain Service
    • Features
    Aug 21

    Help protect large data disks Azure Site Recovery

    Protect large data disks of up to 8 TB in size with Azure Site Recovery.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Management
    Aug 20

    Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Archive Storage

    Effective August 1, Azure Archive Storage dropped prices by up to 50% in some regions.

    • Archive Storage
    • Blob Storage
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Aug 20

    New Copy APIs for efficient data copy in Azure Blob Storage

    Introducing a new set of copy APIs to enable efficient data transfer to Azure or inside Azure datacenters.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Blob Storage
    • Features
    Aug 20

    Azure portal August 2019 feature update

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

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 19

    General availability of Managed Identity for Linux in App Service and Functions

    Managed identity support for App Service on Linux and the Azure Functions Linux Consumption Plan is now generally available.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Security
    Aug 19

    General availability of user-assigned managed identities for App Service and Azure Functions

    App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.

    • App Service
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Security
    Aug 15

    Update to Azure SQL Database serverless increases compute scale limits by 4x

    We are now announcing the max vcore limit has increased by 4x to 16 vcores and provides greater compute scaling headroom for serverless databases with more demanding workloads.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    Aug 15

    Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks now generally available

    Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks is the new managed disks offering which is now generally available for running data intensive business critical workloads on cloud requiring high IO performance and low latency

    • Managed Disks
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Aug 15

    New enhancements to Azure Boards are now available

    Azure Boards has new items that can help enhance your experience. For example, you can now customize system picklist values such as severity, activity, and priority. In addition, rule support is now available for setting fields to read-only or required based on group membership. Finally, there’s a new extension that will allow you to create cascading picklists on your work item form.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Aug 14

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release is Now Available

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release rolled out last month with key announcements, along with bug fixes, and performance enhancements.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Aug 14

    Service Fabric Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is now generally available

    The deployment of Service Fabric applications as resources via Azure Resource Manager is now generally available.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Aug 14

    Visual Authoring API for Power BI Embedded now available

    The new Power BI Report Authoring SDK extension allows programmatic creation of visuals, binding them to columns, measures, hierarchies, and personalizing them by setting properties like axis visibility and titles.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Features

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