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August 2019

Aug 14

Recent Rendering performance improvements now available in Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded recently improved performance in two key areas: embedding different reports into the same iframe and query caching for embedded reports.

  • Power BI Embedded
Aug 8

Azure Monitor for Containers with Prometheus support for AKS engines is now in preview

Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now in preview and brings together the best of two worlds. Typically, to use Prometheus you need to set up and manage a Prometheus server with a database. With the Azure Monitor integration, no Prometheus server is needed—simply expose the Prometheus endpoint through your exporters or pods (application), and the containerized agent for Azure Monitor for containers can scrape the metrics for you. A seamless onboarding experience to collect Prometheus metrics with Azure Monitor is provided.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
Aug 2

Azure Cost Management updates—July 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about how Azure Cost Management can help you achieve your goals. See what's coming for partners, learn about Marketplace usage for pay-as-you-go subscriptions, Cost Management Labs, saving and sharing views within cost analysis, and other updates.

  • Cost Management + Billing

July 2019

Jul 24

Azure Monitor for containers—Prometheus integration is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now available in preview.

  • Azure Monitor
Jul 15

Network Performance Monitor is Generally Available in Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

Network Performance Monitor is now available in Central India region.

  • Network Performance Monitor
Jul 12

Network Watcher is now Generally Available in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Network Watcher is available in South Africa North region.

  • Network Watcher
Jul 11

In development: query interleaving for Azure Analysis Services

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Enterprise BI systems need to support high user concurrency, which means there can be lots of queries submitted close to each other. We are pleased to announce that we are working on the query interleaving feature, which allows system configuration to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios. Query interleaving allows configuration to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios. Multiple queries can run concurrently so fast queries are not blocked behind slow ones. Query interleaving can be set up with short-query bias so if the system is under CPU pressure, short queries are allocated a higher proportion of CPU resources than long-running queries, allowing them to complete faster.

  • Azure Analysis Services
Jul 8

General Availability: Non-Azure Groups for Azure Update Management

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we’re happy to announce the general availability of Non-Azure group targeting for Azure Update Management. This feature enables dynamic targeting of patch deployments to non-Azure…

Jul 3

Azure Monitor Log now supports log search on multiple Azure resources

NOW AVAILABLE

Many Azure services added support for new and easier way to search their logs

  • Azure Monitor
Jul 1

Azure Monitor for Containers: Enhanced search on live data and other updates available

NOW AVAILABLE

Feature Updates enhanced search on live data, node storage/network performance on AKS, and data collection filter

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

June 2019

Jun 26

Storage auto-grow for Azure Database for MySQL now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re excited to announce that Azure Database for MySQL users can opt-in to storage auto-grow, which is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Jun 26

Storage auto-grow for Azure Database for MariaDB now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2019

We’re excited to announce that Azure Database for MariaDB users can opt-in to storage auto-grow, which is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Jun 26

Storage auto-grow for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re excited to announce that Azure Database for PostgreSQL users can opt-in to storage auto-grow, which is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Jun 26

New Managed Instance Contributor role enhances security of Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance now introduces new Azure RBAC role Managed Instance Contributor designed with a minimum set of permissions required to provision and operate managed instance.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance
Jun 22

Log Analytics Agent for Linux 1.11 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Log Analytics Agent for Linux v1.11 release is available, and contains important stability and reliability improvements.

  • Log Analytics
Jun 21

Log Analytics Agent for Windows 10.20.18001 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Log Analytics Agent for Windows June release is available, and contains stability and reliability improvements.

  • Azure Monitor
Jun 19

VM Health feature now supports new OS' and is available in new regions

IN PREVIEW

VM Health feature included in Azure monitor for VMs is now available for VMs that are running on Windows 2012 R2 and 2019. Additionally, VM Health feature is also available in cases where the associated workspace is in SEA (South East Asia), UKS (UK South), and CCAN (Canada Central) regions.

  • Azure Monitor
Jun 12

Azure DevTest Labs: PowerShell module to simplify management of labs

NOW AVAILABLE

PowerShell module now available to simplify management of labs

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Jun 12

Enhanced experience for Azure Advisor security recommendations

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Advisor
Jun 11

Azure Monitor for containers - updates to live data settings

Azure Monitor for containers - updates to live data settings

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor

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