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October 2018

Oct 19

Deprecating older versions of the Azure API Management REST API

NOW AVAILABLE

Older versions of the Azure API Management REST API are being deprecated and will be retired on October 1, 2019.

  • API Management
Oct 18

General availability: Metric alerts for logs

NOW AVAILABLE

Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Alerts
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
Oct 4

Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for MySQL

For Azure Database for MySQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Oct 4

Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

For Azure Database for PostgreSQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

September 2018

Sep 27

Public preview: Azure Cost Management

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Cost Management + Billing
Sep 26

Preview of AzureRM.Automation cmdlets

IN PREVIEW

We have released a preview version of the AzureRM.Automation cmdlets. This version contains new cmdlets for the Update Management and Source Control features.

Sep 21

Update Management: Pre/post tasks, dynamic groups, and update inclusion

IN PREVIEW

Update Management now supports dynamic groups, pre/post tasks, and inclusion lists.

  • Automation

August 2018

Aug 29

Updates to file support and Windows services tracking in Change Tracking and Inventory

NOW AVAILABLE

New support has been added for more powerful tracking of Windows files, file content tracking and differencing, and adjustable Windows Service collection frequency.

  • Automation
  • Log Analytics
Aug 28

OMS portal moving to Azure portal

With Azure portal now providing a more holistic, end-to-end management experience, we will retire the OMS portal on January 15, 2019.

Aug 16

Update Management: Reboot control

NOW AVAILABLE

Many customers have asked for the ability to control when reboots occur when installing new updates. To address this feedback, Update Management has added a new option for update deployments. When…

Aug 13

Add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers from the Azure portal

The Azure portal has built-in support to add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers.

  • Load Balancer
  • Microsoft Azure portal
Aug 9

General availability: Azure Automation in Korea Central and West US 2 regions

Azure Automation is now available in the Azure Korea Central and West US 2 regions.

  • Automation

July 2018

Jul 31

OMS Linux Agent July 2018 release now available

The OMS Linux Agent July 2018 release is now available. It contains many stability and installation improvements, plus introduces support for Ubuntu 18.04.

  • Log Analytics
Jul 26

Public preview: Metric alerts for logs

IN PREVIEW

Metric alerts for logs are now in public preview, with no signup or enablement process.

  • Alerts
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
Jul 25

Accelerated and flexible restore points for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

SQL Data Warehouse has released accelerated and flexible restore points for fast data recovery.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
Jul 24

Run signed runbooks in Azure Automation

In Azure Automation, you can configure Hybrid Runbook Workers to run only signed runbooks. After you configure the worker, all unsigned runbooks will fail to run.

  • Automation

June 2018

Jun 5

General availability: Azure mobile app for Android and iOS

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure mobile app is generally available, so you can stay connected to your Azure resources—anytime, anywhere.

  • Microsoft Azure portal

May 2018

May 22

General availability: Log alerts for Application Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Log alerts for Application Insights are generally available as part of Azure Monitor.

  • Alerts
  • Application Insights
May 19

Enterprise administrators can view reserved instances in the Azure portal

Azure Enterprise Agreement administrators can now see their Azure reservations in the Azure portal.

  • Virtual Machines

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