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    May 2019

    May 24

    General availability: Zone-redundant SQL databases and elastic pools are now generally available in three additional regions

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Zone-redundant SQL databases and elastic pools are now generally available in these additional regions: UK South, East US and East US 2.

    May 24

    Java on App Service: Updates and Improvements available

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Improvements, bug fixes, and runtime version updates for the Java images on App Service Linux are now available

    May 23

    GPU and HPC VM Price Promotion now available

    Announcing newly discounted promotional pricing for the NCv1, NVv1, and Hv1-series VM families.

    May 22

    General Availability: Azure DDoS Protection Standard introduces DDoS Alert integration with Azure Security Center

    We are announcing the ability for DDoS Protection Standard customers to view DDoS Alerts in Azure Security Center (ASC) and this capability is generally available for all ASC and DDoS Standard customers.

    May 22

    Now available: PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Monitor metric and log alerts

    PowerShell cmdlets for new metric alerts and log alerts are now available. This release improves the management of alert rules by providing cmdlets to create, update, delete and list new metric alerts. Similarly, new cmdlets are available for creating, updating, deleting and listing log alerts for both Log Analytics and Application Insights.

    May 19

    Azure Security Center new Azure Linux analytics agent

    Azure Security Center is beginning roll out of a new Azure Linux analytics agent to improve the onboarding of Linux VMs and servers to Security Center

    May 18

    Azure Monitor Dynamic Threshold meter name change

    Effective July 1, 2019, the meter name for Dynamic Threshold feature in Azure Monitor will change.

    May 18

    Azure Search Document Cracking Image Extraction Resource GUID name change

    Effective July 1, 2019, the Azure Search Document Cracking Image Extraction Resource GUID name will change.

    May 18

    Azure Search Basic Unit and Standard Unit Resource GUID change

    Effective July 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure Search Basic Unit and Standard S1, S2 and S3 Unit for the Japan East region will change.

    May 18

    Azure App Service Basic, Standard, Premium v2 Plans Resource GUID change

    On July 1, 2019, some resource GUIDs for Azure App Service Basic, Standard, and Premium v2 Plans will change as the global region resource GUIDs will break out into regional resource GUIDs.

    May 18

    Azure Virtual Machines NVv2 meter name change

    Effective July 1, 2019, the meter names for Azure Virtual Machines NVv2 will change.

    May 18

    Azure NetApp Files Resource GUID change

    Effective July 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure NetApp Files will change due to a change in the unit of measure.

    May 9

    Corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services

    We’ve corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services that impacted EA customers only.

    May 8

    Azure Lab Services update: Address range feature now available

    In Azure Lab Services, we now added the ability to provide address range of virtual machines for the labs.

    May 8

    Azure Red Hat OpenShift now available

    Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.

    May 7

    New-and-improved SAP connector is now generally available

    The SAP connector for Logic Apps enables bidirectional integration of data between SAP and other LOB applications or SaaS. The connector works with SAP's classical releases such R/3, ECC systems on-premises. The connector also enables integration with the SAP's newer HANA based SAP systems such as S/4 HANA, wherever they are hosted - on premises or in the cloud.

    May 7

    Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern

    Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern, enabling you to build stateful Azure Functions that map to an actor.

    May 6

    Azure ExpressRoute is generally available in eight additional locations

    Azure ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection facilitated by a connectivity provider. The ExpressRoute footprint is expanding to eight new locations.

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