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November 2019

Nov 5

Azure Functions integration with Azure Monitor Logs is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions now offers an integration with Azure Monitor Logs, enabling a more consistent observability of Azure resources and integration with external monitoring tools.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Dev Spaces connect for Azure Kubernetes Service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now enables you to use Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Nov 4

Azure ExpressRoute for satellites is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute, with one of the largest networking ecosystems in the public cloud, now includes satellite connectivity partners, bringing new options and coverage.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
Nov 4

Azure Internet Analyzer is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Internet Analyzer is now available in preview. It delivers data-driven performance reporting across multiple endpoints for internet app and content migration and delivery.

Nov 4

Azure generation 2 virtual machines (VMs) are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Generation 2 VMs are now generally available in Azure. New available features include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX), support for large VMs (up to 12 TBs), and the ability to provision OS Disks sizes that exceed 2 TBs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Nov 4

Public preview: Dev Spaces connect for Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service now enables developers to leverage Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Nov 4

Azure Spring Cloud service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Simplify Spring Boot-based microservices development and application lifestyle management.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
Nov 4

Weather Services, Power Bi Integration, Azure Government Cloud are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Weather Services (in partnership with Accuweather), the integration of Azure Maps into Power BI, and the availability of Azure Maps on Gov Cloud for Government customers are all now in preview.

  • Azure Maps
Nov 4

Introducing Azure Synapse Analytics: A limitless analytics service with unmatched time to insight

NOW AVAILABLE

Today, we are announcing Azure Synapse Analytics, a limitless analytics service, that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources, at scale.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
Nov 4

Azure Red Hat OpenShift hourly prices

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the possibility to use hourly pay as you go prices right away for Azure Red Hat OpenShift without the need to pre-purchase reserved instances.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Nov 4

Generally available: Azure Data Share

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Share is now generally available. Azure Data Share enables organizations to easily and securely share data with other organizations to expand analytics datasets for enhanced insights.

  • Azure Data Share
Nov 4

New virtual machine scale sets capabilities are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

New virtual machine scale sets features simplify the management of virtual machines while improving their runtime and performance capabilities.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Nov 4

SQL Server 2019 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft SQL Server 2019 is now generally available for purchase.

  • Azure SQL Database
Nov 4

Azure Bastion is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

At Ignite 2019, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of Azure Bastion, a fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) service that provides more secure and seamless RDP and SSH access to virtual machines directly through the Azure portal.

  • Azure Bastion
Nov 4

Azure Spring Cloud service is now in private preview

IN PREVIEW

Simplify Spring Boot based microservices development and application lifestyle management.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
Nov 4

Azure HPC Cache is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

High-performance workloads that require file access can now use Azure HPC Cache to minimize latency, improve availability, and increase throughput.

  • Azure HPC Cache
Nov 4

New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-seriesvirtual machines are now available.

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines (VMs) based on AMD EPYC™ are now available. They are ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Nov 4

Azure Peering Service is now in managed preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Peering Service is a partnership with service providers to provide highly reliable and optimized internet connectivity to Microsoft services. It also provides internet latency telemetry and route monitoring with alerting against hijacks, leaks, and any other BGP mal configurations. 

Nov 4

Web apps migration experience now available in Azure Migrate

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Migrate now provides a dedicated experience for migrating .NET web applications to Azure App Service

  • App Service
  • Azure Migrate
Nov 4

.NET Core 3 support in Azure Functions, now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions now supports .NET Core 3 as an official language in preview.

  • Azure Functions

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