Updates Archives

Monthly updates for desember 2019

31 des.

Azure Red Hat OpenShift region expansion

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now generally available in Brazil South, Central India, Japan East, Korea Central, North Central US and South Africa North.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
30 des.

Service-aided subnet configuration for managed instance in Azure SQL Database is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

To address customer security and manageability requirements, managed instance, a deployment capability of Azure SQL Database, is transitioning from a manual to service-aided subnet configuration.

  • SQL Database
  • Features
  • Security
26 des.

Azure Migrate now supports assessment of physical servers

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Support to assess physical servers is now available in preview in Azure Migrate, in addition to the existing support for VMware and Hyper-V servers.

  • Features
23 des.

Improvements to Azure Monitor for containers could impact your queries

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Azure Monitor for containers agent, version ciprod12042019, introduces major improvements in resource use and data volume optimizations to help reduce costs. As part of these improvements, we’ve disabled the collection of Name and Image fields in the ContainerLog table since these fields are available in other tables

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
20 des.

Azure Active Directory Domain Services meter name changes

The meter names of Azure Active Directory Domain Services directory objects will change between December 10, 2019, and February 1, 2020. The name changes will be in effect to accommodate upcoming enhancements. This won't impact existing service behavior, only the name you see on your bill.

  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Security
  • Services
20 des.

Csharp and Java SDKs for IoT Plug and Play are now in Preview

IN PREVIEW

We have added two more SDK languages to the IoT Plug and Play public preview. You can now develop with the Azure IoT Csharp SDK and the Azure IoT Java SDK, in addition to Azure IoT SDK for Node.js and Azure IoT SDK for C.

  • IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Services
19 des.

Azure Australia Central Region Changes

Effective 1 February 2020 , the pricing promotion for the Azure Australia Central regions will end and all services in Australia Central and Australia Central 2 will be price-matched to Australia East.

  • Services
19 des.

Azure Cognitive Speech Services meter ID changes

Effective February 1, 2020, the Resource GUIDs (also known as Meter IDs) of Custom Voice endpoint hosting in Speech Services will change. Billing will change from daily to hourly.

  • Speech Services
  • Services
19 des.

Azure DevOps—Create a dashboard without a team

NOW AVAILABLE

With this latest update sprint to Azure DevOps, it’s now possible to create a dashboard without associating it to a team. The dashboard will be visible to everyone in the project and you decide who can edit or manage it. In addition, a sprint burndown thumbnail has been added. Configure it to burndown based on stories, story points, or by count of tasks.

  • Features
19 des.

Azure Backup resource group for virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup policy for virtual machines (VMs) now lets you customize the resource group name created by Backup so you can update it as your company requires.

  • Öryggisafrit
  • Features
  • Management
18 des.

Azure Search meter names will change on February 1, 2020

Effective February 1, 2020, the meter names of Azure Search will change.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Services
18 des.

Azure SQL Database managed instance meter PITRs name changes

Effective February 1, 2020, the meter names of Azure SQL Database managed instance point-in-time restore (PITR) backup will change.

  • SQL Database
  • Services
18 des.

Azure IOT Central meter IDs will change on February 3, 2020

Effective February 3, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure IoT Central will change based on the number of message allocations. The Overages Messages meter ID will change as well. Modify your billing routines that rely on meter IDs. Your pricing may also be impacted. See the pricing page for details.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Services
18 des.

IoT Hub feature, service tags, is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

With the general availability of IoT Hub service tags, customers can discover IoT Hub service endpoints’ IP addresses with ease.

  • IoT Hub
  • Features
  • Services
18 des.

Azure Data Box Disk is now available in East Asia

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Box Disk is now available in the East Asia (Hong Kong) region. This is in addition to the other Azure regions where Data Box Disk is already available—US, EU, Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Azure Government (US).

  • Data Box Disk
  • Pricing & Offerings
18 des.

Azure SQL Database Gen 4 hardware approaching end of life in 2020

Target retirement date: desember 18, 2019

Azure SQL Database is beginning the decommissioning process of Gen 4 Intel E5-2673 v3 (Haswell)-based CPUs and is transitioning to Intel E5-2673 v4 (Broadwell) 2.3 GHz and Intel SP8160 (Skylake) processors for all new deployments.

  • SQL Database
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Retirements
  • Services
17 des.

Serial console for Azure Virual Machines now available in US Government Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Serial console is now available in preview in the Azure US Government Cloud, allowing customers in the government-only clouds to access the serial console of their VMs or virtual machine scale set instances.

  • Sýndarvélar
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Management
  • Open Source
  • Operating System
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
17 des.

Azure Monitor for VMs now stores data in dedicated data types

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for virtual machines (VMs) now stores computer-related and process-related data in dedicated data types, making it simpler to query against as well as offering quicker data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Sýndarvélar
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Skýjaþjónusta
  • Features
17 des.

Azure Service Map now stores data in dedicated data types

NOW AVAILABLE

Service Map now stores computer-related and process-related data in dedicated data types, making it simpler to query against as well as offering quicker data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Sýndarvélar
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Skýjaþjónusta
  • Service Fabric
  • Features
16 des.

Data Factory Expands Data Flow Parameterization Capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory expands parameterization capabilities to make data flows even more reusable and scalable.

  • Gagnaverksmiðja V1
  • Features

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