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    October 2019

    Oct 16

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India. It's available around the world in eighteen public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Oct 16

    Variable retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Variable data retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available.

  • Management
  • Oct 16

    Azure Monitor log analytics ingestion service undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    The ingestion service for the log analytics feature of Azure Monitor is undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25. This shouldn't have any impact on data ingestion or usage of log analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Oct 16

    Performance-optimized storage configuration for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

    Self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines can now benefit from performance-optimized storage configurations when they register with Resource Provider.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Oct 16

    Azure Advisor cost recommendation enhancements

    Advisor has made enhancements to its popular cost recommendation to resize or shut down under-utilized virtual machines. Although certain scenarios result in low utilization by design, you can often save money by managing the size and number of your virtual machines.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
  • Oct 16

    Azure Monitor updates—Containers for China regions, Grafana dashboard template, Agent

    Updates on Azure Monitor for containers for China Region, Grafana dashboard template, and Agent.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Management
  • Oct 16

    Azure Monitor for containers is now available in Azure US Government region

    Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available in the Azure US Government region.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Oct 16

    Azure Site Recovery—Updates for Windows servicing stack and SHA-2

    Windows servicing stack and SHA-2 updates for Azure Site Recovery Mobility agent/extension.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Operating System
  • Oct 16

    Azure Container Registry is now generally available in UAE North region

    Azure Container Registry is now generally available in the UAE North region, bringing the total number of Azure regions that it's available in to 33. See the list of all regions where Azure Container Registry is available and where it's coming next.

  • Container Registry
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Oct 15

    Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

    Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Oct 15

    Azure IoT Central is now available in Asia Pacific

    Azure IoT Central is now available in Asia Pacific geographies.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Oct 15

    OMS Agent for Linux October release is now available

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    The OMS Agent for Linux October 2019 release is now available. This release contains many stability and reliability improvements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Oct 15

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in France Central region

    Customers can now use Azure Stream Analytics in the France Central region.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Oct 15

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in Korea Central

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in the Korea Central region.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Oct 15

    Azure Stream Analytics is now available in US GOV Virgina region

    Eligible customers can now use Azure Stream Analytics in the US GOV Virginia region.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Oct 15

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

    Managed instance, a deployment capability of Azure SQL Database, is transitioning from a manual to service-aided subnet configuration, now in preview.

  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Oct 15

    Key Vault references in App Service and Azure Functions are now available

    Introduce secrets management into your apps without code changes using Key Vault references.

  • Azure Functions
  • App Service
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Key Vault
  • Features
  • Security
  • Oct 14

    Upcoming changes for Service Map data stored in Log Analytics

    Updates for Service Map are coming that will change where we store some of our data in Log Analytics. These updates should be completed sometime in November, 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Oct 12

    Azure Analysis Services QPU AutoScale is now available

    Azure Analysis Services QPU AutoScale enables automatic customizable scaling for AAS instances.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Oct 11

    Execute Azure Machine Learning service pipelines in Azure Data Factory pipelines

    You now have the ability to run your Azure Machine Learning service pipelines as a step in your Azure Data Factory pipelines. This allows you to run your machine learning models with data from multiple sources (more than 85 data connectors supported in Data Factory).

  • Data Factory
  • Features
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