Archive for August, 2018

Announcing general availability of Azure IoT Hub’s integration with Azure Event Grid

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New monitoring capabilities for Power BI Premium Capacities

The August release of SQL Operations Studio is now available

Windows 10: What’s new in Storage Sense?

Updates to the application approval process in Configuration Manager

Verifying PowerShell versions…let me count the ways

Microsoft says its Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams Capabilities roadmap is now complete

Cross-subscription disaster recovery for Azure virtual machines

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Create Phased Deployments for Software Updates in Configuration Manager Technical Preview 1808

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 will be 7nm and support 5G with a Snapdragon X50 modem

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Cloud Platform Release Announcements for August 22, 2018

Azure SQL Database | Managed instance general purpose availability coming soon
SKU changes and additions for the Azure Database Migration Service
Support for SQL Server to Azure SQL Database online migrations
Support for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations
Azure Database migration service support for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL migrations
Virtual network service endpoints for Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL now available
Azure SQL Data Warehouse | Australia France regions—GA
Azure Database for MySQL | Read replica in preview
Power BI Desktop | GA
Power BI Report Server | August 2018 update
Power BI service | GA
Azure security and operations management | Configure just-in-time virtual machine access from the VM blade
Azure security and operations management | Security Center confidence score on alerts
Visual Studio 2017 | Update

What’s new in Active Directory 2019? Nothing.

Microsoft puts new effort into Universal File Explorer in latest Windows 10 Insider builds

Google Chrome 69 to further kill off Adobe Flash and bring Material Design to the desktop

Microsoft to make “easier, faster” updates starting with Windows 10 version 1809

What’s next for Windows 10 and Windows Server quality updates:

Windows 10 update servicing cadence:

Windows 10 quality updates explained & the end of delta updates:

Microsoft is fixing Windows Update so that your PC will no longer reboot while you’re bus:

Now that express update support for third-party update managers has been available for over a year, we plan to stop shipping delta updates. Beginning February 12, 2019 Microsoft will end its practice of creating delta updates for all versions of Windows 10. Express updates are much smaller in size, and simplifying the cumulative options available will reduce complexity for IT administrators.

Microsoft to Open-Source Its Secret Weapon Against Cloud Network Outages

Microsoft is merging the Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Roadmaps

Unified Service Desk 4.0 is released – A modern, unified, adaptable, and reliable offering

Visual Studio for Mac version 7.6

Resolved: Issue with security update for the Remote Code Execution vulnerability in SQL Server 2016 SP2 (CU): August 14, 2018