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Azure IoT Edge now generally available

Published date: May 11, 2017

Azure IoT Edge, a fully managed service that delivers cloud intelligence locally by deploying and running artificial intelligence (AI), Azure services, and custom logic directly on cross-platform IoT devices, is now generally available. We're introducing several new features and capabilities, including: 

·        Open source release of IoT Edge runtime.

·        Support for Moby container management system.

·        Zero touch provisioning of edge devices with Device Provisioning Service .

·        Security Manager with support for hardware-based root of trust for allowing secure boot strapping and operation of Edge.

·        Scaled deployment and configuration of Edge devices using Automatic Device Configuration Service.  

·        Support for SDKs in multiple languages, including C, C#, Node, Python and Java (coming soon).

·        Tooling for module development including coding, testing, debugging, deployment—all from VSCode. 

·        CI/CD pipeline using Visual Studio Team Services. 

Azure services supported on IoT Edge include: 

·        Cognitive Services: Custom Vision (in preview). 

·        Azure Machine Learning (in preview).

·        Azure Stream Analytics (in preview).

·        Azure Functions (in preview).

·        SQL Server databases (in preview). 

To learn more, read the announcement blog.

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