Monthly updates for May 2018
Azure Maps is now generally available.
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) B2B Collaboration now has an improved experience for giving partners access to business resources, while also supporting organizations' obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The Sprint 135 Update of Visual Studio Team Services brings a new way to visualize all your release activity.
Soft delete for Azure Storage is available in all regions for public, government, and sovereign clouds.
If you want to take your current deployment of Azure File Sync seamlessly to the upcoming GA release, be sure to update your server agent to Refresh 2.
Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL are in public preview.
Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are in public preview.
Effective July 1, 2018, long-term retention RA-GRS backup storage charges for Australia Central and Australia Central 2 customers will be renamed to long-term retention backup storage charges on invoices.
For the Summarize and Join operators, we recommend that you modify your query syntax where applicable in saved searches and alerts, to avoid result ambiguity.
Azure Database for MySQL supports Data-in Replication.
Target availability: Q3 2018
Older versions of the Azure Site Recovery REST API will be deprecated on July 31, 2018.
Log alerts for Application Insights are generally available as part of Azure Monitor.
Explorer allows users easily manage different storage entities in one place from Linux, macOS, and Windows.
Azure Media Services and Video Indexer make it easy to integrate advanced media processing and AI-based media metadata extraction on your apps and workflows.
Azure Sphere is an industry-first solution that combines the power of a new class of microcontroller (MCU) with built-in security, a purpose-built OS that’s optimized for security and agility, and a cloud security service that guards every device.
At Build, we announced the latest update of Azure IoT Remote Monitoring, a solution accelerator that is fully operational right out of the box.
Visual Studio Team Services, a cloud-hosted DevOps service, features capabilities such as Agile planning, Git source control, Cloud Build, Release Management (including continuous integration and delivery [CI/CD] pipelines), Test Manager, and Package Management. We’ve added the Release Management release gates capability to Team Services.
Use Azure DevOps Projects to start running your application on Azure App Service or Virtual Machine hosts.
Visual Studio App Center and GitHub integration gives mobile developers a continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) solution at their fingertips to automate the build-test-distribute process for iOS and Android apps.
Azure Blockchain Workbench, a new developer tool, makes it easier to build blockchain applications on Azure. With a few clicks, deploy an Azure-supported blockchain network that’s pre-integrated with a set of cloud services commonly needed to create working blockchain applications, such as Azure Active Directory, Key Vault, and SQL Database.
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