Updates archives

Monthly updates for May 2018

31 May

General availability: Azure Maps

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Maps is now generally available.

30 May

Azure Active Directory B2B Collaboration improvements

NOW 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).

  • Features
30 May

Visualize release progress—VSTS Sprint 135 Update

The Sprint 135 Update of Visual Studio Team Services brings a new way to visualize all your release activity.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
30 May

General availability: Soft delete for Azure Storage blobs

NOW AVAILABLE

Soft delete for Azure Storage is available in all regions for public, government, and sovereign clouds.

  • Storage Accounts
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
30 May

Refresh 2 release for Azure File Sync preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features
30 May

Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL are in public preview.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
30 May

Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL

Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are in public preview.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
29 May

Name changes: Azure SQL Database long-term backup retention for Australia

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure SQL Database
29 May

Log Analytics query language recommendations for Summarize and Join operators

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.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
24 May

General availability: Data-in Replication for Azure Database for MySQL

Azure Database for MySQL supports Data-in Replication.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
24 May

Deprecating older versions of the Azure Site Recovery REST API

Target availability: Q3 2018

Older versions of the Azure Site Recovery REST API will be deprecated on July 31, 2018.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Services
22 May

General availability: Log alerts for Application Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Log alerts for Application Insights are generally available as part of Azure Monitor.

  • Alerts
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • Management
21 May

Azure Storage Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Explorer allows users easily manage different storage entities in one place from Linux, macOS, and Windows.

  • Storage Explorer
  • Features
21 May

Azure Media Services and Video Indexer

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Media Services
  • Video Indexer
  • Features
21 May

Azure Sphere

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Features
21 May

Azure IoT solution accelerators

NOW AVAILABLE

At Build, we announced the latest update of Azure IoT Remote Monitoring, a solution accelerator that is fully operational right out of the box.

  • Azure IoT solution accelerators
  • Features
21 May

Visual Studio Team Services | Release Management release gates

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
21 May

Visual Studio Team Services | Azure DevOps Projects

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure DevOps Projects to start running your application on Azure App Service or Virtual Machine hosts.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
21 May

Visual Studio App Center | App Center and GitHub integration

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Visual Studio App Center
  • Features
21 May

Azure Blockchain Workbench

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Blockchain Workbench
  • Features

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