Monthly updates for May 2019
New services and capabilities are available in preview through Azure Cognitive Services.
We’re bringing all the capabilities of global Azure Active Directory B2C service to China, with added benefits.
Azure Blockchain Service, a fully managed blockchain service in Azure, is now available in preview. Use Azure Blockchain Service to grow and operate blockchain networks at scale with simplified network formation, management, and governance.
Azure Cosmos DB is enhancing the developer experience by adding notebook support in preview.
Rules engine for Azure Content Delivery Network allows you to customize Content Delivery Network behavior on a per HTTP request basis to optimize delivery of your content to your end users.
Virtual network and firewall rules support is now available in Azure Container Registry in preview.
Your organization can now restrict access to its Kubernetes control plane to specific IP addresses or IP ranges.
Use different virtual machine sizes in a node pool to run a variety of workloads in a single AKS cluster.
Develop, manage, and test Azure Stream Analytics jobs on Mac, Linux, and Windows
Autoscale which automatically scales your Spark, Hive, or MapReduce HDInsight clusters up or down based on load or a pre-defined schedule, is now in preview.
App Configuration is a new Azure service that enables fast, scalable parameter storage for all your app configurations.
Perform online (minimal downtime) migrations of Oracle databases hosted on-premises or on a virtual machine (VM) to Azure Database for PostgreSQL by using Azure Database Migration Service. It enables resilient migrations of Oracle databases at scale and with high reliability.
The Azure Container Registry Helm webhooks feature enables new continuous integration/continuous deployment workflows based on new or updated Helm charts.
Azure Stream Analytics now supports custom de-serializers (in preview).
Build applications with real time public transit intelligence from nearby stops, transit route information, and updates.
Azure Event Hubs clusters can now be directly created through the Azure Portal as a self-serve experience.
Create conditional access policies which determine how often users need to provide sign-in credentials and if they need to provide them after closing and reopening browsers.