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Monthly updates for May 2019

30 May

Azure Monitor AIOps alerts with Dynamic Thresholds is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

With Dynamic Thresholds you no longer need to manually identify and set thresholds for alerts. The alert rule leverages advanced Machine Learning (ML) capabilities to learn metrics' historical behavior, identify patterns and anomalies that indicate possible service issues.

  • Azure Monitor
13 May

Improvements to the Azure portal user experience are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing exciting updates that improve the user experience in the Azure portal

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Application Gateway
  • Activity Logs
  • Security
8 May

Result-set Caching for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Result-set caching enables instant query response times while reducing time-to-insight for business analysts and reporting users

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
8 May

Azure Monitor BUILD 2019 updates

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor is launching a number of exciting features including end to end AKS monitoring, granular RBAC for logs, intelligent and scalable alerts, a new application change analysis capability and more.

  • Azure Monitor
8 May

Workload Importance for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Workload Management Classification and Importance provide the ability to influence the run order of queries.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
8 May

Ordered Clustered Columnstore Indexes for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Columnstore is a key enabler for storing and efficiently querying large amounts of data.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
8 May

Dynamic Data Masking for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Dynamic Data Masking (DDM) prevents unauthorized access to your sensitive data in your data warehouse by obfuscating it on-the-fly in the query results, based on the masking rules you define.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
8 May

JSON data support for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Business analysts can now use familiar T-SQL language to query and manipulate documents that are formatted as JSON data

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
8 May

Azure Red Hat OpenShift now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
7 May

New networking features for App Service Linux are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

New networking capabilities to enable Linux apps to access resources securely are now available in preview.

  • App Service
7 May

Perpetual free tier offering for Linux-based applications on App Service

IN DEVELOPMENT

There’s a new, free tier offering for Linux app developers.

  • App Service
7 May

App Service support for Java 11 (Linux and Windows) is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service now supports Java 11 for both Linux and Windows

  • App Service
7 May

Azure App Service new full screen experience is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.

  • App Service
7 May

New-and-improved SAP connector is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The SAP connector for Logic Apps enables bidirectional integration of data between SAP and other LOB applications or SaaS. The connector works with SAP's classical releases such R/3, ECC systems on-premises. The connector also enables integration with the SAP's newer HANA based SAP systems such as S/4 HANA, wherever they are hosted - on premises or in the cloud.

  • Logic Apps
7 May

Improved distributed tracing of serverless applications built with Functions and API Management is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

We have improved observability of serverless applications built with Functions and API Management – allowing you to easily monitor, debug, and maintain them with Application Insights. 

  • API Management
7 May

Expose a Function App via API Management by linking it to a new or existing API is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

We have simplified the publishing and consumption experience of API-based Function Apps. You can now easily manage them with API Management from the Function Apps’ own interface in the Azure portal.  

  • API Management
7 May

Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern, enabling you to build stateful Azure Functions that map to an actor.

  • Azure functions
7 May

IoT Central introduces capabilities for rules and alerts, visualization, personalization & more

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Central is introducing new capabilities that are designed to simplify IoT Central for developers and enable integration to a customer’s existing enterprise and line of business solutions by enabling more seamless integration to a customer’s existing enterprise and line of business solutions.

  • Azure IoT Central
7 May

Azure Cosmos DB API for etcd in preview

IN PREVIEW

With a wire-protocol compatible API for etcd on top of Azure Cosmos DB, developers will automatically get highly reliable, globally distributed and highly available Kubernetes and K8 tools with no code changes or management required.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
6 May

IoT Plug and Play announcement at Build

IN PREVIEW

Today we’re announcing IoT Plug and Play, which is based on an open modeling language that allows developers to connect IoT devices to the cloud without having to write any code.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Central

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