Monthly updates for May 2019
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.
Announcing exciting updates that improve the user experience in the Azure portal
Result-set caching enables instant query response times while reducing time-to-insight for business analysts and reporting users
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.
Workload Management Classification and Importance provide the ability to influence the run order of queries.
Columnstore is a key enabler for storing and efficiently querying large amounts of data.
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.
Business analysts can now use familiar T-SQL language to query and manipulate documents that are formatted as JSON data
Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.
New networking capabilities to enable Linux apps to access resources securely are now available in preview.
There’s a new, free tier offering for Linux app developers.
App Service now supports Java 11 for both Linux and Windows
App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.
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.
Improved distributed tracing of serverless applications built with Functions and API Management is 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.
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.
Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern, enabling you to build stateful Azure Functions that map to an actor.
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.
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.
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.
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