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Monthly updates for May 2022

24 May

Public preview: Azure Cognitive Services updates

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cognitive Services is announcing the following preview updates at Build: Azure OpenAI Service and summarization capabilities in Azure Cognitive Service for Language.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Azure Cognitive Service for Language

NOW AVAILABLE

Cognitive Service for Language now includes custom named entity recognition and custom text classification.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Ledger in Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable proof that your database has not been tampered with and restore it back to the original value if needed by enabling ledger in Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Azure Synapse Link for SQL

IN PREVIEW

Synapse Link for SQL enables seamless near-real-time data movement from relational sources to analytical stores without the need to build ETL pipelines.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: New modern capabilities for Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

Simplify and expedite application development and reduce time-to-market with new features for Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Azure Machine Learning updates

IN PREVIEW

Azure Machine Learning now offers a Responsible AI dashboard and scorecard as well as additional enhancements in preview.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Azure Machine Learning managed endpoints and Command Line Interface v2

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy your machine learning models in a turnkey manner across powerful GPU and GPU machines. CLI v2 now also generally available.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

General availability: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server Business Critical service tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Run your production workloads on the Business Critical service tier, best for high-performance transactional or analytical applications and achieve a 1.5x performance improvement over Single Server on open-source community MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server 80 vCore Business Critical

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL Flexible server is now offering 80 vCore compute for tier 1 workloads.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB data plane RBAC

IN PREVIEW

The API for MongoDB now includes the ability to create users and roles and configure fine-grained access to your database account data.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Enhanced elasticity features for Azure Cosmos DB

IN PREVIEW

Elasticity features for Azure Cosmos DB help achieve the best scalability and performance, including increased serverless capacity, database traffic burst handling, partition throughput redistribution, partition merge, and hierarchical partition keys.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK async IO support 

NOW AVAILABLE

Improve database performance by running I/O tasks concurrently using the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK IO async support capability.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Azure Container Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Run microservices in containers without managing infrastructure.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Azure Communication Services sample app builder and Microsoft Teams support

NOW AVAILABLE

Quickly create and deploy a "virtual visits" experience connecting your applications with Microsoft Teams bookings.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Features
24 May

Public preview: Azure Communication Services APIs in US Government cloud

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Communication Services APIs for voice, video, and messaging in US Government cloud.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Azure Communication Services Email

IN PREVIEW

Add email notifications to your apps using Azure Communication Services Email.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Azure Communication Services mobile UI library

NOW AVAILABLE

Save time with Azure Communication Services mobile UI library.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Durable functions support for managed identity for Azure Storage

IN PREVIEW

Durable functions in Azure Functions now support using managed identity when using Azure Storage.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Azure Functions .NET Framework support in the isolated worker model

IN PREVIEW

Apps using Azure Functions isolated worker model for .NET can now target .NET Framework.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Generally available: Dynamic concurrency in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions dynamic concurrency feature simplifies configuring concurrency for your function apps using Service Bus, Storage Blobs, and Storage Queue triggers.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

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