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    May 2019

    6 May

    Public Preview of Azure Data Explorer capabilities to integrate deeper with ADLS Gen 2

    At Build, Azure Data Explorer will preview the capability for enterprises to query data from ADLS Gen 2 without ingesting data

    • Azure Data Explorer
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services
    6 May

    Public Preview of tighter integration of Azure Data Explorer with Python and Spark

    Spark connector for Azure Data Explorer and ability to run inline Python and R as part of the query.

    • Azure Data Explorer
    • Microsoft Build
    • Open Source
    6 May

    New features for Azure Machine Learning are now in preview

    Features include:​ Open Datasets - Open Datasets are a collection of datasets from the public domain to accelerate the development of machine learning models built in Azure. Open Datasets integrates with Machine Leaning Studio or can be accessed from python notebooks in Azure Machine Learning Service.

    • Azure Machine Learning service
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Policy for AKS is now in public preview

    Azure Policy now has the capability of adding policy controls inside your AKS clusters including pods, namespaces and ingress

    • Azure Policy
    • Management
    6 May

    Built-in support for Apache Spark in Azure Cosmos DB now in preview

    By using built-in support for Apache Spark and Jupyter notebooks, Azure Cosmos DB helps reduce time to insights by ingesting and serving data and running analytics against the local database replica in an Azure region.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Hyperscale (Citus) is now in preview on Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    We’re excited to announce preview of Hyperscale (Citus), a new deployment option for Azure Database for PostgreSQL that scales out Postgres horizontally.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    6 May

    HBase accelerated writes in Azure HDInsight is now in preview

    HBase accelerated writes significantly improves the value proposition for low-latency, high- throughput NoSQL workloads.

    • HDInsight
    • Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight
    • Apache Storm for HDInsight
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Open Source
    • Services
    6 May

    Azure SQL Database serverless compute tier is now in preview

    Azure SQL Database serverless is a new compute tier that optimizes price performance and simplifies performance management for databases with intermittent, unpredictable usage.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    6 May

    Group Targeting for Non-Azure Servers in Azure Update Management

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Azure Update Management has released a new feature for public preview. Group targeting for non-Azure servers enables you to create dynamically resolved periodic update deployments for non-Azure servers.

    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    6 May

    New services and capabilities in Azure Cognitive Services

    New services and capabilities are available in preview through Azure Cognitive Services.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Active Directory B2C in China

    We’re bringing all the capabilities of global Azure Active Directory B2C service to China, with added benefits.

    • Azure Active Directory B2C
    • Microsoft Build
    • Regions & Datacenters
    6 May

    Azure Blockchain Service is now available in preview

    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 Blockchain Service
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services
    6 May

    Notebook support for all Azure Cosmos DB APIs is in preview

    Azure Cosmos DB is enhancing the developer experience by adding notebook support in preview.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Rules engine for Azure Content Delivery Network is now 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.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services
    6 May

    Azure Container Registry virtual network and firewall rules support is now in preview

    Virtual network and firewall rules support is now available in Azure Container Registry in preview.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Container Registry
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Authenticated IP for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now in preview

    Your organization can now restrict access to its Kubernetes control plane to specific IP addresses or IP ranges.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) multi node pools is in preview

    Use different virtual machine sizes in a node pool to run a variety of workloads in a single AKS cluster.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Stream Analytics support for Visual Studio Code is in preview

    Develop, manage, and test Azure Stream Analytics jobs on Mac, Linux, and Windows

    • Visual Studio Code
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    6 May

    Autoscale for Azure HDInsight is now in preview

    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.

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Open Source
    6 May

    Azure App Configuration is now in preview

    App Configuration is a new Azure service that enables fast, scalable parameter storage for all your app configurations.

    • Services

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