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    May 2019

    6 May

    IoT Plug and Play announcement at Build

    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
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Cost Management multi-cloud for AWS is in preview

    Now you can manage your AWS spend along your Azure spend in Azure Cost Management

    • Cost management
    • Management
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux BYOS images now available

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux images are now available as both BYOS and PAYG offers.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Red Hat Linux
    • Linux Virtual Machines
    • Microsoft Build
    • Open Source
    • Operating System
    • Pricing & Offerings
    6 May

    Azure Shared Image Gallery is now generally available

    Azure Shared Image Gallery makes it easier to manage, share and distribute custom virtual machine (VM) images in Azure. Shared Image Gallery is now generally available in all public cloud regions.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Management
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    New series of Azure Bot Framework enhancements now available

    Azure Bot Service, built on Microsoft Bot Framework, makes it easier to develop bots and intelligent agents. New enhancements include: Adaptive dialogs enable developers to create more sophisticated, dynamic conversations.

    • Azure Bot Service
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Language Understanding now has analytics dashboard

    Language Understanding service makes it easier to build language models by extending roles to all entity types, dynamic lists, and providing a new analytics dashboard.

    • Azure Bot Service
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    QnA Maker now supports multi-turn dialogs

    QnA Maker now can handle multi-turn conversation and is even more simple to deploy without code

    • Azure Bot Service
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Inline Code for Azure Logic Apps is in preview

    Committed to meet customers where they are, the new Inline code feature enables developers to write and execute simple ECMAScript (also known as JavaScript) right from within Logic Apps.

    • Logic Apps
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services
    6 May

    RosettaNet connector and standard support is now in preview

    Logic Apps provides the ability to send and receive RosettaNet based messages through RosettaNet connector, which supports the operations to decode or receive and encode or send messages.

    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services
    6 May

    Azure Container Instances Windows Server 2019 container support is now in preview

    Azure Container Instances (ACI) now supports Windows Server 2019 based containers in public preview

    • Azure Container Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    New features for Azure Machine Learning are now available

    Features include: Model Interpretability - Machine learning interpretability allows data scientists to explain machine learning models globally on all data, or locally on a specific data point using the state-of-art technologies in an easy-to-use and scalable fashion. Machine Learning interpretability incorporates technologies developed by Microsoft and proven third-party libraries (for example, SHAP and LIME).

    • Azure Machine Learning service
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Visual Studio Subscription with GitHub Enterprise offering

    The native integrations of GitHub Enterprise with Visual Studio and Azure DevOps make it easier and faster for your development teams to adopt Git.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Build
    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
    • Azure Open Datasets
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    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

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Search now supports complex search types

    Azure Search now supports complex searches for raw datasets that don’t break down neatly.

    • Azure Search
    • Microsoft Build
    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

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