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Monthly updates for November 2019

13 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus)—High availability (HA) is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, HA allows for minimal database downtime by maintaining standby replicas of every node in a server group.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
13 Nov

Migrate from Bing Speech to Speech Services and the Speech SDK by January 14, 2020

Target retirement date: January 14, 2020

We’re extending the Bing Speech retirement date to January 14, 2020.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Retirements
  • Services
13 Nov

Azure Data Box heavy edition now available for petabyte-sized data transfers

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Data Box heavy edition is a secure, ruggedized appliance shipped to customers to facilitate petabyte-sized offline data transfers to Azure Storage.

  • Data Box
  • Services
12 Nov

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future PostgreSQL servers.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
12 Nov

Azure Database for MariaDB—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MariaDB servers.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
12 Nov

Azure Database for MySQL—Reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MySQL servers.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
12 Nov

Azure CDN Standard Rules Engine preview update

IN PREVIEW

Portal support for Azure CDN Standard rules engine is now available as part of the preview.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
11 Nov

Large storage for Azure Database for PostgreSQL–Single is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL–Single now has support for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS. With this functionality, you get five times more storage for database servers, as well as more than triple the available IOPS.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
11 Nov

Azure Database for MySQL—Large storage is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support is now available for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database services for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
11 Nov

Azure Synapse Analytics—Continuous integration and deployment with SSDT is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The highest requested feature for Azure Synapse Analytics is now available—SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) Database projects. This release includes support for SSDT with Visual Studio 2019, along with native platform integration with Azure DevOps, providing built-in continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) capabilities for enterprise level deployments.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
11 Nov

Azure DevOps—New sprint burndown widget and improved pipelines security

NOW AVAILABLE

In the latest update to Azure DevOps, we added a new sprint burndown widget that supports burning down by story points, count of tasks, and by summing custom fields. In addition, we improved pipelines security by restricting the scope of access tokens.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
11 Nov

Azure Data Factory has added Avro and CosmosDB to data flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure Data Factory has added native CosmosDB and Avro connectors to mapping data flows

  • Features
11 Nov

Azure Stream Analytics—Real-time scoring with custom machine learning models

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics now supports high-performance, real-time scoring by taking advantage of custom pre-trained machine learning models that are managed by Azure Machine Learning service and hosted in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) or Azure Container Instances, using a workflow that doesn't require users to write any code.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
11 Nov

Azure Stream Analytics—Managed Identity authentication with Power BI

NOW AVAILABLE

Stream Analytics now offers full support for managed identity-based authentication with Power BI for dynamic dashboarding experience.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
11 Nov

Azure Stream Analytics—C# custom deserializers in Cloud and IoT edge

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of the power of Stream Analytics to process data in Protobuf, XML, or any custom format.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
11 Nov

Online scaling for Stream Analytics jobs

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

With online scaling capability, it’s now possible to increase or decrease the SU capacity of a running job without having to stop it, so you will no longer be required to stop your job if you need to change the SU allocation.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
8 Nov

Azure Kinect DK coming to Japan, Germany, and the United Kingdom

In March 2020 the Azure Kinect DK will be available for purchase in Japan, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

  • Kinect DK
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
8 Nov

Public and project-scoped feeds for Azure Artifacts

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Artifacts now allows creating public feeds (shared with every unauthenticated user on the Internet) or project-scoped ones

  • Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Ignite
7 Nov

Azure DevOps roadmap update

IN DEVELOPMENT

Exciting enhancements and features are coming soon to all Azure DevOps services. Visit the features timeline for the complete list.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
7 Nov

Enforce artifact policies for Azure Pipelines - Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Pipelines allows the creation and enforcement of artifact policies that will help tracing an artifact from source control to production. Available in preview.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Ignite

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