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Visual Studio 2017 Launch and 20th Anniversary Event

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What's new in Azure Media Services video processing

17 Oct – Developers and media companies trust and rely on Azure Media Services for the ability to encode, protect, index, and deliver videos at scale. This week we are proud to announce several enhancements to Media Services including the general availability of the new Azure Media Services v3 API, as well as updates to Azure Media Player.

Backup Protected Instance SQL Server GUID migration

16 Oct – Effective December 1, 2018, Backup SQL Server Instances in Azure Virtual Machines will be generally available in all regions, which will affect resource GUIDs.

Public preview: Virtual network integration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1

16 Oct – Virtual network integration for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 1 to secure your Data Lake Storage accounts is in public preview.

ONNX Runtime for inferencing machine learning models now in preview

16 Oct – We are excited to release the preview of Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) Runtime, a high-performance inference engine for machine learning models in the ONNX format.

Azure IoT Reference Architecture 2.1 release

16 Oct – A few months ago, we released a significant update to the Azure IoT Reference Architecture, a downloadable resource that aims to accelerate customers building IoT solutions on Azure by providing a proven production ready architecture and technology implementation choices.

Join us: Visual Studio 2017 Launch Event and 20th Anniversary

9 Feb – Today, I’m proud and humbled that Visual Studio is turning twenty – we’re celebrating two decades of Visual Studio! As we hit this great milestone, I’m also delighted to announce that Visual Studio 2017 will be released on 7 March.

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