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    Monthly updates for May 2019

    13 May

    Azure Virtual Machine PowerOff now available with fast shutdown

    You can now quickly and forcefully power off (stop) your Azure VM with the new skipShutdown flag.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Linux Virtual Machines
    • Windows Virtual Machines
    • SDK and Tools
    9 May

    Azure Site Recovery Update Rollup 36 (May 2019)

    The latest Site Recovery update is now available.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    9 May

    Corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services

    We’ve corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services that affected EA customers only.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • HDInsight
    • Virtual Machines
    • Services
    8 May

    Result-set Caching for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

    Result-set caching enables instant query response times while reducing time to insight for business analysts and reporting users

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    8 May

    Azure Lab Services update: Address range feature now available

    In Azure Lab Services, we have now added the ability to provide address range of virtual machines for the labs.

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    • Services
    8 May

    Azure Monitor BUILD 2019 updates

    Azure Monitor is launching a number of exciting features including end-to-end AKS monitoring, granular RBAC for logs, intelligent and scalable alerts, a new application change analysis capability and more.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    8 May

    Workload Importance for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available

    Workload Management Classification and Importance provide the ability to influence the run order of queries.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    8 May

    Ordered Clustered Columnstore Indexes for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

    Columnstore is a key enabler for storing and efficiently querying large amounts of data.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    8 May

    Dynamic Data Masking for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

    Dynamic Data Masking (DDM) prevents unauthorised access to your sensitive data in your data warehouse by obfuscating it on the fly in the query results, based on the masking rules you define.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    8 May

    JSON data support for Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now in preview

    Business analysts can now use familiar T-SQL language to query and manipulate documents that are formatted as JSON data

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    8 May

    Azure Red Hat OpenShift now available

    Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.

    • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Open Source
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    7 May

    New networking features for App Service Linux are now in preview

    New networking capabilities to enable Linux apps to access resources securely are now available in preview.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    7 May

    Perpetual free-tier offering for Linux-based applications on App Service

    There’s a new free-tier offering for Linux app developers.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    7 May

    App Service support for Java 11 (Linux and Windows) is now available

    App Service now supports Java 11 for both Linux and Windows

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    7 May

    Azure App Service new full-screen experience is now available

    App Service is offering a new, full-screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    7 May

    New and improved SAP connector is now generally available

    The SAP connector for Logic Apps enables bidirectional integration of data between SAP and other LOB applications or SaaS. The connector works with SAP’s classical releases such as R/3, ECC systems on-premises. The connector also enables integration with the SAP’s newer HANA-based SAP systems such as S/4 HANA, wherever they are hosted – on premises or in the cloud.

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

    Improved distributed tracing of serverless applications built with Functions and API Management is now available

    We have improved observability of serverless applications built with Functions and API Management – allowing you to easily monitor, debug and maintain them with Application Insights. 

    • API Management
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    7 May

    Expose a Function App via API Management by linking it to a new or existing API is now available

    We have simplified the publishing and consumption experience of API-based Function Apps. You can now easily manage them with API Management from the Function Apps’ own interface in the Azure portal.  

    • API Management
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    7 May

    Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern

    Durable Functions now supports a new stateful entities pattern, enabling you to build stateful Azure Functions that map to an actor.

    • Azure functions
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services
    7 May

    Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET

    .NET developers can use MSAL.NET to securely sign in and authenticate any Microsoft identity (Azure AD and Microsoft Accounts) and call Microsoft Graph or other APIs.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    • Security

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