Monthly updates for May 2019
Rules engine for Azure Content Delivery Network allows you to customise Content Delivery Network behaviour on a per-HTTP request basis to optimise delivery of your content to your end users.
A user-defined network policy enables secure network segmentation within Kubernetes, and is now available.
Virtual network and firewall rules support is now available in Azure Container Registry in preview.
Video Indexer has received multiple enhancements for facial recognition scenarios.
Your organisation can now restrict access to its Kubernetes control plane to specific IP addresses or IP ranges.
AKS virtual node, now available to the public, allows you to elastically provision additional pods inside Container Instances that start in seconds.
Use different virtual machine sizes in a node pool to run a variety of workloads in a single AKS cluster.
Develop, manage and test Azure Stream Analytics jobs on Mac, Linux and Windows
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.
Azure SQL Database managed instance SKU recommendation for Data Migration Assistant is now available
Expand the scope of on-premises SQL Server assessments to migrate legacy SQL Server instances to Azure SQL Database managed instances with the new Azure SQL Database SKU recommendation functionality, which is now generally available.
Run your VMware workloads natively on Azure with Azure VMware Solutions. This new category of Azure services, now available to the public, allows you to deploy your VMware-based applications on a dedicated and bare metal infrastructure in Azure.
App Configuration is a new Azure service that enables fast, scalable parameter storage for all your app configurations.
The Azure Quickstart Center within the Azure portal enables new customers to use the self-guided approach to build cloud projects and accelerate deployment with ease.
Build applications with real-time public transport intelligence from nearby stops, public transport route information and updates.
The Premium Live Encoder for Azure Media Services now allows you to live-encode streaming content at a resolution of 1080p and up to 30 frames per second.
Cognitive Search is an enrichment pipeline that transforms raw, unstructured content into rich searchable information in an Azure Search index.
App Service (Linux) now supports Python with built-in support for Python 2.6, 3.6, and 3.7.
Azure SignalR Service support for ASP.NET is now generally available
Cross availability zones allows Azure Service Fabric customers to have increased reliability via cross availability zone support for Service Fabric clusters.
Perform online (minimal downtime) migrations of Oracle databases hosted on-premises or on a virtual machine (VM) to Azure Database for PostgreSQL by using Azure Database Migration Service. It enables resilient migrations of Oracle databases at scale and with high reliability.