Monthly updates for June 2019
A new Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now available in preview
We are delighted to announce Refresh release for Azure DNS private zones (preview). The Preview Refresh introduces new functionality and lifts several restrictions that public preview had.
Azure Blockchain Workbench 1.7 is now available in preview. Along with our new Azure Blockchain Service, this release can further enhance your blockchain development and projects.
Azure Event Grid provides reliable event delivery at massive scale. Event Grid integration brings change notifications for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.
Monitor your Windows and Linux virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitor (in preview).
The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail Evaluation feed. The Retail Evaluation feed will provide the new OS for 14 days before we release it to the Retail feed. The Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.05; we plan to upgrade it to 19.06 in two weeks.
Azure Backup is an enterprise-scale, zero-infrastructure solution that protects SQL Server VM in Azure without the need to deploy and manage any backup infrastructure. This offering is already generally available for more recent SQL Server versions, and today we are pleased to announce Azure Backup support for EOS SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 in public preview.
Immersive Reader is an Azure Cognitive Service for developers who want to embed inclusive capabilities into their apps for enhancing text reading and comprehension for users regardless of age or ability.
VM Health feature included in Azure monitor for VMs is now available for VMs that are running on Windows 2012 R2 and 2019. Additionally, VM Health feature is also available in cases where the associated workspace is in SEA (South East Asia), UKS (UK South) and CCAN (Canada Central) regions.
Azure Security Center offers new security alerts (in preview) that detect unusual or potentially harmful operations using Azure Resource Manager service layer.
Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.
Advanced data security is now available for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines. Protect your SQL Server installations on Azure VMs with Microsoft’s advanced data security capabilities using just a few simple steps.
The Azure Cosmos DB Async Java SDK now supports direct mode connectivity, available in version 2.4 and higher.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for the latest major version of PostgreSQL, version 11.
Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for Intelligent Performance, which includes three distinct features – query store, query-performance insights and performance recommendations.
Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for Intelligent Performance, which includes query store, query-performance insights and performance recommendations.
Azure Database for MariaDB now provides preview support for asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for MariaDB server (the ‘master’) to up to five Azure Database for MariaDB servers (the ‘replicas’) in the same region.
The developer portal is where app developers discover the APIs, learn how to use them, sign up to acquire access, try them out interactively and stay alerted of changes.
Target availability: Q3 2019
We are pleased to announce that calculation groups are now officially in public preview for Azure Analysis Services!
Target availability: Q3 2019
Many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services allow relationships between tables where both columns are non-unique.