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Monthly updates for July 2019

18 Jul

Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
17 Jul

Update 19.07 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Sphere public preview 19.07 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. It is meant for backwards compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
17 Jul

One-click Integration with Stream Analytics from Event Hubs

IN PREVIEW

With just one click, Event Hubs customers can easily visualise incoming streaming data and start writing Stream Analytics query from the Event Hubs portal.

  • Event Hubs
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
17 Jul

Pattern Matching Function is now available in Stream Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

With the new MATCH_RECOGNIZE function, developers can easily define event patterns using regular expressions and aggregate methods to verify and extract values from the match.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
17 Jul

Stream Analytics supports output to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now offers output adapter for egress to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
17 Jul

Stream Analytics offers native support for Parquet format

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage or Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Blob storage
  • Features
17 Jul

Analytics as aggregates is now available in Stream Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Developers can now use aggregates such as SUM, COUNT, AVG, MIN and MAX directly with the OVER clause, without having to define a window.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
17 Jul

Authenticate Stream Analytics egress to Azure Blob Storage using managed identities

IN PREVIEW

Now you can authenticate Stream Analytics egress to Azure Blob Storage using managed identities.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Blob storage
  • Features
16 Jul

Introducing UTF-8 support for Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

Support for the widely used UTF-8 character encoding is now available as preview in Azure SQL Database, as a database-level or column-level default encoding for Unicode string data.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
15 Jul

Network Performance Monitor is generally available in Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

Network Performance Monitor is now available in the Central India region.

  • Network Performance Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Management
15 Jul

Azure Resource Graph is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Resource Graph, which enables exploration of your resources at scale, is now generally available for all Azure customers.

  • Azure Policy
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Azure Management Groups
  • Azure Cost Management and Billing
  • Features
15 Jul

Introducing the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure provides end-to-end guidance, best practices, documentation and tools that cloud architects, IT professionals and business decision-makers need to successfully achieve their objectives.

  • Microsoft Inspire
15 Jul

New 48vCPUs Azure Virtual Machine sizes are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2 and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
15 Jul

Azure Stream Analytics now offers native support for the Apache Parquet format

NOW AVAILABLE

Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Services
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
15 Jul

Azure Kinect DK is now generally available in the United States and China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kinect DK is a developer kit with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) sensors for building sophisticated computer vision and speech models.

  • Kinect DK
  • Microsoft Inspire
15 Jul

Cognitive Services Form Recognizer prebuilt capability

IN PREVIEW

Form Recognizer learns the structure of your forms to intelligently extract text and data.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
15 Jul

Azure Container Registry - Support for scheduling in Container Registry Tasks

NOW AVAILABLE

Container Registry Tasks, which supports cloud build and graph execution of containers, now supports automated scheduling.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
15 Jul

Azure Container Registry - Self-diagnostic health check support in the Azure CLI

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily self-diagnose the most common issues with registry connectivity using Azure Container Registry Health Check APIs.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
15 Jul

Introducing Azure Lighthouse

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Lighthouse provides service providers with a single control plane to manage across customer estates with increased automation, efficiency and governance.

  • Azure Lighthouse
  • Microsoft Inspire
15 Jul

A new set of Azure SDKs is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

A new set of libraries for working with Azure Storage, Cosmos DB, Key Vault and Event Hubs in Java, Python, JavaScript/TypeScript and C# is now available in preview.

  • Event Hubs
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Storage Accounts
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools

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