Monthly updates for July 2019
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.
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.
With just one click, Event Hubs customers can easily visualise incoming streaming data and start writing Stream Analytics query from the Event Hubs portal.
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 now offers output adapter for egress to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2.
Azure Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage or Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2.
Developers can now use aggregates such as SUM, COUNT, AVG, MIN and MAX directly with the OVER clause, without having to define a window.
Now you can authenticate Stream Analytics egress to Azure Blob Storage using managed identities.
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.
Network Performance Monitor is now available in the Central India region.
Azure Resource Graph, which enables exploration of your resources at scale, is now generally available for all Azure customers.
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.
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.
Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage.
Azure Kinect DK is a developer kit with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) sensors for building sophisticated computer vision and speech models.
Form Recognizer learns the structure of your forms to intelligently extract text and data.
Container Registry Tasks, which supports cloud build and graph execution of containers, now supports automated scheduling.
Easily self-diagnose the most common issues with registry connectivity using Azure Container Registry Health Check APIs.
Azure Lighthouse provides service providers with a single control plane to manage across customer estates with increased automation, efficiency and governance.