Monthly updates for May 2020
Three new security feature improvements are available for Azure HDinsight.
This new release enables you to perform Jupyter-like notebook operations and boosts collaborations with one-click conversion between IPYNB and PY files.
Simplify and streamline your on-premises, edge and multicloud investments with the new capabilities of Azure Arc.
Microsoft is expanding the Azure Stack ISV and partner ecosystem, announcing new partnerships with solution availability in summer 2020, including offerings from Aware Group.
The open-source Microsoft Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) server is being packaged and released for Azure Stack Hub and Azure Stack Edge. Bringing the FHIR server for health data interchange to the edge will enable disconnected or intermittently connected scenarios.
New portal experience for Azure Functions – improving performance, accessibility and consistency with the rest of the Azure portal.
The App Service Migration Assistant tool now supports migrating containerised web apps from on-premises container images to App Service on Linux.
Bring your own encryption key for Azure Container Registry is now available for new registries.
Use partner topics to connect third-party event sources directly to Event Grid and subscribe to events as you would with any other source. Our partner Auth0 is now integrated with Event Grid partner topics. Connect your Auth0 and Azure accounts in order to react to, log and monitor Auth0 events in real time.
Event Grid now supports system-assigned managed identities
Azure Backup now supports Azure Virtual Machines with up to 32 attached disks.
Azure Quantum is moving to limited preview.
To help organisations overcome barriers to adopting artificial intelligence (AI), Microsoft is announcing several new Responsible ML innovations in Azure Machine Learning.
Create shared coding sessions from Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code or Visual Studio Codespaces to work together in real time – now with voice and text chat.
Announcing private previews: Create cloud-hosted dev environments that can be accessed from Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code or natively from within GitHub.com.
See the list of enhancements and new capabilities designed to make chatbot development more productive, including the GAs of Bot Framework Composer and Virtual Assistant solution accelerators, as well as support for human hand-off scenarios.
Choose how your traffic routes between Azure and the Internet using Azure routing preference, now available in preview. Choose either “routing via Microsoft Global Network” or “routing via ISP network (public Internet)”. Egress data transfer pricing will vary based on the routing selection.
Azure Peering Service is a partnership with service providers to provide highly reliable and optimised Internet connectivity to Microsoft services. It also provides Internet latency telemetry and route monitoring with alerting against hijacks, leaks and any other Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) mal configurations.
Azure Digital Twins adds expanded digital representation capabilities.
Audit and enforce configurations on your resources at scale across all your Azure resources with Azure Policy. Use Azure Policy for AKS to set policies on pods, namespaces and ingress in between others.