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    July 2019

    15 Jul

    Azure Resource Graph is now generally available

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

    15 Jul

    Introducing the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure

    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.

    15 Jul

    New 48vCPUs Azure Virtual Machine sizes are 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.

    15 Jul

    Azure Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format

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

    15 Jul

    Cognitive Services Form Recognizer prebuilt capability

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

    15 Jul

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

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

    15 Jul

    Azure Container Registry—Support for scheduling in Container Registry Tasks

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

    15 Jul

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

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

    15 Jul

    A new set of Azure SDKs is now available 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.

    15 Jul

    Introducing Azure Lighthouse

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

    15 Jul

    Proximity placement groups are now in preview

    A proximity placement group is an Azure Virtual Machine logical grouping capability that you can use to decrease network latency among VMs.

    15 Jul

    Blob API interoperability with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is now in preview

    New functionality that will enable you to manage the same data using either Blob APIs or Data Lake Storage Gen2 APIs is now available in preview.

    15 Jul

    Announcing Azure Migration Program

    Azure Migration Program, which allows customers and partners to apply to work directly with Microsoft to plan and implement Azure migration projects, is now available. Using proven Microsoft cloud adoption methodologies, tools, resources, and best practices, you’ll simplify and accelerate your Azure cloud migration with an approach that’s tailored to your organization’s unique needs.

    15 Jul

    MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB online and offline migrations are now available

    Migrate from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service.

    15 Jul

    Read replica across regions for Azure Database for MariaDB

    Cross-region asynchronous replication is now in preview for Azure Database for MariaDB. Create up to five read-only replica servers for every master server to scale out and balance read-heavy workloads across replica servers and Azure regions.

    15 Jul

    Azure FXT Edge Filer Now available

    The Avere FXT Edge Filer solution is now generally available. This redesigned hardware takes advantage of Avere Systems’ software technology to accelerate network-attached storage (NAS) environments and expand access to Azure Blob storage.

    15 Jul

    Azure Cosmos DB .NET V3 SDK now generally available

    Azure Cosmos DB .NET V3 SDK incorporates performance improvements (including the new streaming API), a more intuitive, idiomatic programming model with developer-friendly APIs, and new change feed pull and push programming models.

    15 Jul

    Azure DevTest Labs—Configure your lab to use a remote desktop gateway

    Use Azure DevTest Labs to configure a remote desktop gateway for your lab to ensure secure access to the virtual machines (VMs) without having to expose the RDP port.

    15 Jul

    Azure Cosmos DB Java V3 SDK now available

    Now generally available, the Azure Cosmos DB Java V3 SDK features a new, more intuitive, idiomatic programming model with developer-friendly APIs, Reactor-based async programming model, and added support for Azure Cosmos DB direct TCP transport protocols to increase performance and availability.

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