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Introducing a new set of copy APIs to enable efficient data transfer to Azure or inside Azure data centres.
This month, Azure portal has updates for Azure Security Center and a new experience for Azure Migrate.
Managed identity support for App Service on Linux and the Azure Functions Linux Consumption plan is now generally available.
App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.
Data Factory Mapping Data Flows has added a new “Quick Actions” feature to automate the creation of data transformations.
We are now announcing the max vcore limit has increased by 4x to 16 vcores and provides greater compute scaling headroom for serverless databases with more demanding workloads.
Use any OpenID Connect (OIDC) identity provider in the built-in user flows in Azure AD B2C.
Microsoft Azure Ultra Disks is the new managed disks offering which is now generally available for running data-intensive business critical workloads on cloud requiring high IO performance and low latency
Applications can now get the identity provider's access token passed through as part of the Azure AD B2C token.
Azure Boards has new items that can help enhance your experience. For example, you can now customise system picklist values such as severity, activity and priority. In addition, rule support is now available for setting fields to read-only or required based on group membership. Finally, there’s a new extension that will allow you to create cascading picklists on your work item form.
Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release rolled out last month with key announcements, along with bug fixes and performance enhancements.
Service Fabric Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is now generally available
The deployment of Service Fabric applications as resources via Azure Resource Manager is now generally available.
The new Power BI Report Authoring SDK extension allows programmatic creation of visuals, binding them to columns, measures, hierarchies and personalising them by setting properties such as axis visibility and titles.
Service principal allows you to access resources or perform operations using Power BI API without the need for a user to sign in or have a Power BI Pro licence.
A tool for automating load testing of Power BI Embedded capacities helps you understand how much user load your capacity can handle when used. It uses PowerShell to create automated load tests against your capacities, and lets you choose which reports to test and how many concurrent users to simulate.
Use Azure AD Application Proxy to access reports in the Power BI Report Server hosted on-premises from the Power BI mobile application
Power BI Embedded recently improved performance in two key areas: embedding different reports into the same iframe and query caching for embedded reports.
The new Power BI filters experience is available in Power BI Embedded and in embedded reports as well. The new experience has an updated design and useful features, such as hide, lock and rename filters.
This new region allows customers to locate their Power BI Embedded deployments closer to their data sources, either in Azure or on-premises, enabling faster data refresh performance and lower networking egress costs.
You can now set up email notifications for Azure Government alerts.
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