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October 2021

4 Oct

General availability: Azure DevOps September 2021 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

With September updates, we added support for wild cards and conditional expressions in YAML pipeline files. In addition, we included multiple improvements to Delivery Plans.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

September 2021

2 Sep

General availability: Azure DevOps August 2021 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

With August updates, we added support for environment variables in Linux scale set agents. Now you can change the working directory of a Linux agent to use a faster drive than the OS drive. In addition, you can set a proxy to be used by the agent.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

June 2021

24 Jun

General availability: Azure DevOps updates for June 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we've added a new set of policies which can be used to restrict the scope and lifespan of your organization’s Azure DevOps personal access tokens.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
3 Jun

General availability: Azure DevOps Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we are including changes to Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. You can now get total capacity for all teams in an iteration. In addition, we are previewing support for templates in the YAML editor.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

May 2021

25 May

Introducing Developer Velocity Lab to improve developers’ work and well-being

NOW AVAILABLE

Developer Velocity Lab (DVL) is a new research initiative that includes contributions across Microsoft, its research labs and GitHub.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Build
11 May

General availability: Azure DevOps updates for May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

There are several new announcements for May 2021 including repos as protected resource in YAML pipelines and updates to Delivery Plans 2.0.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

April 2021

28 Apr

General availability: Application Insights work item integration in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now create work items in Azure DevOps or GitHub based on Application Insights telemetry.

  • GitHub and Azure
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

March 2021

29 Mar

General availability: Changes coming to Azure Pipelines free grants

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we are including temporary changes that will impact the process to acquire Azure Pipelines free grants. New users will have to send an email and provide additional information to get free CI/CD.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

February 2021

23 Feb

Jenkins plug-ins for Azure are being retired on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Start using Azure CLI for a better experience integrating with Azure service.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Retirements
17 Feb

Public preview: Application Insights work item integration for Azure DevOps & GitHub

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor Application Insights has released a new way to create work items based on application insights telemetry.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Monitor
  • GitHub and Azure
  • Features
  • Management

January 2021

21 Jan

Azure Boards – New enhancements to Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

In this sprint, we’re enhancing Delivery Plans 2.0 with new condensed views and rollup information.

  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Boards
  • Features

December 2020

9 Dec

Azure Repos - New enhancements to pull request experience

NOW AVAILABLE

In this sprint, we're doubling down our investments in the pull request experience with a list of new enhancements.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Repos
  • Features

November 2020

23 Nov

Azure Boards – Delivery Plans 2.0 is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

With this release, we’re announcing the public preview release of Delivery Plans 2.0 and other improvements.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Boards
  • Features

October 2020

7 Oct

Azure Repos adds a default branch at the org level

NOW AVAILABLE

With this release, we’re adding the ability to set a default branch for the entire organisation.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Repos
  • Features

September 2020

22 Sep

New IoT Event Learning Path

NOW AVAILABLE

A new Event Learning Path is now available for solution architects, business decision makers, and developers interested in IoT Solutions with Azure IoT Services.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure Sphere
  • Windows 10 IoT Core Services
  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure RTOS
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

New disk IO and bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

NOW AVAILABLE

New disk IO utilisation metrics that help users gain insight into their disk IO and bandwidth bottlenecks have been released. These metrics simplify identifying resources that are limiting app performance. Now with a couple of metric views, users can make informed decisions on how to upgrade their products and see a direct impact to their performance.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Azure DevOps
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI improvements September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Log Analytics UI gets several improvements in September including, search in query history, search in query dialog, and time picker enhancements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
11 Sep

Azure Pipelines announces the general availability of scale-set agents

NOW AVAILABLE

In the last two months, we improved the reliability in performing various scale-set operations. We have updated the guidance on how to improve the performance of provisioning new virtual machines.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Features

August 2020

17 Aug

Azure DevOps Artifacts storage exploration

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2020

More granular breakdowns and analyses into artifact storage.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
  • Management

June 2020

8 Jun

Azure DevOps Services now simplifies Azure Artifacts integration with other services

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest update to Azure DevOps Services includes new features for Azure Artifacts, Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. Of particular note is a new Azure Artifacts feature that makes it easier to authenticate Azure Artifacts with other popular package managers.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

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