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    June 2019

    10 Jun

    Public preview of calculation groups in Azure Analysis Services

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    We are pleased to announce that calculation groups are now officially in public preview for Azure Analysis Services!

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Features
    10 Jun

    Public preview of many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services allow relationships between tables where both columns are non-unique.

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Features
    7 Jun

    Spatial Operations for Azure Maps are now generally available

    Spatial Operations provides applications with enhanced location intelligence with a library of common geospatial mathematical calculations, (notably within the IoT space), including services such as geofencing, closest point and point in polygon.

    • Azure Maps
    • Features
    • Services

    May 2019

    31 May

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in West US 2

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in West US 2. Around the world, it’s available in seven public regions.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management
    • Regions & Datacenters
    28 May

    Application Change Analysis for Azure Monitor is now in public preview

    Change Analysis public preview with integration into App Services Diagnose and solve problems tool.

    • Azure Monitor
    • App Service
    • Features
    • Services
    8 May

    Azure Monitor BUILD 2019 updates

    Azure Monitor is launching a number of exciting features including end-to-end AKS monitoring, granular RBAC for logs, intelligent and scalable alerts, a new application change analysis capability and more.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Azure Cost Management multi-cloud for AWS is in preview

    Now you can manage your AWS spend along your Azure spend in Azure Cost Management

    • Cost management
    • Management
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    New features for Azure Machine Learning are now available

    Features include: Model interpretability – Machine learning interpretability allows data scientists to explain machine-learning models globally on all data, or locally on a specific data point using the state-of-art technologies in an easy-to-use and scalable fashion. Machine learning interpretability incorporates technologies developed by Microsoft and proven third-party libraries (for example, SHAP and LIME).

    • Azure Machine Learning
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Public preview of tighter integration of Azure Data Explorer with Python and Spark

    Spark connector for Azure Data Explorer and ability to run inline Python and R as part of the query.

    • Azure Data Explorer
    • Microsoft Build
    • Open Source

    April 2019

    25 Apr

    New governance setting for cache refreshes from Azure Analysis Services

    The new ClientCacheRefreshPolicy property allows IT or the Analysis Services practitioner to disable automatic cache refreshes.

    • Azure Analysis Services
    • Features
    3 Apr

    Azure Security Center for IoT in public preview

    Azure is now the first major public cloud with end-to-end security for IoT for your devices, hubs and cloud resources. We are adding advanced threat protection for IoT to three key services: Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel and Azure IoT Hub.

    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure IoT Edge
    • Azure Sphere
    • Security Center
    • Azure Sentinel
    • Security

    March 2019

    6 Mar

    Azure Monitor for VMs (preview) available in Central Canada and UK South

    Azure Monitor for VMs (preview) is now available in Central Canada and UK South. Around the world, it’s available in six public regions.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    6 Mar

    Azure Monitor Log Analytics is now available in Azure China

    Azure Monitor is a fully managed monitoring service that collects and analyses telemetry from your Azure and on-premises resources and applications, and allows you to maximise the performance and availability of your application.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Regions & Datacenters

    February 2019

    23 Feb

    Azure Analysis Services web designer to be discontinued

    The Azure Analysis Services web designer will be removed from the Azure portal as early as 1 March 2019.

    • Retirements
    • Services
    7 Feb

    General availability: Azure Data Explorer

    Azure Data Explorer is a fast, fully managed data analytics service for real-time analysis on large volumes of data streaming from applications, websites, IoT devices and more. It brings together a highly performant and scalable cloud database service with an intuitive query language to deliver near-instant insights.

    • Azure Data Explorer
    • Services

    January 2019

    15 Jan

    GitHub Enterprise support and automatic GitHub service connections in pipelines – Sprint 146 Update

    In the Sprint 146 Update of Azure DevOps, we improved our GitHub integration with Azure Pipelines. The “New build pipeline” wizard can now create pipelines for GitHub Enterprise repositories.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    SQL Data Warehouse intelligent insights

    Get intelligent insights to ensure that your data warehouse is consistently optimised for performance with SQL Data Warehouse intelligent insights.

    • Azure Synapse Analytics
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    20 Sep

    General availability: Event Hubs for Node.js

    Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Node.js is now generally available.

    • Event Hubs
    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    10 Sep

    General availability: Event Hubs for Go

    Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Go is generally available.

    • Event Hubs
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    4 Sep

    General availability: Event Hubs for Python

    Version 1.0 of the Python package for Azure Event Hubs is now generally available.

    • Event Hubs
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

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