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May 2019

8 May

Azure Monitor BUILD 2019 updates

IN PREVIEW

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

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Management
  • Microsoft Build
6 May

New features for Azure Machine Learning are now available

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

IN PREVIEW

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

IN 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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Services
20 Sep

General availability: Event Hubs for Node.js

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Event Hubs
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services

May 2018

17 May

Power BI embedded feature roundup—new features now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Great new features are now available in Power BI Embedded.

  • Features
9 May

Azure Memory Thrashing metric available for Power BI Embedded

An Azure Memory Thrashing metric is available for Power BI Embedded.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
7 May

Azure Cognitive Search

IN PREVIEW

Cognitive Search, a new preview feature in the existing Azure Search service, includes an enrichment pipeline allowing you to find rich structured information from documents. That information can then become part of your Azure Search index.

  • Features

April 2018

12 Apr

Enhanced portal capabilities for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Azure SQL Data Warehouse has enabled the next set of portal capabilities to help monitor, manage and integrate your data warehouse.

  • SQL Data Warehouse
  • Features
  • Management

February 2018

15 Feb

Azure Analysis Services available in Central US

Azure Analysis Services is now available in the Central US region.

  • Regions & Datacenters

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