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    July 2019

    15 Jul

    Cognitive Services Form Recognizer prebuilt capability

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

    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

    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

    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

    Availability Zones support is now available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

    Protect applications and data from datacenter failures with redundancies across Availability Zones.

    15 Jul

    Driver extension for Cassandra in Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

    Azure Cosmos DB now offers a preview driver extension for Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API for Java SDK.

    15 Jul

    Azure marketplace charges are now available in Azure Cost Management for Pay-As-You-Go customers!

    We are excited to announce a preview release of Azure marketplace charges within our Cost Analysis tool for Pay-As-You-Go customers. As a part of this preview you can now analyze your marketplace charges alongside your Azure service charges within Cost Analysis and reconcile your Azure marketplace invoice using both Cost Analysis and a new usage csv download API.

    15 Jul

    Public preview: Azure Data Share

    Target availability: Q3 2019

    Share data with other organizations using Azure Data Share, now in preview.

    10 Jul

    Cognitive Services Text Analytics sentiment v3 available in public preview

    The latest release of the Text Analytics API’s sentiment capability (v3) provides a significant improvement in detecting positive, neutral and negative sentiment of text documents. It is available for public preview Central Canada, East Asia and Central US.

    10 Jul

    SQL Server Registry available: Extended security updates for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2

    9 July 2019 marks the official last day of SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 support. Customers that need to remain on SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 for some additional time can leverage Extended Security Updates (ESUs). To obtain security updates for SQL Server on premises or hosted environments, customers must first register the eligible SQL Server instances in their own SQL Server Registry.

    9 Jul

    Large storage for Azure Database for MySQL now in preview

    We are excited to announce support for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview.

    9 Jul

    Large storage for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now in preview

    We are excited to announce support for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now in preview.

    8 Jul

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail feed.

    4 Jul

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows public preview adds parameter support

    Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows provides a code-free design environment for building and operationalising ETL data transformations at scale. Now, the ADF team has added parameter support for Data Flows, enabling flexible & reusable data flows that can be called dynamically from pipelines.

    June 2019

    28 Jun

    Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now in preview

    A new Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code is now available in preview

    26 Jun

    Announcing Preview Refresh for Azure DNS Private Zones

    We are delighted to announce Refresh release for Azure DNS private zones (preview). The Preview Refresh introduces new functionality and lifts several restrictions that public preview had.

    26 Jun

    Azure Blockchain Workbench 1.7 integration with Azure Blockchain Service

    Azure Blockchain Workbench 1.7 is now available in preview. Along with our new Azure Blockchain Service, this release can further enhance your blockchain development and projects.

    26 Jun

    Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 support for Event Grid Notifications is now in preview

    Azure Event Grid provides reliable event delivery at massive scale. Event Grid integration brings change notifications for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

    26 Jun

    Azure Monitor for virtual machine scale sets are now in preview

    Monitor your Windows and Linux virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitor (in preview).

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