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    August 2019

    14 Aug

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release is now available

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release rolled out last month with key announcements, along with bug fixes and performance enhancements.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    14 Aug

    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.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    14 Aug

    New tool for automating load testing of Power BI Embedded capacities now available

    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.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • SDK and Tools
    13 Aug

    Public preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

    Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Security
    • Services
    6 Aug

    New Tools are now available in Azure Cloud Shell

    Azure Cloud Shell has added a number of new tools and capabilities.

    • Cloud Shell
    • CLIs
    • SDK and Tools

    July 2019

    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.

    • Event Hubs
    • Key Vault
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Storage Accounts
    • Open Source
    • SDK and Tools
    3 Jul

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Refresh Release is now available

    The bugs identified in the 6.5 release of the Service Fabric runtime have been fixed in this refresh release and started being rolled out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates. For more details, please read the release notes.

    • Service Fabric
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    June 2019

    20 Jun

    HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Enhanced PySpark Interactive Query

    We are pleased to announce the integration of VSCode Python extension to handle PySpark interactive for HDInsight in VSCode. The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode leverages the Python extension to…

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    19 Jun

    HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Hive table preview

    HDInsight for VSCode continues to boost the experience of Hive users with self-service exploratory capabilities. The HDInsight explorer in VSCode not only empowers you to browse Hive databases across…

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    12 Jun

    Azure DevTest Labs: PowerShell module to simplify management of labs

    PowerShell module now available to simplify management of labs

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    11 Jun

    Azure Service Fabric 6.5 release is now available

    Service Fabric 6.5 release version has been rolled out to the various Azure regions, along with tooling and SDK updates. The release contains many new features, bug fixes, supportability, reliability and performance improvements. For the full list of all the changes, refer to the release notes.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    7 Jun

    Power BI REST API with ‘Try-it’ tool allows you to try APIs without any code

    Anyone with a Power BI licence can now log in to the account to see how the Power BI REST API works, get information or perform operation on Power BI artifacts you have access to – without writing any code using the Power BI REST API Try-it Tool. With five simple steps, users are able to try capabilities of the Power BI REST API without writing code.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • SDK and Tools

    May 2019

    31 May

    Azure Sphere 19.05 release unlocks new features in the MT3620

    Update 19.05 for Azure Sphere public preview is now available in Retail feed

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    • SDK and Tools
    13 May

    Azure Virtual Machine PowerOff now available with fast shutdown

    You can now quickly and forcefully power off (stop) your Azure VM with the new skipShutdown flag.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Linux Virtual Machines
    • Windows Virtual Machines
    • SDK and Tools
    6 May

    Azure Stream Analytics support for Visual Studio Code is in preview

    Develop, manage and test Azure Stream Analytics jobs on Mac, Linux and Windows

    • Visual Studio Code
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    April 2019

    26 Apr

    General availability: AzCopy v10

    AzCopy v10, the next-generation data movement utility, is now generally available to all of our customers.

    • Open Source
    • SDK and Tools
    24 Apr

    Changes to HDInsight cluster configuration access

    We are introducing some important changes to support more fine-grained, role-based access to sensitive configuration information from HDInsight clusters. As part of these changes, some user action may be required.

    • HDInsight
    • SDK and Tools
    • Security
    23 Apr

    Public preview: Resource Change History API

    With the last 14 days of resource changes, the public preview of the new Change History capability within the Azure Resource Graph API enables you to find when changes were detected on an Azure Resource Manager property and see what properties changed as part of that change event.

    • Azure Resource Graph
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    17 Apr

    Azure Logic Apps tools for Visual Studio 2019

    Azure Logic Apps tools for Visual Studio 2019 is now available.

    • Logic Apps
    • Visual Studio
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    10 Apr

    New Power BI Embedded code samples available in April 2019

    New code samples are now available for Power BI Embedded

    • Power BI Embedded
    • SDK and Tools

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