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    May 2019

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    17 Apr

    Azure Logic Apps tools for Visual Studio 2019

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

    10 Apr

    New Power BI Embedded code samples available in April 2019

    New code samples are now available for Power BI Embedded

    9 Apr

    Azure Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio April 2019 update

    April updates for Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio are now available. The update includes enhancement for local testing and enables several new features:

    March 2019

    6 Mar

    Continuous integration and deployment to Azure API Management

    Guidance, tools and examples are now available to help achieve continuous integration and deployment.

    February 2019

    26 Feb

    Remove Application Insights connections via PowerShell

    To stop application data from reaching your workspace after OMS portal deprecation, remove existing connections by using a PowerShell script.

    25 Feb

    Tooling improvements for TypeScript support in Azure Functions

    The TypeScript developer experience in Azure Functions has improved. New tools include the Azure Functions Core Tools and the Azure Functions Extension for Visual Studio Code, as well as an npm package that contains type definitions for using TypeScript with Azure Functions and some npm scripts to abstract some func commands.

    25 Feb

    Azure Functions, Java Support GA

    Azure Functions now has GA support for Java development on the Functions 2.0 runtime.

    25 Feb

    New features are now generally available in Event Grid

    Features such as Retry policies, Dead lettering, Storage queues as a destination, Hybrid connections as a destination and Manual validation handshake are now generally available after their time in preview

    12 Feb

    Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Node.js

    A new AMQP-based package for Azure Service Bus for Node.js is now available.

    8 Feb

    Azure Automation: Update Azure Modules runbook is open-source

    The Update Azure Modules runbook is now officially open-source.

    7 Feb

    Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Go

    Send messages asynchronously between your Go services by using the new preview package for Azure Service Bus.

    7 Feb

    Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance

    Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance is now available

    7 Feb

    SQL Server Migration Assistant support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    SQL Server Migration Assistant support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now generally available.

    5 Feb

    Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Python

    A package for using Azure Service Bus from Python over AMQP is now available in preview.

    January 2019

    30 Jan

    New release of the Microsoft Threat Modelling Tool

    A new release of the Microsoft Threat Modelling Tool is available for download. It contains several updates and feature changes.

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