Monthly updates for May 2021
Use T-SQL in Azure Synapse to read Delta Lake format.
Support for 73 languages, prebuilt ID model, invoice line item extraction, table header extraction tagging as table and more generally available in Azure Form Recogniser, part of Applied AI Services.
Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in South India.
Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in South India region for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.
Blob inventory allows you to get a full listing of all blobs within a storage account or container. This can be used in conjunction with Synapse to calculate per container metrics such as capacity and count.
Durable Functions, an extension to the Azure Functions runtime, adds two new storage provider options in public preview.
PowerShell users can use Durable Functions create serverless workflows to orchestrate complex, long-running automation processes.
GitHub’s integration with Azure Security Centre is now in public preview—offering new ways for you to integrate security and compliance into early stages of the software development lifecycle.
Power your business applications data with analytical and predictive insights.
Azure Purview now supports automated scanning from a Hive Metastore Database to extract schema and lineage between data.
Access unused Azure compute capacity at discounted rates using Spot VMs on Azure Databricks
Event Hubs Premium is a new product SKU that is tailor-made for high-end event streaming scenarios that require elastic, superior performance with predictable latency.
Beginning in June 2021, enjoy the Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server B1ms compute SKU and 32GB storage free offer for the first 12 months.
Customers and developers can use the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK to build their Java applications, and commercial support is available for applications running on Azure and Azure Stack.
Use Azure SQL Database ledger (preview) to eliminate the additional cost, complexity, and performance overhead of decentralized blockchain technology and enable tamper-evidence through cryptographic verification of your centralized data store.
You now have the ability to perform path-level updates on specific fields/properties in a document with partial document update for Azure Cosmos DB.
Azure Marketplace offers to run JBoss EAP on Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Machine Scale Sets are now available. Customers can quickly move existing Java EE/Jakarta EE workloads to the cloud with limited code changes.
IBM WebSphere Application Server (Traditional) Network Deployment on Azure Linux Virtual Machines is now available, jointly developed and supported by IBM and Microsoft.
Azure API Management announces native support for WebSocket APIs.
Create a managed service built on top of the Confidential Consortium Framework that spins up a permissioned blockchain network of nodes within Azure confidential computing.
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