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    May 2018

    30 May

    General availability: Soft delete for Azure Storage blobs

    Soft delete for Azure Storage is available in all regions for public, government, and sovereign clouds.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    11 May

    June 2018 version updates to PHP

    In June 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    April 2018

    25 Apr

    Public preview: Event Hubs for Node.js

    Send events and receive event streams from Azure Event Hubs in your Node.js applications by using the updated package.

    • Event Hubs
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    25 Apr

    Public preview: Event Hubs for Python

    Send events and receive event streams from Azure Event Hubs in your Python applications by using the updated package.

    • Event Hubs
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    9 Apr

    PHP minor version update for May 2018 in App Service

    In May 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions (including MSSQL Drivers for PHP 7.2).

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    March 2018

    28 Mar

    Public preview: Event Hubs for Go

    You can now integrate Azure Event Hubs in your Go applications by using the new Event Hubs package for Go.

    • Event Hubs
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    28 Mar

    Azure SDK for Go v15 is available

    Version 15.0.0 of the Azure SDK for Go has been tagged.

    • Azure Resource Manager
    • SDK and Tools
    14 Mar

    App Service updating PHP to latest versions

    In the next release of Web Apps, we will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    13 Mar

    Azure Resource Manager API is available

    The Azure Resource Manager API is available through SDK and PowerShell, to help you manage Power BI capacities programmatically.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Features
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    12 Mar

    General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer

    Data Explorer, now generally available in the Azure portal, provides a unified developer experience for inserting, querying and managing Azure Cosmos DB data within the Azure portal and the Emulator.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    February 2018

    22 Feb

    Seamlessly troubleshoot and tune query performance with SQL Data Warehouse

    The Graphical Execution Plan feature in SQL Server Management Studio is supported for SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    22 Feb

    Using Azure Log Analytics and an OMS workspace to monitor Azure backups

    You can use your OMS workspace and Log Analytics to monitor Azure backups across Recovery Services vaults and subscriptions.

    • Azure Backup
    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    January 2018

    30 Jan

    .NET Core 2.0 support for App Service on Linux

    You can create a Linux web app by using .NET Core 2.0 as a runtime stack.

    • App Service
    • SDK and Tools
    8 Jan

    February version updates for PHP on App Service

    In February 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    December 2017

    21 Dec

    Preview: Azure SDK for Go 12.0.0

    Preview version 12.0.0-beta of the Azure SDK for Go is now available to help you use Azure services from Go applications. To get it, run `go get -u github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-go/...` or use dep.

    • Azure Resource Manager
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Cognitive Services
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    8 Dec

    Media Services SDKs for Java and PHP support Azure Active Directory Authentication

    Azure Media Services client SDKs for both Java and PHP now support Azure Active Directory authentication.

    • Media Services
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    5 Dec

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for SQL Operations Studio

    SQL Operations Studio (preview) is a free tool that runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux, for managing SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse; wherever they're running.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    November 2017

    29 Nov

    Clearer choice of CLI: Azure CLI 2.0 for Resource Manager

    Starting in December 2017, Azure CLI 2.0 will be the preferred CLI tool for Resource Manager-based resources. Eventually, Azure CLI 1.0 will support only ASM-based resources.

    • SDK and Tools

    October 2017

    13 Oct

    General availability: Service Fabric 6.0 on Linux

    Service Fabric version 6.0 of the runtime and .NET SDK 2.8 are available. Service Fabric is generally available as a container orchestrator on Linux.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    11 Oct

    Retirement of the PHP 5.5 runtime from App Service

    To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently, we support PHP 5.6, 7.0, and 7.1.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

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