Updates Archives

Monthly updates for July 2018

Jul 16

Azure SQL Database supports auto-failover

NOW AVAILABLE

Auto-failover groups are now generally available for Azure SQL Database, supporting transparent geographic failover of multiple databases with automatic activation.

Jul 16

Azure Service Fabric introduces its fully managed option, Service Fabric Mesh

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Fabric introduces its fully managed option, Service Fabric Mesh, for building, deploying, and running business-critical microservice applications.

Jul 15

Announcing the public preview for Azure Data Box Disk

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Box Disk provides a simple, secure, SSD disk based offering for offline data transfer to Azure

Jul 15

Azure Maps unveils satellite imagery, batch services, and advanced geospatial functionality

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Maps is releasing satellite and hybrid imagery, dark gray-scale map styling, IP lookup service, batch services, and advanced geospatial functionality.

Jul 13

Lenovo XClarity Integrator for Azure Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Lenovo XClarity Integrator for Azure Log Analytics is available in the Azure Marketplace.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
Jul 13

General availability: Azure DevOps Projects

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DevOps Projects is generally available.

  • Azure DevOps
Jul 13

Azure Functions Runtime x Preview—breaking change for HttpTrigger for Java

A new version of the Azure Functions Runtime will be deployed soon. It uses the latest version of Azure Java Functions Library v1.0.0-beta-5, which has breaking changes that affect HttpTrigger Java functions.

  • Azure Functions
Jul 12

Public preview: Azure Data Box Disk

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Box Disk, an SSD-disk based option for offline data transfer to Azure, is now in preview.

Jul 10

General availability: Microsoft-hosted Linux and macOS agents in VSTS Sprint 137 Update

In the Sprint 137 Update of Visual Studio Team Services, we've removed the "Preview" moniker from our Linux and macOS Microsoft-hosted CI/CD agents and made them generally available.

  • Azure DevOps
Jul 9

Power BI Embedded dashboards with Azure Stream Analytics

Using Power BI with Azure Stream Analytics enables users of Power BI Embedded dashboards to visualize insights from streaming data within the context of the apps they use every day.

  • Power BI Embedded
Jul 9

Public preview: Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio

IN PREVIEW

The Azure SQL Data Warehouse extension for SQL Operations Studio is in preview.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
Jul 6

Public Preview: Combined Password Reset & MFA Registration

IN PREVIEW

Users can register security info for multi-factor authentication (MFA) and password reset in a single converged experience.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Jul 6

Azure Security Center update July 1

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Security Center update on July 1 includes many features, including a redesigned overview dashboard and new security recommendations.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 5

New documentation for Power BI Embedded REST APIs

New documentation for all of Power BI REST APIs is available.

  • Power BI Embedded
Jul 5

Apply themes to Power BI Embedded dashboards

In Power BI Embedded, you can now embed dashboards that includes themes.

  • Power BI Embedded
Jul 5

General availability: Slicers API for Power BI Embedded

The Slicers API for Power BI Embedded is generally available. It gives developers full control over the interactivity and drilling capabilities of users.

  • Power BI Embedded
Jul 3

Azure DevTest Labs: Auto-fill virtual machine username and password

When you create a virtual machine as a lab user, the username and password for the machine are now pre-filled.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Jul 3

Azure DevTest Labs: Auto-fill virtual machine name

When you create a virtual machine as a lab user, the name of the machine is now pre-filled with a unique, automatically generated name.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Jul 3

Increased reference data size in Azure Stream Analytics

Azure Stream Analytics now supports reference data with a maximum size of 300 MB.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
Jul 2

New features for Azure dashboard tiles: resize and edit query

There's a new option to resize and edit the query of Log Analytics and Application Insights Analytics tiles pinned to Azure dashboards.

  • Application Insights
  • Log Analytics

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