Monthly updates for April 2020
Azure HPC Cache recent updates include express snapshots, MTU setting support, expansion to South Central US and more.
Create and manage Azure support tickets programmatically
Virtual machine scale sets now provide the capability to automatically repair unhealthy instances based on application health status.
An update to Azure DevOps includes improvements to pull-request actionability, pipeline security and compliance, and npm API performances to increase productivity and reduce latency.
Improved query replica synchronization in Azure Analysis Services is now generally available. Analysis Services features improved query-replica synchronization in scale-out environments with client queries distributed across one or more query replicas, reducing response times for high concurrency workloads.
Query interleaving in Azure Analysis Services is now generally available. Query interleaving helps to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios where a lot of queries are submitted close to each other.
Azure SQL Database Hyperscale now fully supports change tracking, a lightweight solution that provides an efficient change tracking mechanism for applications. Use Azure SQL engine’s native ability to keep track of which rows have been inserted, updated, or deleted on behalf of the user.
Azure Marketplace pay-as-you-go images for SQL Server 2019 on RHEL 8.0, Ubuntu 18.04, and SLES 12 SP5 are now generally available.
Take advantage of underused capacity as a way to achieve significant cost savings.
Many-to-many relationships in Azure Analysis Services are now generally available. These are relationships between tables where both columns are non-unique, and are based on many-to-many relationships in Power BI.
Calculation groups for Azure Analysis Services are now generally available. Use them to declutter the user interface and improve the overall navigation experience for your users.
Virtual machine scale sets now provides the ability to automatically deploy new versions of custom images to scale set virtual machines.
Azure Virtual Network now supports reverse DNS lookup (PTR DNS queries) for virtual machine IP addresses by default.
Support is now available for virtual machines (VMs) with custom images to replace existing disks during the restore flow.
A new version of the API Management Visual Studio Code extension is now available.
Log streaming is now available in the Azure Machine Learning studio UI.
Monitor Java applications in any environment without changing the code with Azure Monitor Application Insights. A preview of the new codeless Java agent is now available.
Collect and analyze logs from your Azure estate using the power and flexibility of Azure Monitor Logs.
Diagnosing Azure Data Lake Storage just got easier with Storage Analytics logs.
The preview version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub.