Updates Archives

Monthly updates for May 2020

May 19

Authenticate Azure Stream Analytics to Azure SQL Database using managed identities

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Data Explorer ingests up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition

IN PREVIEW

Learn how to ingest up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition and continue ingestion for new blobs in only a few minutes.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure HDInsight enterprise security enhancements

IN PREVIEW

Three new security feature improvements are available for Azure HDinsight.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
May 19

Azure HDInsight Tools for Visual Studio Code—Create, run, and debug notebook

IN PREVIEW

This new release enables you to perform Jupyter-like notebook operations and boosts collaborations with one-click conversion between IPYNB and PY files.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Arc support for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) engine clusters

IN PREVIEW

Simplify and streamline your on-premises, edge, and multicloud investments with the new capabilities of Azure Arc.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Stack is partnering with Aware Group to offer new solutions

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft is expanding the Azure Stack ISV and partner ecosystem, announcing new partnerships with solution availability in summer 2020, including offerings from Aware Group.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

FHIR Server on Azure Stack Hub

IN DEVELOPMENT

The open-source Microsoft Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) server is being packaged and released for Azure Stack Hub and Azure Stack Edge. Bringing the FHIR server for health data interchange to the edge will enable disconnected or intermittently connected scenarios.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

New portal experience for Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

New portal experience for Azure Functions – improving performance, accessibility, and consistency with the rest of the Azure portal.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Support for Linux workloads in the App Service Migration Assistant tool

IN PREVIEW

The App Service Migration Assistant tool now supports migrating containerized web applications from on-premises container images to App Service on Linux.

  • App Service
  • Web App for Containers
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
May 19

Customer-managed keys for Azure Container Registry now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Bring your own encryption key for Azure Container Registry is now available for new registries.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Event Grid partner topics are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use partner topics to connect third-party event sources directly to Event Grid and subscribe to events as you would with any other source. Our partner Auth0 is now integrated with Event Grid partner topics. Connect your Auth0 and Azure accounts in order to react to, log, and monitor Auth0 events in real time.

  • Event Grid
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Event Grid support for System Assigned Managed Identities is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Event Grid now supports system assigned managed identities

  • Event Grid
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Virtual Machines—Support for backup is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup now supports Azure Virtual Machines with up to 32 attached disks.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Quantum in Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Quantum is moving to limited preview.

  • Azure Quantum
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

New Responsible ML innovation in Azure Machine Learning

NOW AVAILABLE

To help organizations overcome barriers to adopting artificial intelligence (AI), Microsoft is announcing several new Responsible ML innovations in Azure Machine Learning.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Visual Studio Live Share now supports voice chat

IN PREVIEW

Create shared coding sessions from Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, or Visual Studio Codespaces to work together in real time – now with voice and text chat.

  • Visual Studio
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Visual Studio Codespaces: New OS Support & GitHub integration

IN PREVIEW

Announcing private previews: Create cloud-hosted dev environments that can be accessed from Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, or natively from within GitHub.com.

  • Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Bot Service and Bot Framework updates for Build 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

See the list of enhancements and new capabilities designed to make chatbot development more productive, including the GAs of Bot Framework Composer and Virtual Assistant solution accelerators, as well as support for human hand-off scenarios.

  • Azure Bot Service
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • SDK and Tools
May 19

New network tier with routing preference is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Choose how your traffic routes between Azure and the internet using Azure routing preference, now available in preview. Choose either “routing via Microsoft Global Network” or “routing via ISP network (public internet)”. Egress data transfer pricing will vary based on the routing selection.

  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Peering Service is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Peering Service is a partnership with service providers to provide highly reliable and optimized internet connectivity to Microsoft services. It also provides internet latency telemetry and route monitoring with alerting against hijacks, leaks, and any other Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) mal configurations.

  • Azure Peering Service
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services

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