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Monthly updates for May 2021

May 25

Azure IoT Verified telemetry is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure IoT Verified Telemetry provides  data reliability and is available as part of Dependable IoT SDK and can be seamlessly integrated into current Azure IoT offerings such as Azure RTOS and IoT PnP.

  • Windows 10 IoT Core Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Machine Learning public preview announcement //Build, May 2021

IN PREVIEW

New feature: Prebuilt Docker images for Inferencing, now in public preview.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Public preview: Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics Adds Question Answering Feature

IN PREVIEW

The new, standard Question Answering feature provides users the capability to answer questions over a passage of text without having to create knowledgebases and manage additional storage

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

General availability: Logic Apps with new hosting options

NOW AVAILABLE

Logic Apps has been updated with new hosting options, improved performance, and developer workflows.

  • Logic Apps
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

General availability: Azure Cognitive Services Translator Document Translation feature

NOW AVAILABLE

Now generally available, use Document Translation to translate documents at scale.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Introducing Developer Velocity Lab to improve developers’ work and well-being

NOW AVAILABLE

Developer Velocity Lab (DVL) is a new research initiative that includes contributions across Microsoft, its research labs and GitHub.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

General availability: Improved Python support in Visual Studio Code with Pylance

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest release of the Python extension for VS Code comes with a much improved experience for Python developers thanks to the new Pylance language server in general availability.

  • Visual Studio Code
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
May 25

App Service Managed Certificates now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can secure your custom domains at no additional cost.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) on Azure Stack HCI is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS on Azure Stack HCI is a Kubernetes based platform that developers and administrators can use to build, deploy and manage containerized applications in their datacenters and edge locations.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Azure Arc
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Applied AI Services public preview updates for Build 2021

IN PREVIEW

Azure AI is introducing a new category of services called Azure Applied AI Services. These services accelerate time-to-value in building AI solutions for common business processes. Within this category, Azure Video Analyzer is now in public preview. The service brings Live Video Analytics and Video Indexer together so developers can quickly build AI-powered video analytics solutions.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

General availability: Azure Applied AI Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure AI is introducing a new category of services called Azure Applied AI Services. These services accelerate time-to-value in building AI solutions for common business processes. Within this category, there are important enhancements and status updates for Azure Bot Service and Azure Metrics Advisor.

  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Machine Learning general availability announcements //Build, May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

New features now generally available including Data Labeling – Image Instance Segmentation and MLflow support

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Machine Learning Managed Online and Batch Endpoints now in public preview //Build 2021.

IN PREVIEW

Managed Online and Batch Endpoints, in public preview, allow for seamless deployment and operationalization

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Public preview: Log Analytics workspace insights from Azure Monitor

IN PREVIEW

A new workbooks-based insights experience for all log analytics workspaces available per resource, and at scale.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Public preview: Export Azure Monitor logs to multiple destinations

IN PREVIEW

Logs export can be separated between multiple destinations to overcome destination rate limit and to maintain access control in destinations.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Management
May 25

Public preview: Easily onboard Application Insights for Java apps on Azure App Services

IN PREVIEW

Customers writing Java apps on Azure App Services can now onboard to application insights for application monitoring, without making any code changes. App Service Linux, both code-based and custom containers, and App Service Windows code-based are supported.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Public preview: Save and share log analytics queries with new query packs in Azure Monitor

IN PREVIEW

Query packs are a new capability within log analytics intended to make creating, saving, managing, and discovering log analytics queries simpler and more efficient.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Traversal Using Relays Around NAT (TURN) is now in public preview for Azure Communication Services

IN PREVIEW

This enables real-time communication when users are behind Network Address Translation (NAT) or firewalls.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Communication Services Calling SDK for Windows Apps in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Add voice and video calling capabilities to applications that run on Microsoft Windows.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Communication Services UI Library available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Developers can simplify the cross-channel user experiences within their applications with Azure Communication Services UI Library.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build

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