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    December 2018

    Dec 4

    API Management consumption tier is in preview

    API Management is now available in preview in a new consumption-based usage plan called consumption tier.

    Dec 4

    API Management bring your own cache is in preview

    Bring your own cache feature enables you to use external Redis-compatible cache with API Management in the Consumption Tier.

    Dec 4

    API Management flexible subscriptions is in preview

    API Management consumption tier users can now create subscriptions at different levels, and subscriptions are no longer required to be associated with a developer account.

    November 2018

    Nov 29

    Azure API Management update November 28

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    Nov 8

    Azure API Management update November 8

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    October 2018

    Oct 25

    Azure API Management update October 24

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    Oct 19

    Deprecating older versions of the Azure API Management REST API

    Older versions of the Azure API Management REST API are being deprecated and will be retired on October 1, 2019.

    Oct 12

    Azure API Management update October 11

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Azure API Management update September 24

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    Sep 17

    Azure API Management update September 14

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    August 2018

    Aug 29

    Azure API Management update August 28

    Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

    Aug 3

    Azure API Management update August 3

    Learn about the most recent regular update to Azure API Management.

    June 2018

    Jun 11

    Tags to group, filter, and search APIs, operations, and products

    Users can add and manage tags—text labels—to APIs, operations, and products. Tags allow better group, filter, and search in deployments with a large number of entities.

    Jun 11

    Azure API Management integration with Azure Application Insights

    The Azure API Management integration with Azure Application Insights is now available. With this integration, you now have the ability to troubleshoot and debug APIs more effectively by adding API Management telemetry into Application Insights,

    Jun 4

    API DevOps with Azure API Management

    Microsoft is working on guidance, samples, and open source tools that will enable you to automate API deployment to shared environments, and by multiple teams, without interfering with each other.

    Jun 4

    OpenAPI v3 support in Azure API Management

    Azure API Management currently supports OpenAPI versions 1.2 and 2.0. Microsoft is in the process of adding support for the recently released OpenAPI version 3 of the specification in both JSON and YAML formats.

    Jun 4

    HTTP/2 support in Azure API Management

    HTTP/2 is a major revision of the HTTP protocol focused on performance and efficiency. Microsoft is working on enabling HTTP/2 support on the client-facing side of the gateway.

    Jun 4

    Use an external cache with Azure API Management

    Response caching is an effective way to reduce request latency and back end load. Microsoft is working on enabling you to use an external Redis-compatible cache, for example, Azure Redis Cache.

    Jun 4

    Use Azure Key Vault-managed client certificates in Azure API Management

    Microsoft is working to expand the ability to use Azure Key Vault-managed SSL certificates for custom domain names in API Management to mutual certificate authentication between the API gateway and a back end system.

    September 2017

    Sep 19

    Azure API Management Service updates

    Azure API Management now provides developers with new features to manage the API lifecycle, extend additional capabilities to business applications, and more.

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