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June 2021

Jun 3

General availability: Azure DevOps Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we are including changes to Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. You can now get total capacity for all teams in an iteration. In addition, we are previewing support for templates in the YAML editor.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

May 2021

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 11

General availability: Azure DevOps updates for May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

There are several new announcements for May 2021 including repos as protected resource in YAML pipelines and updates to Delivery Plans 2.0.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

April 2021

Apr 28

General availability: Application Insights work item integration in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now create work items in Azure DevOps or GitHub based on Application Insights telemetry.

  • GitHub and Azure
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

March 2021

Mar 29

General availability: Changes coming to Azure Pipelines free grants

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we are including temporary changes that will impact the process to acquire Azure Pipelines free grants. New users will have to send an email and provide additional information to get free CI/CD.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

February 2021

Feb 23

Jenkins plug-ins for Azure are being retired on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Start using Azure CLI for a better experience integrating with Azure service.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Retirements
Feb 17

Public preview: Application Insights work item integration for Azure DevOps & GitHub

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor Application Insights has released a new way to create work items based on application insights telemetry.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Monitor
  • GitHub and Azure
  • Features
  • Management

January 2021

Jan 21

Azure Boards - New enhancements to Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

In this sprint, we're enhancing Delivery Plans 2.0 with new condensed views and rollup information.

  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Boards
  • Features

December 2020

Dec 9

Azure Repos - New enhancements to pull request experience

NOW AVAILABLE

In this sprint, we're doubling down our investments in the pull request experience with a list of new enhancements.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Repos
  • Features

November 2020

Nov 23

Azure Boards - Delivery Plans 2.0 is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

With this release, we're announcing the public preview release of Delivery Plans 2.0 and other improvements.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Boards
  • Features

October 2020

Oct 7

Azure Repos adds a default branch at the org-level

NOW AVAILABLE

With this release, we're adding the ability to set a default branch for the entire organization.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Repos
  • Features

September 2020

Sep 22

New IoT Event Learning Path

NOW AVAILABLE

A new Event Learning Path is now available for solution architects, business decision makers, and developers interested in IoT Solutions with Azure IoT Services.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure Sphere
  • Windows 10 IoT Core Services
  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure RTOS
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

New disk IO and Bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

NOW AVAILABLE

New disk IO utilization metrics that help users gain insight into their disk IO and bandwidth bottlenecks have been released. These metrics simplify identifying resources that are limiting application s performance. Now with a couple of metric views, users can make informed decisions on how to upgrade their products to and see a direct impact to their performance.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Azure DevOps
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI improvements September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Log Analytics UI gets several improvements in September including, search in query history, search in query dialog, and time picker enhancements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Sep 11

Azure Pipelines announces the general availability of scale-set agents

NOW AVAILABLE

In the last two months, we improved the reliability in performing various scale-set operations. We have updated the guidance on how to improve the performance of provisioning new virtual machines.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Features

August 2020

Aug 17

Azure DevOps Artifacts storage exploration

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2020

More granular breakdowns and analyses into artifact storage.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
  • Management

June 2020

Jun 8

Azure DevOps Services now simplifies Azure Artifacts integration with other services

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest update to Azure DevOps Services includes new features for Azure Artifacts, Azure Boards, and Azure Pipelines. Of particular note is a new Azure Artifacts feature that makes it easier to authenticate Azure Artifacts with other popular package managers.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

May 2020

May 14

Azure Pipelines YAML CD features are now available with Azure DevOps update

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Pipelines YAML CD features are now available with the latest Azure DevOps update, plus more improvements to the Azure Pipelines user experience.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
May 7

Azure DevOps update to configure deployment strategies from the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

An update to Azure DevOps enables you to configure deployment strategies from directly within the Azure portal, and includes several improvements to the Azure Pipelines and Azure Repos user experiences.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

April 2020

Apr 16

Azure DevOps update to increase productivity and reduce latency

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features

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