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    August 2019

    Aug 21

    New Azure Blockchain SDK updates with Truffle

    Work more efficiently with the updated Azure Blockchain Development Kit by using our new interactive debugger.

    • Azure Blockchain Service
    • Features
    Aug 5

    New Relic now provides integration with Azure Open Source Databases

    New Relic now provides an integration for three more Azure services—Azure Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB. If you’re using New Relic as a monitoring solution, you can now use it to monitor these Azure services and your applications.

    • Services
    Aug 2

    Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service—June 2019 update

    The Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service June 2019 release is available. The focus is on a broader enhancement of the provisioning experience and reducing limitations.

    • Features
    • Services

    July 2019

    Jul 31

    The latest update to Azure Sphere (in preview) is now available in the retail feed

    The latest Azure Sphere preview quality release is now available via the Retail feed. This update fixes a bug that prevented the deletion of production-signed temporary images. Important—Update your development devices to the latest release no later than August 5, 2019.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    Jul 24

    Azure Lab Services now has a new instance size available—Medium (nested virtualization)

    Azure Lab Services now has a new instance size available—Medium (nested virtualization) that’s priced at USD0.55 per hour across all regions (55 lab units per hour).

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    Jul 24

    Azure Lab Services has removed the unlimited option from quota per user to help save on costs

    Azure Lab Services has removed the unlimited option from quota per user so lab owners can intentionally choose a specific number of hours needed for each lab to help save costs.

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    Jul 24

    Azure Lab Services—Ability to reset passwords and support for Ubuntu Images has been added

    Azure Lab Services now supports the ability to reset passwords and to provide added support for Ubuntu images.

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    Jul 24

    Azure Container Registry—Buildpacks support in Tasks is now in preview

    Use Container Registry Tasks to assemble Buildpacks and base stack tracking for OS and framework patching.

    • Container Registry
    • Features
    Jul 18

    Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

    IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    Jul 17

    Update 19.07 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.07 quality release is now available via the Retail Evaluation feed. The Retail Evaluation feed will provide the new OS for 14 days before we release it to the Retail feed. It is meant for backwards compatibility testing.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    Jul 8

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail feed.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System

    June 2019

    Jun 24

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail Evaluation feed. The Retail Evaluation feed will provide the new OS for 14 days before we release it to the Retail feed. The Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.05; we plan to upgrade it to 19.06 in two weeks.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System

    May 2019

    May 16

    Update 19.05 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.05 feature release is available today via the Retail Evaluation feed. The regular Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.04; we plan to upgrade it to 19.05 in two weeks.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    May 8

    Azure Lab Services update: Address range feature now available

    In Azure Lab Services, we now added the ability to provide address range of virtual machines for the labs.

    • Azure Lab Services
    • Features
    • Services
    May 8

    Azure Monitor BUILD 2019 updates

    Azure Monitor is launching a number of exciting features including end to end AKS monitoring, granular RBAC for logs, intelligent and scalable alerts, a new application change analysis capability and more.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    May 7

    Azure App Service new full screen experience is now available

    App Service is offering a new, full screen experience that simplifies the application creation and publishing workflow.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build

    April 2019

    Apr 24

    Update 19.04 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.04 quality release is available today via the Retail feed.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    Apr 23

    Public Preview: Microsoft adds full IPv6 support for Azure VNets

    Dual Stack IPv4/IPv6 Connectivity allows you to bring your private IPv6 space into Azure and enables connectivity over IPv6 within your Virtual Networks.

    • Virtual Network
    • Services
    Apr 18

    Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs are being retired January 30, 2020

    Migrate any Azure Automation Service Management REST APIs and PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Automation to Resource Manager REST APIs or the latest PowerShell cmdlets by January 30, 2020.

    • Automation
    • Retirements
    Apr 10

    Update 19.04 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.04 quality release is available today via the Retail Evaluation feed. The regular Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.03; we plan to upgrade it to 19.04 in two weeks.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System

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