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The preview version of Event Hubs is now available on Azure Stack Hub.
Embedded developers can now access reliable, real-time performance for resource-constrained devices and seamless integration to Azure IoT. STMicroelectronics, Renesas, Qualcomm, NXP and Microchip will offer development kits featuring Azure RTOS.
Neural Text to Speech now has new voice styles—newscast, customer service, and digital assistant. Tailor the voice of your apps and services to fit your unique scenario using these new styles, and further customize your voice to express different emotions to fit the context, like cheerfulness or empathy.
Shared disks now includes Ultra Disks (in preview).
The Azure Database for PostgreSQL—single server logical decoding feature is now available in preview. In addition, the preview of wal2json, a popular output plugin for logical decoding, is also now available.
Microsoft has partnered with the industry to unlock new 5G scenarios with Azure Edge Zones.
Azure Container Registry now supports Private Link, a means to limit network traffic of resources within the virtual network.
Target availability: Q1 2020
Implement machine learning models as a user-defined function (UDF) in your Azure Stream Analytics jobs to do real-time scoring and predictions on your streaming input data.
Protect your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities with Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network. Web Application Firewall is already natively integrated with Azure Application Gateway and Azure Front Door services.
Execute Mongo database commands directly on top of your database account using the native Mongo shell in the Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer.
Azure Shared Disks is a shared block storage offering, enabling customers to run latency-sensitive workloads without compromising on well-known deployment patterns for fast failover and high availability.
Extend the Azure Functions runtime with support for your preferred language or language version using a lightweight HTTP server.
Redirection support for the mysqlnd PHP driver used to connect to Azure Database for MySQL is now available in preview. Take advantage of the mysqlnd_azure extension to improve the connection latency between applications and Azure Database for MySQL.
Target availability: Q1 2020
Francisca, our new Brazilian Portuguese (pt-BR) voice, has been added to neural Text to Speech. Francisca features the same human-like natural prosody of the other neural Text to Speech voices on Azure.
Event Grid Premium tier is aimed at solving the specific requirements of customers with advanced security, throughput, availability, and performance guarantees typical of large enterprises operating large scale business critical software
Azure Container Registry now supports built-in audit policies for Azure Policy
Bring your own encryption key for Azure Container Registry.
Target availability: Q2 2020
Azure Automation is now available in the US Gov Arizona region in preview.
Power BI now has an additional set of capabilities that allow you to export a Power BI report by using a REST call to the following file formats—PDF, PPTX (PowerPoint), and PNG.
Azure virtual machine scale sets now provide the capability to automatically repair unhealthy instances based on application health status.
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