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May 2020

May 19

Support for Linux workloads in the App Service Migration Assistant tool

IN PREVIEW

The App Service Migration Assistant tool now supports migrating containerized web applications from on-premises container images to App Service on Linux.

  • App Service
  • Web App for Containers
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools
May 19

Azure Event Grid partner topics are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Use partner topics to connect third-party event sources directly to Event Grid and subscribe to events as you would with any other source. Our partner Auth0 is now integrated with Event Grid partner topics. Connect your Auth0 and Azure accounts in order to react to, log, and monitor Auth0 events in real time.

  • Event Grid
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Event Grid support for System Assigned Managed Identities is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Event Grid now supports system assigned managed identities

  • Event Grid
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Virtual Machines—Support for backup is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup now supports Azure Virtual Machines with up to 32 attached disks.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Quantum in Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Quantum is moving to limited preview.

  • Azure Quantum
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Visual Studio Live Share now supports voice chat

IN PREVIEW

Create shared coding sessions from Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, or Visual Studio Codespaces to work together in real time – now with voice and text chat.

  • Visual Studio
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Visual Studio Codespaces: New OS Support & GitHub integration

IN PREVIEW

Announcing private previews: Create cloud-hosted dev environments that can be accessed from Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, or natively from within GitHub.com.

  • Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

New network tier with routing preference is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Choose how your traffic routes between Azure and the internet using Azure routing preference, now available in preview. Choose either “routing via Microsoft Global Network” or “routing via ISP network (public internet)”. Egress data transfer pricing will vary based on the routing selection.

  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Digital Twins now has expanded digital representation capabilities

IN PREVIEW

Azure Digital Twins adds expanded digital representation capabilities.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Policy for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in preview

IN PREVIEW

Audit and enforce configurations on your resources at scale across all your Azure resources with Azure Policy. Use Azure Policy for AKS to set policies on pods, namespaces, and ingress in between others.

  • Azure Policy
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

New features for Azure Cosmos DB built-in Jupyter Notebook support

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview, several new features are available for Azure Cosmos DB built-in Jupyter Notebook support that make it easier for developers and data scientists to analyze and visualize their Azure Cosmos DB data.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Get near real-time insights on operational data in Azure Cosmos DB with Azure Synapse Link, a cloud-native hybrid transactional and analytical processing (HTAP) capability. Azure Synapse Link creates a tight integration between Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Synapse Analytics.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Synapse Analytics features availability now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Try the new Azure Synapse features now available in preview.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure SQL Edge now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure SQL Edge meets the demands of IoT edge data and compute with built-in streaming, storage, and AI—all backed by the industry-leading performance and security of SQL.

  • Microsoft Build
May 19

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

New Cognitive Services capabilities are now available in preview.

  • Cognitive Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

New Azure Resource Manager templates capabilities released

IN PREVIEW

Azure Resource Manager templates are widely used to manage deployments on Azure. It’s a way to intuitively describe your entire Azure environment using our template language. New capabilities that address key challenges at the time of doing deployments with Resource Manager templates are now available.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 19

Azure Machine Learning – what’s new from Build 2020

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning empowers developers and data scientists with enterprise-grade capabilities to accelerate the ML lifecycle. At Microsoft Build 2020, we announced several advances to Azure Machine Learning across the following areas: ML for all skills, Enterprise grade MLOps, and responsible ML.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
May 18

Firewall support for Azure Relay is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

With new firewall support, now in preview, Azure Relay now offers the ability to restrict connectivity to only well-known IP addresses or IPv4 addresses in Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) ranges for improved security.

  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
May 18

Azure Relay—Azure Private Link support for sender clients is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

With this preview release, traffic between your Relay sender client running inside your virtual network and Azure Relay uses the Microsoft backbone network providing network isolation.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
May 15

Azure Blob versioning public preview now available

IN PREVIEW

As the next step to enhance data management and protection, we are excited to announce the Blob storage versioning preview.

  • Blob storage
  • Features

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