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May 2020

May 29

Windows Virtual Desktop media optimization for Microsoft Teams is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Media optimization for Microsoft Teams is now available for Windows Desktop client on Windows 10 machines

  • Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Features
May 27

Backup your SAP HANA databases running on RHEL using Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), one of the widely used Linux operating systems running SAP HANA, is now available in preview. This preview is available across all Azure regions except for Germany Northeast, Germany Central, France South, and US Gov IOWA.

  • Azure Backup
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Features
May 26

Service Bus Explorer on the Azure portal is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Send, receive, and peek from queues, topics, and subscriptions, now from the Azure portal (in preview).

  • Service Bus
  • Service Bus Messaging
  • Management
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
May 26

Azure Monitor for VMs is now in preview in US Gov Virginia

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Virtual Machines is now available in US Gov Virginia. It's also available in an additional eighteen public regions around the world.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 21

Object replication public preview for Azure Blob storage

IN PREVIEW

Object replication allows you to replicate your block blob data at the blob level from one storage account to another anywhere in the Azure.

  • Features
May 20

Azure Stream Analytics now supports error codes in activity and resource logs

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports the use of activity logs and resource logs for troubleshooting errors related to configuration, data, and both upstream and downstream services.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
May 19

Build updates for Azure Cognitive Search

IN PREVIEW

At Build, we are announcing the new capabilities in Azure Cognitive Search making it easier for developers to build search experience and customize with new skills to deliver more relevant results

  • Cognitive Search
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Storage—Routing preferences now available for preview

IN PREVIEW

Routing preferences provide the flexibility to optimize traffic to your Storage account for premium network performance by using the Microsoft global network, or to help lower costs using the public Internet. Publish route-specific endpoints for your storage account. The preview is available for all Storage accounts located in France South, South Central US, and the West Central US regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Authenticate Azure Stream Analytics to Azure SQL Database using managed identities (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

High throughput output from Stream Analytics to Azure Synapse Analytics (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics jobs now have the ability to output to an existing SQL pool table in Azure Synapse Analytics, and to process throughput rates up to 200 MB/s.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Announcing .NET 5 Preview 4 and our Journey to one .NET

IN PREVIEW

Preview 4 for .NET 5 is now available, with general availability coming in November. This release continues the journey to unify the .NET platform across workloads and will provide developers more productive cloud native development.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
May 19

Announcing Project Bonsai and Project Moab

IN PREVIEW

Announcing Project Bonsai, Microsoft’s machine teaching service to create intelligent industrial control systems, along with Project Moab, a new open-source balancing robot to help engineers and developers learn how to build these real-world autonomous systems.

  • Microsoft Build
May 19

‘Learn TV’ daily online program to provide developers with education and skills

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft Learn will launch “Learn TV,” daily live programming and discussions for developers and a one-stop shop to learn and grow with live content from Microsoft Cloud Advocates and Product Group leaders.

  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Static Web Apps single page hosting option available in App Service now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Static Web Apps is a simplified hosting option for developers building modern web apps with static front-ends and dynamic back-ends powered by serverless APIs.

  • App Service
  • Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Support for Windows containers Azure Container Networking Interface on Azure Stack Hub coming soon in private preview

IN PREVIEW

Windows containers and Azure Container Networking Interface on in AKS engine deployed Kubernetes clusters will soon be available in private preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

ManageIQ (formerly known as CloudForms) is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

ManageIQ, a Red Hat platform that allows cloud operators to manage their resources on Azure Stack Hub platforms, such as virtual machines, and track usage data, is now available in preview.

  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

High throughput output from Azure Stream Analytics to Azure Synapse Analytics in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics jobs now have the ability to output to an existing SQL pool table in Azure Synapse Analytics, and to process throughput rates up to 200 Mbps.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Authenticate Azure Stream Analytics to Azure SQL Database using managed identities

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity authentication with Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure Data Explorer ingests up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition

IN PREVIEW

Learn how to ingest up to 10,000 blobs with auto-suggestive schema definition and continue ingestion for new blobs in only a few minutes.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 19

Azure HDInsight enterprise security enhancements

IN PREVIEW

Three new security feature improvements are available for Azure HDinsight.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build

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