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Data Factory Mapping Data Flows has added a new "Quick Actions" feature to automate the creation of data transformations.
Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.
Today, we are announcing the limited public preview of larger and more powerful Azure Managed Disks of up to 30 TiB size. This preview provides production level support for managed virtual machines.
Service Tag Discovery API is in preview. It's now possible to programmatically retrieve global IP address information for Azure and its services using the Discovery API.
New AMD-based Azure Dav3 and Eav3-series virtual machines – ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads – are now in Preview.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.
The Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) service is now available for preview in US Gov Virginia.
Azure Geo and Zone Redundant Storage (GZRS) helps customers achieve higher data resiliency by Synchronously writing three replicas of your data across multiple Availability Zones and Asynchronously replicating the data to another region within the same geo into a single zone (like LRS today) protecting from a regional outage.
Version 4 of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK is now available and includes usability updates to the object model for a better developer experience as well as the ability to use partition keys to scale non-partitioned containers.
A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.
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.
New features added to the ADF service this week make handling flexible schemas and schema drift scenarios super easy when construction Mapping Data Flows for data transformation at scale
We are excited to announce a preview release of Azure marketplace charges within our Cost Analysis tool for Pay-As-You-Go customers. As a part of this preview you can now analyze your marketplace charges alongside your Azure service charges within Cost Analysis and reconcile your Azure marketplace invoice using both Cost Analysis and a new usage csv download API.
Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for the latest major version of MySQL, version 8.0.
Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now available in preview.
The Azure Functions Premium plan preview is now expanded to Linux hosting and custom Docker containers.
Big data clusters, one of the hero features for SQL Server 2019, is now available in preview. It combines SQL Server with Apache Spark and Hadoop Distributed File System for a unified data platform that enables analytics and AI over all data, relational and non-relational.
The integration of Azure Data Migration tools and Azure Database Migration Service with the Azure Migrate hub is now available in preview.
Use Container Registry Tasks to assemble Buildpacks and base stack tracking for OS and framework patching.
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.