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    May 2019

    May 14

    General Availability: Azure Dev Spaces

    Azure Dev Spaces is now available in the East US, East US 2, Central US, West US 2, North Europe, West Europe, UK South, Southeast Asia, Australia East, Canada Central, and Canada East regions.

    May 13

    General Availability: Public IP Prefix

    Public IP Prefix, a reserved range of static IP addresses, is generally available in all Azure public regions, China cloud regions, and Government cloud regions.

    May 13

    Azure Virtual Machine PowerOff now available with fast shutdown

    You can now quickly and forcefully power off (stop) your Azure VM with the new skipShutdown flag.

    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.

    May 8

    Azure Red Hat OpenShift now available

    Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.

    May 7
    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.

    May 7

    New-and-improved SAP connector is now generally available

    The SAP connector for Logic Apps enables bidirectional integration of data between SAP and other LOB applications or SaaS. The connector works with SAP's classical releases such R/3, ECC systems on-premises. The connector also enables integration with the SAP's newer HANA based SAP systems such as S/4 HANA, wherever they are hosted - on premises or in the cloud.

    May 7

    Improved distributed tracing of serverless applications built with Functions and API Management is now available

    We have improved observability of serverless applications built with Functions and API Management – allowing you to easily monitor, debug, and maintain them with Application Insights. 

    May 7

    Expose a Function App via API Management by linking it to a new or existing API is now available

    We have simplified the publishing and consumption experience of API-based Function Apps. You can now easily manage them with API Management from the Function Apps’ own interface in the Azure portal.  

    May 7

    Azure IoT Edge 1.0.7 release is now available

    The 1.0.7 update of Azure IoT Edge fixes connectivity issues, introduces a troubleshooting tool, and is the first version which is generally available on Windows.

    May 6

    Azure Shared Image Gallery is now generally available

    Azure Shared Image Gallery makes it easier to manage, share and distribute custom virtual machine (VM) images in Azure. Shared Image Gallery is now generally available in all public cloud regions.

    May 6

    Azure ExpressRoute is generally available in eight additional locations

    Azure ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection facilitated by a connectivity provider. The ExpressRoute footprint is expanding to eight new locations.

    May 6

    Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

    Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

    May 6

    New features for Azure Machine Learning are now available

    Features include: Model Interpretability - Machine learning interpretability allows data scientists to explain machine learning models globally on all data, or locally on a specific data point using the state-of-art technologies in an easy-to-use and scalable fashion. Machine Learning interpretability incorporates technologies developed by Microsoft and proven third-party libraries (for example, SHAP and LIME).

    May 6

    Visual Studio Subscription with GitHub Enterprise offering

    The native integrations of GitHub Enterprise with Visual Studio and Azure DevOps make it easier and faster for your development teams to adopt Git.

    May 6

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    May 6

    Azure now supports GitHub identity single sign-on

    GitHub identities are now supported as sign in option to log in to Azure. An existing Microsoft account is no longer needed to sign in to Azure.

    May 6

    Azure Search now supports complex search types

    Azure Search now supports complex searches for raw datasets that don’t break down neatly.

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