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Azure Resource Graph, which enables exploration of your resources at scale, is now generally available for all Azure customers.
New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2, and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.
Stream Analytics now offers native support for Apache Parquet format when writing to Azure Blob storage.
Form Recognizer learns the structure of your forms to intelligently extract text and data.
Container Registry Tasks, which supports cloud build and graph execution of containers, now supports automated scheduling.
Easily self-diagnose the most common issues with registry connectivity using Azure Container Registry Health Check APIs.
A proximity placement group is an Azure Virtual Machine logical grouping capability that you can use to decrease network latency among VMs.
New functionality that will enable you to manage the same data using either Blob APIs or Data Lake Storage Gen2 APIs is now available in preview.
Migrate from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service.
Cross-region asynchronous replication is now in preview for Azure Database for MariaDB. Create up to five read-only replica servers for every master server to scale out and balance read-heavy workloads across replica servers and Azure regions.
Azure Cosmos DB .NET V3 SDK incorporates performance improvements (including the new streaming API), a more intuitive, idiomatic programming model with developer-friendly APIs, and new change feed pull and push programming models.
Use Azure DevTest Labs to configure a remote desktop gateway for your lab to ensure secure access to the virtual machines (VMs) without having to expose the RDP port.
Now generally available, the Azure Cosmos DB Java V3 SDK features a new, more intuitive, idiomatic programming model with developer-friendly APIs, Reactor-based async programming model, and added support for Azure Cosmos DB direct TCP transport protocols to increase performance and availability.
Protect applications and data from datacenter failures with redundancies across Availability Zones.
Azure Cosmos DB now offers a preview driver extension for Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API for Java SDK.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Enterprise BI systems need to support high user concurrency, which means there can be lots of queries submitted close to each other. We are pleased to announce that we are working on the query interleaving feature, which allows system configuration to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios. Query interleaving allows configuration to improve the user experience in high-concurrency scenarios. Multiple queries can run concurrently so fast queries are not blocked behind slow ones. Query interleaving can be set up with short-query bias so if the system is under CPU pressure, short queries are allocated a higher proportion of CPU resources than long-running queries, allowing them to complete faster.
Announcing the general availability of Ephemeral OS disk which enables faster reimage of your VMs to its original state as well as enabling you to create thousands of VMs at scale with Shared Image Gallery.
Azure Migrate is now enhanced and can help you discover, assess, and migrate applications, infrastructure, and data from your on-premises environments to Azure. You can centrally track progress of your migration journey across multiple Microsoft and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) tools in Azure Migrate.
The latest release of the Text Analytics API's sentiment capability (v3) provides a significant improvement in detecting positive, neutral, and negative sentiment of text documents. It is available in public preview Central Canada, East Asia, and Central US.