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    May 2019

    May 29

    Advanced filtering generally available in Event Grid

    Event Grid advanced filters are now GA with no restriction on the number of nested keys (e.g. Data.Key1.Key2…KeyN).

    May 29

    IoT Hub device telemetry events in Event Grid - public preview

    IoT Hub expands its capabilities as an event source in Event Grid by enabling subscribing to device telemetry events.

    May 29

    Events up to 1MB in Event Grid - public preview

    Public preview of support for larger events, now up to 1MB.

    May 29

    Event Grid can now publish events to Service Bus

    Service Bus is now available as an event handler in Event Grid.

    May 29

    Geo Disaster Recovery available in Event Grid

    Automatic server-side geo disaster recovery of metadata in Event Grid is now available on the service.

    May 29

    Azure Container Registry—Helm 3 support is now in preview

    Helm 3 support is now in preview. This update brings support for storing Helm 3 charts, the next version of Helm, which brings an improved security model, and a new Lua based scripting engine.

    May 29
    May 29

    Azure NetApp Files is now generally available

    Azure NetApp Files, an Azure first-party service, is a powerful file-storage service to run your most demanding file workloads in Azure, without the need for any code modification.

    May 29

    Azure API Management Consumption Tier is now generally available

    Starting on May 29, 2019, the Consumption Tier of Azure API Management, will be generally available in the same six regions as it was during the preview.

    May 29

    Integration service environments (ISE) are now generally available

    With the general availability of integration service environments, we’ve made several improvements from preview to give your Logic Apps more power when running in an ISE.

    May 28

    Application Change Analysis for Azure Monitor is now in public preview

    Change Analysis public preview with integration into App Services Diagnose and solve problems tool.

    May 24

    Java on App Service: Updates and Improvements available

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Improvements, bug fixes, and runtime version updates for the Java images on App Service Linux are now available

    May 23

    Filter by target branch in pull requests

    In the Sprint 152 Update of Azure DevOps, we added the option to filter pull requests by target branch, several new command line commands and an extensibility point to allow extensions to add syntax highlighting and autocomplete to the file explorer and pull request views.

    May 23

    GPU and HPC VM Price Promotion now available

    Announcing newly discounted promotional pricing for the NCv1, NVv1, and Hv1-series VM families.

    May 22

    General Availability: Azure DDoS Protection Standard introduces DDoS Alert integration with Azure Security Center

    We are announcing the ability for DDoS Protection Standard customers to view DDoS Alerts in Azure Security Center (ASC) and this capability is generally available for all ASC and DDoS Standard customers.

    May 22

    Now available: PowerShell cmdlets for Azure Monitor metric and log alerts

    PowerShell cmdlets for new metric alerts and log alerts are now available. This release improves the management of alert rules by providing cmdlets to create, update, delete and list new metric alerts. Similarly, new cmdlets are available for creating, updating, deleting and listing log alerts for both Log Analytics and Application Insights.

    May 22

    General Availability: Time zone choice for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    Time zone choice for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance eliminating need for any changes in the existing applications when migrating to cloud is now generally available.

    May 22

    Mapping Data Flows feature is now available in Azure Data Factory

    The new Mapping Data Flows feature in Azure Data Factory allows Data Engineers to visually design, debug, manage, and operationalize data transformations at scale in the cloud.

    May 21

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date extended to August 31st, 2019

    Azure Monitor classic alerts retirement date which was originally scheduled for June 30th, 2019 is being extended to August 31st, 2019 to provide customers more time to voluntarily migrate their classic alerts. You can migrate your classic alerts today using the migration tool. After August 31st, 2019 we will perform an automatic migration on your behalf.

    May 20

    Generation 2 virtual machines in Azure – Public Preview

    Generation 2 (UEFI Boot) Virtual Machines available in Azure for public preview