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May 2019

May 6

Azure Container Registry content trust is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Registry content trust is now available to the public.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 6

Azure Container Registry Helm webhooks is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Container Registry Helm webhooks feature enables new continuous integration/continuous deployment workflows based on new or updated Helm charts.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 6

Azure Container Registry tag locking policy is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Tag locking, which allows for building a trusted workflow, is now generally available.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 6

Azure Dev Spaces is now generally available for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Dev Spaces is now generally available for AKS. Use Dev Spaces to rapidly iterate and debug different parts of an application in parallel in the same AKS cluster. Developer teams can test code end-to-end without replicating or mocking-up dependencies.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
  • Services
May 6

Implement custom de-serializers in Azure Stream Analytics (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports custom de-serializers (in preview).

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 6

Azure Serial Console updated with VMSS support and improved language support

NOW AVAILABLE

You may now use the Serial Console feature to troubleshoot connectivity issues in both VMs and individual VMSS instances in a variety of languages.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
May 6

Azure Maps Mobility Services is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Build applications with real time public transit intelligence from nearby stops, transit route information, and updates.

  • Azure Maps
  • Microsoft Build
May 6

Azure SQL Database serverless 

Azure SQL Database is offering a new serverless compute tier that optimizes price performance and simplifies performance management for databases with intermittent, unpredictable usage. It helps customers focus on building apps faster and more efficiently. This new tier automatically scales compute for single databases based on workload demand and pauses during periods of inactivity. Read blog

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 6

Azure Cognitive Services capabilities that are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The following Azure Cognitive Services capabilities are now generally available: neural text to speech and computer vision read.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Microsoft Build
May 6

Azure SQL Database Hyperscale support for single databases is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Hyperscale service tier for Azure SQL Database is highly scalable, enabling a database to grow as needed with support for up to 100TB.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build

April 2019

Apr 30

Azure Application Gateway Standard v2 and WAF v2 SKUs generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Gateway Standard v2 and WAF v2 SKUs are now generally available and fully supported with a 99.95 SLA.

  • Application Gateway
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security

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