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December 2018

Dec 6

Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB

IN PREVIEW

Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MariaDB are in public preview.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Virtual Network
Dec 5

Now available: Azure Service Fabric Mesh fall refresh

NOW AVAILABLE

The serverless Azure Service Fabric Mesh Fall refresh is now available with improvements such as auto-scale and network and gateway resources in addition to storage improvements and fixes.

  • Service Fabric
Dec 4

Now available: Azure Service Fabric runtime version 6.4 & SDK updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Fabric runtime version 6.4 with the corresponding SDK and tooling updates is now available with many enhancements.

  • Service Fabric
Dec 4

General availability: Azure Database for MariaDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB is generally available.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Dec 4

Smaller SKUs for Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

NOW AVAILABLE

Smaller SKUs for Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
Dec 4

S1 Tier Now Available

NOW AVAILABLE

S1 Pricing Tier now available for large-scale deployments.

  • Azure Maps
Dec 4

Azure Machine Learning service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Machine Learning service, a cloud service that enables developers and data scientists to quickly and easily build, train, and deploy machine learning models, is now generally available.

  • Azure Machine Learning
Dec 4

Link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items - Sprint 144 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

In the Sprint 144 Update of Azure DevOps, we continue to expand the integration with GitHub. Now you can link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items.

  • Azure DevOps
Dec 4

New updates to Azure IoT Remote Monitoring

NOW AVAILABLE

A series of updates to the Azure IoT Remote Monitoring solution accelerator is now available. This includes features such as integration of Time Series Insights to allow for root cause analysis, or roles-based access control through Azure Active Directory.

  • Azure IoT solution accelerators
Dec 4

Custom Translation capability of Text Translator

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing general availability of custom translation capability in Translator Text Cognitive Service

  • Cognitive Services
  • Translator Text
Dec 4

New updates to Azure IoT device simulation

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the latest update to Azure IoT device simulation, which highlights our continued investment in the vital IoT simulation space.

  • IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service
Dec 4

Language Understanding Container Support: Preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing Language Understanding Cognitive Service Container Support in Preview

  • Cognitive Services
  • Language Understanding
Dec 4

Deploy Service Fabric Ubuntu clusters on-premise using Bosh

NOW AVAILABLE

Using Bosh as the deployment mechanism provides a way to define the deployment, monitor the cluster and auto-heal the infrastructure.

  • Service Fabric
Dec 4

Azure Container Instances (ACI) GPU support public preview

IN PREVIEW

ACI now allows developers to choose GPU enabled containers. GPUs are ideal for compute and graphics-intensive workloads. This enables developers to run intensive jobs required for machine learning.

  • Container Instances
Dec 4

Serverless Community Library

IN PREVIEW

The Serverless Community Library is an open-source set of prebuilt components based on common use cases using Functions and Logic Apps.

  • Azure Functions
Dec 4

JavaScript support for Durable Functions is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Orchestrate your serverless workflows programmatically using the Durable Functions extension to the Azure Functions runtime, which will support JavaScript in general availability (GA) to be used for production workloads.

  • Azure Functions
Dec 4

Paginated reports in Power BI is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Paginated reports functionality is now available in Power BI Premium, allowing you to view and interact with your pixel-perfect paginated reports alongside your existing Power BI interactive reports in the Power BI portal.

  • Power BI
Dec 4

API Management bring your own cache is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Bring your own cache feature enables you to use external Redis-compatible cache with API Management in the Consumption Tier.

  • API Management
Dec 4

CORS Support in Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

Now generally available, Azure Cosmos DB offers service level, global CORS (cross-origin resource sharing) support which enables web browser-based applications to directly connect to Azure Cosmos DB. CORS is an HTTP (hyper-text transfer protocol) feature that enables web applications running on one domain to request resources from another domain. This new support offers functionality and security for cross-origin requests to developers using Azure Cosmos DB via the JavaScript SDK.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Dec 4

New key capabilities added to Time Series Insights to meet your IoT needs

IN PREVIEW

Time series-optimized long term storage, time series model for data contextualization, and a comprehensive analytics experience are now available in preview.

  • Azure Time Series Insights

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