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Azure Red Hat OpenShift, a fully managed Red Hat OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat is now available.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux images are now available as both BYOS and PAYG offers.
Spark connector for Azure Data Explorer and ability to run inline Python and R as part of the query.
HBase accelerated writes significantly improves the value proposition for low-latency, high- throughput NoSQL workloads.
Autoscale which automatically scales your Spark, Hive, or MapReduce HDInsight clusters up or down based on load or a pre-defined schedule, is now in preview.
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.
You may now use the Serial Console feature to troubleshoot connectivity issues in both VMs and individual VMSS instances in a variety of languages.
AzCopy v10, the next-generation data movement utility, is now generally available to all of our customers.
On April 24, 2019, AKS released Kubernetes 1.13 support in GA. Per our supported-versions policy, this means that Kubernetes 1.9 support is reaching end of life.
Support for storing singularity image files (SIF) in Azure Container Registry based on the OCI distribution-based container registries specification is now available in preview.
New features in Hadoop 3 provide significant improvements to performance, stability, and availability, helping reduce total cost of ownership and accelerating time-to-value.
It’s simple to build highly scalable, event-driven Java apps using Spring Cloud Stream with Event Hubs, a fully managed, real-time data ingestion service now available on Azure that’s a resilient and reliable service for any situation.
A new AMQP-based package for Azure Service Bus for Node.js is now available.
Target availability: Q1 2019
The serial console for Azure Virtual Machines has been updated to add VM reboot and additional fonts to choose from.
The Update Azure Modules runbook is now officially open source.
Send messages asynchronously between your Go services by using the new preview package for Azure Service Bus.
A package for using Azure Service Bus from Python over AMQP is now available in preview.
You can now create same-region read replicas in Azure Database for PostgreSQL to scale out your read workloads.
Customers can now scale up their compute to 64 vCores in the General Purpose pricing tiers and 32 vCores in the Memory Optimized tiers in Azure Database for MySQL.
Customers can now scale up their compute to 64 vCores in the General Purpose pricing tiers and 32 vCores in the Memory Optimized tiers in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.