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April updates for Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio is now available. The update includes enhancement for local testing and enables several new features:
Guidance, tools, and examples are now available to help achieve continuous integration and deployment.
To stop application data from reaching your workspace after OMS portal deprecation, remove existing connections by using a PowerShell script.
The TypeScript developer experience in Azure Functions has improved. New tools include the Azure Functions Core Tools and the Azure Functions Extension for Visual Studio Code, as well as a npm package that contains type definitions for using TypeScript with Azure Functions and some npm scripts to abstract some func commands.
Azure Functions now has GA support for Java development on the Functions 2.0 runtime.
Features such as Retry policies, Dead lettering, Storage queues as a destination, Hybrid connections as a destination, and Manual validation handshake are now generally available after their time in preview
A new AMQP-based package for Azure Service Bus for Node.js is now available.
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.
Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance is now available
SQL Server Migration Assistant support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now generally available.
A package for using Azure Service Bus from Python over AMQP is now available in preview.
A new release of the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool is available for download that contains several updates and feature changes.
Power BI REST APIs and SDKs automatically manage dataflows and workload settings for paginated reports on Power BI Embedded.
Azure API Management is migrating to the new Az.ApiManagement PowerShell module.
Users can now migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance with minimal downtime by using generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service.
Perform offline (one-time) migrations from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB by using the Azure Database Migration Service, which enables resilient migrations of MongoDB data at scale and with high reliability. To perform the migration, provision an instance of the Azure Database Migration Service from the Azure portal or via Azure CLI and create a project.
The Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK helps developers build Azure Cosmos DB applications with the SQL API and perform various operations more easily. The preview of version 3.0 is now available for download or to provide feedback on GitHub. The SDK targets .NET Standard 2.0 and has many new features including a new, intuitive object model, support for streams, and other performance improvements.
Connect any user interface, integrate with existing systems, and simplify smart contract DevOps with the Azure Blockchain Development Kit, now available to the public.
We are pleased to announce the 18.11 update to the Azure Sphere Operating System, Azure Sphere Security Service, and Visual Studio development environment.
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