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    February 2019

    Feb 7

    Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Go

    Send messages asynchronously between your Go services by using the new preview package for Azure Service Bus.

    Feb 7

    Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance

    Data Migration Assistant support for target readiness assessment for Azure SQL DB Managed Instance is now available

    Feb 7

    SQL Server Migration Assistant support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    SQL Server Migration Assistant support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now generally available.

    Feb 5

    Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Python

    A package for using Azure Service Bus from Python over AMQP is now available in preview.

    January 2019

    Jan 30

    New release of the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool

    A new release of the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool is available for download that contains several updates and feature changes.

    Jan 17

    Power BI Embedded API for capacity workload configuration

    Power BI REST APIs and SDKs automatically manage dataflows and workload settings for paginated reports on Power BI Embedded.

    December 2018

    Dec 20

    Migrating to the Az.ApiManagement PowerShell module

    Azure API Management is migrating to the new Az.ApiManagement PowerShell module.

    Dec 19

    Support for SQL to Azure SQL DB Managed Instance online migrations

    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.

    Dec 11

    MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB migration is in preview

    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.

    Dec 4

    Version 3.0 of the Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK in preview

    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.

    November 2018

    Nov 28

    Azure Blockchain Development Kit integrates blockchain with the best of Microsoft and Azure

    Connect any user interface, integrate with existing systems, and simplify smart contract DevOps with the Azure Blockchain Development Kit, now available to the public.

    Nov 16

    Update 18.11 for Azure Sphere in public preview

    We are pleased to announce the 18.11 update to the Azure Sphere Operating System, Azure Sphere Security Service, and Visual Studio development environment.

    Nov 14

    Azure JavaScript libraries preview release

    The first preview release of the Azure JavaScript libraries is now available.

    Nov 12

    Azure CLI support for Azure Database for MySQL read replicas

    You can now create and manage read replicas by using the Azure CLI.

    Nov 5

    Upcoming Azure Sphere 18.11 release

    We plan to publish the 18.11 release of Azure Sphere during the week of November 12. This release includes substantial investments in our security infrastructure, and it incorporates user feedback.

    October 2018

    Oct 31

    App Service sites running Python 3.4.1 being updated to Python 3.6.6

    Starting on November 12 and running through December 15, Azure App Service hosted on Windows will upgrade all Python sites running Python 3.4.1 to instead run Python 3.6.6.

    Oct 19

    Deprecating older versions of the Azure API Management REST API

    Older versions of the Azure API Management REST API are being deprecated and will be retired on October 1, 2019.

    Oct 4

    PHP minor version update for November 2018

    In November 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    September 2018

    Sep 26

    Preview of AzureRM.Automation cmdlets

    We have released a preview version of the AzureRM.Automation cmdlets. This version contains new cmdlets for the Update Management and Source Control features.

    Sep 20

    General availability: Event Hubs for Node.js

    Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Node.js is now generally available.

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