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July 2019

Jul 3

Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Refresh Release is now available


The bugs identified in 6.5 Release of the Service Fabric runtime has been fixed in this refresh release and started rolling out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates. For more details, please read the release notes.

  • Service Fabric

June 2019

Jun 20

HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Enhanced PySpark Interactive Query

We are pleased to announce the integration of VSCode Python extension to handle PySpark interactive for HDInsight in VSCode. The Azure HDInsight Tools for VSCode leverages the Python extension to…

  • HDInsight
Jun 19

HDInsight Tools for VSCode: Hive Table Preview

HDInsight for VSCode continues to boost the experience of Hive users with self-service exploratory capabilities. The HDInsight explorer in VSCode not only empowers you to browse Hive databases across…

  • HDInsight
Jun 12

Azure DevTest Labs: PowerShell module to simplify management of labs


PowerShell module now available to simplify management of labs

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Jun 11

Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Release is now available


Service Fabric 6.5 release version has been rolled out to the various Azure regions along with tooling and SDK updates. The release contains many new features, bug fixes, supportability, reliability and performance improvements. For the full list of all the changes, refer to the release notes.

  • Service Fabric
Jun 7

Power BI REST API with ‘Try-it’ tool allows you to try APIs without any code


Anyone with a Power BI license can now log into the account to see how the Power BI REST API works, get information, or perform operation on Power BI artifacts you have access to - without writing any code using the Power BI REST API Try-it Tool. With five simple steps, users are able to try capabilities of the Power BI REST API without writing code.

  • Power BI Embedded

May 2019

May 31

Azure Sphere 19.05 Release Unlocks new features in the MT3620


Update 19.05 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

  • Azure Sphere
May 13

Azure Virtual Machine PowerOff now available with fast shutdown


You can now quickly and forcefully power off (stop) your Azure VM with the new skipShutdown flag.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
May 6

Azure Stream Analytics support for Visual Studio Code is in preview


Develop, manage, and test Azure Stream Analytics jobs on Mac, Linux, and Windows

  • Visual Studio Code
  • Azure Stream Analytics

April 2019

Apr 26

General availability: AzCopy v10


AzCopy v10, the next-generation data movement utility, is now generally available to all of our customers.

Apr 24

Changes to HDInsight cluster configuration access


We are introducing some important changes to support more fine-grained role-based access to sensitive configuration information from HDInsight clusters. As part of these changes, some user action may be required.

  • HDInsight
Apr 23

Public Preview: Resource Change History API


With the last 14 days of resource changes, the public preview of the new Change History capability within the Azure Resource Graph API enables you to find when changes were detected on an Azure Resource Manager property and see what properties changed as part of that change event.

  • Azure Resource Graph
Apr 17

Azure Logic Apps Tools for Visual Studio 2019


Azure Logic Apps Tools for Visual Studio 2019 is now available.

  • Logic Apps
  • Visual Studio
Apr 10

New Power BI Embedded code samples available in April 2019


New code samples are now available for Power BI Embedded

  • Power BI Embedded
Apr 9

Azure Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio April 2019 Update


April updates for Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio is now available. The update includes enhancement for local testing and enables several new features:

  • Azure Stream Analytics

March 2019

Mar 6

Continuous integration and deployment to Azure API Management


Guidance, tools, and examples are now available to help achieve continuous integration and deployment.

  • API Management

February 2019

Feb 26

Remove Application Insights connections via PowerShell


To stop application data from reaching your workspace after OMS portal deprecation, remove existing connections by using a PowerShell script.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
Feb 25

Tooling improvements for TypeScript support in Azure Functions


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
Feb 25

Azure Functions, Java Support GA


Azure Functions now has GA support for Java development on the Functions 2.0 runtime.

  • Azure Functions
Feb 25

New features are now generally available in Event Grid


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

  • Event Grid

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