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February 2019

Feb 25

New features are now generally available in Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

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
Feb 12

Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Node.js

IN PREVIEW

A new AMQP-based package for Azure Service Bus for Node.js is now available.

  • Service Bus
Feb 8

Azure Automation: Update Azure Modules runbook is open source

NOW AVAILABLE

The Update Azure Modules runbook is now officially open source.

Feb 7

Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Go

IN PREVIEW

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

  • 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

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance
Feb 7

SQL Server Migration Assistant support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure SQL Database
Feb 5

Public preview: Azure Service Bus for Python

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Service Bus

January 2019

Jan 30

New release of the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Power BI Embedded

December 2018

Dec 20

Migrating to the Az.ApiManagement PowerShell module

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • API Management
Dec 19

Support for SQL to Azure SQL DB Managed Instance online migrations

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure SQL Database
Dec 11

MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB migration is in preview

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.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Dec 4

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

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.

  • Azure Cosmos DB

November 2018

Nov 28

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Blockchain Workbench
Nov 16

Update 18.11 for Azure Sphere in public preview

IN 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.

  • Azure Sphere
Nov 14

Azure JavaScript libraries preview release

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • SDKs
Nov 12

Azure CLI support for Azure Database for MySQL read replicas

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Nov 5

Upcoming Azure Sphere 18.11 release

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Sphere

October 2018

Oct 31

App Service sites running Python 3.4.1 being updated to Python 3.6.6

IN DEVELOPMENT

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.

  • App Service
Oct 19

Deprecating older versions of the Azure API Management REST API

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • API Management

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