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Announcing some enhancements to the development experience for Python workloads in Azure Functions, including support for Python 3.7 and remote build general availability.
Announcing the general availability of the version 2.0 of Durable Functions, the extension of the Azure Functions runtime that enables stateful functions and workflow orchestrations in a serverless environment.
Azure Functions now offers an integration with Azure Monitor Logs, enabling a more consistent observability of Azure resources and integration with external monitoring tools.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now enables you to use Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.
ExpressRoute, with one of the largest networking ecosystems in the public cloud, now includes satellite connectivity partners, bringing new options and coverage.
Internet Analyzer is now available in preview. It delivers data-driven performance reporting across multiple endpoints for internet app and content migration and delivery.
Generation 2 VMs are now generally available in Azure. New available features include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX), support for large VMs (up to 12 TBs), and the ability to provision OS Disks sizes that exceed 2 TBs.
Azure Kubernetes Service now enables developers to leverage Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.
Simplify Spring Boot-based microservices development and application lifestyle management.
Weather Services (in partnership with Accuweather), the integration of Azure Maps into Power BI, and the availability of Azure Maps on Gov Cloud for Government customers are all now in preview.
Today, we are announcing Azure Synapse Analytics, a limitless analytics service, that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources, at scale.
Announcing the possibility to use hourly pay as you go prices right away for Azure Red Hat OpenShift without the need to pre-purchase reserved instances.
Azure Data Share is now generally available. Azure Data Share enables organizations to easily and securely share data with other organizations to expand analytics datasets for enhanced insights.
New virtual machine scale sets features simplify the management of virtual machines while improving their runtime and performance capabilities.
Microsoft SQL Server 2019 is now generally available for purchase.
At Ignite 2019, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of Azure Bastion, a fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) service that provides more secure and seamless RDP and SSH access to virtual machines directly through the Azure portal.
Simplify Spring Boot based microservices development and application lifestyle management.
High-performance workloads that require file access can now use Azure HPC Cache to minimize latency, improve availability, and increase throughput.
New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines (VMs) based on AMD EPYC™ are now available. They are ideal for general purpose and memory intensive workloads.
Azure Peering Service is a partnership with service providers to provide highly reliable and optimized internet connectivity to Microsoft services. It also provides internet latency telemetry and route monitoring with alerting against hijacks, leaks, and any other BGP mal configurations.
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