Cloud Platform Release Announcements for February 7, 2019

Visual Studio 2019 | Preview 2 Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2 is now available. This release contains several improvements and additions to the core experience and different development areas. This release brings improvements for developers working with multiple monitors, adds new search capabilities, and improves on the UI changes introduced in Preview 1. Furthermore, developers… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for January 23, 2019

Azure API Management | OpenAPI v3 support in API Management is now in preview The OpenAPI Specification (formerly known as Swagger) defines a standard, programming language-agnostic interface description for REST APIs. With this preview release, Azure API Management now supports version 3 of the specification—in addition to the already supported versions 1.2 and 2.0. Implementation… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for January 9, 2018

GitHub | GitHub Enterprise is now available for purchase As of January 8, 2019, Microsoft customers will have the ability to purchase GitHub Enterprise through their Enterprise Agreements (EA and EAS). GitHub Enterprise enables you to bring GitHub to work and offers flexible deployment options, centralized permissions, and hundreds of integrations that enable you to… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcement for December 19, 2018

Azure SQL Data Warehouse | Informatica iPaaS integration is now available Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS) on Azure is now generally available, enabling an intelligent discovery-driven approach to migrate legacy data warehouse workloads to Azure SQL Data Warehouse. IICS on Azure optimizes multi-cloud, hybrid environments with a streamlined experience, allowing you to launch IICS with… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for December 11, 2018

MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB migration 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 Database Migration Service… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for December 4, 2018

Machine Learning Services | Azure Machine Learning service is now available Azure Machine Learning service, which enables developers and data scientists to quickly and easily build, train, and deploy machine learning models, is now generally available. Use Azure Machine Learning service to: Build models faster with automated machine learning. Train models with auto-configured cloud compute… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for November 28, 2018

Azure security and operations management | Own your hardware security modules (HSM) with Azure Dedicated HSM Azure Dedicated HSM enables you to keep full administrative and cryptographic control over the hardware security modules (HSMs). These HSMs process your encryption keys and meet compliance requirements for several industry standards and regulations (such as FIPS 140-2 Level… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for November 14, 2018

Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) | HB VMs for HPC are in preview New H-series Azure VMs for HPC workloads are in preview Two new H-series (HB and HC) Azure Virtual Machines for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads are now available in preview. The HB-series VMs are optimized for HPC applications driven by memory bandwidth, such as… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for October 31, 2018

Azure Event Grid | Availability in Azure Government regions Event Grid is now available in preview in Azure Government regions. Use this service on the same region you’re deploying the rest of your solution(s). Learn more by visiting the Microsoft Azure Blog. Azure Event Grid | Advanced filtering is in preview Data payload attributes filtering… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for October 17, 2018

Azure App Service | Price reductions for App Service on Linux basic and premium tiers We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers. Azure App Service allows you to quickly build, deploy, and scale enterprise-grade web, mobile, and API apps running on any platform. Meet rigorous performance,… Read more