A number of things happened this past week, including but not limited to a healthy helping of cumulative updates, enhancements to Power BI, and even more xCloud details. Be sure to catch up below.
Windows 11 in Release Preview adds urgent notifications bypass and more
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Windows 11 released to Dev Channel and ISO comes with File Explorer tabs
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Microsoft has unveiled a feature summary for Power BI Report Server's September release. There are a bunch of new features revolving around reporting, analytics, and data preparation.
Microsoft has released the first release candidate for SQL Server Reporting Services. This brings some new features including support for Power BI datasets hosted in premium, and more.
At PASS Summit 2017, Microsoft announced SQL Operations Studio to help devs and admins monitor database performance and boost efficiency while Azure picked up a new "compute-optimized" service tier.