Cross-Post: Windows Azure July Updates: SQL Database, Traffic Manager, AutoScale, Virtual Machines

This morning we released some great updates to Windows Azure. These new enhancements include:

  • SQL Databases: Support for Automated SQL Export and a New Premium Tier SQL Database option
  • Traffic Manager: New support for managing Windows Azure Traffic Manager in the HTML Portal
  • AutoScale: Support for Windows Azure Mobile Services, AutoScale rules for Service Bus Queue Depth, Alerts on AutoScale actions
  • Virtual Machines: Updates to the IaaS management experiences in the Management Portal

All of these improvements are available to use immediately (note: some are still in preview).  You can read about the details on my blog here.

Scott