Monthly updates for October 2014
The latest release of Azure Machine Learning provides a new sample experiment gallery feature, a streamlined experiment page, and a new visualization for data tables.
New networking features such as Network Security Groups, Forced Tunneling, and Advanced Gateway Policies for Virtual Networks are now available in the Azure North Europe region.
Use Azure Automation to create, monitor, deploy, and maintain resources in your Azure environment using a highly scalable and reliable workflow execution engine.
Powered by Azure, Stream Analytics is an event-processing engine that helps uncover insights from devices, sensors, cloud infrastructure, and existing data properties in real time.
Azure Batch is a new platform service that enables you to run large-scale parallel and HPC applications in the cloud.
As the onramp for stream processing in the cloud, Event Hubs enables publish-subscribe data distribution in a flexible platform-as-as-service (PaaS) model that can scale with your needs and provide a durable buffer between event publishers and event consumers.
Traffic Manager Nested Profiles enable you to create more flexible and powerful load balancing and failover schemes to support the needs of larger, more complex deployments.
You now have the ability to run your Big Data Hadoop workloads as a preconfigured Azure VM, using your choice of Cloudera Enterprise or Hortonworks HDP operating on Linux.
The Azure Marketplace (formerly Azure Store/Azure Gallery) is a unified applications and services ecosystem for Azure customers and partners.
Azure Data Factory gives you an agile way to manage the production of trusted information from complex processes, making it easier to create, orchestrate, and manage data-processing pipelines over a range of transformation services and diverse data sources.
Now available to try in the Azure Preview portal, new functionality allows you to manage existing SQL Database business-continuity features with greater ease and a highly visual graphic interface.
Microsoft Antimalware for Cloud Services and Virtual Machines (VMs) is now generally available to help identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
In this release of the new Azure Preview portal, we're introducing breakthrough business continuity and disaster recovery administration along with support for self-service Point in Time Restore and restoring deleted databases.
Yesterday, we announced the general availability of the Microsoft Azure Australia Geo, including the Australia East Region in New South Wales and the Australia Southeast Region in Victoria.
Service providers can easily extend, automate, and offer Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service using this update of Azure Site Recovery.
Azure Event Hubs are a real-time highly scalable and fully managed data stream ingestion service.
We've updated Azure Machine Learning modules, tools, and services with our October 23, 2014, release.
The Azure Websites Migration Assistant will analyze your IIS installation and identify which sites can be migrated to the cloud, and creates the relevant websites and databases for those that can.
WebJobs is now generally available, providing an easy way for you to run programs such as services or background tasks on an Azure-hosted Website.
We have added to the Azure Marketplace a wealth of examples of APIs that are built with Azure Machine Learning. These APIs are free to use, and illustrate how the reach and power of the cloud allow advanced analytics to be consumed by more users in more ways.