Monthly updates for March 2016
The latest Azure Cosmos DB service update includes support to create partitioned collections, which can support larger data volumes and process more requests.
We are excited to announce the public preview of Azure Cosmos DB protocol support for MongoDB.
Easily deploy a large number of virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Scale Sets, now generally available at no additional cost!
With Azure DevTest Labs, you can monitor cost using cost thresholds.
The Microsoft Azure IoT reference architecture provides guidance for building secure and scalable, device-centric solutions for connecting devices, conducting analysis, and integrating with back-end systems.
An update to Automation Hybrid Worker has just been released.
JSON functionalities are available in Azure SQL Database.
A larger virtual machine size, the Standard_D15_v2, has joined the Dv2-series and offers 20 CPU cores, 140 GB of memory, 1,000 GB of temporary SSD, up to 8 virtual NICs, up to 40 data disks, and very high network bandwidth.
IoT Hub client SDK portable client libraries are available on NuGet.
The Azure Cosmos DB team is excited to announce that Azure Cosmos DB is ISO 27001, HIPAA, and EU Model Clauses compliant.
A summary of improvements in Azure SQL Data Warehouse in February 2016.
The Azure API Management Ingest Tool gives Visual Studio developers a one-click way to place REST APIs behind an Azure API Management instance.
DevTest Labs becomes a even better place for you to prepare and create your VM images (VHDs) from your lab VMs.
An update to the public preview of the Microsoft Azure Automation Graphical Authoring SDK has been released.
We’re adding more certification coverage to our Azure portfolio, so regulated customers can take advantage of new services.
To save you time when you author graphical runbooks in Azure Automation, the authoring UX exposes the property hierarchy of activity output objects so that you can choose to use a selected object property as input to another activity.
Each API Management service instance has a properties collection of key/value pairs that you can use to manage constant string values, including secrets, across all API configuration and policies.
You can manage and use Azure Marketplace images in DevTest Labs to create lab VMs.
Various bug fixes and feature enhancements to the Azure portal.
You can use the Run Now command to manually execute logic apps with recurrence triggers or polling triggers.