Updates archives

Monthly updates for March 2018

21 Mar

Name changes: Azure Database for MySQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL is generally available starting 1 May 2018. Names will also change.

21 Mar

Name changes: Microsoft IoT Central

IN PREVIEW

Effective May 1, 2018, Microsoft IoT Central will be renamed “IoT Central.” These changes won’t affect pricing or resource GUID.

19 Mar

Simplified process for creating secure Service Fabric clusters

We have simplified creating secure Service Fabric clusters in the portal, and removed the option to create unsecure Service Fabric clusters.

  • Service Fabric
  • Services
19 Mar

Azure portal updates: March 2018

Azure portal updates have been released for managing IaaS resources, including updates to the VM Connect button and networking.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
19 Mar

ClearDB removal from the Azure Marketplace

ClearDB will transition Azure-based customers currently billed by Microsoft to a direct billing model with ClearDB. You'll no longer be able to create or upgrade a ClearDB database.

  • Access Control Service
  • App Service
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
  • Services
19 Mar

Public preview: Low-priority VMs on virtual machine scale sets

IN PREVIEW

Low-priority VMs on scale sets enable users to significantly save on costs for their fault-tolerant, flexible workloads.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
19 Mar

Deprecating Service Management API support for Azure App Service

Target availability: Q2 2018

Azure Service Management support will be retired on 30 June 2018. Azure App Service resource management will only be supported through Azure Resource Manager.

  • App Service
  • Features
16 Mar

Azure Backup is now available in France

Azure Backup is now available in Azure France.

  • Azure Backup
  • Regions & Datacenters
16 Mar

General availability: Support for large disk backup and improvements for backup/restore

Azure Backup now supports backup of large disks and a set of backup and restore improvements based on a new VM backup stack.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded custom layout

Power BI Embedded custom layout enables you to set and change the size of a report page layout, or control the size, position and visibility of a report visual.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded single-visual embedding

By embedding visuals into your app, you can get in-page analytics where only the most relevant and insightful data resides next to your user’s day-to-day actions, making data-driven decisions easier.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

OData and SharePoint Online data sources supported in Power BI Embedded

We added more data source connections that can be updated through the Update Datasources API.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded Query Parameters API

The Query Parameters API for Power BI Embedded enables developers to dynamically change the values of parameters and automate the process of working with them.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded capacity APIs

Added automation APIs support assigning a workspace to a Power BI Embedded Azure capacity.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded APIs for visual-level filters

Additional APIs for Power BI Embedded support Get, Set and Remove filters on the visual level.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded mobile layout support

Power BI Embedded supports layouts that are optimised for consumption on mobile devices.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Phased loading of embedded content in Power BI Embedded

More JavaScript calls add phases to the embedding process.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded tile embedding enhancements

Power BI Embedded has added support for more tile types that can be embedded.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
15 Mar

Power BI Embedded Update Report API

Power BI Embedded has released an API to support updating reports.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
14 Mar

Power BI Embedded supports row-level security for tiles and dashboards

We now support row-level security for embedding tiles and dashboards.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features

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