Updates archives

Monthly updates for March 2018

14 Mar

App Service updating PHP to latest versions

In the next release of Web Apps, we’ll update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

  • App Service
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
14 Mar

Instance Metadata Service includes support for zones and virtual machine scale sets

Version 2017-12-01 of Instance Metadata Service is available in global Azure regions. It has support for Availability Zones and virtual machine scale sets.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Services
14 Mar

General availability: Power BI Embedded in Microsoft Azure Germany

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded is now generally available in the Azure Germany cloud.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Mar

General availability: Power BI Embedded in Microsoft Azure Government cloud

Power BI Embedded is now generally available in the Microsoft Azure Government cloud.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Mar

Azure Monitor metrics integration

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded has integrated with Azure Monitor resource metrics. The metrics give you real-time data on the status and load of your resource in the Azure portal.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
13 Mar

Azure Resource Manager API is available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Resource Manager API is available through SDK and PowerShell, to help you manage Power BI capacities programmatically.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
  • Management
12 Mar

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Data Explorer, now generally available on the Azure portal, provides a unified developer experience for inserting, querying and managing Azure Cosmos DB data within the Azure portal and the Emulator.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
9 Mar

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

IN PREVIEW

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is a new deployment option in Azure SQL Database that provides SQL Server compatibility and native virtual network support.

  • Features
9 Mar

Azure SQL Database information protection

IN PREVIEW

Now available in preview, SQL Information Protection introduces advanced capabilities built into Azure SQL Database for discovering, classifying, labelling and protecting your sensitive data.

  • Features
9 Mar

Azure Migrate

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Migrate, a discovery and assessment tool that will help you confidently plan your migration, is now generally available.

  • Features
9 Mar

Azure SQL Database – zone redundant premium databases and elastic pools

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Database has added more fault resilience to premium databases by taking advantage of availability zones in select regions.

  • Features
9 Mar

Higher database eDTU limits for standard elastic pools in Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re pleased to announce the general availability of an increase in the maximum eDTU limit per database in standard elastic pools.

  • Features
8 Mar

Azure Database Migration Service: March update

IN PREVIEW

The March update to the Azure Database Migration Service includes support for migrations from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features
7 Mar

Public preview: Java support for App Service on Linux

Java support for App Service on Linux is in public preview. You can create a Linux web app by using Tomcat 8.5/9.0, with JRE 8 as a runtime stack.

  • App Service
  • Features
6 Mar

Name changes: Virtual Machines B-series US Gov

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual Machines B-series naming will change on May 1, 2018, in all Azure Government regions.

  • Cloud Services
6 Mar

Azure Marketplace third-party reseller services now use Azure monetary commitment

As of 1 March 2018, third-party reseller services on the Azure Marketplace (in the provided list) will consume Enterprise Agreement monetary commitment.

  • Marketplace
  • Services
5 Mar

Azure AD automatic user provisioning for Zscaler apps is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Automated, policy-based provisioning and deprovisioning of Azure AD user accounts for Zscaler’s single sign-on (SSO) apps for identity life cycle automation.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
5 Mar

Work Items hub and VM-based Azure DevOps Project – VSTS Sprint 131 update

In the Sprint 131 update of Visual Studio Team Services, a few features have received a large amount of feedback and activity on UserVoice, including the Work Items hub.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
5 Mar

Major version updates for App Service on Linux

We’ve just released new Node and PHP versions for Azure App Service on Linux.

  • App Service
  • Features
2 Mar

February update for Azure IoT Edge

IN PREVIEW

The February update for Azure IoT Edge contains improvements to the runtime, documentation, and tooling.

  • Internet of Things
  • Features

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