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    Monthly updates for April 2014

    Apr 24

    Azure SQL Database introduces new Basic, Standard, and Premium previews

    Azure SQL Database introduces two new service tiers, Basic and Standard, to join Premium, which is already in preview. The Web and Business service editions will be retired in 12 months.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Apr 18

    Memcached Cloud available in the Azure Store

    Memcached Cloud is a reliable, fully-managed, fail-safe service that runs Memcached. Your dataset is constantly replicated, so if a node fails, an auto-switchover mechanism guarantees data is served without interruption.

    • App Service
    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    Apr 17

    Azure Brazil South region now in public preview

    The Azure Brazil South Region, located in Sao Paulo state, is now broadly available for public preview.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    Apr 10

    New Azure Web Sites region – Southeast Asia

    Azure Web sites is now available in Southeast Asia for all customers.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Apr 10

    Redis support on Azure available in the Azure Store

    Redis Cloud is a fully-managed cloud service for hosting and running your Redis dataset in a highly-available and scalable manner, with predictable and stable top performance.

    • App Service
    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    • Services
    Apr 3

    Cluster Operating System Update for HDInsight Clusters

    Newly created HDInsight clusters will run on Windows Server 2012 R2, have .NET 4.5 available, and allow inbound connections to any executable on worker nodes.

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • Operating System
    Apr 3

    General Availability: Autoscale

    The new GA release of Autoscale includes performance- and schedule-based scaling, and you can customize it to scale based on metrics you define.

    • App Service
    • Cloud Services
    • Media Services
    • Virtual Machines
    Apr 3

    General Availability: Azure Read-Access Geo Redundant Storage (RA-GRS)

    Get Read access to your secondary storage replica, in case your primary location fails.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    Apr 3

    Azure Management Library 2.0.0-Preview for .NET and Node.js

    This Preview release includes support for Azure Resource Manager.

    • App Service
    • Cloud Services
    • Mobile Services
    • Scheduler
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • SDK and Tools
    Apr 3

    General Availability: Scheduler

    Azure Scheduler is generally available in all Azure regions, backed by an enterprise SLA, and is ready to use for production scenarios.

    • Scheduler
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Apr 3

    Azure Cross Platform Command-Line Interface 0.8.0

    This Azure Cross Platform Command-Line Interface release includes support for Azure Resource Manager and Azure Active Directory authentication.

    • SDK and Tools
    Apr 3

    New in Azure Web Sites: Web Hosting Plans

    Share features like auto-scale, web tests, backup, and computing capacity across your web sites.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Apr 3

    New Basic SKU for Azure Web Sites

    Azure Web Sites now supports an additional Basic SKU tier.

    • App Service
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Apr 3

    Resource groups in Azure Preview portal

    Use resource groups to manage all of your application resources.

    • App Service
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Apr 3

    New monitoring and operations features in Azure Web Sites

    The Azure Portal preview adds new features to help you monitor and operate your Azure Web Sites.

    • App Service
    • Management
    Apr 3

    Puppet Extension is now available for Azure

    Automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy critical applications, and proactively manage infrastructure.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Apr 3

    New Azure billing features

    View billing info using new charts and visualizations.

    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    Apr 3

    Visual Studio Online is now integrated with the Azure portal

    Create team projects, view your Git and TFVC repositories, edit source code, make commits, view your builds, and continuously deploy to Azure Web Sites.

    • App Service
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Apr 3

    First-of-its-kind Microsoft Azure Preview portal

    The Azure Preview portal radically simplifies the cloud—whether you write code, operate infrastructure, or manage finances.

    • App Service
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    Apr 3

    Azure Active Directory App Gallery

    Add and manage over 1000 apps using Azure Active Directory.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features

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