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    Monthly updates for July 2014

    Jul 23

    Manage virtual machines in the Azure Preview portal

    Use the Azure Preview portal to create, manage, and monitor your virtual machines.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Gallery
    • Management
    Jul 23

    Create SharePoint Server Farms in the Azure Preview portal

    Deploying multi-virtual machine applications is easier than ever before. Create a three-server or nine-server SharePoint Server Farm by providing only a name, username, and password.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Management
    Jul 22

    Azure PowerShell 0.8.4 and 0.8.5

    Multiple updates for Azure PowerShell are included in our latest releases.

    • SDK and Tools
    Jul 21

    Reverse DNS support for Azure Cloud Services

    We’ve added support for reverse DNS for all Azure Cloud Services at no additional cost!

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Jul 17

    Azure Storage is in the Preview Portal

    We've added Azure Storage to the preview portal. Create accounts, view your containers, and monitor performance.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    • Services
    Jul 15

    Rich VM Diagnostics now in the Preview Portal

    Set up a monitoring experience that keeps track of new metrics.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    Jul 15

    Recommended Pricing Tier

    The recommended pricing tier is the simplest way to select an offering.

    • App Service
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Managed Cache Service
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Jul 14

    Preview: Azure Machine Learning

    Machine Learning is a fully managed service for advanced analytics in the cloud.

    • Machine Learning Studio
    • Services
    Jul 14

    Event Hubs in public preview

    Azure Event Hubs helps solve data flow challenges where you want to ingest, persist, and process millions of events per second.

    • Event Hubs
    • Services
    Jul 14

    Azure SQL Database now available in the Azure Preview portal

    Manage your Azure SQL Database subscriptions using the new Azure Preview Portal.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    Jul 14

    General Availability: Microsoft Azure US Central and US East 2 regions

    The US Central region in Iowa and US East 2 region in Virginia are generally available.

    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jul 14

    Preview: New sizes and regions for Azure Redis Cache

    More options for the secure, dedicated Redis Cache, managed by Microsoft.

    • Azure Cache for Redis
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Jul 14

    Pricing changes for Service Bus Queues and Topics

    Service Bus Basic and Standard tiers provide price flexibility that better accommodate different use cases.

    • Service Bus
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Jul 14

    Azure Block Blob Storage pricing changed to 4 decimals

    4 decimals gives you more accurate pricing for Azure Block Blob Storage.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Jul 7

    General Availability: Backup and restore for Azure Web Sites

    The GA release of backup and restore for Azure Web Sites includes lots of new tools and features.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Jul 3

    General Availability: Internal Load Balancing

    Host middle tier or backend applications behind a private IP address that is visible only within your cloud service or Virtual Network.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Features

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