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    Monthly updates for April 2015

    Apr 30

    Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK 1.1.0 with partitioning support

    A new version of the Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK with support for partitioning is available.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • SDK and Tools
    Apr 30

    Application Insights supports ASP.NET 5 applications

    Application Insights for the ASP.NET 5 web applications allows you to monitor and troubleshoot the new generation of ASP.NET applications.

    • Application Insights
    • SDK and Tools
    Apr 30

    Per-tenant service health notifications in the Azure preview portal

    The new service health map in the Azure preview portal supports viewing health information only for the resources you have deployed to Azure data centers, which makes it easy for you to monitor and troubleshoot issues related to your applications running on Azure.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    Apr 29

    Azure Site Recovery: Free trial offer

    We’ve made it easier to try Azure Site Recovery to enable Availability on Demand and to extend and help protect your datacenter.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Apr 29

    Azure SQL Database supports large numbers of databases for SaaS providers

    The elastic database pricing model, new in public preview, enables predictable pricing over a set of unpredictable databases. You get the flexibility to support explosive growth and profitable SaaS business models while gaining cost efficiencies.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Apr 29

    Oracle Database Enterprise Edition price reduced

    Now deploying Oracle databases in Azure can be even more cost-effective. Beginning with subscription billing cycles starting on or after May 1, 2015, the price for Windows-based virtual machines (VMs) that include licensing for Oracle Database Enterprise Edition will be reduced by 15%–20%.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Apr 29

    Public Preview: Visual Studio Application Insights

    Development teams can gain insights into the performance, availability, and usage of their server, web, and mobile applications by using Visual Studio Application Insights.

    • Application Insights
    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Apr 29

    Service Tier Advisor for Azure SQL Database is available

    Service Tier Advisor analyzes the performance and feature requirements for individual databases to provide insights to help you choose the correct tier and performance level for your Azure SQL Database upgrade.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • SDK and Tools
    Apr 29

    Azure SQL Database update becomes API default August 1, 2015

    As part of the previously announced general availability of update running on Azure SQL Database V12 servers, we’re upgrading two application programming interface default values beginning August 1, 2015.

    • Azure SQL Database
    Apr 29

    General availability: Azure Operational Insights

    Generally available on May 4, 2015, Azure Operational Insights is an analysis service designed to provide IT administrators with deep insight into their on-premises and cloud environments.

    • Features
    • Management
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Apr 29

    Developer Preview: Service Fabric

    Azure Service Fabric is available as a developer preview that you can download and work with in your local environment.

    • Service Fabric
    Apr 29

    Preview: Transparent Data Encryption for Azure SQL Database

    Transparent Data Encryption for Azure SQL Database brings the trusted encryption technology found in SQL Server to Azure SQL Database v12.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    Apr 29

    Preview: Azure App Service Environment

    Azure App Service Environment is a new Premium plan option providing a fully isolated runtime environment with new scalability and security options.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Apr 29

    Public preview: Network Resource Provider APIs released

    Manage your Azure network resources by using new REST-based Resource Provider APIs.

    • Load Balancer
    • Traffic Manager
    • Virtual Network
    Apr 29

    Azure preview portal supports cloud services

    The Microsoft Azure preview portal supports cloud services.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Management
    Apr 29

    Deploy custom templates from the preview portal

    Resource Manager templates provide a declarative way of describing a set of one or more resources and deploying them in a consistent, repeatable way. You can deploy custom templates directly from the preview portal.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    Apr 23

    Application Insights: Synthetic data filtering and additional updates

    Updates to the Application Insights service and SDKs enable synthetic data filtering and provide a new usage experience for ASP.NET and usage calculations.

    • Application Insights
    • Features
    Apr 22

    Windows Universal apps SDK for Azure Mobile Engagement

    The Windows Universal Apps SDK is available for the Azure Mobile Engagement service.

    • SDK and Tools
    Apr 16

    General Availability: Azure Cosmos DB

    Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed, highly scalable NoSQL document database service.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Apr 16

    General Availability: Azure Stream Analytics

    Azure Stream Analytics is a real-time stream processing engine in the cloud that helps uncover insights from devices, sensors, infrastructure, and applications.

    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

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