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    Monthly updates for December 2015

    Dec 28

    Static public IP addresses available for Azure virtual machines

    Static Public IP address for virtual machines (VMs)

    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Dec 28

    Automation: Configure checkpoints in graphical runbooks

    In Azure Automation graphical runbooks you can now set checkpoints to assure that activities do not get repeated if the runbook needs to restart.

    • Automation
    • Features
    Dec 23

    StorSimple Virtual Appliance model 1100 now called StorSimple Cloud Appliance 8010

    With the release of the StorSimple 8000 Series Update 2, the StorSimple virtual appliance model 1100 has been renamed StorSimple Cloud Appliance 8010.

    • StorSimple
    • Features
    Dec 21

    General availability: Azure Scheduler

    Azure Scheduler user experience is now generally available in the new Azure Portal.

    • Scheduler
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Dec 17

    API Management: Advanced caching and throttling policies

    A number of new policies are available now to extend the caching and throttling capabilities of API Management.

    • API Management
    • Features
    Dec 17

    General availability: Dv2 VMs in more Azure regions

    Dv2-Series VMs are available in Australia East, Australia Southeast, North Europe, West Europe, East US, South Central US, Southeast Asia, Japan East, and East Asia.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Dec 17

    General availability: Azure App Service Mobile Apps

    The Mobile Apps feature in Azure App Service is now fully supported with a 99.95-percent SLA.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Dec 17

    General availability: StorSimple 8000 Series Update 2

    StorSimple 8000 Series Update 2 includes two key enhancements that expand StorSimple’s use cases and workloads: local volumes and the StorSimple Cloud Appliance 8020 (based on Azure Premium Storage).

    • StorSimple
    Dec 17

    Public preview: On-premises StorSimple Virtual Array

    The StorSimple Virtual Array is a version of StorSimple in a virtual machine form. It provides a cost-effective, lightweight solution for remote office environments.

    • StorSimple
    • Features
    Dec 16

    Azure HDInsight supports latest projects from Apache Hadoop

    Azure HDInsight now supports the latest projects from Apache Hadoop.

    • HDInsight
    Dec 16

    Support for Windows 10 Universal Apps, Power BI dashboard, new troubleshooting feature, and more

    Read about the new features available in Azure Mobile Engagement.

    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Dec 14

    Azure Cosmos DB: Paging with TOP and new LINQ operators

    This Azure Cosmos DB service update adds the TOP keyword to the SQL grammar, several query performance optimizations, limit increases for query operators, and support for additional LINQ operators in the .NET SDK 1.5.2.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    Dec 11

    Try Azure Service Fabric for free

    Build and deploy Service Fabric applications to Azure for free by joining a Party Cluster.

    • Service Fabric
    • Features
    Dec 9

    Azure Resource Manager support in runbooks

    Azure Automation now provides the AzureRM.profile and AzureRM.Compute Azure Resource Manager PowerShell modules as global modules for use in your runbooks.

    • Automation
    • Features
    Dec 7

    General availability: Azure Automation

    Azure Automation, the service that automates the management of your cloud and on-premises resources, is generally available in the new Azure portal.

    • Automation
    • Features
    Dec 4

    Clustered Columnstore Tables are default in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Clustered Columnstore Tables are the most efficient way you can store your data in Azure SQL Data Warehouse, and they are the new default.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    Dec 3

    Predictive maintenance preconfigured solution for Microsoft Azure IoT Suite

    Microsoft Azure IoT Suite helps you capture and analyze untapped device data to improve results across your business.

    • Features
    Dec 3

    Public preview: Azure Security Center

    Azure Security Center helps you prevent, detect, and respond to threats with increased visibility and control over the security of all your Azure resources.

    • Security Center
    • Services
    Dec 3

    Generally available: Azure Content Delivery Network Premium

    Azure Content Delivery Network Premium is an expansion of the existing service, offering a set of new premium features, including Rules Engine and Advanced Content Analytics.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Features
    Dec 3

    API Management Policies integrate external services

    A set of new policies is designed to make it easy to integrate external services into your Azure API Management request/response pipeline.

    • API Management
    • Features

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