Updates Archives

Monthly updates for January 2016

Jan 29

Azure Site Recovery available for Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

U.S. public sector customers can now use Azure Site Recovery to protect their critical applications.

  • Azure Site Recovery
Jan 29

Azure Site Recovery available in Azure Government Cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

U.S. public sector customers can use Azure Site Recovery to protect critical applications on physical and virtual infrastructures.

  • Azure Site Recovery
Jan 29

Preview: Log analytics for Azure Load Balancer

IN PREVIEW

Use Audit, Alert event, and Health probe logs to manage and troubleshoot Azure Load Balancer.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
Jan 25

Azure Search: .NET SDK version 1.0.1-preview

IN PREVIEW

Version 1.0.1-preview of the Azure Search .NET SDK is now available.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
Jan 23

New T-SQL programmability features in Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

New programmability features that are implemented in SQL Server 2016 are also available in Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
Jan 22

A new way to deploy VSTS in the Azure portal

Learn about the differences you may encounter when you set up a deployment from source control in the Azure portal.

  • App Service
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • Services
Jan 22

Updates to Azure support portal

Updates on the Azure support portal include: Node.JS parser, AutoHeal UX for Execution Delay settings, and crash diagnostics.

  • App Service
  • Services
Jan 22

Preview: Azure App Service cloning now available between regions

IN PREVIEW

Now you can clone an existing web app to a newly created app in a different region or in the same region.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Services
Jan 22

Public preview: Automation Graphical Authoring SDK

The Microsoft Azure Automation Graphical Authoring SDK enables developers to create and edit graphical runbooks for use with the Azure Automation service.

  • Automation
  • SDK and Tools
Jan 22

Azure Batch Service adds MPI and offline node support

Azure Batch Service has added MPI and offline node support.

  • Batch
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
Jan 21

Preview: Customize lexical analyzers in Azure Search

IN PREVIEW

Take control over the process of breaking your documents into searchable terms.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
Jan 19

Azure Search: Search Traffic Analytics available

Enable traffic analytics in Azure Search to gain visibility into your search service and learn about your users.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Features
Jan 14

Self-service subscription transfer globally available

You can transfer a subscription to a colleague, a different account you own, or someone in a different organization.

  • Pricing & Offerings
Jan 14

More ways to purchase Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication can be purchased through Volume Licensing, the Cloud Solution Provider program, and Azure in Open.

  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jan 14

General availability: Azure Role-Based Access Control with custom roles

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Role-Based Access Control allows you to grant users only the rights they need to perform their jobs by using built-in or custom roles.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
Jan 14

General availability: Zend Z-Ray for Azure app service

NOW AVAILABLE

Zend Z-Ray for Azure gives developers insight into entire PHP applications, including execution time, exceptions and errors, and SQL queries used.

  • App Service
  • Features
Jan 14

New Premium plans for Microsoft Azure RemoteApp and incentives for existing RDS CAL owners

Premium and Premium Plus are for customers requiring more computing resources for their Windows apps hosted in Azure RemoteApp.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jan 14

General availability: SQL Database Index Advisor

NOW AVAILABLE

Improve the performance of your Azure SQL Databases by using index tuning recommendations provided by Index Advisor.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Jan 14

Public preview: Microsoft Operations Management Suite alert notification and remediation

IN PREVIEW

The alert notification and remediation feature in the Microsoft Operations Management Suite leverages the log analytics and automation capabilities for seamless IT operations.

  • Features
Jan 14

General availability: Azure Premium Storage in South Central US region

NOW AVAILABLE

Premium Storage is now available in the South Central US region in addition to other regions previously announced.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

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