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    Monthly updates for February 2016

    Feb 24

    Azure Automation classic portal redirect to new Azure portal spring 2016

    UPDATE March 15, 2016: Automation is rescheduling the retirement of the classic portal to a later time in spring 2016. ORIGINAL POST: Azure Automation will retire the classic portal in early March, and the new Azure portal will become the sole access point.

    • Automation
    • Services
    Feb 24

    Logic Apps improved designer and managed APIs

    Logic Apps provides users with an updated designer experience and service managed APIs.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Feb 22

    Preview: Temporal tables in Azure SQL Database

    With temporal tables in Azure SQL Database, you can efficiently track and analyze data history without custom coding.

    • Azure SQL Database
    Feb 19

    Public preview: HDInsight Tools for IntelliJ

    HDinsight Tools for IntelliJ (Preview) makes HDInsight Spark development easier. Check out this service update to learn more!

    • HDInsight
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Feb 18

    General availability: Red Hat Enterprise Linux images through Azure Marketplace

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux is offered on a pay-as-you-go model with per-hour billing.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Feb 18

    Swagger support for Azure Mobile Apps .NET Server SDK

    The NuGet package that provides Swagger support for your ASP.NET Azure Mobile Apps project has been released.

    • App Service
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Feb 17

    App Service SSL connection pricing changes

    Azure App Service customers can now enjoy free Server Name Indication (SNI) SSL connections for Basic, Standard, and Premium service plans.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Feb 17

    Public preview: Azure Container Service

    Azure Container Service helps you use Docker images and Linux containers in a production environment.

    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Feb 17

    General availability: Google Widevine modular license delivery in Azure Media Services

    You can now apply common encryption with Widevine or Microsoft PlayReady to help protect your premium content.

    • Media Services
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Feb 17

    General availability: Azure Hybrid Use Benefit

    Windows Server customers can run Windows virtual machines on Azure at a lower rate.

    • Pricing & Offerings
    Feb 17

    Public preview: SQL Server Stretch Database

    With SQL Server Stretch Database, you can dynamically stretch warm and cold transactional data from SQL Server 2016 to Azure.

    • SQL Server Stretch Database
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Feb 12

    Major CDN update – Resource Manager and new portal

    Coinciding with the release of the new Azure portal, we launched a new CDN experience, which is built on the Azure Resource Manager.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Features
    Feb 12

    CDN – New POP locations

    Additional point-of presence (POP) locations added to the Content Delivery Network.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Feb 12

    CDN – Standard and Premium CDN tiers available

    New Standard and Premium feature sets are for CDN customers.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Feb 12

    CDN – Purge feature available

    New CDN feature allows you to purge individual cached assets or entire directories from your CDN endpoints.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Features
    Feb 12

    CDN – Load feature available

    A new CDN feature allows you to preload individual assets to your CDN endpoints.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Features
    Feb 12

    General availability: Lucene query syntax in Azure Search

    Lucene query syntax is now available as part of the Azure Search REST API.

    • Azure Search
    • Features
    Feb 12

    New Data Factory monitoring and management UI now available

    Simplify how you monitor and manage your data pipelines with the new UI for Azure Data Factory.

    • Data Factory
    • Data Lake Analytics
    • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Services
    Feb 10

    General availability: Azure Search .NET SDK

    The Azure Search .NET SDK is now generally available.

    • Azure Search
    • SDK and Tools
    Feb 8

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: January 2016 update

    A summary of improvements in Azure SQL Data Warehouse in January 2016.

    • SQL Data Warehouse

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