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    Monthly updates for March 2016

    Mar 31

    Azure Cosmos DB: Partitioned collections for higher storage and throughput

    The latest Azure Cosmos DB service update includes support to create partitioned collections, which can support larger data volumes and process more requests.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Mar 31

    Public preview: Azure Cosmos DB protocol support for MongoDB

    We are excited to announce the public preview of Azure Cosmos DB protocol support for MongoDB.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    Mar 31

    General availability: Virtual Machine Scale Sets

    Easily deploy a large number of virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Scale Sets, now generally available at no additional cost!

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    Mar 30

    Azure DevTest Labs: Monthly Estimated Cost Trend chart

    With Azure DevTest Labs, you can monitor cost using cost thresholds.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 30

    Microsoft Azure IoT reference architecture available

    The Microsoft Azure IoT reference architecture provides guidance for building secure and scalable, device-centric solutions for connecting devices, conducting analysis, and integrating with back-end systems.

    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Mar 30

    Update: Automation Hybrid Worker

    An update to Automation Hybrid Worker has just been released.

    • Automation
    • Features
    Mar 30

    Public preview: JSON in Azure SQL Database

    JSON functionalities are available in Azure SQL Database.

    • Azure SQL Database
    Mar 30

    Announcing: New Dv2-series virtual machine size

    A larger virtual machine size, the Standard_D15_v2, has joined the Dv2-series and offers 20 CPU cores, 140 GB of memory, 1,000 GB of temporary SSD, up to 8 virtual NICs, up to 40 data disks, and very high network bandwidth.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Mar 29

    Azure IoT Hub client SDK portable libraries are available on NuGet

    IoT Hub client SDK portable client libraries are available on NuGet.

    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Mar 25

    Azure compliance: Azure Cosmos DB certified for ISO 27001, HIPAA, and the EU Model Clauses

    The Azure Cosmos DB team is excited to announce that Azure Cosmos DB is ISO 27001, HIPAA, and EU Model Clauses compliant.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Compliance
    Mar 23

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: February 2016 update

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

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Mar 23

    Announcing the Azure API Management publishing tool

    The Azure API Management Ingest Tool gives Visual Studio developers a one-click way to place REST APIs behind an Azure API Management instance.

    • API Management
    • App Service
    • Features
    Mar 17

    Azure DevTest Labs: Create custom images from a lab VM

    DevTest Labs becomes a even better place for you to prepare and create your VM images (VHDs) from your lab VMs.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 16

    Update: Automation Graphical Authoring SDK

    An update to the public preview of the Microsoft Azure Automation Graphical Authoring SDK has been released.

    • Automation
    • SDK and Tools
    Mar 16

    Compliance updates for Azure public cloud

    We’re adding more certification coverage to our Azure portfolio, so regulated customers can take advantage of new services.

    • Services
    Mar 16

    Automation: Activity output object properties exposed to simplify graphical runbook authoring

    To save you time when you author graphical runbooks in Azure Automation, the authoring UX exposes the property hierarchy of activity output objects so that you can choose to use a selected object property as input to another activity.

    • Automation
    • Features
    Mar 15

    Use API Management properties to manage secrets and global values in API Management policies

    Each API Management service instance has a properties collection of key/value pairs that you can use to manage constant string values, including secrets, across all API configuration and policies.

    • API Management
    • App Service
    • Features
    Mar 15

    Azure DevTest Labs: Use Azure Marketplace images to create VMs in the lab

    You can manage and use Azure Marketplace images in DevTest Labs to create lab VMs.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 14

    Enhancements to the Azure portal

    Various bug fixes and feature enhancements to the Azure portal.

    • App Service
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    Mar 14

    Run Now with more trigger types in Logic Apps

    You can use the Run Now command to manually execute logic apps with recurrence triggers or polling triggers.

    • App Service
    • Features

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