Updates Archives

Monthly updates for June 2016

Jun 8

Retiring support for PHP 5.4

We'll retire support for PHP 5.4 in October 2016. If you have an application deployed to App Service that's using PHP 5.4, you can upgrade or use a custom runtime.

  • App Service
Jun 8

Announcing: F-Series of compute-optimized virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

F-Series virtual machines are optimized for compute-intensive workloads. This series contains 10 additional compute-optimized VM sizes and the option to optimize for standard or premium storage.

  • Virtual Machines
Jun 8

Introducing appLens for Web Apps in Azure App Service

When a web app goes down, you can visualize data points in a few seconds by using the appLens tool for the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service.

  • App Service
Jun 8

Export API definitions from API Management developer portal

A new feature enables API developers to export API definitions in Swagger and WADL formats from the Azure API Management developer portal.

  • API Management
  • App Service
Jun 7

Azure Cosmos DB is available in Canada East and Canada Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB supports provisioning Azure Cosmos DB accounts in the Canada East and Canada Central regions.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Jun 6

General availability: Spark on HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

Spark on Azure HDInsight is generally available. It brings an industry-leading availability SLA of 99.9 percent, scalable storage, and productivity tools for interactive big-data exploration and development.

  • HDInsight
Jun 6

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Introducing Premium Storage

Azure SQL Data Warehouse is moving from Standard to Premium Storage, offering new performance benefits for the service.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
Jun 6

General availability: HDInsight Tools for IntelliJ

We're excited to announce the general availability of the HDInsight Tools plug-in for IntelliJ, which helps users develop Java Spark applications on Azure HDInsight.

  • HDInsight
Jun 2

New Azure Cosmos DB throughput calculator

The Azure Cosmos DB throughput calculator helps customers estimate the request unit requirements for typical operations, including document creates, reads, and deletes.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Jun 1

Preview update: Azure Cosmos DB protocol support for MongoDB

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cosmos DB accounts with protocol support for MongoDB now available in all Azure Cosmos DB regions.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Jun 1

Azure Redis Cache: General availability of support for Resource Manager–based virtual networks

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing Azure Redis Cache support for Azure Resource Manager–based virtual networks in the Premium tier.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Virtual Network

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