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    Monthly updates for August 2016

    Aug 31

    Event Hubs in the Azure portal

    You can now use the Azure portal to create and manage Event Hubs namespaces.

    • Event Hubs
    • Features
    • Management
    Aug 31

    Azure DevTest Labs: Auto-shutdown notifications

    DevTest Labs enables lab owners to set up auto-shutdown notifications. A notification will be sent to lab users 15 minutes before auto-shutdown if any of their VMs will be affected.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 25

    Machine Learning workspaces and web service pricing plans available in Azure portal

    You can create standard Azure Machine Learning workspaces from within the Azure portal.

    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 25

    General availability: Operations Management Suite Security

    Operations Management Suite Security is a cloud-based service that enables customers to quickly and easily assess the security posture and detect security threats across hybrid cloud environments.

    • Features
    Aug 25

    Public preview: Computer Vision API and Academic Knowledge API in Cognitive Services

    Microsoft Cognitive Services is a collection of APIs that enable developers to tap into high-quality vision, speech, language, knowledge, and search technologies.

    • Cognitive Services
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Aug 25

    Public preview: N-Series instances for Azure Virtual Machines

    N-Series instances are enabled with NVIDIA’s cutting-edge GPUs so you can run GPU-accelerated workloads and visualize them.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Aug 24

    G-Series instances for Azure Virtual Machines available in Canada Central and Canada East

    Azure Virtual Machines customers can take advantage of the G-Series instances now available in Canada Central and Canada East.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Aug 24

    General availability: New Azure SQL Database Premium performance level, P15

    P15 offers 4000 Database Transaction Units (DTUs)—that’s twice as powerful as our P11 offering—with extremely fast transactional performance, real-time analytics, and up to 1 TB of storage.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Aug 24

    General availability: Azure SQL Data Warehouse now in more regions

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available in additional regions—North Europe, Japan East, Brazil South, and Australia Southeast.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Aug 22

    Announcing MySQL in-app (preview) for web apps

    The MySQL in-app (preview) feature enables running MySQL natively on the Azure App Service platform.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Aug 22

    PHP runtime and extension updates include potentially breaking changes

    Review your sites to ensure that changes to the available runtimes and PHP extensions on the Azure App Service workers will not cause any downtime of your applications or tooling.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Aug 22

    Azure DevTest Labs available in new Canada, India, and US regions

    Azure DevTest Labs is available in new regions of Canada, India, and the US that support the required Azure resources used in the labs.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Aug 22

    Azure Search: .NET SDK preview and portal support for Blob/Table indexers

    Azure Search has released a new preview version of the .NET SDK and supports Blob and Table storage indexers in the Azure portal.

    • Azure Search
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Aug 19

    Service Bus messaging in the Azure portal

    You can now use the new Azure portal to create and manage Service Bus messaging resources (namespaces, queues, and topics).

    • Service Bus
    • Features
    • Management
    Aug 18

    Azure Mobile Apps SDK for Apache Cordova reaches RC1

    The Azure Mobile Apps SDK for Apache Cordova is now at v2.0.0-RC1. This version includes better handling of conflicts for offline sync, plus bug fixes.

    • App Service
    • Mobile Services
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Aug 18

    Parse Server available in all regions

    The Azure Marketplace template "Parse Server on managed Azure services" has been updated. You can now deploy Parse Server in all Azure regions.

    • App Service
    • Mobile Services
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Aug 17

    Azure Scheduler gets new PowerShell cmdlets

    You can use Azure PowerShell 2.0.1 cmdlets to manage Azure Scheduler job collections and jobs in Azure Resource Manager.

    • Scheduler
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    Aug 16

    Azure Automation Hybrid Runbook Worker supports proxy environments

    An update to Azure Automation Hybrid Runbook Worker adds support for workers communicating through a proxy server.

    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    Aug 15

    Azure DevTest Labs: More running VMs are supported in a single lab

    Azure DevTest Labs now allows you to run more VMs with maximum IOPS in a single lab by automatically scaling the storage accounts where lab VMs are created.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services
    Aug 15

    Improved support for Azure AD B2C in App Service

    In a recent service update, we improved our overall support for Azure Active Directory B2C in Azure App Service.

    • App Service
    • Azure Active Directory B2C
    • Features

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