Updates Archives

Monthly updates for October 2016

Oct 28

Azure Cosmos DB: Expanded geospatial support, including automatic indexing of Polygon and LineString objects

Azure Cosmos DB supports geospatial indexing and querying of Polygon and LineString objects.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Oct 26

Azure Cosmos DB supports IP-based access controls for restricting database access

Azure Cosmos DB supports IP-based access controls for restricting access to a database account.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Oct 21

Akamai Standard supports geo-filtering

You can restrict access to your content, by country, for your Akamai profiles directly through the Azure portal.

  • Content Delivery Network
Oct 19

Azure Cosmos DB portal updates: New metrics blade and improved collection management

Azure Cosmos DB added a consolidated metrics experience to the Azure portal so you can track how well Azure Cosmos DB is meeting its SLAs. Collection management has also been streamlined.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Oct 19

Azure App Service Companion preview available for iOS

IN PREVIEW

The preview for Azure App Service Companion to the Google Play Store has expanded to iOS devices.

  • App Service
Oct 19

Error handling added to Automation graphical runbooks

Automation graphical runbooks have been improved with the ability to include error handling.

  • Automation
Oct 19

Update: Automation Graphical Authoring SDK

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

  • Automation
Oct 14

Improving Azure App Service Node.js and PHP developer experience with Linux support

IN PREVIEW

A new public preview introduces native Linux support for Node.js and PHP stacks in Azure App Service.

  • App Service
Oct 14

General availability: UltraPerformance Gateway tier for Azure ExpressRoute

NOW AVAILABLE

UltraPerformance Gateway connects a virtual network to an Azure ExpressRoute circuit and provides five times the network throughput of HighPerformance Gateway.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
Oct 14

Four integrated services for Microsoft Operations Management Suite now available

Insights & Analytics, Automation & Control, Security & Compliance, and Protection & Recovery are the four new services in Microsoft Operations Management Suite.

Oct 14

Cross-partition ORDER BY queries available in Azure Cosmos DB Java and Node.js SDKs

The Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK and Azure Cosmos DB Node.js SDK are available. Both include support for TOP and ORDER BY queries on partitioned collections.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Oct 14

Public preview: SOAP pass-through support for Azure API Management

IN PREVIEW

Azure API Management now supports SOAP APIs. Customers can take advantage of features—such as security, analytics, and the developer portal—that were previously available only for REST/HTTP-style APIs.

  • API Management
Oct 13

API Management service update: October 12, 2016

On October 12, 2016, we started deploying a regular service update. It will take a take a few days for the rollout to finish.

  • API Management
Oct 13

Azure Scheduler updates HTTP/HTTPS job timeout

The HTTP/HTTPS job timeout in Azure Scheduler has increased from 30 seconds to 60 seconds.

  • Scheduler
Oct 12

Mobile Apps .NET SDK 3.0.2 released

Version 3.0.2 of the Azure App Service Mobile Apps .NET SDK has been released for people who are upgrading from version 2.x to get support for Android Nougat.

  • App Service
  • Mobile Services
Oct 12

General availability: Temporal tables in Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

You can use temporal tables to track the full history of data changes directly in Azure SQL Database, without the need for custom coding.

  • Azure SQL Database
Oct 10

Azure App Service Companion preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Service Companion provides the basic functionality of App Service in an experience that's optimized for your mobile device.

  • App Service
Oct 10

Linux support in Azure App Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure App Service now allows developers to choose Linux, making web applications run on Linux natively.

  • App Service
Oct 6

Azure DevTest Labs: Manage your data disks

You can easily view and manage data disks that you've created in Azure DevTest Labs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure DevTest Labs
Oct 3

Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK 2.0.0 supports Python 3

The Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK now supports Python 3 and provides connection pooling, performance improvements to consistency levels, and ORDER BY support for cross-partition queries.

  • Azure Cosmos DB

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