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    Monthly updates for January 2017

    Jan 31

    Azure invoices emailed directly to your inbox

    To get your invoice, you don't have to sign in to the Azure portal every month. You can opt in to have your invoice attached to your monthly billing email.

    • Features
    Jan 31

    StorSimple Virtual Device Series transitioning to the new Azure portal

    The StorSimple Virtual Device Series will be available exclusively in the new Azure portal starting March 2, 2017 (March 9 for the US Government cloud).

    • StorSimple
    • Features
    • Management
    Jan 30

    Web Apps available only in the Azure portal from February 14

    Starting February 14, 2017, the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service will be available only in the Azure portal.

    • App Service
    • Web Apps
    • Compliance
    Jan 30

    Connect to Azure Cosmos DB by using BI analytics tools with the ODBC driver

    The Azure Cosmos DB ODBC driver enables you to connect to Azure Cosmos DB by using BI analytics tools so that you can analyze and create visualizations of your Azure Cosmos DB data in those solutions.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • SDK and Tools
    Jan 30

    Azure DevTest Labs: Set expiration date for new VMs from Azure portal

    In Azure DevTest Labs, you can set VMs to expire on a specific date.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services
    Jan 26

    Get early access to the newest Azure portal features

    You can get early access to preview features in the Azure portal before they're broadly available.

    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Management
    Jan 24

    Azure DevTest Labs: Share a public IP address across lab VMs

    Azure DevTest Labs now enables lab VMs to share the same public IP address, to help you reduce cost and avoid exceeding your public IP address quota.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services
    Jan 20

    Public preview: Interactive query experience for SQL data warehouses

    You can experience an interactive query experience directly in the Azure portal.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    Jan 20

    Azure Mobile Apps iOS SDK v3.3.0 released

    Today we are releasing the Azure Mobile Apps iOS SDK to CocoaPods and other online properties. This is a drop-in replacement for the existing SDK.

    • App Service
    • Mobile Services
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Jan 20

    Parse Server on Azure App Service updated

    The Parse Server project has moved on since we first published the Marketplace resource for running Parse Server on Azure App Service. Parse Server has been updated to version 2.3.0.

    • App Service
    • Mobile Services
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    Jan 19

    Public preview: Interactive query experience for SQL databases

    You can experience an interactive query experience directly in the Azure portal.

    • Azure SQL Database
    Jan 18

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Secondary indexes on column store now available

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse supports the creation of secondary B-Tree indexes (also called non-clustered indexes or NCI) on column store tables (also called clustered column store indexes or CCI).

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Services
    Jan 17

    Azure Storage Data Movement Library 0.5.0 release

    The newest release of the Data Movement Library supports more advanced features.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Features
    Jan 11

    Standard streaming endpoints and Azure Content Delivery Network integration

    A standard streaming endpoint eliminates the complexity of streaming endpoints by giving you the scale and robustness you need without making you worry about streaming units.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Media Services
    • Features
    Jan 6

    Azure Backup availability with Resource Manager in Azure Government

    Azure Government has revamped Azure Backup capabilities for Azure Government customers.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    Jan 6

    Azure Site Recovery availability with Resource Manager in Azure Government

    Azure Site Recovery is generally available in the Azure portal in the Azure Government cloud.

    • Azure Site Recovery
    Jan 4

    Public preview: String and binary columns in clustered columnstore indexes

    Clustered columnstore indexes support NVARCHAR(MAX), VARCCHAR(MAX), and VARBINARY(MAX) columns.

    • Azure SQL Database
    Jan 4

    Azure Functions deprecating preview versions

    With Azure Functions recently becoming generally available and making the 1.0 Azure Functions host available, preview versions of the Azure Functions host (0.x) are deprecated.

    • App Service
    • Azure Functions

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