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    Monthly updates for March 2017

    Mar 31

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher

    Use Azure Network Watcher, now in general availability, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Network Watcher
    Mar 31

    General availability: Azure Monitor

    Azure Monitor, the central source and pipeline for monitoring data from Azure, is now generally available.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Mar 31

    General availability: Azure resource health

    Azure resource health is generally available. It helps you diagnose and get support when an Azure issue impacts your resources.

    • Management
    Mar 31

    General availability: Azure Advisor

    Azure Advisor is generally available. It's a personalized recommendation guide that helps you follow best practices to optimize your Azure resources.

    • Management
    Mar 31

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse seamless integration with Azure Data Lake Store

    PolyBase in Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports Azure Data Lake Store as a external data source.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Mar 31

    External file format support for UTF-16LE encoded files in SQL Data Warehouse

    External file formats in Azure SQL Data Warehouse now support UTF-16 delimited text files.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Mar 31

    PolyBase row width limit increased in SQL Data Warehouse

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse external tables now support 1-MB rows.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    Mar 30

    Preview: Azure Functions Open API (Swagger) support

    Support for editing and hosting Open API 2.0 (Swagger) metadata in Azure Functions is in preview.

    • App Service
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    Mar 30

    Traffic Manager available only in the Azure portal from April 3

    Starting April 3, 2017, the Azure Traffic Manager service will be available only in the Azure portal.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Services
    Mar 30

    Azure DevTest Labs: Export lab VM usage data for reporting

    DevTest Labs enables lab administrators to programmatically pull usage data as .csv files from labs into a secondary Azure storage account for reporting.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 29

    General availability: Web Application Firewall

    Web Application Firewall is generally available as part of the WAF tier on Application Gateway. This is available in all Azure public regions.

    • Application Gateway
    Mar 28

    API Management available only in the Azure portal from April 3

    Effective April 3, 2017, API Management will be available only in the Azure portal. Access from the classic portal will no longer be supported.

    • API Management
    • Management
    Mar 28

    Azure DevTest Labs: Managed Disks supported in new labs

    Azure DevTest Labs supports Managed Disks in newly created labs, including VM OS disks, data disks, and custom images. Managed Disks helps you manage storage accounts for large-scale VM deployments.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 24

    Azure DevTest Labs available in Korea South and Korea Central

    Azure DevTest Labs is now available in Korea South and Korea Central, in addition to the other regions it has supported.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Mar 23

    Azure Cosmos DB supports aggregate functions

    Azure Cosmos DB now supports aggregate functions.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    Mar 22

    Create a WordPress application by using Web Apps on Linux

    WordPress for App Service on Linux, available in the Azure Marketplace, helps you quickly create a WordPress application on Web Apps (Linux).

    • App Service
    • Features
    Mar 22

    General availability: Multiple IP addresses per network interface

    Multiple IP addresses per network interface is generally available.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Mar 22

    Public preview: Instant recovery of files from Azure Linux VM backups

    Now, instantly restore files from Azure Linux VM backups with no additional cost or new infrastructure by using Azure Backup.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 20

    General availability: Azure SQL Data Warehouse in 4 additional regions

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available in additional regions—Germany Central, Germany Northeast, Korea Central, and Korea South. SQL Data Warehouse is now available in 27 regions worldwide.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Mar 17

    Azure DevTest Labs: Create multiple identical VMs at once from Azure portal

    Now you can create multiple identical VMs (up to 100) in Azure DevTest Labs from the same VM image and artifacts all at once through Azure portal.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    • Services

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