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    Monthly updates for January 2018

    Jan 31

    General availability: Virtual Network Service Endpoints and Firewalls for Azure Storage

    "Virtual Network Service Endpoints" and "Firewalls and Virtual Networks for Azure Storage" are generally available in all regions in the Azure public cloud and Azure Government.

    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Network
    Jan 30

    .NET Core 2.0 support for App Service on Linux

    You can create a Linux web app by using .NET Core 2.0 as a runtime stack.

    • App Service
    • SDK and Tools
    Jan 29

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher in Microsoft Azure Germany

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

    • Azure Monitor
    • Network Watcher
    Jan 29

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher in Microsoft Azure Government

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

    • Azure Monitor
    • Network Watcher
    Jan 29

    Azure DevTest Labs: Set expiration date for a lab announcement

    You can set an expiration date and time for a lab announcement, so you don't have to manually remove the announcement later.

    • Azure DevTest Labs
    • Features
    Jan 26

    Azure Cosmos DB—Visual Studio now generally available

    It's now much easier to develop and debug an Azure function locally which is consuming Cosmos DB change feed on Azure.

    • Features
    Jan 26

    Azure Cosmos DB—Higher provisions on unlimited collections

    Unlimited containers (collections) enable you to dynamically scale your provisioning from as low as 1,000 RU/sec to millions of RU/sec with no limit on storage consumption.

    • Features
    Jan 26

    Azure Cosmos DB—Now available in France preview

    Azure Cosmos DB is now a part of the preview of Microsoft Azure in France

    • Features
    Jan 26

    Azure Search—New enterprise security features

    Azure Search is expanding its enterprise security capabilities with two new features.

    • Features
    Jan 26

    Visual tools added to Azure Data Factory

    In response to your feedback, we're happy to announce the release of visual tools for Azure Data Factory that allow you to get pipelines up and running quickly without having to write a single line of code.

    • Features
    Jan 25

    Azure Standard support plan: price drop and faster initial response time

    Price drop to $100 USD per month, and faster initial response time for critical cases, now 1 hour.

    • Management
    Jan 24

    General availability: Azure DNS in Microsoft Azure Government

    Azure DNS is now generally available in Azure Government.

    • Azure DNS
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jan 24

    New Python solutions for Web App for Containers

    You can use Python-based templates from Flask, Bottle, or Django to build a web app for a small business or a personal web app.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Services
    Jan 23

    New region for App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers

    You can now create an App Service plan for Linux in Australia Southeast, in addition to the previously announced regions.

    • App Service
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jan 18

    Change in Mercury DB and Titan DB service plans

    ClearDB is discontinuing the Mercury DB and Titan DB service plans in the Azure platform.

    • App Service
    • Features
    Jan 15

    General availability: Service tags for NSGs

    Service tags for NSGs are generally available.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Jan 12

    Azure HDInsight—New capabilities and price reductions

    We recently made several exciting announcements about Azure HDInsight, including a price reduction of up to 52 percent on all workloads on HDInsight, and added an additional 80 percent price reduction for Microsoft R Server add-on.

    • Features
    Jan 9

    Azure Backup now supports BEK-encrypted Azure virtual machines

    Azure Backup supports backup and restore of virtual machines that have managed or unmanaged disks encrypted through BEK or through a combination of BEK and KEK.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    Jan 9

    General availability: Augmented rules for NSGs

    Augmented security rules for NSGs are generally available.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    Jan 9

    Public preview: Application security groups in all regions

    Application security groups in public preview are available in all regions.

    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Management

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