Monthly updates for January 2018
"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.
You can create a Linux web app by using .NET Core 2.0 as a runtime stack.
Use Azure Network Watcher to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.
Use Azure Network Watcher, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.
You can set an expiration date and time for a lab announcement, so you don't have to manually remove the announcement later.
It's now much easier to develop and debug an Azure function locally which is consuming Cosmos DB change feed on Azure.
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.
Azure Cosmos DB is now a part of the preview of Microsoft Azure in France
Azure Search is expanding its enterprise security capabilities with two new features.
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.
Price drop to $100 USD per month, and faster initial response time for critical cases, now 1 hour.
Azure DNS is now generally available in Azure Government.
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.
You can now create an App Service plan for Linux in Australia Southeast, in addition to the previously announced regions.
ClearDB is discontinuing the Mercury DB and Titan DB service plans in the Azure platform.
Service tags for NSGs are generally available.
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.
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.
Augmented security rules for NSGs are generally available.
Application security groups in public preview are available in all regions.
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