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    June 2018

    Jun 12

    Azure Batch updates

    Here are the latest new or enhanced capabilities for Azure Batch.

    November 2017

    Nov 16

    Name changes: Azure Batch Rendering V-Ray

    Effective January 1, 2018, the billing meter name for the Chaos Group V-Ray software will change to reflect the correct name of the software.

    October 2017

    Oct 13

    Azure Batch updates

    Learn about recent Batch updates for custom images, virtual networks, low-priority GA, and more.

    September 2017

    Sep 21

    Azure Cloud Shell: New CLI tools added and font-size selection

    Microsoft routinely maintains and updates Azure Cloud Shell, including the addition of new CLI tools to improve your productivity. Learn about the CLI tools we recently added.

    August 2017

    Aug 17

    Azure Batch updates

    Recent Batch updates for rendering, job task counts, and exposing ports on pool nodes.

    July 2017

    Jul 12

    Azure Batch updates

    Application packages can be used with VirtualMachineConfiguration pools, new metrics are available for low-priority VMs, and new template and file transfer capabilities are available in the Azure CLI for Batch.

    May 2017

    May 24

    Azure Batch updates for May 2017

    Here's a summary of recent updates to Azure Batch.

    May 11

    Azure Batch service—low priority Azure Virtual Machines (VMs)

    Low-priority VMs are now available at a large discount compared to regular on-demand VMs.

    April 2017

    Apr 17

    New Azure Batch capabilities

    Here's a summary of recent updates to Azure Batch.

    October 2016

    Oct 3

    Support for new VM sizes

    N-series and H-series VMs can now be used with Azure Batch.

    September 2016

    Sep 5

    New Azure Batch capabilities

    Capabilities have been added to the Azure Batch service: Linux VM support (general availability), Linux MPI, task application packages, virtual network support for Windows VMs, and job auto-completion.

    June 2016

    Jun 16

    New capabilities available on the Azure Batch service

    New capabilities added to Azure Batch include support for application packages, Linux compute nodes, and task dependencies; client libraries for Python, Java, and Node.js; and an improved portal experience.

    April 2016

    Apr 5

    Linux VM support on Azure Batch

    The Azure Batch service has added Linux VM support.

    January 2016

    Jan 22

    Azure Batch Service adds MPI and offline node support

    Azure Batch Service has added MPI and offline node support.

    July 2015

    Jul 9

    General availability: Azure Batch

    Azure Batch makes it easy to run large-scale parallel and high-performance computing workloads in Azure.

    May 2015

    May 11

    Azure Batch Service adds job preparation and release task support

    Azure Batch Service added Job Preparation and Release Task Support

    March 2015

    Mar 26

    Azure Batch for PowerShell update

    Azure PowerShell includes new capabilities to manage Azure Batch services.

    Mar 9

    Azure Batch client library for .NET updated to 1.2.0

    The Batch client library for .NET is updated to 1.2.0 to use Azure Storage Client Library 4.0.0.

    February 2015

    Feb 4

    Azure Batch client library for .NET updated

    The Batch client library for .NET is updated to fix some major customer issues.

    Feb 4

    Batch Explorer code sample update

    The Azure Batch Explorer sample is updated with a new work item view and improved performance.

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