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    December 2018

    Dec 6

    General availability: Increased compute in Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers

    Customers can now scale up their compute to 64 vCores in the General Purpose pricing tiers and 32 vCores in the Memory Optimized tiers in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Open Source
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Dec 4

    Smaller SKUs for Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

    Smaller SKUs for Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Microsoft Connect
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Dec 4

    S1 Tier Now Available

    S1 Pricing Tier now available for large-scale deployments.

    • Azure Maps
    • Microsoft Connect
    • Pricing & Offerings

    October 2018

    Oct 17

    Azure App Service: Price reductions for App Service on Linux basic and premium tiers

    We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    September 2018

    Sep 10

    Introducing Azure DevOps

    Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is becoming a set of Azure DevOps services. You'll start to notice new icons and names for Azure DevOps and each service within it.

    • Azure DevOps
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Sep 6

    SQL Data Warehouse now available in Government Cloud

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is now available in government cloud

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Sep 4

    Azure Data Box: Expanded availability, plus support for NFS and RBAC

    The Azure Data Box service is now available for data ingestion to France regions, along with support for NFS and RBAC.

    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters

    August 2018

    Aug 22

    G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight

    G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.

    • Pricing & Offerings
    Aug 20

    A_V2 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight

    A_V2 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.

    • Pricing & Offerings

    July 2018

    Jul 31

    General availability: Linux on App Service Environment

    We're excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment.

    • App Service
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Jul 17

    General availability: vCore-based purchasing model for SQL databases and elastic pools

    The vCore-based purchasing model for elastic pools and single databases is generally available.

    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Jul 16

    New in Azure Maps: API, map control modules, imagery, and styling features

    New features are available for Azure Maps customers.

    • App Service
    • Mobile Services
    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Internet of Things
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services
    Jul 16

    Batch services and advanced routing services for Azure Maps

    New features and batch services are available for Azure Maps. They support the needs of large-scale enterprises with high volumes of concurrent users, along with users who need advanced functionality.

    • Mobile Services
    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Internet of Things
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    May 2018

    May 19

    Enterprise administrators can view reserved instances in the Azure portal

    Azure Enterprise Agreement administrators can now see their Azure reservations in the Azure portal.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Management
    • Pricing & Offerings
    May 4

    Preview: The vCore-based purchasing model for Azure SQL Database is extended with additional compute and storage options

    The vCore-based purchasing model for Azure SQL Database Elastic Pool and Single Database offers additional compute and storage configurations.

    • Azure SQL Database
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    April 2018

    Apr 25

    General availability: Azure Container Instances

    Azure Container Instances is generally available, with a decreased price, an improved Azure portal experience, new features, and expanded regions.

    • Container Instances
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Apr 4

    Preview: A flexible new way to purchase Azure SQL Database

    The preview of the vCore-based purchasing model released with Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now available for elastic pools and single databases.

    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    March 2018

    Mar 19

    ClearDB removal from the Azure Marketplace

    ClearDB will transition Azure-based customers currently billed by Microsoft to a direct billing model with ClearDB. You'll no longer be able to create or upgrade a ClearDB database.

    • Access Control Service
    • App Service
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    February 2018

    Feb 27

    Power BI Workspace Collections is being retired

    Because you can now embed more Power BI features in your apps by using Power BI Embedded, the Power BI Workspace Collections service is being retired.

    • Power BI Embedded
    • Pricing & Offerings

    November 2017

    Nov 16

    General availability: Azure Reserved VM Instances

    Azure Reserved VM Instances are generally available.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Pricing & Offerings

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