Monthly updates for October 2015
We are excited to announce the new Azure Event Hubs integration features of API Management. API Management provides a number of analytics reports out-of-the-box, but for deeper customized analysis, monitoring, or troubleshooting, you can now configure your API Management service to log data in the form of events to Azure Event Hubs.
Azure Resource Health discloses the health of Azure resources to help quickly identify the root cause of an issue.
Azure Data Lake Store provides a single repository where you can simply capture data of any size, type, and speed—without forcing changes to your application as the data scales.
Azure Data Lake Analytics dynamically scales so you can focus on your business goals. Instead of deploying, configuring, and tuning hardware, you write queries to transform your data and help extract valuable insights.
Dynamic Data Masking for Azure SQL Database limits the exposure of sensitive data by masking it to non-privileged users.
You can now create Power BI reports and dashboards with data from Azure Cosmos DB.
In-Memory OLTP and Real-Time Operational Analytics are available for preview in Premium databases in Azure SQL Database.
The App Service Mobile .NET Server SDK is now open source on GitHub!
Hybrid runbook workers now support native PowerShell runbooks, enabling you to automate IT management on-premises by using pure PowerShell.
Azure Backup can now back up your on-premises application workloads, including SQL Server, Hyper-V virtual machines, SharePoint, and Exchange.
Azure AD Application Proxy provides remote access and single sign-on (SSO) for many types of on-premises web applications.
Azure Active Directory Domain Services provides scalable, high-performance, managed domain services.
Azure Site Recovery provides native support for SQL Server AlwaysOn.
Document tracking in Azure RMS enables document owners to track activities on the sensitive files they share with others.
For applications that manage and store character-based data in Azure SQL Database, Full-Text Search integrates fast, rich search functionality into the database platform.
Azure SQL Database offers a portfolio of features to help secure your data from malicious and unauthorized users.
Transparent Data Encryption for Azure SQL Database protects your data and helps you meet compliance requirements.
Now you have more control over availability web tests; can reduce the number of a false-positive alerts; and can control the frequency of tests, the number of failed locations that cause an alert, and the test interval.
Full-Text Search in Azure SQL Database supports richer search capabilities in your cloud applications.
Block predicates are now available as a preview enhancement for Row-Level Security on Azure SQL Database. Block predicates enable security policies to prevent users from inserting, updating, and/or deleting rows that violate the predicate.
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