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Monthly updates for February 2018

28 Feb

GUID migration: Stream Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

At the end of the current enrollment period, all Stream Analytics jobs will be migrated, and customers will be transitioned to the new pricing model.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
27 Feb

Public preview: Azure Backup integration with Azure Files

IN PREVIEW

You can back up file shares automatically based on policy and restore instantly to a point in time by using the Azure portal.

  • Azure Backup
  • Storage Accounts
  • Recovery Services
27 Feb

General availability: Application consistent backup for Linux VMs by using Azure Backup

NOW AVAILABLE

We're excited to announce the general availability of application consistent backup for Linux VMs running in Azure by using Azure Backup.

  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Compliance
  • Management
25 Feb

Visual Studio App Center

NOW AVAILABLE

Visual Studio App Center will combine multiple services commonly used by mobile developers into a single, integrated product. You'll be able to build, test, distribute, and monitor your mobile apps, and then easily add backend cloud services to scale your app to millions of users on demand.

  • Mobile Services
  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
23 Feb

Analytics Platform System: Hardware refresh available for HPE appliances from May 2018

NOW AVAILABLE

The Master Reference Architecture for Analytics Platform System will be updated with the latest generation of hardware and will be available in the spring of 2018.

  • Features
22 Feb

Skip header rows on SQL Data Warehouse PolyBase load

NOW AVAILABLE

PolyBase in SQL Data Warehouse can now skip header rows on load.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
22 Feb

Azure Cosmos DB training webinars

NOW AVAILABLE

Join us as we explore Azure Cosmos DB in our seven-part training series with interactive question and answer opportunities throughout.

  • Features
22 Feb

Seamlessly troubleshoot and tune query performance with SQL Data Warehouse

The Graphical Execution Plan feature in SQL Server Management Studio is supported for SQL Data Warehouse.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
22 Feb

New option to try out Web App for Containers

Web App for Containers is a fully managed platform to deploy, run, and scale your apps hosted in containers. You can try it out, with no credit card required.

  • App Service
  • Services
  • Features
22 Feb

Using Azure Log Analytics and an OMS workspace to monitor Azure backups

You can use your OMS workspace and Log Analytics to monitor Azure backups across Recovery Services vaults and subscriptions.

  • Azure Backup
  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
20 Feb

Azure Security Center—advanced prevention and threat detection

IN PREVIEW

Azure Security Center helps you prevent, detect, and respond to security threats by offering increased visibility into and control over the security of your Azure deployments.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Features
20 Feb

Azure Container Instances: February updates

IN PREVIEW

Recent updates for Azure Container Instances include DNS name label support, streaming logs, and setting restart policies.

  • Container Instances
  • Services
  • Features
15 Feb

Public preview: Automatic OS image updates in virtual machine scale sets

IN PREVIEW

A new capability is in preview: automatic guest OS image updates in scale sets.

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Operating System
  • Features
15 Feb

Azure Analysis Services available in Central US

Azure Analysis Services is now available in the Central US region.

  • Regions & Datacenters
12 Feb

Av2-series and F-series virtual machines in Azure Stack

NOW AVAILABLE

Av2-series and F-series virtual machines (VM) are now available for Azure Stack.

  • Azure Stack
  • Features
12 Feb

Expanded VPN Gateway interoperability

IN DEVELOPMENT

We're expanding support for the VPN Gateway to allow Azure Stack users greater flexibility with their settings.

  • Features
12 Feb

Managed Disks in Azure Stack

NOW AVAILABLE

Managed Disks is now available on Azure Stack.

  • Azure Stack
  • Features
12 Feb

Azure Stack operator experience feature updates

IN DEVELOPMENT

We're developing new and updated features for the monitoring, diagnostics, and servicing experiences to ensure Azure Stack operators can keep the Azure Stack integrated system running and healthy.

  • Azure Stack
  • Features
12 Feb

Templated Service Fabric cluster deployments

NOW AVAILABLE

Templated Service Fabric clusters are now available. This will simplify deployment and operations for Azure Stack users.

  • Azure Stack
  • Features
12 Feb

Service Fabric on Windows Server and Linux VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re pleased to share that we're now supporting Service Fabric on your Windows Server and Linux virtual machines (VMs) running in Azure Stack.

  • Features

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