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    April 2019

    22 Apr

    Azure Batch updates now available

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

    • Batch
    • Features

    June 2018

    12 Jun

    Azure Batch updates

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

    • Batch
    • Features

    November 2017

    16 Nov

    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.

    • Batch
    • Services

    October 2017

    13 Oct

    Azure Batch updates

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

    • Batch
    • Features

    September 2017

    21 Sep

    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.

    • Batch
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Storage Accounts
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Management

    August 2017

    17 Aug

    Azure Batch updates

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

    • Batch
    • Features

    July 2017

    12 Jul

    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.

    • Batch
    • Features

    May 2017

    24 May

    Azure Batch updates for May 2017

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

    • Batch
    • Features
    11 May

    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.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Batch
    • Features

    April 2017

    17 Apr

    New Azure Batch capabilities

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

    • Batch
    • Features
    • Services

    October 2016

    3 Oct

    Support for new VM sizes

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

    • Batch
    • Features

    September 2016

    5 Sep

    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.

    • Batch
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    June 2016

    16 Jun

    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.

    • Batch
    • Features
    • Services

    April 2016

    5 Apr

    Linux VM support on Azure Batch

    The Azure Batch service has added Linux VM support.

    • Batch
    • Features
    • Operating System
    • Services

    January 2016

    22 Jan

    Azure Batch Service adds MPI and offline node support

    Azure Batch Service has added MPI and offline node support.

    • Batch
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    July 2015

    9 Jul

    General availability: Azure Batch

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

    • Batch

    May 2015

    11 May

    Azure Batch Service adds job preparation and release task support

    Azure Batch Service added Job Preparation and Release Task Support

    • Batch
    • SDK and Tools

    March 2015

    26 Mar

    Azure Batch for PowerShell update

    Azure PowerShell includes new capabilities to manage Azure Batch services.

    • Batch
    • Features
    • Management
    9 Mar

    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.

    • Batch
    • SDK and Tools

    February 2015

    4 Feb

    Azure Batch client library for .NET updated

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

    • Batch
    • SDK and Tools

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