Updates archives

Monthly updates for May 2015

29 May

Media Services supports defining filters for your assets

NOW AVAILABLE

Media Services enables you to define filters based on customer's requests.

  • Media Services
  • Features
28 May

Preview: Azure SQL Database Query Store

IN PREVIEW

With Azure SQL Database Query Store, comprehensive historical data about queries, execution plans, and performance is now at your fingertips.

  • Azure SQL Database
27 May

General availability: Azure StorSimple 8000 Series Update 1

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure StorSimple 8000 Series Update 1 is a software-only update that is available via Microsoft Update and installed on shipping units.

  • StorSimple
  • Features
27 May

General availability: Azure App Service Web Apps custom-domain capability

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re partnering with GoDaddy to simplify the process of purchasing and managing custom domains.

  • App Service
  • Features
27 May

Azure App Service integrated with Zend Z-Ray

We recently announced a strategic partnership aimed at transforming developers’ productivity in the cloud.

  • App Service
  • Services
27 May

Hyperlapse for Azure Media Services available

We’ve released Hyperlapse for Azure Media Services, which integrates Hyperlapse technology with a media processor in the cloud.

  • Media Services
  • Features
27 May

Public preview: Live Encoding for Azure Media Services

IN PREVIEW

This is a public preview of the same Live Encoding technology used to power digital coverage of large events such as Super Bowl XLIX and the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

  • Media Services
  • Features
22 May

Epic work item type added in Visual Studio Online

There's a new Epic work item type. Backlog levels on work items are optional.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
22 May

Visual Studio Online build system preview

IN PREVIEW

The new version of the Visual Studio build system enables you to run builds on virtual machines running in Azure and use public or private GitHub repositories.

  • Azure DevOps
22 May

Add fields to cards and Kanban board filtering

Add custom fields to cards on the Kanban board, and filter the cards you see on the board.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
21 May

Improvements for interactions in Azure preview portal

Read about improvements for interactions in the Azure portal.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Management
13 May

Create connectors in Logic Apps designer

You can now create new connectors directly in the Logic Apps designer by clicking an option in the right pane to automatically deploy it to your resource group.

  • App Service
  • Features
11 May

Application Insights adds support for iOS and Android apps, improved Java app support, and fine-time selection

IN PREVIEW

Application Insights Public Preview includes iOS and Android support, performance counters and unhandled exceptions for Java apps, and fine-time selection.

  • Application Insights
  • Features
11 May

Azure Batch Service adds job preparation and release task support

IN PREVIEW

Azure Batch Service added Job Preparation and Release Task Support

  • Batch
  • SDK and Tools
8 May

Azure Cosmos DB: New SQL keywords, operators, and functions

This Azure Cosmos DB update includes support for more SQL keywords, operators, and functions.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
7 May

Azure Site Recovery supports Gen 2 VM protection in West US, North Europe, and Japan West

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery offers the ability to protect and recover Generation 2 virtual machines to Azure in the West US, North Europe, and Japan West regions.

  • Azure Site Recovery
7 May

Automation: Graphical authoring of runbooks

IN PREVIEW

With the new graphical authoring tool and an upgraded textual authoring tool in Azure Automation, you can author runbooks by using a visual "drag-drop-link-configure" model.

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Features
5 May

Guest access available for Azure Machine Learning

Azure Machine Learning allows guest access with no Microsoft account required!

  • Machine Learning Studio
  • Features
5 May

New networking features now available in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

New networking features were announced at Ignite 2015, and they are available in few regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
5 May

Azure Cosmos DB Data Migration tool imports from Azure Table storage

The Azure Cosmos DB Migration Tool has been updated to enable you to import data from Azure Table storage.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools

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