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December 2019

17 Dec

Azure Monitor for VMs now stores data in dedicated data types

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for virtual machines (VMs) now stores computer-related and process-related data in dedicated data types, making it simpler to query against as well as offering quicker data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
17 Dec

Azure Service Map now stores data in dedicated data types

NOW AVAILABLE

Service Map now stores computer-related and process-related data in dedicated data types, making it simpler to query against as well as offering quicker data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Cloud Services
  • Service Fabric

October 2019

28 Oct

Azure Monitor's Service Map is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India, so it's now available in eighteen public regions around the world.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
28 Oct

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India. It's available around the world in eighteen public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
15 Oct

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

IN PREVIEW

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
14 Oct

Upcoming changes for Service Map data stored in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates for Service Map are coming that will change where we store some of our data in Log Analytics. These updates should be completed sometime in November, 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Azure Monitor

April 2019

18 Apr

Azure Traffic Manager will stop automatically enabling, disabling, or deleting endpoints for Azure Cloud Services on May 1, 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2019

Currently, Azure Traffic Manager can automatically enable, disable, or delete endpoints when starting, stopping, or deleting the corresponding cloud service. However, this option will be retired on May 1, 2019, and you’ll need to manually enable, disable, or delete profile endpoints in Traffic Manager when starting, stopping, or deleting a cloud service. You’ll continue to be billed for the endpoints unless they are manually disabled or deleted.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Cloud Services

March 2018

6 Mar

Name changes: Virtual Machines B-series US Gov

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual Machines B-series naming will change on May 1, 2018, in all Azure Government regions.

  • Cloud Services

November 2017

13 Nov

Retiring Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services from the classic portal

Starting November 15, 2017, Virtual Machines and Cloud Services will be available only in the Azure portal.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines

August 2017

23 Aug

Azure Cloud Shell: Generate scripts by using mssql-scripter

Use mssql-scripter, an open-source command-line interface, to generate database scripts in Azure Cloud Shell.

  • Cloud Shell
  • Cloud Services
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics

May 2017

10 May

Introducing the Azure app (preview)

IN PREVIEW

With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.

  • Alerts
  • API Management
  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
  • Logic Apps
  • Content Delivery Network
  • Cloud Services
  • HDInsight
  • Scheduler
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure DevOps
  • Web Apps

July 2016

28 Jul

New generation of D-Series instances in Brazil South

The new Dv2 instances carry the same CPU, memory, and disk configurations as the current D-Series, but they offer more powerful CPUs and run about 35 percent faster.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines

May 2016

26 May

New generation of D-Series instances for Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services in Japan West

The new generation of D-Series instances is available in Japan West. These Dv2 instances offer more powerful CPUs and run about 35 percent faster than the current D-Series.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines

October 2015

2 Oct

New generation of D-Series instances for VMs and Azure Cloud Services

NOW AVAILABLE

A new generation of D-Series instances can be used as VMs or Azure Cloud Services. These DV2 instances offer more powerful CPUs and run about 35 percent faster than the current D-Series.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines

May 2015

4 May

Multiple VIPs per cloud service

Now you can assign more than one load-balanced public IP address to a set of virtual machines, enabling high-availability and high-scale scenarios.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines

January 2015

29 Jan

Public Preview: Azure Active Directory Connect Health

IN PREVIEW

Azure AD Connect Health helps you monitor your on-premises identity infrastructure.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Cloud Services
  • Security

October 2014

28 Oct

General Availability: Microsoft Antimalware for Cloud Services and VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft Antimalware for Cloud Services and Virtual Machines (VMs) is now generally available to help identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines
2 Oct

General Availability: Instance-Level Public IPs

NOW AVAILABLE

With Instance-Level Public IPs, you can enable scenarios such as running FTP servers in Azure and monitoring virtual machines directly using their IPs.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines

August 2014

4 Aug

Azure SDK 2.4 and Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 are available for download

Azure development tooling features include support for WebJobs publishing, Dev/Test environments for Mobile Services, Remote debugging for Virtual Machines, Emulator Express, and more.

  • App Service
  • Cloud Services
  • Mobile Services
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
4 Aug

Azure PowerShell 0.8.6

This Azure PowerShell release includes Compute, SQL Database, and Windows Azure Pack updates.

  • Cloud Services
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Virtual Machines

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