This morning we released some great updates to Windows Azure. These new enhancements include:
- SQL Databases: Support for Automated SQL Export and a New Premium Tier SQL Database option
- Traffic Manager: New support for managing Windows Azure Traffic Manager in the HTML Portal
- AutoScale: Support for Windows Azure Mobile Services, AutoScale rules for Service Bus Queue Depth, Alerts on AutoScale actions
- Virtual Machines: Updates to the IaaS management experiences in the Management Portal
All of these improvements are available to use immediately (note: some are still in preview). You can read about the details on my blog here.