Updates Archives

Monthly updates for June 2014

30 Jun

Web Deploy as site extension for Azure Web Sites

We've created a new Web Deploy endpoint that lives as a site extension on each customer's site.

  • App Service
  • Features
26 Jun

New enhancements to HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

HDInsight 3.1 (HDP 2.1) is now generally available and includes enhancements to HBase, Mahout and Tez.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
26 Jun

Traffic Manager support for weighted traffic distribution

Azure Traffic Manager’s round robin load-balancing method now supports weights.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Features
19 Jun

Scheduler Premium tier and updates to Standard tier

The new Scheduler Premium tier and updates to the Standard tier give you access to more units and job collections.

  • Scheduler
  • Pricing & Offerings
19 Jun

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery: Virtual Machines replication directly to Azure

IN PREVIEW

Now you can replicate virtual machines from your primary site directly to Azure, instead of to your own secondary site.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Services
  • Features
19 Jun

New and improved Azure Service Health dashboard

The new Azure Status page is available on status.azure.com.

  • Features
19 Jun

Azure Web Sites supports Python 3.4

Azure Websites supports Python 3.4, along with automatic configuration in the Azure Portal.

  • App Service
  • Features
19 Jun

Azure Websites Extensions

There's a new gallery of website extensions for Azure - use them to leverage a powerful set of tools deployed as site extensions.

  • App Service
  • Features
9 Jun

Azure PowerShell 0.8.3

This PowerShell release includes updates for Web Sites, Traffic Manager, and individual cmdlets.

  • App Service
  • HDInsight
  • Traffic Manager
  • Virtual Machines
  • SDK and Tools
6 Jun

Preview: HBase clusters in the HDInsight Service

IN PREVIEW

The preview of Apache HBase clusters is available in the HDInsight Service. HBase is a low-latency NoSQL database that allows online transactional processing of big data.

  • HDInsight
  • Features
5 Jun

General Availability: Brazil South region

NOW AVAILABLE

Host services in Brazil South with the same service-level agreement coverage offered in Azure regions worldwide.

  • Regions & Datacenters

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