Updates Archives

Monthly updates for July 2014

23 Jul

Manage virtual machines in the Azure Preview portal

IN PREVIEW

Use the Azure Preview portal to create, manage, and monitor your virtual machines.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • Management
  • Gallery
23 Jul

Create SharePoint Server Farms in the Azure Preview portal

IN PREVIEW

Deploying multi-virtual machine applications is easier than ever before. Create a three-server or nine-server SharePoint Server Farm by providing only a name, username, and password.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Management
  • Features
22 Jul

Azure PowerShell 0.8.4 and 0.8.5

Multiple updates for Azure PowerShell are included in our latest releases.

  • SDK and Tools
21 Jul

Reverse DNS support for Azure Cloud Services

We’ve added support for reverse DNS for all Azure Cloud Services at no additional cost!

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
17 Jul

Azure Storage is in the Preview Portal

We've added Azure Storage to the preview portal. Create accounts, view your containers, and monitor performance.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features
15 Jul

Rich VM Diagnostics now in the Preview Portal

IN PREVIEW

Set up a monitoring experience that keeps track of new metrics.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
15 Jul

Recommended Pricing Tier

NOW AVAILABLE

The recommended pricing tier is the simplest way to select an offering.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Managed Cache Service
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
14 Jul

Preview: Azure Machine Learning

IN PREVIEW

Machine Learning is a fully managed service for advanced analytics in the cloud.

  • Machine Learning Studio
  • Services
14 Jul

Event Hubs in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Hubs helps solve data flow challenges where you want to ingest, persist, and process millions of events per second.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
14 Jul

Azure SQL Database now available in the Azure Preview portal

IN PREVIEW

Manage your Azure SQL Database subscriptions using the new Azure Preview Portal.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
14 Jul

General Availability: Microsoft Azure US Central and US East 2 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The US Central region in Iowa and US East 2 region in Virginia are generally available.

  • Regions & Datacenters
14 Jul

Preview: New sizes and regions for Azure Redis Cache

IN PREVIEW

More options for the secure, dedicated Redis Cache, managed by Microsoft.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
14 Jul

Pricing changes for Service Bus Queues and Topics

Service Bus Basic and Standard tiers provide price flexibility that better accommodate different use cases.

  • Service Bus
  • Pricing & Offerings
14 Jul

Azure Block Blob Storage pricing changed to 4 decimals

4 decimals gives you more accurate pricing for Azure Block Blob Storage.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Pricing & Offerings
7 Jul

General Availability: Backup and restore for Azure Web Sites

NOW AVAILABLE

The GA release of backup and restore for Azure Web Sites includes lots of new tools and features.

  • App Service
  • Features
3 Jul

General Availability: Internal Load Balancing

NOW AVAILABLE

Host middle tier or backend applications behind a private IP address that is visible only within your cloud service or Virtual Network.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

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