Monthly updates for January 2015
Read about improvements to personalization in the Azure preview portal.
Row-Level Security is a programmable security feature that can be implemented in databases to enable fine-grained access over rows in a table.
Application Insights adds a landing page and improved visualizations for Windows Phone and Windows Store Apps.
Azure AD Connect Health helps you monitor your on-premises identity infrastructure.
Conditional access policies can be created with Azure Active Directory Premium to enforce multifactor authentication for users and groups trying to access specific applications.
Content Protection for Azure Media Services offers static and dynamic encryption with PlayReady license delivery and an AES 128-bit key delivery service.
Public Preview: API Management Premium with VPN, geo-distribution, and Azure Active Directory support
The Premium tier of API Management simplifies massive scale and high availability.
All customers who deploy their websites and web apps by using Azure Websites can generate weblogs that track all HTTP transactions and errors in detail.
You can now customize your Azure HDInsight clusters with projects that are available from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
Quickly enable Azure Operational Insights on your virtual machines by using Windows PowerShell or the Azure management portal.
Azure SQL Database V12 introduces near-complete SQL Server engine compatibility, greater support for larger databases, and expanded performance with Azure Premium service.
You can now deploy G-Series Virtual Machines in either US West or US East 2
The G-Series provides more memory and more local solid state drive (SSD) storage than other Azure virtual machine sizes.
Azure Key Vault offers an easy, cost-effective way to safeguard keys and other sensitive data that is used by cloud applications and services.
The same live streaming and content protection solutions that delivered the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2014 FIFA World Cup to broadcasters around the world is now available.