Updates Archives

Monthly updates for June 2016

30 Jun

General availability of IaaS migration from classic to Resource Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we're announcing the general availability of platform-managed IaaS migration of resources from classic to Resource Manager.

  • Virtual Machines
30 Jun

Azure Cosmos DB capacity planner update

The Azure Cosmos DB capacity planner helps customers estimate the request unit needs for typical operations, including document creates, reads, updates, and deletes, as well as data storage requirements.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
28 Jun

Point-in-time restore retention for Standard tier extended to 35 days

NOW AVAILABLE

For Azure SQL Database, all Standard-tier databases and Standard-tire elastic database pools now have 35 days of retention built in, at no extra charge.

  • Compliance
  • Pricing & Offerings
24 Jun

Generally available: Windows 10 Enterprise State Roaming via Azure Active Directory Premium

NOW AVAILABLE

Enterprise State Roaming in Windows 10 allows the use of work or school identities to synchronize user settings and modern app data by using the Azure cloud for storage.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
23 Jun

Preview of Service Fabric on Linux

IN PREVIEW

You can use the preview of Service Fabric on Linux to build, deploy, and manage highly available, highly scalable applications in a Linux environment, just as you would on Windows.

  • Service Fabric
23 Jun

New Azure Mobile Engagement SDKs for Xamarin, Unity, and web (preview) available

You can integrate Azure Mobile Engagement in your apps if you are developing by using Xamarin, Unity, or even web apps!

  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
23 Jun

General availability: Azure cool blob storage in new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Blob storage accounts with hot and cool storage tiers are generally available in three additional regions: South Central US, Asia East, and Australia East.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Regions & Datacenters
22 Jun

Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.1.150 and runtime 5.1.150

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Fabric has released updated versions of the Service Fabric SDK and runtime and the standalone installer for Windows Server.

  • Service Fabric
  • SDK and Tools
21 Jun

Two more things to keep your cost on track in DevTest Labs

Today, we are delighted to announce two more features to keep your cost on track in DevTest Labs.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Services
  • Features
21 Jun

General availability: Git integration for API Management

NOW AVAILABLE

The Git integration feature for API Management is generally available.

  • API Management
  • App Service
  • Features
20 Jun

Scale data across the globe with Azure Cosmos DB multiple-region replication

The global distribution capability of Azure Cosmos DB is now generally available in all Azure Cosmos DB regions.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
16 Jun

New capabilities available on the Azure Batch service

New capabilities added to Azure Batch include support for application packages, Linux compute nodes, and task dependencies; client libraries for Python, Java, and Node.js; and an improved portal experience.

  • Batch
  • Services
  • Features
15 Jun

Azure Site Recovery: Scout 8.0.1 Update 3 is available

An update is available for Scout 8.0.1 for Azure Site Recovery. It includes bug fixes and enhancements.

  • Recovery Manager
  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Recovery Services
  • Features
14 Jun

Azure Search: Update to the Search Traffic Analytics dashboard in Power BI

The updated Power BI content pack for Azure Search contains insightful data about your Azure Search service and useful visualizations.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Features
14 Jun

Batch send notifications to device tokens using Notification Hubs

The Batch Direct Send feature of Azure Notification Hubs simplifies custom device storage and migration scenarios.

  • Notification Hubs
  • Features
10 Jun

Support for Azure Active Directory B2C

We've added initial support for using App Service Authentication/Authorization (also known as Easy Auth) with Azure Active Directory B2C policies.

  • App Service
  • Azure Active Directory B2C
  • Features
9 Jun

Azure Search S3 and S3 High Density tiers in public preview, and Basic tier generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Search helps developers build rich, first-class search experiences into their applications.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
9 Jun

Log Analytics in Microsoft Operations Management Suite available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics in Microsoft Operations Management Suite is now available in Australia Southeast and Southeast Asia, as well as regions where it was already available: East US and West Europe.

  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
9 Jun

General Availability: Apple FairPlay Streaming for Azure Media Services

NOW AVAILABLE

If you want to stream premium content to Apple TV, you need to use Apple FairPlay Streaming (FPS) technology. Building this solution can be tedious--that is why we are offering this new service.

  • Media Services
  • Services
  • Features
9 Jun

Generally available: Azure Redis Cache Premium tier in India and Canada

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Redis Cache Premium tier is enterprise ready. It can be used as a cache and to persist data for resiliency against potential data loss.

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

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