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May 2016

3 May

Public preview: Azure Search Blob indexer parses structured JSON content

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Search Blob indexer can now parse JSON documents while preserving document structure.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features

April 2016

29 Apr

General availability: Azure Cool Blob storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Cool Blob storage is now generally available. With the new Blob storage accounts, you can choose Hot and Cool access tiers to store data cost-effectively depending on its access pattern.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
1 Apr

Public preview: Azure Storage Service Encryption

IN PREVIEW

Azure Storage Service Encryption is now available for Azure Blob Storage (block and page blobs) upon request for any new storage account created through Azure Resource Manager.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings

February 2016

3 Feb

General availablity: Azure Premium Storage in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium Storage is now available in the Australia Southeast and East Asia regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

January 2016

14 Jan

General availability: Azure Premium Storage in South Central US region

NOW AVAILABLE

Premium Storage is now available in the South Central US region in addition to other regions previously announced.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

November 2015

12 Nov

General availability: Azure Premium Storage in East US region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium Storage is designed to support I/O intensive workloads, and it is available in the East US region.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

October 2015

15 Oct

General availability: Azure Premium Storage in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Offering an SLA for 99.9 percent availability, Premium Storage is now available in the Central US and North Europe regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
7 Oct

Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Support is available for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Load Balancer
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Services
2 Oct

General availability: Azure File Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Shift existing file shares and corresponding applications to Azure with zero code change, and lower overall file-sharing costs.

  • Storage Accounts

September 2015

30 Sep

General availability: Azure File Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure File Storage is generally available, and it provides fully managed file shares in the cloud.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
29 Sep

General availability: Azure Storage Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage Resource Provider is now generally available.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
29 Sep

New APIs for Azure Storage Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage Resource Provider has two new APIs: Get Operations and Get Usage.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services

August 2015

6 Aug

General availability: Azure Premium Storage in Japan East

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)-based storage solution designed to support I/O-intensive workloads.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

June 2015

11 Jun

Generally availablity: Azure Premium Storage in Australia East

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)–based storage solution designed to support I/O-intensive workloads.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

April 2015

16 Apr

General Availability: Azure Premium Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)–based storage offering designed to support I/O-intensive workloads.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings

September 2014

10 Sep

Azure Cross Platform Command-Line Interface 0.8.8

This release includes support for role-based access control and some storage improvements

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Storage Accounts
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security

August 2014

4 Aug

Azure SDK 2.4 and Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 are available for download

Azure development tooling features include support for WebJobs publishing, Dev/Test environments for Mobile Services, Remote debugging for Virtual Machines, Emulator Express, and more.

  • App Service
  • Cloud Services
  • Mobile Services
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • SDK and Tools
4 Aug

RavenDB on Azure available in the Azure Store

RavenHQ Database is the official hosted solution for RavenDB, and includes a fully managed cloud of RavenDB servers running in Azure and a variety of scalable plans.

  • App Service
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
4 Aug

MemCachier memcache-as-a-service available in the Azure Store

MemCachier is now offering their popular memcache-as-a-service in the Azure Store. MemCachier manages and scales clusters of memcache servers so that you can focus on your app.

  • App Service
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Gallery
1 Aug

General availability: Zone-redundant storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone-redundant storage is a new redundancy option with multiple copies replicated across two to three facilities.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features

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