Updates Archives

Monthly updates for October 2014

Oct 31

Enhancements to Azure Machine Learning Studio

IN PREVIEW

The latest release of Azure Machine Learning provides a new sample experiment gallery feature, a streamlined experiment page, and a new visualization for data tables.

  • Machine Learning Studio
  • Features
Oct 29

New networking features now available in the North Europe region

NOW AVAILABLE

New networking features such as Network Security Groups, Forced Tunneling, and Advanced Gateway Policies for Virtual Networks are now available in the Azure North Europe region.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
Oct 28

General Availability: Azure Automation

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Automation to create, monitor, deploy, and maintain resources in your Azure environment using a highly scalable and reliable workflow execution engine.

  • Automation
  • Features
Oct 28

Public Preview: Azure Stream Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Powered by Azure, Stream Analytics is an event-processing engine that helps uncover insights from devices, sensors, cloud infrastructure, and existing data properties in real time.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
Oct 28

Public Preview: Azure Batch

IN PREVIEW

Azure Batch is a new platform service that enables you to run large-scale parallel and HPC applications in the cloud.

  • Batch
Oct 28

General Availability: Azure Event Hubs

NOW AVAILABLE

As the onramp for stream processing in the cloud, Event Hubs enables publish-subscribe data distribution in a flexible platform-as-as-service (PaaS) model that can scale with your needs and provide a durable buffer between event publishers and event consumers.

  • Event Hubs
Oct 28

General Availability: Traffic Manager Nested Profiles

NOW AVAILABLE

Traffic Manager Nested Profiles enable you to create more flexible and powerful load balancing and failover schemes to support the needs of larger, more complex deployments.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Features
Oct 28

Public Preview: Microsoft Azure Marketplace

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Marketplace (formerly Azure Store/Azure Gallery) is a unified applications and services ecosystem for Azure customers and partners.

Oct 28

Public Preview: Hortonworks and Cloudera images in the Marketplace

IN PREVIEW

You now have the ability to run your Big Data Hadoop workloads as a preconfigured Azure VM, using your choice of Cloudera Enterprise or Hortonworks HDP operating on Linux.

  • HDInsight
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Oct 28

Public Preview: Azure Data Factory

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Factory gives you an agile way to manage the production of trusted information from complex processes, making it easier to create, orchestrate, and manage data-processing pipelines over a range of transformation services and diverse data sources.

  • Data Factory
Oct 28

Public Preview: Azure SQL Database business continuity features with new visualizations

IN PREVIEW

Now available to try in the Azure Preview portal, new functionality allows you to manage existing SQL Database business-continuity features with greater ease and a highly visual graphic interface.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Oct 28

General Availability: Microsoft Antimalware for Cloud Services and VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft Antimalware for Cloud Services and Virtual Machines (VMs) is now generally available to help identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

  • Cloud Services
  • Virtual Machines
Oct 27

SQL Database - Breakthrough business continuity and disaster recovery administration

In this release of the new Azure Preview portal, we're introducing breakthrough business continuity and disaster recovery administration along with support for self-service Point in Time Restore and restoring deleted databases.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Oct 27

General Availability: Azure Australia Geo

NOW AVAILABLE

Yesterday, we announced the general availability of the Microsoft Azure Australia Geo, including the Australia East Region in New South Wales and the Australia Southeast Region in Victoria.

  • Managed Cache Service
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 27

Azure Site Recovery— PowerShell, WAP Integration

Service providers can easily extend, automate, and offer Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service using this update of Azure Site Recovery.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
Oct 27

General availability of hyper-scale event ingestion with Azure Event Hubs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Event Hubs are a real-time highly scalable and fully managed data stream ingestion service.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
  • Features
Oct 24

New enhancements to Azure Machine Learning

IN PREVIEW

We've updated Azure Machine Learning modules, tools, and services with our October 23, 2014, release.

  • Machine Learning Studio
  • Features
Oct 20

General availability: Azure Websites Migration Assistant

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Websites Migration Assistant will analyze your IIS installation and identify which sites can be migrated to the cloud, and creates the relevant websites and databases for those that can.

  • App Service
  • SDK and Tools
Oct 20

General Availability: Azure Websites WebJobs

NOW AVAILABLE

WebJobs is now generally available, providing an easy way for you to run programs such as services or background tasks on an Azure-hosted Website.

  • App Service
  • Automation
Oct 16

New Machine Learning capabilities on the Azure Marketplace

We have added to the Azure Marketplace a wealth of examples of APIs that are built with Azure Machine Learning. These APIs are free to use, and illustrate how the reach and power of the cloud allow advanced analytics to be consumed by more users in more ways.

  • Machine Learning Studio
  • Features

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