Monthly updates for March 2015
Diagnostic Search queries can be saved and shared, and Continuous Export can easily be enabled and disabled, and an alert will be sent if it fails.
App Service integrates the best of Azure Websites, Mobile Services, API Management, and Azure BizTalk Services, along with new capabilities in Logic and API apps to provide you with a unified set of capabilities for everything from the billing model to the development and management experience.
Azure Backup helps you protect files and folders by providing multiple copies in multiple geographies.
The Premium tier of Azure API Management simplifies high availability and massive scale (each unit includes 1 billion API calls per month).
Azure expands the protection for IaaS VMs. In addition to protecting on-premises data to Azure, Azure Backup can perform online backups of Azure IaaS VMs for Windows and Linux operating systems, and restore them as needed.
Azure Site Recovery enables Azure as a disaster recovery site for VMware virtual machines and physical servers.
Effective April 1, 2015, the Azure Backup service will be charged based on the size of each protected server in increments of 500 GB. Additionally, Azure Storage will be charged for separately providing the benefit of lower storage costs over time.
Azure Site Recovery Updates: Support for Gen2 VMs, networking enhancements, and larger operating system drives
Today we announce multiple features for Azure as a data recovery site by using Automated System Recovery, including support for Gen2 VMs, operating system disk sizes greater than 127 GB, and networking enhancements.
Azure PowerShell includes new capabilities to manage Azure Batch services.
Azure Preview portal is now available in Czech, Dutch, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Swedish, Turkish. If you have any translation suggestions, please let us know on the Feedback Forums.
Azure Websites Authentication / Authorization allows you to quickly restrict access to your websites running on Azure Websites by leveraging Azure Active Directory.
Azure Websites changes to Azure App Service Web Apps. Mobile Apps, Logic Apps and API Apps are new Azure service as part of App Service.
The Azure Redis Cache service has deployed a new monitoring system.
Application Insights SDK enables actionable insights into your live Java web application.
The Batch client library for .NET is updated to 1.2.0 to use Azure Storage Client Library 4.0.0.
If you're looking to implement great search experiences over your Azure Cosmos DB data, use the Azure Search indexer for Azure Cosmos DB.
Users can create Azure Scheduler jobs in the Australia East and Australia Southeast regions.
Azure Content Delivery Network integration with Azure Media Services provides point-and-click provisioning of edge services to speed your time to market and give your content global reach.
Media Encoder Premium for Azure Media Services offers new and advanced encoding capabilities, including support for MXF and DVCPRO formats, in addition to 4K AVC, multilanguage audio, closed captioning, deinterlacing, and color conversion.
Azure Search is a search-as-a-service solution that helps developers build sophisticated search experiences into web and mobile applications.