Updates Archives

Monthly updates for September 2015

Sep 30

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
Sep 29

ARM support for ExpressRoute available in Brazil South region

NOW AVAILABLE

ARM support for ExpressRoute is available in the Brazil South region.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
Sep 29

Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, simplified billing

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing updates to Office 365, Azure Government Cloud, Resource Manager templates, and simplified billing.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
Sep 29

General availability: Azure Storage Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage Resource Provider is now generally available.

  • Storage Accounts
Sep 29

New APIs for Azure Storage Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Storage Accounts
Sep 29

Stream Analytics updates for IoT Suite

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics has added a number of updates to address common business needs for Internet of Things (IoT) projects.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure Stream Analytics
Sep 29

Azure available in India regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Local Azure services enable data residency for customers in India, bringing world-class reliability and performance to regulated industries and other businesses.

Sep 26

Public preview: Performance Test Web Apps and Mobile Apps

IN PREVIEW

Generate thousands of virtual users to simulate real-world traffic on Web Apps and Mobile Apps.

  • App Service
Sep 22

Updates to Azure Mobile Apps server SDK

We have released a new open-source Node.js server SDK for Azure Mobile Apps and have made improvements to our .NET server SDK.

  • App Service
Sep 18

New runbook type: native PowerShell

NOW AVAILABLE

PowerShell runbooks allow you to automate processes by using PowerShell commands rather than PowerShell workflows.

  • Automation
Sep 18

Azure Automation DSC: public preview details

IN PREVIEW

Now in public preview, Automation DSC is available in Free and Basic tiers, and it introduces a variety of new features since the private preview.

  • Automation
Sep 17

General availability: Ability to transfer subscriptions

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now easily transfer a subscription you own to another user via the Azure Account Center.

Sep 17

Generally available: Geospatial support in Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

Building location-aware applications and Internet of Things (IoT) systems is easier with the availability of geospatial support in Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Sep 17

Public preview: Azure Automation DSC

IN PREVIEW

Azure Automation Desired State Configuration builds on PowerShell DSC to provide an easier configuration management experience.

  • Automation
Sep 17

Public preview: Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2B collaboration

IN PREVIEW

Azure Active Directory B2B collaboration helps improve security while simplifying the management of partner access to resources, including SaaS apps such as Office 365, Salesforce, many Azure services, and other mobile, cloud, and on-premises claims-aware applications.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Sep 17

General availability: Azure Backup can protect IaaS VMs running on Windows or Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup performs online backups of Azure IaaS virtual machines running on Windows and Linux, and restores them as needed.

  • Azure Backup
Sep 17

Scheduling runbooks on hybrid workers now supported

When you schedule a runbook in Azure Automation, you can specify which hybrid worker group it will run on.

  • Automation
Sep 16

Public preview: Azure Active Directory B2C

IN PREVIEW

Azure Active Directory B2C is an enterprise-grade, multi-tenant, cloud service that helps you stay connected with your consumers.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Active Directory B2C
  • Security
Sep 14

Additions to GitHub repository for Logic app connectors

We have added some new connectors to the logicapps.io GitHub repository for API Apps. In addition, we have improvements with regards to triggers, including retryPolicy support and a new "manual" trigger type.

  • App Service
Sep 14

Improvements in Logic app triggers

Logic app has a new retry policy and a new manual trigger type in the Code view.

  • App Service

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