Updates Archives

Monthly updates for April 2016

Apr 29

Mobile Apps iOS Client SDK v3.1.0 released

An update to the iOS Client SDK for Mobile Apps contains a fix to Azure Active Directory authentication and switches the SDK to use WebKit instead of WebView.

  • App Service
  • Mobile Services
Apr 29

Azure IoT Gateway SDK enters public beta

IN PREVIEW

The Azure IoT Gateway SDK, which facilitates the creation of on-premises gateways, enters public beta.

  • Azure IoT Hub
Apr 29

New Dv2 instances for Azure HDInsight

A new instance size, D5 v2, extends the Dv2-Series for Azure HDInsight. It has 16 cores and 56 GB of memory.

  • HDInsight
Apr 29

Active geo-replication available on all Azure SQL Database service tiers

We've expanded our geo-replication features by enabling Active geo-replication across Azure SQL Database Basic and Standard service tiers.

  • Azure SQL Database
Apr 29

Azure DevTest Labs available in six more regions

Azure DevTest Labs is now live in all 15 public regions that support Azure compute with Resource Manager, including Australia, Brazil, and more regions in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Apr 29

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
Apr 27

Azure IoT Suite goes international

IN PREVIEW

We are expanding the regional availability of Azure IoT Suite to include Australia and Japan, as well as Microsoft Azure Deutschland (preview), a Microsoft cloud with German data trustee T-Systems.

Apr 22

Azure Stream Analytics integration with Power BI is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics and Power BI integration is now generally available

  • Azure Stream Analytics
Apr 20

Azure IoT Suite security articles added

We’ve added three articles to provide more details about how Microsoft Azure enables security from the ground up, about best practices for the IoT ecosystem, and about threat modeling for IoT scenarios.

Apr 19

Public preview: Azure Search indexer for Azure tables

IN PREVIEW

Azure Search supports Azure tables as a data source.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
Apr 19

General availability: Azure Container Service

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Service optimizes the configuration of popular open-source tools and technologies specifically for Azure. It provides an open solution that offers portability for both your containers and your application configuration. Today, it enters general availability.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Apr 15

Southeast Australia region available for Azure Automation

Azure Automation is available in the Azure Southeast Australia region.

  • Automation
Apr 15

XML and SQL stored procedure in Logic Apps

XML and SQL stored procedure functionality have been added to Logic Apps.

  • App Service
Apr 15

Automation: Run As account

In Azure Automation, you can create an Azure Run As account (service principal) to use for authenticating with Azure when managing Azure Resource Manager resources.

  • Automation
Apr 14

Azure App Service SSL certificates available for purchase

You can purchase Standard SSL certificates or Wildcard SSL certificates.

  • App Service
Apr 12

Global search in the Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

In the Azure portal, you can jump to your resources, resource groups, and subscriptions no matter what you have open by using the global search box.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
Apr 7

Customize your developer portal pages by using Azure API Management templates

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing API Management templates: a new way to customize the content of your developer portal pages using a provided set of templates, localized string resources, icons, page controls, and DotLiquid syntax. With these new features, you have great flexibility to configure the content of the pages as you see fit.

  • API Management
  • App Service
Apr 6

Self-Service Troubleshooting for App Service Web Apps Customers

The App Service team is shipping customer-facing supportability features to go along with Azure Functions and App Service Certificates.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Azure portal
Apr 6

Introducing App Service Certificates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Service customers can use App Service Certificates to purchase, configure, and manage SSL certificates from the Azure portal.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Azure portal
Apr 6

Announcing Azure Functions—event-driven, compute-on-demand experience

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions was released in public preview. Based on the WebJobs SDK, Azure Functions makes it easy to run a function on a schedule or on a new queue item.

  • App Service

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