Updates Archives

Monthly updates for July 2019

Jul 19

Introducing promotional pricing for the Basic Linux App Service Plan


We’re excited to introduce a promotional price on the Basic app service plan for Linux, which depending on regional meters in your datacenter of choice, leads to a 66 percent price drop! In addition, we are also now offering a free App Service Plan for Linux, making starting out on App Service easier than ever!

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Web Apps Linux
Jul 15

New 48vCPUs Azure Virtual Machine sizes are now available


New 48vCPUs sizes for the Dv3, Dsv3, Ev3, Esv3, Fsv2, and Lsv2 Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) are now available so you can better match your workload requirements.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Jul 15

Azure FXT Edge Filer Now available


The Avere FXT Edge Filer solution is now generally available. This redesigned hardware takes advantage of Avere Systems’ software technology to accelerate network-attached storage (NAS) environments and expand access to Azure Blob storage.

  • Avere vFXT for Azure
Jul 11

Azure SQL Database published the first in the industry business continuity SLA for a relational database service


Azure SQL database service has updated its service level agreement (SLA) offering guarantees for common disaster recovery metrics.

  • Azure SQL Database
Jul 1

Introducing B12, B16 & B20 - new larger B-series VM sizes with flexible CPU usage


We have released three new B-series sizes: B12ms, B16ms and B20ms. These are lower cost VMs with flexible CPU usage.

  • Virtual Machines
Jul 1

Azure Search—New storage optimized service tiers are now available


Storage Optimized editions, L1 & L2, are now generally available-- offering more storage at a reduced price per tier.

  • Cognitive Search


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