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    August 2019

    Aug 21

    Announcing pricing decrease for Azure App Service on the Premium plan

    We are happy to announce a price reduction of an average of 35% for Linux App Service on the Premium v2 plan (pricing may vary by regional meters). This price reduction makes the decision point between hosting on a Standard App Service plan or a Premium v2 App Service plan a much simpler one.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Web Apps Linux
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Aug 19

    General availability of Managed Identity for Linux in App Service and Functions

    Managed identity support for App Service on Linux and the Azure Functions Linux Consumption Plan is now generally available.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Security
    Aug 19

    General availability of user-assigned managed identities for App Service and Azure Functions

    App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.

    • App Service
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Azure Functions
    • Features
    • Security
    Aug 2

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from Azure App Service on November 11, 2019

    Target availability: Q4 2019

    Easy tables and easy APIs will be removed from the Azure portal on November 11, 2019.

    • App Service
    • Azure mobile app
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features
    • Retirements

    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
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings

    May 2019

    May 24

    Java on App Service: Updates and Improvements available

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Improvements, bug fixes, and runtime version updates for the Java images on App Service Linux are now available

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features
    • Services

    January 2019

    Jan 7

    Python 2.7 available for App Service on Linux

    Python 2.7 has been added to the public preview of Python on Azure App Service (Linux).

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Services

    December 2018

    Dec 11

    Python images for App Service Linux are now in preview

    Public Preview of built-in images for Python on Azure App Service

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Services

    November 2018

    Nov 28

    User-assigned managed identity support for App Service on Linux/Web App for Containers

    Use managed identities with Linux apps and use user-assigned identities on the App Service platform, including Azure Functions hosted under an App Service plan.

    • Azure Functions
    • App Service (Linux)
    • Services

    October 2018

    Oct 17

    Azure App Service: Price reductions for App Service on Linux basic and premium tiers

    We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Services

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    App Service—Python for App Service Linux preview

    App Service on Linux now supports Python 3.6/3.7 in preview.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 24

    Bring your own storage to App Service on Linux

    App Service now supports the ability for customers to bring additional storage accounts to their Linux web apps

    • App Service (Linux)
    • App Service
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services

    May 2018

    May 21

    Azure App Service | Debug, diagnostics, easy authentication

    Azure App Service is getting new capabilities with the latest updates. Mundane developer tasks are simpler with App Service diagnostics, remote debugging for container-based apps, and easy authentication extended to App Service on Linux.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features
    May 21

    Azure App Service | App Service Environment for App Service on Linux

    Azure App Service on Linux is now available in preview on App Service Environment.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features

    September 2017

    Sep 13

    Azure App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers

    Azure App Service is now available on Linux, including its Web App for Containers capability.

    • App Service (Linux)
    • Features

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