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March 2021

Mar 25

General availability: New VM series supported by Azure Batch

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of new VM sizes that are now available when creating your Batch pools, including the latest HPC and GPU sizes.

  • Batch
  • Features

February 2021

Feb 24

Azure Batch rendering VM images & licensing will be retired on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Azure Batching rendering VM images & licensing are being retired.

  • Batch
  • Retirements
Feb 22

Azure Batch ‘CloudServiceConfiguration’ pools will be retired on 29 February 2024

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Transition to Azure Batch Virtual Machine pool configuration by 29 February 2024.

  • Batch
  • Retirements

December 2020

Dec 1

Azure Batch vCPU quota checks are being updated

NOW AVAILABLE

The vCPU quota checks that are performed during pool operations are being updated to check the dedicated VM series vCPU quotas, in addition to the Batch account total dedicated vCPUs quota that is currently checked.

  • Batch
  • Features

October 2020

Oct 30

New Azure Batch capabilities available in preview

IN PREVIEW

A number of new security-related features are now available in preview.

  • Batch
  • Features
Oct 30

New Azure Batch capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

New job scheduling and security-related features are now available.

  • Batch
  • Features
Oct 26

New VM series supported by Azure Batch

NOW AVAILABLE

An expanded selection of VMs can be used with Azure Batch, providing access to newer Azure VM series.

  • Batch
  • Features

June 2020

Jun 16

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in select regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link for Azure Batch is now generally available in the West US 2, East US, South Central US, US Gov Virginia, and US Gov Arizona regions

  • Azure Private Link
  • Batch
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features

January 2020

Jan 14

Azure Batch updates—December 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about the new or enhanced Azure Batch capabilities that were updated in the second half of 2019.

  • Batch
  • Features

April 2019

Apr 22

Azure Batch updates now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Here are the latest new or enhanced capabilities for Azure Batch, available now.

  • Batch
  • Features

June 2018

Jun 12

Azure Batch updates

Here are the latest new or enhanced capabilities for Azure Batch.

  • Batch
  • Features

November 2017

Nov 16

Name changes: Azure Batch Rendering V-Ray

Effective January 1, 2018, the billing meter name for the Chaos Group V-Ray software will change to reflect the correct name of the software.

  • Batch
  • Services

October 2017

Oct 13

Azure Batch updates

Learn about recent Batch updates for custom images, virtual networks, low-priority GA, and more.

  • Batch
  • Features

September 2017

Sep 21

Azure Cloud Shell: New CLI tools added and font-size selection

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft routinely maintains and updates Azure Cloud Shell, including the addition of new CLI tools to improve your productivity. Learn about the CLI tools we recently added.

  • Batch
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Management

August 2017

Aug 17

Azure Batch updates

Recent Batch updates for rendering, job task counts, and exposing ports on pool nodes.

  • Batch
  • Features

July 2017

Jul 12

Azure Batch updates

Application packages can be used with VirtualMachineConfiguration pools, new metrics are available for low-priority VMs, and new template and file transfer capabilities are available in the Azure CLI for Batch.

  • Batch
  • Features

May 2017

May 24

Azure Batch updates for May 2017

Here's a summary of recent updates to Azure Batch.

  • Batch
  • Features
May 11

Azure Batch service—low priority Azure Virtual Machines (VMs)

NOW AVAILABLE

Low-priority VMs are now available at a large discount compared to regular on-demand VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Batch
  • Features

April 2017

Apr 17

New Azure Batch capabilities

Here's a summary of recent updates to Azure Batch.

  • Batch
  • Services
  • Features

October 2016

Oct 3

Support for new VM sizes

N-series and H-series VMs can now be used with Azure Batch.

  • Batch
  • Features

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