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    October 2019

    Oct 28

    Azure Monitor's Service Map is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India

    The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India, so it's now available in eighteen public regions around the world.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Cloud Services
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 28

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions

    Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India. It's available around the world in eighteen public regions.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Cloud Services
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 15

    Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

    Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Cloud Services
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    Oct 14

    Upcoming changes for Service Map data stored in Log Analytics

    Updates for Service Map are coming that will change where we store some of our data in Log Analytics. These updates should be completed sometime in November, 2019.

    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Service Fabric
    • Cloud Services
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features

    April 2019

    Apr 18

    Azure Traffic Manager will stop automatically enabling, disabling, or deleting endpoints for Azure Cloud Services on May 1, 2019

    Target availability: Q2 2019

    Currently, Azure Traffic Manager can automatically enable, disable, or delete endpoints when starting, stopping, or deleting the corresponding cloud service. However, this option will be retired on May 1, 2019, and you’ll need to manually enable, disable, or delete profile endpoints in Traffic Manager when starting, stopping, or deleting a cloud service. You’ll continue to be billed for the endpoints unless they are manually disabled or deleted.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Cloud Services
    • Retirements
    • Services

    March 2018

    Mar 6

    Name changes: Virtual Machines B-series US Gov

    Virtual Machines B-series naming will change on May 1, 2018, in all Azure Government regions.

    • Cloud Services

    November 2017

    Nov 13

    Retiring Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services from the classic portal

    Starting November 15, 2017, Virtual Machines and Cloud Services will be available only in the Azure portal.

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

    August 2017

    Aug 23

    Azure Cloud Shell: Generate scripts by using mssql-scripter

    Use mssql-scripter, an open-source command-line interface, to generate database scripts in Azure Cloud Shell.

    • Cloud Shell
    • Cloud Services
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Azure Synapse Analytics
    • Management
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    May 2017

    May 10

    Introducing the Azure app (preview)

    With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.

    • Alerts
    • API Management
    • App Service
    • Azure Monitor
    • Logic Apps
    • Content Delivery Network
    • Cloud Services
    • HDInsight
    • Scheduler
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Azure DevOps
    • Web Apps
    • Management

    July 2016

    Jul 28

    New generation of D-Series instances in Brazil South

    The new Dv2 instances carry the same CPU, memory, and disk configurations as the current D-Series, but they offer more powerful CPUs and run about 35 percent faster.

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    May 2016

    May 26

    New generation of D-Series instances for Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services in Japan West

    The new generation of D-Series instances is available in Japan West. These Dv2 instances offer more powerful CPUs and run about 35 percent faster than the current D-Series.

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    October 2015

    Oct 2

    New generation of D-Series instances for VMs and Azure Cloud Services

    A new generation of D-Series instances can be used as VMs or Azure Cloud Services. These DV2 instances offer more powerful CPUs and run about 35 percent faster than the current D-Series.

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Services

    May 2015

    May 4

    Multiple VIPs per cloud service

    Now you can assign more than one load-balanced public IP address to a set of virtual machines, enabling high-availability and high-scale scenarios.

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features

    January 2015

    Jan 29

    Public Preview: Azure Active Directory Connect Health

    Azure AD Connect Health helps you monitor your on-premises identity infrastructure.

    • Azure Active Directory (AD)
    • Cloud Services
    • Features
    • Services

    October 2014

    Oct 28

    General Availability: Microsoft Antimalware for Cloud Services and VMs

    Microsoft Antimalware for Cloud Services and Virtual Machines (VMs) is now generally available to help identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    Oct 2

    General Availability: Instance-Level Public IPs

    With Instance-Level Public IPs, you can enable scenarios such as running FTP servers in Azure and monitoring virtual machines directly using their IPs.

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features

    August 2014

    Aug 4

    Azure SDK 2.4 and Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 are available for download

    Azure development tooling features include support for WebJobs publishing, Dev/Test environments for Mobile Services, Remote debugging for Virtual Machines, Emulator Express, and more.

    • App Service
    • Cloud Services
    • Mobile Services
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Machines
    • SDK and Tools
    Aug 4

    Azure PowerShell 0.8.6

    This Azure PowerShell release includes Compute, SQL Database, and Windows Azure Pack updates.

    • Cloud Services
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Virtual Machines
    • SDK and Tools

    July 2014

    Jul 21

    Reverse DNS support for Azure Cloud Services

    We’ve added support for reverse DNS for all Azure Cloud Services at no additional cost!

    • Cloud Services
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features

    May 2014

    May 12

    Azure PowerShell 0.8.1 and 0.8.2

    New support for Managed Cache, Azure Automation, Traffic Manager and the Anti-Malware Cloud Service extension.

    • Automation
    • Cloud Services
    • Traffic Manager
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • SDK and Tools

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