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    April 2018

    Apr 3

    GUID migration: Azure Service Bus, US Government regions

    Starting on May 1, 2018, you’ll be billed at an hourly rate for Service Bus standard base units and Service Bus premium messaging units.

    Apr 3

    GUID migration: Azure Service Bus

    On May 1, 2018, Azure Service Bus Standard Base Unit and Service Bus Premium Messaging Units will start being billed at an hourly rate from the current daily rate.

    July 2017

    Jul 13

    General availability: Azure Relay Hybrid Connections

    Azure Relay Hybrid Connections is generally available.

    August 2016

    Aug 19

    Service Bus messaging in the Azure portal

    You can now use the new Azure portal to create and manage Service Bus messaging resources (namespaces, queues, and topics).

    July 2016

    Jul 15

    General availability: Service Bus Premium Messaging released to general availability

    To better support a broader array of mission-critical cloud apps, Azure Service Bus Premium messaging is now generally available.

    September 2015

    Sep 4

    Public preview: Azure Service Bus Premium messaging

    To better support a broader array of mission-critical cloud apps, we’ve introduced Azure Service Bus Premium messaging.

    August 2015

    Aug 18

    Learning path for Azure Service Bus

    A new learning path for Azure Service Bus has been published.

    October 2014

    Oct 2

    Updates to Service Bus pricing

    In July 2014, we announced changes to Service Bus Queues and Topics, with messaging now offered in Basic and Standard tiers. These new tiers provide price flexibility that better accommodate different use cases. Updated pricing for these changes will be effective starting November 1, 2014, and not October 1, 2014, as previously communicated.

    July 2014

    Jul 14

    Pricing changes for Service Bus Queues and Topics

    Service Bus Basic and Standard tiers provide price flexibility that better accommodate different use cases.

    February 2014

    Feb 21

    Service Health Notifications added to the Management Portal

    This post describes Azure Service Health Notifications (also known as Incident Notifications) within the Azure Management Portal.

    January 2014

    Jan 17

    ISO Certification expanded to include more Azure services

    Azure ISO Certification expanded to include SQL Database, Active Directory, Traffic Manager, Web Sites, BizTalk Services, Media Services, Mobile Services, Service Bus, Multi-Factor Authentication, and HDInsight.

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