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    September 2016

    Sep 29

    Generally available: Azure Premium Storage in an additional region

    Offering an SLA for 99.9 percent availability, Premium Storage is now available in the North Central US region, as well as other regions previously announced.

    Sep 13

    Azure PowerShell 1.7: Hotfix for breaking changes

    A hotfix has been released to address the breaking changes in Azure PowerShell versions 1.4–1.6 and versions 2.0 and later.

    July 2016

    Jul 1

    General availability: Azure cool blob storage in Canada

    Azure Blob storage accounts with hot and cool storage tiers are generally available in Canada Central and Canada East.

    June 2016

    Jun 23

    General availability: Azure cool blob storage in new regions

    Azure Blob storage accounts with hot and cool storage tiers are generally available in three additional regions: South Central US, Asia East, and Australia East.

    May 2016

    May 3

    Public preview: Azure Search Blob indexer parses structured JSON content

    The Azure Search Blob indexer can now parse JSON documents while preserving document structure.

    April 2016

    Apr 29

    General availability: Azure Cool Blob storage

    Cool Blob storage is now generally available. With the new Blob storage accounts, you can choose Hot and Cool access tiers to store data cost-effectively depending on its access pattern.

    Apr 1

    Public preview: Azure Storage Service Encryption

    Azure Storage Service Encryption is now available for Azure Blob Storage (block and page blobs) upon request for any new storage account created through Azure Resource Manager.

    February 2016

    Feb 3

    General availablity: Azure Premium Storage in additional regions

    Azure Premium Storage is now available in the Australia Southeast and East Asia regions.

    January 2016

    Jan 14

    General availability: Azure Premium Storage in South Central US region

    Premium Storage is now available in the South Central US region in addition to other regions previously announced.

    November 2015

    Nov 12

    General availability: Azure Premium Storage in East US region

    Azure Premium Storage is designed to support I/O intensive workloads, and it is available in the East US region.

    October 2015

    Oct 15

    General availability: Azure Premium Storage in additional regions

    Offering an SLA for 99.9 percent availability, Premium Storage is now available in the Central US and North Europe regions.

    Oct 7

    Support for IaaS under Azure Resource Manager in Australia and Brazil regions

    Support is available for Azure Compute, Network, and Storage providers under Azure Resource Manager in Australia East, Australia Southeast, and Brazil South.

    Oct 2

    General availability: Azure File Storage

    Shift existing file shares and corresponding applications to Azure with zero code change, and lower overall file-sharing costs.

    September 2015

    Sep 30

    General availability: Azure File Storage

    Azure File Storage is generally available, and it provides fully managed file shares in the cloud.

    Sep 29

    General availability: Azure Storage Resource Provider

    Azure Storage Resource Provider is now generally available.

    Sep 29

    New APIs for Azure Storage Resource Provider

    Azure Storage Resource Provider has two new APIs: Get Operations and Get Usage.

    August 2015

    Aug 6

    General availability: Azure Premium Storage in Japan East

    Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)-based storage solution designed to support I/O-intensive workloads.

    June 2015

    Jun 11

    Generally availablity: Azure Premium Storage in Australia East

    Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)–based storage solution designed to support I/O-intensive workloads.

    April 2015

    Apr 16

    General Availability: Azure Premium Storage

    Azure Premium Storage is a solid-state drive (SSD)–based storage offering designed to support I/O-intensive workloads.

    September 2014

    Sep 10

    Azure Cross Platform Command-Line Interface 0.8.8

    This release includes support for role-based access control and some storage improvements

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