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October 2015

Oct 2

General availability: Azure File Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Storage Accounts

September 2015

Sep 30

General availability: Azure File Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Storage Accounts
Sep 29

General availability: Azure Storage Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage Resource Provider is now generally available.

  • Storage Accounts
Sep 29

New APIs for Azure Storage Resource Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Storage Accounts

August 2015

Aug 6

General availability: Azure Premium Storage in Japan East

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Storage Accounts

June 2015

Jun 11

Generally availablity: Azure Premium Storage in Australia East

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Storage Accounts

April 2015

Apr 16

General Availability: Azure Premium Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Storage Accounts

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

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Storage Accounts
  • Security

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
Aug 4

RavenDB on Azure available in the Azure Store

RavenHQ Database is the official hosted solution for RavenDB, and includes a fully managed cloud of RavenDB servers running in Azure and a variety of scalable plans.

  • App Service
  • Storage Accounts
Aug 4

MemCachier memcache-as-a-service available in the Azure Store

MemCachier is now offering their popular memcache-as-a-service in the Azure Store. MemCachier manages and scales clusters of memcache servers so that you can focus on your app.

  • App Service
  • Storage Accounts
Aug 1

General availability: Zone-redundant storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone-redundant storage is a new redundancy option with multiple copies replicated across two to three facilities.

  • Storage Accounts

July 2014

Jul 17

Azure Storage is in the Preview Portal

We've added Azure Storage to the preview portal. Create accounts, view your containers, and monitor performance.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Storage Accounts
Jul 15

Recommended Pricing Tier

NOW AVAILABLE

The recommended pricing tier is the simplest way to select an offering.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Managed Cache Service
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
Jul 14

Azure Block Blob Storage pricing changed to 4 decimals

4 decimals gives you more accurate pricing for Azure Block Blob Storage.

  • Storage Accounts

May 2014

May 12

General Availability: Import/Export

NOW AVAILABLE

Instead of transferring your data over the Internet, send your hard drives directly to an Azure datacenter.

  • Storage Accounts
May 12

Preview: Azure Files

IN PREVIEW

Mount a shared file system and access it from various virtual machines in an Azure datacenter.

  • Cloud Services
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines

April 2014

Apr 18

Memcached Cloud available in the Azure Store

Memcached Cloud is a reliable, fully-managed, fail-safe service that runs Memcached. Your dataset is constantly replicated, so if a node fails, an auto-switchover mechanism guarantees data is served without interruption.

  • App Service
  • Storage Accounts
Apr 10

Redis support on Azure available in the Azure Store

Redis Cloud is a fully-managed cloud service for hosting and running your Redis dataset in a highly-available and scalable manner, with predictable and stable top performance.

  • App Service
  • Storage Accounts
Apr 3

General Availability: Azure Read-Access Geo Redundant Storage (RA-GRS)

NOW AVAILABLE

Get Read access to your secondary storage replica, in case your primary location fails.

  • Storage Accounts

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