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    October 2018

    September 2018

    Sep 26

    General availability: Automatic OS image upgrade in virtual machine scale sets

    It is easy to enable automatic OS image updates in Virtual machine scale sets for the most popular images.

    April 2018

    Apr 2

    General availability: Azure zone-redundant snapshots and images for managed disks

    Azure zone-redundant snapshots and images for Managed Disks are now generally available.

    March 2018

    Mar 23

    General availability: Azure Scheduled Events

    Azure Scheduled Events helps you react to maintenance events...before they happen.

    Mar 19

    Public preview: Low-priority VMs on virtual machine scale sets

    Low-priority VMs on scale sets enable users to significantly save on costs for their fault-tolerant, flexible workloads.

    Mar 14

    Instance Metadata Service includes support for zones and virtual machine scale sets

    Version 2017-12-01 of Instance Metadata Service is available in global Azure regions. It has support for Availability Zones and virtual machine scale sets.

    February 2018

    Feb 15

    Public preview: Automatic OS image updates in virtual machine scale sets

    A new capability is in preview: automatic guest OS image updates in scale sets.

    November 2017

    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.

    February 2017

    Feb 11