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May 2016

May 25

General availability: Azure DevTest Labs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure DevTest Labs, your self-service sandbox environment in Azure to quickly create dev/test environments while minimizing waste and controlling costs, has entered general availability.

  • Azure DevTest Labs

April 2016

Apr 29

Azure DevTest Labs available in six more regions

Azure DevTest Labs is now live in all 15 public regions that support Azure compute with Resource Manager, including Australia, Brazil, and more regions in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Apr 5

Azure DevTest Labs: Introducing formulas to create VMs productively

Azure DevTest Labs enables a new way to create VMs: through formulas. A formula is a template that captures all the settings that you specify when you create a lab VM. It provides all the benefits to make VM provisioning even more productive and flexible.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Virtual Machines

March 2016

Mar 30

Azure DevTest Labs: Monthly Estimated Cost Trend chart

With Azure DevTest Labs, you can monitor cost using cost thresholds.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Mar 17

Azure DevTest Labs: Create custom images from a lab VM

DevTest Labs becomes a even better place for you to prepare and create your VM images (VHDs) from your lab VMs.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Virtual Machines
Mar 15

Azure DevTest Labs: Use Azure Marketplace images to create VMs in the lab

You can manage and use Azure Marketplace images in DevTest Labs to create lab VMs.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Virtual Machines
Mar 8

Azure DevTest Labs: Use your existing virtual network

With Azure DevTest Labs, you can use your existing virtual network in a lab.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Network
Mar 8

Azure DevTest Labs: Schedule VM auto-start

You can use Azure DevTest Labs to set a VM auto-start policy.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Scheduler
  • Virtual Machines

January 2016

Jan 11

Azure DevTest Labs: January 2016 update

IN PREVIEW

New features are available in Azure DevTest Labs, including the capability to apply artifacts to an existing lab VM, better support for artifact repository management, more Resource Manager template support and samples, and premium storage support.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure DevTest Labs

November 2015

Nov 18

Public preview: Azure DevTest Labs

IN PREVIEW

Azure DevTest Labs gives developers on-demand, self-service, Azure-based test environments.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
Nov 18

Public preview: Azure DevTest Labs

IN PREVIEW

Azure DevTest Labs is a service that helps developers and testers quickly create environments in Azure while minimizing waste and controlling cost.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Virtual Machines

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