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November 2020

Nov 11

Serverless offer for Azure Cosmos DB in preview on all APIs

IN PREVIEW

A new consumption-based offer that complements the existing range of provisioned throughput options is now in preview for all Azure Cosmos DB APIs.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
  • Management
Nov 11

New constrained vCPUs capable VMs now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest memory optimized Azure VM series Esv4, Edsv4, and Easv4 now offer new constrained vCPU VM sizes.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Nov 2

HoloLens 2 Development Edition is now available for purchase in the United States

NOW AVAILABLE

The Development Edition combines the capabilities of HoloLens 2 with Azure, Unity, and Pixyz to empower developers to build interactive experiences and render 3D holographic content with people, places, and things.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters

October 2020

Oct 28

App Service extending Dev/Test discounts to Premium SKUs

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service Premium plan (Pv2 & Pv3) customers can now take advantage of Dev/Test subscription discounts

  • App Service
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 27

Azure Backup Price and Meter ID Change - ZA North and ZA West regions of South Africa

Effective 12/01/2020, the price and meter IDs of Azure Backup will change. 

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Oct 14

Azure DevTest Labs now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Explore Azure DevTest Labs in UAE North, Germany West Central and Norway East regions.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 14

Public Preview: JBoss EAP on Azure App Service

IN PREVIEW

A managed JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) experience is now available in Public Preview on Azure App Service. Deploy your Web Application Archive (WAR) and Enterprise Application Archive (EAR) apps to a PaaS for Java EE apps.

  • App Service
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
Oct 13

Azure Data Explorer now support Compute Isolated SKUs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer has added support for isolated compute SKU and ready for deployment.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Compliance
Oct 7

Azure Red Hat OpenShift - Pricing and service updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Lower prices, more flexible purchase options, and an improved SLA.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
Oct 7

New Azure Spot Virtual Machines features

IN PREVIEW

You can now access the price history of Spot Virtual Machines and the eviction rate for the past 28 trailing days in the Azure portal.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Oct 6

Announcing new lower pricing for Azure Files premium tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Files premium tier price is dropped by more than 33% in all regions and for all redundancy options.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Oct 2

Reserved capacity on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Obtain discounts on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale using reserved capacity.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features

September 2020

Sep 22

Serverless offer for Azure Cosmos DB coming soon on all APIs

A new consumption-based offer that complements the existing range of provisioned throughput options is coming soon.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

New Azure Dedicated Hosts capabilities

IN PREVIEW

Azure can now select the dedicated host to which your VM is deployed. Additionally, Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets can be deployed in conjunction with Dedicated Hosts.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Sep 22

Oracle WebLogic Server on Azure Virtual Machines major release now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable lift-and-shift migration of mission critical enterprise Java workloads with a major release for solutions to run Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) on Azure Linux virtual machines.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 18

Datadog integration with Azure: Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Datadog and Microsoft Azure have worked together to create an integrated Datadog SaaS solution. Built on Azure and available via the Azure Marketplace, this solution provides a seamless and first party like experience for Datadog’s cloud monitoring solution. Azure is the first cloud platform to offer this integrated experience with third-party solutions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Management
Sep 17

Public Preview of Azure NetApp Files Cross Region Replication (CRR) capability

IN PREVIEW

Replicate Azure NetApp Files volumes from one Azure region to another in a fast and cost-effective way, protecting your data from unforeseeable regional failures.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Sep 15

Public Preview - Get Retail Rates for all Azure Products/Services

IN PREVIEW

An unauthenticated experience to get retail prices for all Azure Products/Services (including Reserved Instances).

  • Azure Cost Management and Billing
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Management
Sep 4

Begin migrating your codespaces to GitHub Codespaces

Target retirement date: February 17, 2021

To simplify our user experience, Visual Studio Codespaces is transitioning to GitHub Codespaces, and the current Azure service will retire on 17 February 2021.

  • Visual Studio Codespaces
  • SDK and Tools
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Retirements
Sep 2

Azure Spring Cloud is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Spring Cloud is a fully managed service for Spring Boot apps that lets you focus on building the apps that run your business without the hassle of managing infrastructure

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Pricing & Offerings

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