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We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers.
Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is becoming a set of Azure DevOps services. You'll start to notice new icons and names for Azure DevOps and each service within it.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is now available in government cloud
The Azure Data Box service is now available for data ingestion to France regions, along with support for NFS and RBAC.
G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.
A_V2 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.
We're excited to announce the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment, which combines the features from App Service on Linux and App Service Environment.
The vCore-based purchasing model for elastic pools and single databases is generally available.
New features and batch services are available for Azure Maps. They support the needs of large-scale enterprises with high volumes of concurrent users, along with users who need advanced functionality.
New features are available for Azure Maps customers.
Azure Enterprise Agreement administrators can now see their Azure reservations in the Azure portal.
Preview: The vCore-based purchasing model for Azure SQL Database is extended with additional compute and storage options
The vCore-based purchasing model for Azure SQL Database Elastic Pool and Single Database offers additional compute and storage configurations.
Azure Container Instances is generally available, with a decreased price, an improved Azure portal experience, new features, and expanded regions.
The preview of the vCore-based purchasing model released with Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now available for elastic pools and single databases.
ClearDB will transition Azure-based customers currently billed by Microsoft to a direct billing model with ClearDB. You'll no longer be able to create or upgrade a ClearDB database.
Because you can now embed more Power BI features in your apps by using Power BI Embedded, the Power BI Workspace Collections service is being retired.
Azure Reserved VM Instances are generally available.
Announcing a new, faster performance tier for Azure SQL Data Warehouse for compute-intensive analytical workloads.
Azure EA users can view and analyze their subscription costs across different pivots in the Azure portal.
In Azure Traffic Manager, two new features related to endpoint health are now generally available: Fast Failover and TCP Probing.
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