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December 2018

Dec 6

General availability: Increased compute in Azure Database for MySQL servers

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers can now scale up their compute to 64 vCores in the General Purpose pricing tiers and 32 vCores in the Memory Optimized tiers in Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 6

General availability: Increased compute in Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers can now scale up their compute to 64 vCores in the General Purpose pricing tiers and 32 vCores in the Memory Optimized tiers in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 4

Smaller SKUs for Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

NOW AVAILABLE

Smaller SKUs for Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Connect
  • Pricing & Offerings
Dec 4

S1 Tier Now Available

NOW AVAILABLE

S1 Pricing Tier now available for large-scale deployments.

  • Azure Maps
  • Microsoft Connect
  • Pricing & Offerings

October 2018

Oct 17

Azure App Service: Price reductions for App Service on Linux basic and premium tiers

NOW AVAILABLE

We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

September 2018

Sep 10

Introducing Azure DevOps

NOW AVAILABLE

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 DevOps
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Sep 6

SQL Data Warehouse now available in Government Cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen2 is now available in government cloud

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Sep 4

Azure Data Box: Expanded availability, plus support for NFS and RBAC

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Data Box service is now available for data ingestion to France regions, along with support for NFS and RBAC.

  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters

August 2018

Aug 22

G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight

G-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.

  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 20

A_V2 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight

A_V2 series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight.

  • Pricing & Offerings

July 2018

Jul 31

General availability: Linux on App Service Environment

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • App Service
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jul 17

General availability: vCore-based purchasing model for SQL databases and elastic pools

NOW AVAILABLE

The vCore-based purchasing model for elastic pools and single databases is generally available.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jul 16

Batch services and advanced routing services for Azure Maps

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Mobile Services
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Internet of Things
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Jul 16

New in Azure Maps: API, map control modules, imagery, and styling features

NOW AVAILABLE

New features are available for Azure Maps customers.

  • App Service
  • Mobile Services
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Internet of Things
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

May 2018

May 19

Enterprise administrators can view reserved instances in the Azure portal

Azure Enterprise Agreement administrators can now see their Azure reservations in the Azure portal.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
May 4

Preview: The vCore-based purchasing model for Azure SQL Database is extended with additional compute and storage options

IN PREVIEW

The vCore-based purchasing model for Azure SQL Database Elastic Pool and Single Database offers additional compute and storage configurations.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

April 2018

Apr 25

General availability: Azure Container Instances

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Instances is generally available, with a decreased price, an improved Azure portal experience, new features, and expanded regions.

  • Container Instances
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
Apr 4

Preview: A flexible new way to purchase Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

The preview of the vCore-based purchasing model released with Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is now available for elastic pools and single databases.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

March 2018

Mar 19

ClearDB removal from the Azure Marketplace

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.

  • Access Control Service
  • App Service
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
  • Services

November 2017

Nov 16

General availability: Azure Reserved VM Instances

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Reserved VM Instances are generally available.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings

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