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New generation of D-Series instances for Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services in Japan West
The new generation of D-Series instances is available in Japan West. These Dv2 instances offer more powerful CPUs and run about 35 percent faster than the current D-Series.
Speaker Recognition API features include speaker verification and speaker identification.
Today we're excited to announce the general availability of Azure Content Delivery Network from Akamai.
The Azure Scheduler Premium plan has been renamed to P10 Premium, and a new P20 Premium plan has been released.
A new instance size, D5 v2, extends the Dv2-Series for Azure HDInsight. It has 16 cores and 56 GB of memory.
We've expanded our geo-replication features by enabling Active geo-replication across Azure SQL Database Basic and Standard service tiers.
You can purchase Standard SSL certificates or Wildcard SSL certificates.
Azure ExpressRoute Premium tier has three distinct advantages over the non-Premium version of the service: global connectivity, a larger number of virtual networks, and a larger number of routes (private and public peering).
Customers can switch their Pay-As-You-Go subscription to another offer via the Azure Account Center.
Azure Storage Service Encryption is now available for Azure Blob Storage (block and page blobs) upon request for any new storage account created through Azure Resource Manager.
Azure Data Catalog is an enterprise-wide metadata catalog that stores, describes, indexes, and shows how to access any registered data asset.
We are excited to announce a new pricing option for Azure Cosmos DB, offering greater flexibility in optimizing cost and performance.
A larger virtual machine size, the Standard_D15_v2, has joined the Dv2-series and offers 20 CPU cores, 140 GB of memory, 1,000 GB of temporary SSD, up to 8 virtual NICs, up to 40 data disks, and very high network bandwidth.
HockeyApp provides mobile app distribution, crash reporting, and in-app user feedback so you can build the world’s best mobile apps.
The Basic tier of Azure Search offers a low-cost and production-ready search service for your web and mobile applications.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux is offered on a pay-as-you-go model with per-hour billing.
Azure Container Service helps you use Docker images and Linux containers in a production environment.
You can now apply common encryption with Widevine or Microsoft PlayReady to help protect your premium content.
Windows Server customers can run Windows virtual machines on Azure at a lower rate.
With SQL Server Stretch Database, you can dynamically stretch warm and cold transactional data from SQL Server 2016 to Azure.
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