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    February 2018

    Feb 22

    Using Azure Log Analytics and an OMS workspace to monitor Azure backups

    You can use your OMS workspace and Log Analytics to monitor Azure backups across Recovery Services vaults and subscriptions.

    January 2018

    Jan 30

    .NET Core 2.0 support for App Service on Linux

    You can create a Linux web app by using .NET Core 2.0 as a runtime stack.

    Jan 8

    February version updates for PHP on App Service

    In February 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions.

    December 2017

    Dec 21

    Preview: Azure SDK for Go 12.0.0

    Preview version 12.0.0-beta of the Azure SDK for Go is now available to help you use Azure services from Go applications. To get it, run `go get -u github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-go/...` or use dep.

    Dec 8

    Media Services SDKs for Java and PHP support Azure Active Directory Authentication

    Azure Media Services client SDKs for both Java and PHP now support Azure Active Directory authentication.

    Dec 5

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for SQL Operations Studio

    SQL Operations Studio (preview) is a free tool that runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux, for managing SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse; wherever they're running.

    November 2017

    Nov 29

    Clearer choice of CLI: Azure CLI 2.0 for Resource Manager

    Starting in December 2017, Azure CLI 2.0 will be the preferred CLI tool for Resource Manager-based resources. Eventually, Azure CLI 1.0 will support only ASM-based resources.

    October 2017

    Oct 13

    General availability: Service Fabric 6.0 on Linux

    Service Fabric version 6.0 of the runtime and .NET SDK 2.8 are available. Service Fabric is generally available as a container orchestrator on Linux.

    Oct 11

    Retirement of the PHP 5.5 runtime from App Service

    To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently, we support PHP 5.6, 7.0, and 7.1.

    August 2017

    Aug 23

    Azure Cloud Shell: Generate scripts by using mssql-scripter

    Use mssql-scripter, an open-source command-line interface, to generate database scripts in Azure Cloud Shell.

    July 2017

    Jul 19

    Azure SQL DB: Generate scripts by using mssql-scripter

    You can use mssql-scripter on Linux, macOS, and Windows to generate DDL and DML T-SQL scripts for database objects in SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    June 2017

    Jun 27

    Release of Service Fabric SDK Preview 0.9.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.6.3.6 for Linux

    Version 0.9.0.0 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK preview for Linux is now available, along with version 5.6.3.6 of the Service Fabric Runtime Preview for Linux.

    Jun 27

    Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.6.220 and Runtime 5.6.220 refresh for Windows

    Version 2.6.220 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK is now available, along with version 5.6.220 of the Service Fabric Runtime and Standalone for Windows Server.

    Jun 22

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Support for mssql-scripter

    Mssql-scripter is the multiplatform command-line equivalent of the widely used Generate Scripts Wizard experience in SQL Server Management Studio.

    May 2017

    May 29

    Azure DevTest Labs: Use Azure CLI to claim VMs in a lab

    The latest version of Azure CLI 2.0 includes commands for Azure DevTest Labs users to claim VMs in a lab.

    May 16

    General availability: Windows Server Container orchestration with Azure Service Fabric

    Windows Server Container support on Azure Service Fabric is now generally available with the Service Fabric runtime 5.6 and SDK 2.6 release.

    May 16

    Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.6.204 and runtime 5.6.204 for Windows

    Version 2.6.204 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK is now available, along with the 5.6.204 runtime that rolled out to Azure clusters worldwide.

    April 2017

    Apr 20

    Azure DevTest Labs: Use Azure CLI to create and manage lab VMs

    The latest version of Azure CLI 2.0 includes commands for DevTest Labs users to create and manage lab VMs.

    Apr 18

    Release of Service Fabric SDK Preview 0.8.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.5.0.2 for Linux

    Azure Service Fabric has released updated versions of the Service Fabric SDK preview and runtime preview for Linux.

    Apr 18

    Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.5.216 and Runtime 5.5.216 for Windows

    Azure Service Fabric has released updated versions of the Service Fabric SDK and runtime.

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