Cloud Platform Release Announcements for December 11, 2018

MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB migration in preview Perform offline (one-time) migrations from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB by using the Azure Database Migration Service, which enables resilient migrations of MongoDB data at scale and with high reliability. To perform the migration, provision an instance of the Database Migration Service… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for December 4, 2018

Machine Learning Services | Azure Machine Learning service is now available Azure Machine Learning service, which enables developers and data scientists to quickly and easily build, train, and deploy machine learning models, is now generally available. Use Azure Machine Learning service to: Build models faster with automated machine learning. Train models with auto-configured cloud compute… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for November 28, 2018

Azure security and operations management | Own your hardware security modules (HSM) with Azure Dedicated HSM Azure Dedicated HSM enables you to keep full administrative and cryptographic control over the hardware security modules (HSMs). These HSMs process your encryption keys and meet compliance requirements for several industry standards and regulations (such as FIPS 140-2 Level… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for November 14, 2018

Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) | HB VMs for HPC are in preview New H-series Azure VMs for HPC workloads are in preview Two new H-series (HB and HC) Azure Virtual Machines for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads are now available in preview. The HB-series VMs are optimized for HPC applications driven by memory bandwidth, such as… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for October 31, 2018

Azure Event Grid | Availability in Azure Government regions Event Grid is now available in preview in Azure Government regions. Use this service on the same region you’re deploying the rest of your solution(s). Learn more by visiting the Microsoft Azure Blog. Azure Event Grid | Advanced filtering is in preview Data payload attributes filtering… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for October 17, 2018

Azure App Service | Price reductions for App Service on Linux basic and premium tiers We’ve recently reduced prices for Azure App Service on Linux for the basic and premium tiers. Azure App Service allows you to quickly build, deploy, and scale enterprise-grade web, mobile, and API apps running on any platform. Meet rigorous performance,… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for October 3, 2018

Azure Service Fabric | Updates Updates for Azure Service Fabric, a cloud based microservices platform that allows you to build, deploy, and operate mission critical microservices applications at scale, are now available. You now have access to a new runtime independent reliable collections library that facilitates dev/test scenarios, as well as the ability to create… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for September 24, 2018

Azure Governance | Governance Announce   On Monday September 24th we announced Azure Governance, a set of services that enable speed while maintaining control of your environments. This means that you can move fast while making sure environments are compliant, secure and cost effective. Azure’s built-in tools allow for a proactive approach by using Azure… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for September 5th, 2018

Visual Studio for Mac | Update This latest Visual Studio for Mac update is now available. This release brings a number of fixes that address code editor reliability issues, performance problems, and stability issues that have been reported to us. The latest release has also added improved support for Azure Functions—developers can now create and… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for August 22, 2018

Azure SQL Database | Managed instance general purpose availability coming soon Azure SQL Database Managed Instance general purpose will become generally available on October 1, 2018. Managed Instance is a new deployment option providing near full compatibility with SQL Server, allowing you to migrate your on-premises workloads to the cloud with minimal changes. The general-purpose performance… Read more