Cloud Platform Release Announcements for April 4, 2018

This is a blog post for a new, ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. We’re here to help you embrace the cloud. Realize your true potential with our unique innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions, and developer tools across the breadth of our product portfolio. To help you stay current, here are our… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for March 21, 2018

Azure Databricks | GA On March 22, we announced the general availability of Azure Databricks. Azure Databricks is a fast, easy and collaborative Apache® Spark™ based analytics platform optimized for Azure. Designed in collaboration with the founders of Apache Spark, Azure Databricks combines the best of Databricks and Azure to help customers accelerate innovation with… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for March 7, 2018

Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL | Pricing Model Update – Public Preview New pricing model update for Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL Effective February 20, 2018, compute charges will be changed from Compute unit to vCore, providing more transparency about the hardware configuration for MySQL or PostgreSQL server. For more flexibility, storage will… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for February 21, 2018

Power BI Desktop | GA New features and updates are now available in Power BI Desktop: Reporting—Continued updates, including some of the major customer asks such as multi-selecting data points across multiple charts and syncing slicer values across multiple pages of reports. Other updates include faster geocoding, overflow data labels for bar and column charts,… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for February 7, 2018

Azure Event Grid | GA We are happy to announce the general availability of Azure Event Grid, a managed event routing service that enables you to react in real time to changes happening in Azure resources or your own applications. Using Event Grid, applications can now send events when state changes occur by using push… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for January 24, 2018

ITSM Connector for Azure is now generally available The IT Service Management (ITSM) Connector for Azure is now generally available. ITSM Connector allows you to integrate Azure with one of the following IT Service Management products—Cherwell, Provance, System Center Service Manager, or ServiceNow. With your log data (performance counters, configuration changes, updates, and more) and… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for January 10, 2018

This is a blog post for a new, ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. We’re here to help you embrace the cloud. Realize your true potential with our unique innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions, and developer tools across the breadth of our product portfolio. To help you stay current, here are our… Read more