Cloud Platform Release Announcements for January 29, 2015

This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, Microsoft provides the technologies and tools to enable enterprises to embrace a cloud culture. Our differentiated innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions and developer tools help all of our customers realize the… Read more

February 23, 2012 News Thursday: SQL Azure Reduced Pricing, Added Language Support for Windows Azure Marketplace, and More Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger SQL Azure Announces Reduced Pricing and New 100MB Database Option SQL Azure has announced that it is lowering its prices and is introducing a 100MB database option, in efforts to meet evolving customer needs across both ends of the database size spectrum. The price reductions and new entry-level database option are the… Read more

October 13, 2011 News Thursday: PASS Summit 2011 Special Edition

  Day 2 of the PASS Summit 2011 kicked off with Quentin Clark’s keynote, where he detailed several announcements related to the public and private cloud, including: General Availability of HP Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance Optimized for SQL Server:  Microsoft and HP announced the November availability of the HP Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance optimized for… Read more

June 23, 2011 News Thursday: Windows Azure AppFabric CTP, SQL Server JumpIn! Developers’ Camp, and more Server and Tools news.

Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP is Announced As announced at TechEd North America 2011, this week we released the Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP, which includes capabilities that make it easy for developers to build, deploy, manage and monitor multi-tier applications across web, business logic and database tiers as a single logical entity on the… Read more

December 9, 2010 News Thursday: Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1, Windows Azure platform Client Technology Previews … and more Server and Tools news.

Windows Azure Platform Client Technology Previews Now Available As previously announced at PDC 2010, this week, Microsoft is making available limited Community Technology Previews (CTP’s) of SQL Azure Reporting and SQL Azure Data Sync. These capabilities make it easier to move to platform as a service and enhance applications and workloads to take advantage of… Read more

October 28, 2010 News Thursday: PDC Edition

Platform as a service is where developers and businesses will ultimately see the true value of the cloud, and the OS for Platform as a service is Windows Azure.  The Windows Azure platform, comprised of Windows Azure and SQL Azure, is supported by a rich set of development tools, management, and services from Microsoft. It’s… Read more