This week in Azure – March 14, 2016

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Platform Updates Tuesday Brian Benz announced the update to the Azure Toolkit for Eclipse which now allows you to deploy Java applications directly to Azure App Service Web Apps We announced that HockeyApp is now available for purchase through Visual Studio Marketplace We announced that Azure SQL Database Index Advisor has reached General Availability We…


This week in Azure – March 7, 2016

Platform Updates Wednesday Sharath Suryanarayan announced the general availability of the StorSimple Virtual Array for Enterprise Agreement customers of Microsoft Azure Liam Cavanagh announced a new lower-cost tier for Azure Search – Basic which is currently in preview Alex Simons announced that Azure AD Identity protection is in public preview Thursday We announced that Azure…

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This week in Azure – February 29, 2016

Platform Updates Monday We announced a preview of temporal tables in Azure SQL Database which allows you to track the full history of changes. Wednesday We announced that Azure Automation will retire from the classic portal in early March 2016 Jeff Hollan announced an improved designer, managed APIs connections and native webhook support for Azure Logic…

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This week in Azure – February 22, 2016

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Platform Updates Tuesday Mike Gresley announced that the Annotations detail blade is available in Application Insights which help you get more info when correlating releases to your telemetry Tom Shinder announced that the Azure Disk Encryption White Paper has been updated to version 1.2.1 Wednesday Corey Sanders more open options in Microsoft Azure which include:…

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This Week in Azure – February 15, 2016

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Platform Updates Monday We announced a bunch of improvements to Azure SQL Data Warehouse which include loading, monitoring, and stability We announced and early preview of Azure PaaS services and DevOps tools for Azure Stack Clinton Ho announced that the Data Management Gateway received an auto-update capability Tuesday Eugene Shvets announced a public preview of…

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This week in Azure – February 8, 2016

Platform updates Monday We announced that the module gallery for Azure Automation is available and it helps you in importing modules from the PowerShell Gallery without leaving the Automation account Mingfei Yan announced that the Google Widevine license is generally available with Azure Media Service Joe Levy announced that PowerShell V5 is now supported in Azure…


This week in Azure – February 1, 2016

Platform updates Monday We announced the Azure Search .NET SDK version 1.0.1-preview which helps you in working with your Azure Search from your .NET code Tuesday Mike Neil has announced the first Technical Preview of Microsoft Azure Stack which allows you to have a subset of Azure features on-premises and they are fully in-line with what…


This week in Azure – January 11, 2016

This is our first news roundup so hope you like. Platform updates Monday Sunitha Muthukrishna posted information about a new Azure Resource Manager template which spins up a WordPress site on Azure App Service and it is backed by a MySQL cluster running on Virtual Machines Steve Danielson announced new policies for API Management: advanced…