Archives / 2013 / July
  • Windows Azure July Updates: SQL Database, Traffic Manager, AutoScale, Virtual Machines

    This morning we released some great updates to Windows Azure. These new enhancements include:

    • SQL Databases: Support for Automated SQL Export and a New Premium Tier SQL Database option
    • Traffic Manager: New support for managing Windows Azure Traffic Manager in the HTML Portal
    • AutoScale: Support for Windows Azure Mobile Services, AutoScale rules for Service Bus Queue Depth, Alerts on AutoScale actions
    • Virtual Machines: Updates to the IaaS management experiences in the Management Portal

    All of these improvements are now available to use immediately (note: some are still in preview).  Below are more details about them.