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Azure Search enterprise security: Data encryption and user-identity access control

Enterprise security requires a comprehensive approach for defense in depth. Effective immediately, Azure Search now supports encryption at rest for all incoming data indexed on or after January 24, 2018, in all regions and SKUs including shared (free) services. With …

Migration checklist when moving to Azure App Service

I have been continuously getting requests from customers, colleagues and partners around what to consider when migrating applications to Azure PaaS service but more specifically to the App Service.

This post tries to cover the majority of those cases and …

Announcing Azure Location Based Services public preview

Today we announced the Public Preview availability of Azure Location Based Services (LBS). LBS is a portfolio of geospatial service APIs natively integrated into Azure that enable developers, enterprises and ISVs to create location aware apps and IoT, mobility, logistics …

Announcing the general availability of Azure App Service diagnostics

Today, we are pleased to announce the general availability of App Service diagnostics. It provides an intelligent and interactive experience, analyzes what’s wrong with your web apps and quickly guides you to the right information to help troubleshoot and resolve …

Announcing Kentico Cloud Solution in Azure Marketplace

Kentico Cloud is a cloud-first Headless CMS for digital agencies and end clients. We’re excited to announce that its sample site is now available in the Azure Marketplace. With such a solution, your Azure App Service web application can read …

IntelliJ Community Edition: 1-Click to Run Java Containers on Azure

Deploying Java containers to Azure made easy from IntelliJ. It takes seconds, not minutes.

Today, I am delighted to announce a new feature that enables the 1-Click experience to run containerized Java applications on Azure. It enables Java developers …

Overview on Web App for Containers and Azure App Service on Linux

Today, we announced the general availability of Azure App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers. Providing Linux support in Azure App Service is an important step towards our commitment to support a variety of OSS stacks on …

Maven: Deploy Java Web Apps to Azure

We released a new Maven Plugin for Azure Web Apps, you can deploy or redeploy Web apps to Azure App Service Linux or Windows in one easy step.

Azure App Service provides a managed Web app environment for your app …

Automate Application Insights processes with the connector for Flow and Logic Apps

Azure Application Insights provides powerful search capabilities to query and get insights from your telemetry data.

Often, you may find yourself running the same queries repeatedly to validate whether your service is functioning properly or to find trends and anomalies. …

Migrating a Web App from ClearDB to Azure Database for MySQL

With the introduction of Azure Database for MySQL, I’ve seen a lot of interest and questions from customers on how they can move their existing Web App from using ClearDB as their MySQL database provider over to Azure Database for …

Announcing the preview of App Service domain

For a production web app, you probably want users to see a custom domain name. Today we are announcing the preview of App Service domain. App Service domain (preview) gives you a first class experience in the Azure portal …

Go serverless with R Scripts on Azure Function

Serverless is all the rage, now you can get in on the action using R! Azure Function supports a variety of languages (C#, F#, js, batch, PowerShell, Python, php and the list is growing). However, R is not natively supported. …

Solve Node.js issues faster with Application Insights for Node.js

Azure Application Insights is an application performance management (APM) platform which provides performance and diagnostic information about your running services and applications to help you discover and diagnose issues quickly. Use App Insights wherever your Node.js application runs containers, PaaS

Deploy Cognitive Toolkit model to Azure Web Apps

Azure offers several ways of deploying a deep-learning model including Windows Web App, Linux Web App, and Azure Container Services. For those less experienced with a Linux environment/containers, Windows Web Apps offers familiar territory. In this post we will …

General Availability: Azure Search parses JSON Blobs

Today, we are happy to announce general availability for JSON parsing with Azure Search’s Blob Storage indexer.

Azure Search has long supported indexers for a variety of data sources on Azure: Document DB, Azure SQL Database, Tables, and Blobs. …

Enhancements to Application Insights Smart Detection

We’re happy to introduce two enhancements to Smart Detection in Application Insights, which automatically notifies you if your live web app shows performance issues. You will now get an automatic notification if your live web app dependencies slow down – …

Enabling Azure CDN from Azure web app and storage account portal extension

Enabling CDN for your Azure workflow becomes easier than ever with this new integration. You can now enable and manage CDN for your Azure web app service or Azure storage account without leaving the portal experience.

When you have a website, a storage account …

Azure Search releases support for synonyms (public preview)

Today, we are happy to announce public preview support for synonyms in Azure Search, one of our most requested features on UserVoice. Synonyms functionality allows for Azure Search to not only return results which match the query terms that …

Integrating Application Insights into a modular CMS and a multi-tenant public SaaS

The Orchard CMS Application Insights module and DotNest case study

Application Insights has an active ecosystem with our partners developing integrations using our Open Source SDKs and public endpoints. We recently had Lombiq (one of our partners) integrate Application …

DocumentDB: API for MongoDB now generally available

Today, we are excited to announce that DocumentDB: API for MongoDB is generally available. The API for MongoDB allows developers to experience the power of the DocumentDB database engine with the comfort of a managed service and the familiarity of …

Notice for developers using Azure AD B2C tenants configured for Google sign-ins

On April 20th 2017, Google will start blocking OAuth requests from embedded browsers, called "web-views". If you are using Google as an identity provider in Azure Active Directory B2C, you might need to make changes to your applications to …

New Azure Storage JavaScript client library for browsers – Preview

Today we are announcing our newest library: Azure Storage Client Library for JavaScript. The demand for the Azure Storage Client Library for Node.js, as well as your feedback, has encouraged us to work on a browser-compatible JavaScript library …

Azure Application Insights JavaScript SDK: reliability and performance improvements

Recently, we have improved the robustness of web page monitoring in Application Insights, and introduced the ability not to use cookies. Transmission is now more reliable in the face of throttling and network issues, and when a page is …

Adding #AzureSearch to #DocumentDB collections with a click of a button

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Our customers love how easy it is to use Azure Search and DocumentDB together to meet business goals. Tight integration through Indexers simplifies the task of indexing and searching in a variety of verticals from ecommerce to business applications. …

Announcing general availability of preview features and new APIs in Azure Search

Today we are announcing the general availability (GA) of several features as well as a new REST API version and .NET SDK that support the new GA features. All GA features and APIs are covered by the standard Azure service …

Announcing the public preview of Azure Advisor

The post was co-authored by Manbeen Kohli, Senior Program Manager, CloudES.

While it’s easy to start building applications on Azure, making sure that the underlying Azure resources are setup correctly and being used optimally can be a challenging task. Today, …

General availability of Azure Application Insights

Today at the Connect() 2016 event in New York, we announced the general availability of Azure Application Insights (previously Visual Studio Application Insights) and launched our new pricing structure. With this announcement, Application Insights now provides a financially backed …

General availibility for Azure Search S3, S3 High Density, and new regions

Today, we are excited to announce general availability of the S3 tier of service! The S3 tier of Azure Search is designed to handle large volumes of documents and heavy traffic. Identically priced and backed by the same high performance …

General availability for Azure Search S3, S3 High Density, and new regions

Today, we are excited to announce general availability of the S3 tier of service! The S3 tier of Azure Search is designed to handle large volumes of documents and heavy traffic. Identically priced and backed by the same high performance …

Release preview of Microsoft System Center and Application Insights integration

Microsoft released a technical preview of System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) management pack for .NET Application Performance Monitoring (APM) with Visual Studio Application Insights. You can use this management pack to centrally configure Application Insights APM directly in the …

Required practice for applications integrating with Azure Active Directory

This post is a follow-up from our previous announcement of the Azure Active Directory certificate rollover.

Continuing on our commitment to protect our customer’s data and building on the momentum of this August 15, 2016 rollover, we will be increasing

Azure DocumentDB powers the modern marketing intelligence platform

Affinio is an advanced marketing intelligence platform that enables brands to understand their users in a deeper and richer level. Affinio’s learning engine extracts marketing insights for its clients from mining billions of points of social media data. In order …

Announcing Azure App Service MySQL in-app (preview)

Today, we’re announcing a cool new feature (in preview) for Web developers using Azure App Service to create Web applications that use MySQL. MySQL in-app enables developers to run the MySQL server side-by-side with their Web application within the same …

Accelerate your insights with Application Insights Performance Counters

You can now monitor performance counters for Azure Web Apps using Visual Studio Application Insights. Until recently, Performance Counters such as CPU and network usage weren’t available on the Azure portal when monitoring your app. This is because Azure …

Announcing Internal Load Balancer and Resource Manager VNet support

The Azure App Service is happy to announce support for the use of Internal Load Balancers (ILBs) with an App Service Environment (ASE) and the ability to deploy an ASE into a Resource Manager(V2) Azure Virtual Network.

These were two …

Application Insights: Work item integration with GitHub

Just over a month ago, I announced a new feature set for Application Insights: work item integration with Visual Studio Team Services. Today, I have more good news for those trying to integrate their analytics into their workflow. We …

New visual alerts added to Application Insights metric widget for VSTS dashboards

A couple of weeks ago, the Application Insights ALM team announced availability of a new metrics widget for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) dashboards. We’re very pleased to say that there has been a lot of interest in this feature, …

Upcoming Azure Active Directory certificate rollover: August 15, 2016

Back in May we announced Azure Active Directory would be rolling over the certificates of the service. Based on feedback from the community asking for more time to get ready for this event, and our strong desire to avoid any …

Announcing EpiServer CMS in Azure Marketplace

EpiServer CMS is a platform to build web content management solutions. We’re excited to announce that it is now available in the Azure Marketplace. This solution provides the best of both worlds:

  • With EpiServer you can quickly build out

Scraping the Web for Water Levels using PowerShell

I like to take my bike out to ride it on trails whenever I get the time. It’s fun to see how far I can go and a lot of times the scenery is always great. The problem is when …

Debug Java Web Apps on Azure in Eclipse or IntelliJ

Configure Eclipse or IntelliJ for debugging, attach it to a remote Java Web App on Azure and start stepping through code.

As part of our continued efforts to enable Java developers to get things done in Eclipse and IntelliJ, we …

New Application Insights metric widget for Visual Studio Team Services

As part of our ongoing effort to help you better integrate your Application Insights information into your daily workflow, we’ve developed a metric widget for the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) dashboard! It’s very simple to install and set up, …

Application Insights: Work item integration with Visual Studio Team Services

It’s been a while since my last blog post, but the ALM team at Application Insights has been working hard on brand new functionality. Today I’m going to discuss work item integration with Visual Studio Team Services (aka VSTS).

Work …

IntelliJ: Deploy Java Web Apps to Azure

It is easy to deploy Java Web Apps from IntelliJ; deployment takes seconds, not minutes.

Azure App Service provides a managed Web App Container environment for your app to run in. That means that all you have to worry about …

New Azure Search tiers and Basic and Standard S2 general availability

This post was authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Data Group.

We’re happy to announce a number of updates to our line of Azure Search service tiers. Today, we are introducing into preview a high scale/high performance tier called …

Multi URL performance test with App Service

Since announcing the Public preview for Performance Test on web and mobile apps and the ability to chain a Performance testing with App Service Continuous Deployment the most requested feature has been the ability to execute multi URL tests.

We …

Diagnose and resolve issues with Azure Troubleshooting

At Azure Support, our aim is to help you in your cloud journey, all the way from initial experimentation to running production workloads on Azure with confidence. Software fails, hardware breaks and you can run into issues when trying new …

Continuous integration and delivery of web apps from Atlassian Bitbucket

Back in December, the Azure App Service team built the Deploy to Azure plugin which provided integration with Bitbucket and enabled publishing your Bitbucket repository to Azure App Service. Azure App Service is a cloud platform that enables developers …

Digging into network health using Application Insights extensibility

Application Insights (AI) released the telemetry processor feature that enables you to inspect, filter and modify each data point generated by the AI SDK before it is sent to the portal. I’ve been playing with this capability and realized that …

Azure Web Apps Gallery available only in new Azure portal

Web App Marketplace allows you to quickly deploy dynamic blogs, CMS platforms, e-commerce sites, and more, with ready-to-use Azure Web Apps and templates including hundreds of popular open source solutions by Microsoft, partners, and the community.

Azure users can create …

Announcing support for PHP 7.0 in Azure App Service and notice of PHP 5.4 retirement

Back in November, we announced the availability of PHP 7 on App Service in an experimental capacity. With that announcement you were able to leverage PHP 7 (x86) on App Service using a site extension. A few weeks later, a …

Incremental update to Azure Stack PaaS services: SQL and My SQL resource providers

Today we released updates to the SQL Server resource provider and MySQL resource provider for Azure Stack. These can be used in the context of App Service (Web Apps) or independently. Download the bits here. These new resource providers …

Azure Services SSL/TLS cipher suite update and removal of RC4

In the blog post, Protecting customer data from government snooping, Brad Smith, general counsel and executive vice president of legal and corporate affairs at Microsoft, announced Microsoft’s commitment to increase the security of our customers’ data.

We continue to …

Live Metrics Stream in Application Insights

When you deploy a new version of your web app, you want to know immediately its effect on performance. Have response times improved or worsened, or is it showing failures? Watch Live Metrics Stream in Application Insights while your deployment …

Optimizing document search using Machine Learning and Text Analytics

A few weeks ago, Eugene showed how the Azure Search Blob Indexer can enable full text search over files such as Office, PDF and HTML. During this time, we have learned that it is not uncommon for many of you …

Archive Elasticsearch Indices to Azure Blob Storage using the Azure Cloud Plugin

The Azure Cloud plugin for Elasticsearch adds some great capabilities to integrate your Elasticsearch environment with Azure. One of the capabilities it provides is the snapshot and restoration of indices to and from Azure Blob Storage, giving you a cost …

Internals of App Service Certificate

In today’s digital world, security of data in transit is one of the fundamental requirements for running any service on the internet. For most customers, this means hosting their service on a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) endpoint that guarantees that …

Near Real Time Proactive Diagnostics alerts on abnormal failure rates

We recently added an automatic alert that will tell you if there’s a sudden disruption or degradation in your web app’s performance. If there’s an abnormal rise in the rate of failed requests, we’ll let you know within minutes, so …

Performance testing with App Service Continuous Deployment

Whenever you deploy new bits for you applications, the most basic things you will want to validate is that the app is working and meeting your expected performance goals. App Service helps you automate the deployment process through the Continuous

New features for Azure Alerts and Autoscale

This past Fall we introduced webhook for Azure Alerts on metrics, enabling custom notifications and automated actions on alerts. We are very happy to see the fast adoption and positive feedback. You also provided some excellent, actionable feedback to expand …

New diagnostics and analytics capabilities in Application Insights

Today at Build 2016 in San Francisco we announced exciting new capabilities of Visual Studio Application Insights, making your diagnostics experience more intelligent, providing immediate answers to ad-hoc queries, and integrating with your existing DevOps workflows.

Here are some …

Developing for the intelligent cloud at //Build

Build 2016, San Francisco

Microsoft Azure supports the diverse needs of every developer – from core infrastructure services to platform services and tools to build and run apps in any language across any platform. In addition to providing flexibility and choice, developer productivity is …

Bitnami application stacks in the Azure Marketplace

 

Earlier this month, we announced the next chapter in our partnership with Bitnami as we begin certifying a number of Linux-based images from VM Depot into Azure Marketplace.

Today, I’m excited to share that all 120 application stacks are …

Full text search of audio and video files

Over the past few months we talked about how you can use Azure Search to perform full text search over images using OCR, Office, PDF, HTML documents and more. Today I want to expand on this and show you …

Save money with Application Insights’ web SDK 2.0

Less than a year ago we shipped the first stable version of Application Insights SDK. A lot has happened since that time. Since then we have fixed bugs, introduced new features, received lots of feedback, and have come to a …

Performance improvements and service updates for Application Insights

We will be making some changes to improve the performance and reliability of Visual Studio Application Insights. We're consolidating the set of dimensions you can use to segment charts in metrics explorer, removing rarely used metrics and properties, and …

Using the Azure WebJobs SDK to create custom Slack Extensions

Developers and businesses today are using more SaaS experiences than ever before. Many users of SaaS services quickly find themselves in a position where they need to customize and bring the features of these SaaS services into their line of …

Using the Azure WebJobs SDK to create custom Slack integrations

Developers and businesses today are using more SaaS experiences than ever before. Many users of SaaS services quickly find themselves in a position where they need to customize and bring the features of these SaaS services into their line of …

Guidance for Identity Management in Multitenant Applications

The Microsoft Patterns & Practices group published new guidance on Identity Management for Multitenant Applications in Azure.

When you're building a multitenant app, one of the first challenges is managing user identities, because now every user belongs to a …

WCF Monitoring with Application Insights

We released a new Application Insights Labs SDK specifically for monitoring WCF applications. Although Application Insights SDK for .NET Web Applications already supports HTTP-based WCF applications, it has never been optimized for WCF specifics. The Application Insights WCF SDK makes …

Azure Search introduces new lower cost tier in preview

We’re happy to announce a new Basic tier for Azure Search. We received a lot of feedback about Azure Search not having an intermediate point between the Free and Standard tiers. This new Basic tier is targeted at addressing this …

Proactive notifications on Cloud Service issues with Azure Diagnostics and Application Insights

Is your application running on Azure Cloud Services (web and worker roles)?

As of today, Application Insights will send you an email if those roles experience common issues that might affect your application like startup failures, crashes, hangs or frequent …

Application Insights: Powershell script available for creating Release Annotations

Release Annotations from anywhere

Many of you are now familiar with Release Annotations and have begun adding them to your Application Insights resources. Up to this point the only way to see these Release Annotations is to add them to a …

Execute JavaScript transactions and manage JSON data with Azure DocumentDB

The DocumentDB team is excited to announce updates to the Document Explorer and the Script Explorer within the Azure portal. Document Explorer now supports filtering on your JSON documents and Script Explorer now supports executing stored procedures.

In case …

Leverage OCR to full text search your images within Azure Search

AzureSearchOCRWith Azure Search we try to help you build really great search applications over your data. Through capabilities like the Azure Search Indexer, we have tried to make it convenient to ingest data from common data sources to enable …

Build an Azure App Service to record Raspberry Pi Sensor Data

I’ve had a Raspberry Pi sitting around since the holidays, along with a ton of ideas on how to make use of it. The ideas aren’t the problem, the lack of time has been. Since I have a whole extra …

Annotations detail blade now available in Application Insights

In my last blog post, I announced the availability of a new feature in Application Insights called Annotations. I also mentioned a detail blade for this feature would become available over the next couple of sprints. Well, good news, …

Is your code ready for the leap year?

As we enter February, it’s a good time to remember that 2016 is a leap year. For most people, this may just be an interesting oddity; an extra day to work or play. But for software developers, the leap …

Application Insights announces availability of Release Annotations

They’re baaaaaccccckkkkk!

I could not be happier to announce that Release Annotations (formerly known as “deployment markers”) are now live in Application Insights. This has been one of the most-requested bits of functionality since Application Insights moved from Visual …

Announcing the Azure SDK 2.8.2 for .NET

Today, we’re excited to announce Azure SDK 2.8.2 for Visual Studio 2015. This release includes some user interface, validation improvements and engineering optimizations to improve the App Service developer experience. This post will summarize the new features being released in …

Application Insights Proactive Detection

Today we’re taking performance analytics in Visual Studio Application Insights to the next level. Proactive Detection is a new feature that automatically detects abnormal patterns in your Application Insights telemetry. There’s no setup or configuration. If your application sends enough …

Custom analyzers in Azure Search

In Azure Search we believe that developers who build Web and mobile applications shouldn’t have to be search experts in order to add a great search experience to their products. We put simplicity at the core of our value proposition, …

AJAX Collection in Application Insights

We’re excited to announce that Application Insights will now automatically tell you about the performance of AJAX calls made by your web page apps. Many modern web apps load their basic structure, then use AJAX calls to load content. Failed

Running JavaScript in Azure DocumentDB with Chakra

This post was co-authored with Limin Zhu, Program Manager at Chakra.

The Chakra JavaScript engine is well known for powering Microsoft Edge and Universal Windows Applications. Starting with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, Chakra added a new …

Zend Z-Ray for Azure App Service general availability

Zend Z-Ray for Azure App Service is now generally available. Built by the PHP experts at Zend, Z-Ray delivers unmatched runtime insights into PHP applications, including visibility into database queries, functions, errors and warnings, memory consumption to monitor and …

Easily enable identity and access management with social logins for B2C apps

If you want to make it easier for your customers to easily and securely login to your consumer-facing apps with existing accounts like Microsoft, Google and Facebook and greatly minimize the work required to maintain customer identities, you’ll want to …

WordPress on Azure App Service backed by MySQL Virtual Machines

Based on customer feedback,we built a hybrid Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template to automate creating WordPress applications running on Azure App Service Web Apps,backed by a MySQL database cluster,running on Azure Virtual Machines. We are excited to announce the launch …

Application Insights – Temporary limitations and performance improvements (Update)

We continue to make improvements in Application Insights performance, reliability, and scale. The Azure portal has recently announced generally availability and is the default portal experience for Azure. We have new versions of the Application Insights SDKs that support sampling and

September update for Web Apps and App Service environments in the Azure Preview Portal

This blog post is a bit overdue, but we are making up with shipped features and improvements.

Support for .net framework 4.6

You can now configure your apps to use .Net framework 4.6

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Process Explorer

Process explorer got some reliability …

Glimpse at Application Insights Telemetry

There are people who love Application Insights, there are people who love Glimpse, and there are people who haven’t heard of these great tools.

Glimpse is great for profiling and debugging your web app during development, while Application Insights is …

Visual Studio Application Insights Extensibility: Export your telemetry data to Amazon Redshift with Alooma

Visual Studio Application Insights is built for integration with other tools, and today we’d like to tell you about our plans to make that even easier. But first, as a case in point, we want to showcase one of our …

Lucene query language in Azure Search

In the context of search, different applications need different amounts of control over exactly how searches are executed. In many cases you want straightforward keyword search, with separate optional control for relevance. That’s what Azure Search has traditionally offered and …

Azure WebJobs SDK 1.1.0 RTM

We just published a new RTM release of the Azure WebJobs SDK packed with new features! This release opens a new extensibility model for the SDK which allows you to write custom triggers and binders for example, triggering functions based …

Announcing Microsoft Azure Backup Server

Microsoft Azure Backup Server is included as a free download with Azure Backup that enables cloud backups and disk backups for key Microsoft workloads like SQL, SharePoint and Exchange regardless if these workloads are running on Hyper-V, VMware or Physical …

Announcing general availability of App Service Mobile Apps

We recently rolled out a number of updates to App Service Mobile Apps making it a better platform for building and running mobile backends. Today, I am excited to announce general availability of App Service Mobile Apps, as well as …

Announcing the Azure SDK 2.8.1 for .NET

Today, we’re excited to announce Azure SDK 2.8.1 for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015. This SDK update offers some great new features for Azure App Service developers to complement the new release of App Service API Apps and …

The new Recommendations feature for Azure App Service

Azure App Service customers now have a more direct and personalized connection with the App Service platform thanks to the new App Service recommendations feature. With this new App Service feature customers can benefit from platform level deep insights informed …

Azure PowerShell 1.0

We are pleased to announce Azure PowerShell 1.0, now available on PowerShell Gallery and WebPI. With this release of Azure PowerShell, we welcome the following changes:

  • Support for Resource Manager in Azure Automation
  • Separate Azure Service Management and Resource

Announcing the Availability of PHP 7 RC7 x86 (Experimental) on Azure Web App

Today at PHP[World] I had the opportunity to share something very exciting with my new friends in the PHP Community. I announced the availability of PHP7 RC7 x86 on Azure App Service Web App.

With today’s announcement, you are …

Cortana Analytics Gallery – a scalable community site built on Azure DocumentDB

Co-authored with Elena Apreutesei, Principal Software Engineer, Azure Machine Learning.

CortanaAnalyticsGallery

The Cortana Analytics Gallery is a community driven website used to discover, share, and learn about solutions built from the Cortana Analytics Suite. The Gallery hosts a wide range …