Release: Microsoft Windows Azure December 2012 update

Microsoft last week announced new capabilities for its cloud computing platform Azure. The new capabilities are available immediately.

The new capabilities include:

  • Mobile Services (job scheduler support, Europe Region Support, Command Line Support)
  • Web Sites (scale improvements, integrated source control)
  • SQL Data Sync (support in the new HTML portal)
  • ACS Management (support in the new HTML portal)
  • Media Services (job and task management, blob storage support, reserved compute)
  • Virtual Network enhancements
  • Subscription Filtering Support
  • Windows Azure Store (now available in more countries)

The details of eacht updated capability are described by Scott Guthrie in this blogpost.