|Azure Machine Learning updates in preview
Pricing | Machine Learning Overview webpage
Azure Machine Learning is a predictive analytics service that makes it possible to quickly create and deploy predictive models as analytics solutions. You can work from a ready-to-use library of algorithms, use them to create models, and deploy your predictive solution quickly. You pay only for the cloud resources that are used.Take advantage of all these benefits:
New features for Machine Learning are now available in preview in the following regions: East US, West Central US, and Australia East. More regions will be added soon. Learn more about Machine Learning on the overview and pricing webpages.
Azure Data Factory is a fully managed data integration service that automates the movement and transformation of data, allowing you to:
With Azure Data Factory, you can meet security and compliance needs while taking advantage of extensive capabilities and paying only for what you use. You can accelerate your data integration with multiple data source connectors natively available in-service. SSIS customers can easily lift their SSIS packages into the cloud using new managed SSIS hosting capabilities in Data Factory.
Azure File Sync preview centralizes your file services in a managed cloud service to reduce complexity associated with server sprawl while preserving your on-premises compatibility and performance. File Sync preview synchronizes files bi-directionally from Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016 servers into Azure Files, providing:
File Sync preview can be used on your existing servers via a downloadable agent. File Sync preview is now available in the West US, West Europe, Southeast Asia, and Australia East regions. Learn more about File Sync on the overview and pricing webpages.
Azure Logic Apps pricing updates and name change
Azure Logic Apps helps customers connect their SaaS and enterprise apps by providing a visual designer to create business processes and workflows, such as managing trading partners and agreements.
Effective November 1, 2017, we’re updating the naming and pricing for Logic Apps. The updates provide greater transparency and cost effectiveness, and most customers should see lower effective prices with the new pricing model. The key changes are:
We’re also making changes to the naming of service types and resource names. Your app won’t require code changes, however you may need to modify billing routines that rely on meter names or resource GUID.
Collectively, these changes better align pricing and usage, as well as providing customers with greater insights and control. For more information about the impact to existing GUIDs, please visit this webpage. Learn more about Logic Apps on the overview and pricing webpages.
Microsoft R Server virtual machines name change to Microsoft Machine Learning Server
Starting November 1, 2017, Microsoft R Server will be renamed as Microsoft Machine Learning Server. This new name reflects the inclusion of Python as a new advanced analytics language.
Guidance and recommendations:
To learn more about Machine Learning Server, please visit the Microsoft Data Platformwebpage.
Microsoft Cognitive Services: Text Analytics API generally available
The Text Analytics API is now generally available in five regions: East US 2, West US, West Central US, West Europe, and Southeast Asia. General availability (GA) pricing will take effect on November 1, 2017. Learn more about the Text Analytics API on the overview and pricingwebpages.
For a complete list of announcements and updates, visit Azure updates.
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