Microsoft releases Azure PaaS services for Azure Stack Technical Preview 3

Microsoft today announced the release of Azure PaaS services for Azure Stack and a refresh to Azure Stack TP3. Microsoft last month released Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3) with support for more modern application capabilities along with infrastructure and security enhancements. Azure Stack now also supports the cloud economic model on-premises with pay-as-you-use pricing. Today’s update comes with support for Azure App Service, Azure functions and more.

New to App Service this release:

  • Azure Functions preview for AAD based deployments
  • Deployment in disconnected environments
  • Deployment on ADFS authenticated Azure Stack
  • Installation and deployment improvements
  • Azure Resource Manager (ARM) API version 2016-03-01 support for App Services
  • Synchronization of SKUs with Azure – i.e. Free (F1), Shared (D1), and Standard (S1, S2, S3)
  • Service reliability improvements

Learn more about this announcement here.