Monthly updates for November 2021
Azure Data Explorer always supported to cache the latest ingested data for best performance. It now supports selectively caching older data which is ideal when auditing a given time period.
You can now develop Azure Functions PowerShell apps locally and deploy them to Azure Functions on Linux OS.
Version 4.0 of the Azure Functions runtime supports .NET 6. It also supports Node.js, Python, Java, PowerShell, and other languages using custom handlers.
Both the in-process and isolated models are supported in .NET 6.0 Azure Functions.
Azure Static Web Apps now supports building and deploying .NET 6 Blazor WebAssembly and Azure Functions apps.
General availability: ExpressRoute now supports Azure Virtual Desktop Shortpath RDP over Private Peering
ExpressRoute enables direct connectivity between on-premises and Microsoft global network. You can connect to virtual machines and private endpoints defined in an Azure virtual network with private peering.
You can configure the failover and test failover settings of your secondary IP configuration for a seamless site recovery experience.
We are announcing that Azure Stream Analytics can directly output data to Azure Data Explorer, simplifying architecture where you need both hot and warm path analytics on streaming data. This feature will be added to all Stream Analytics regions progressively.
Azure VMware Solution has now expanded availability to Germany West Central, this update is in addition to the existing availability multiple Azure regions in US, Europe, Australia, Japan, UK, Canada, Brazil and Southeast Asia (Singapore).
This new output plugin allows you to write telemetry collected by any of the input plugins of Telegraf directly into Azure Data Explorer e.g. it makes SQL monitoring at scale better and affordable.
Private preview: Azure OpenAI Service combines access to powerful GPT-3 language models with Azure’s enterprise capabilities
Apply advanced language models to a variety of use cases with Azure OpenAI Service.
Use PowerShell 7.1 for infrastructure automation & orchestration scenarios across Azure & non-Azure environment through Azure Automation runbooks.
Use Managed Identities to authenticate runbooks to any Azure service that supports Azure AD authentication.
Azure Virtual Network Manager (AVNM) is a one-stop shop solution for centralized network management across regions and subscriptions. AVNM allows you to easily create network topologies and high-priority security rules at scale in the public preview.
Automated solution templates to run IBM WebSphere Liberty and Open Liberty on Azure Red Hat OpenShift (ARO) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), jointly developed with IBM, are now available in the Azure Marketplace.
An automated solution template to run Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), jointly developed with Oracle, is now available in the Azure Marketplace.
General availability of Azure API Management to publish events in Event Grid.
Azure offers trusted launch as a seamless way to bolster the security of Generation 2 VMs. Designed to protect against boot kits, rootkits, and kernel-level malware, trusted launch is comprised of secure boot, virtual trusted platform module (vTPM), and boot integrity monitoring.
New feature Azure Arc-enabled machine learning inference and data labeling with text classification using ML Assist capabilities are now available in preview in Azure Machine Learning
Azure Bastion Standard SKU offers key capabilities for enterprises, unblocking critical customer scenarios.
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