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Monthly updates for August 2022

31 Aug

General availability: Managed identity to connect Azure Cache for Redis to storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Connect Azure Cache for Redis to storage accounts via managed identity established through Azure Active Directory to provide a more streamlined and secure process.

  • Features
31 Aug

Public preview: Node.js 18 in Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

You can now use the latest features in Node.js 18 with Azure Functions.

  • Features
31 Aug

Azure SQL—General availability updates for late August 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
31 Aug

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for late August 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late August 2022

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
31 Aug

Generally available: Unity Catalog for Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Unity Catalog is a unified and fine-grained governance solution for all data assets in your Lakehouse.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
31 Aug

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB integrated cache

NOW AVAILABLE

Optimize your Azure Cosmos DB workloads using the integrated cache, an in-memory cache built-in to the Azure Cosmos DB dedicated gateway.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
31 Aug

Public preview: App Configuration references for App Service and Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

App Service and Azure Functions now support referencing key-values from Azure App Configuration.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
31 Aug

Generally available: Azure Functions extension for Event Grid blob trigger

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the Event Grid blob trigger in Azure Functions to handle events raised by a storage account.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
31 Aug

Public preview: Azure Storage Explorer support for Azure App Configuration resources

IN PREVIEW

Work with your App Configuration resources in Storage Explorer on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

  • App Configuration
  • Security
  • Features
31 Aug

Generally available: Enterprise-grade edge for Azure Static Web Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Static Web Apps now offers faster page loads, enhanced security, and reliability for your global applications.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Security
  • Features
31 Aug

Generally available: API Management custom widget support in developer portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Add custom logic to the managed developer portal capabilities and leverage improved custom widget development.

  • API Management
  • Features
31 Aug

General availability: Azure Communication Services support for Teams identities

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Communication Services now supports communication experiences for Teams identities. With this capability developers can build custom standalone applications that integrate audio, video, and telephony for Teams users.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
31 Aug

Generally available: Enterprise-ready Azure Monitor change analysis capability released

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor change analysis, which extends observability into Azure, is announcing general availability with enhanced performance and security, improved change data quality, and easy navigation from the Azure Monitor portal.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
31 Aug

Public preview: Enterprise VMware Cloud Director Service for Azure VMware Solution

IN PREVIEW

VMware Cloud Director Service on Azure VMware Solutions allows you to self-service provision and manage multiple virtual datacenters through multi-tenancy in your Azure VMware Solutions private clouds, reducing time and complexity.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
31 Aug

Generally available: Live resize for Premium SSD and Standard SSD Disk Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Dynamically increase your disk storage capacity without any application downtime with the Azure Disk Storage live resize feature.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
30 Aug

Public preview: Azure Arc-enabled servers in Azure China

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2022

Secure, govern, and manage your hybrid servers from Azure

  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Regions & Datacenters
30 Aug

Generally available: Azure Arc-enabled servers in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Secure, govern, and manage your hybrid servers from Azure

  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Azure Arc
  • Regions & Datacenters
30 Aug

Public preview: Ephemeral OS disks supports host-based encryption using customer managed key

IN PREVIEW

Create Ephemeral VMs with customer managed key encryption types for host-based encryption.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
30 Aug

Generally available: IoT Edge 1.4

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Edge release 1.4 is the long term servicing (LTS) release of IoT Edge. The companion release of Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) 1.4 long term servicing will be coming later this fall.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features
29 Aug

Generally available: Prevent a lifecycle management policy from archiving recently rehydrated blobs

NOW AVAILABLE

Use daysAfterLastTierChangeGreaterThan condition in lifecycle management policy to prevent unintended archiving.

  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features

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