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Monthly updates for May 2023

31 May

Generally available: Azure Files scalability improvement for Azure Virtual Desktop and other workloads that open root directory handles

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2023

Azure Files has increased the root directory handle limit per share from 2,000 to 10,000 for standard and premium file shares.

  • Azure Files
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
31 May

Now Available: Resource-centric log queries in the Azure Monitor Query libraries

NOW AVAILABLE

Resource-centric log query support is available in the latest stable release of the Azure Monitor Query client libraries. Query logs by Azure resource ID using .NET, Go, Java, JavaScript, or Python.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • SDKs
  • SDK and Tools
31 May

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in more regions.

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in Brazil South, UK South, East US, East US 2, and South-Central US.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
30 May

General availability: Azure Sphere version 23.05 is delayed, new OS will be issued to Retail Eval

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
30 May

General availability: NLog Sink for Azure Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer now supports ingestion of data from .NET Applications via the NLog Sink.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Build
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
30 May

Public Preview: Azure Data Explorer bindings for Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2023

Azure Data Explorer Bindings for Azure Functions (Public Preview)

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
30 May

General availability: Azure CNI powered by Cilium

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2023

Leverage next generation eBPF dataplane for pod networking, Kubernetes network policies and service load balancing.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
30 May

Setting Up a CI/CD Pipeline with GitHub Actions for Stream Analytics Jobs

NOW AVAILABLE

Are you using GitHub for managing your Stream Analytics project and looking to leverage GitHub's powerful CI/CD pipeline? Follow this comprehensive guide and learn to set up a CI/CD pipeline with GitHub Actions for your Stream Analytics jobs.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
25 May

Public Preview – Support for WebSocket APIs in Azure API Management Self-hosted Gateway 

IN PREVIEW

We are announcing the native support for WebSocket APIs in the self-hosted gateway feature inside Azure API Management.

  • API Management
  • Features
25 May

Public Preview: Data mapping designer in Azure Logic Apps (Standard)

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft has re-envisioned data transformations in Azure Logic Apps (Standard) by building a new data mapper experience from the ground up.

  • Logic Apps
  • Features
25 May

PublicPreview: Azure API Management: API Center

IN PREVIEW

Centrally organize and manage APIs across the entire organization, regardless of API type, deployment location, lifecycle stage, or choice of API gateway or API management solution using Azure API Center.   Boost developer productivity by facilitating API discovery and promoting API reuse.  Establish a governance model for API portfolio across the entire organization.  Elevate API inventory management by organizing and enriching APIs with custom metadata, API versions, and deployment details.  Click here to learn more.

  • API Management
  • Features
25 May

GA: Logic Apps (Standard) adds support for .NET Framework extensibility in XSLT data.

NOW AVAILABLE

Developers can now add .NET Framework methods to XSLT data transformations in Azure Logic Apps (Standard).

  • Logic Apps
  • Features
25 May

Generally available: Apache MirrorMaker 2 support in Azure Event Hubs

NOW AVAILABLE

Users now can utilize MirrorMaker2 for effortless data replication from their on-premises or managed Kafka cluster directly to Event Hubs. 

  • Event Hubs
  • Features
25 May

Public Preview: JSON Schema support in Azure Event Hubs Schema Registry for Kafka applications

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Event Hubs Schema Registry provides support for JSON Schema

  • Features
25 May

Generally Available – New Azure Event Grid events for Azure API Management Self-hosted gateway

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing the support for 11 new Azure Event Grid event types in Azure API Management.

  • API Management
  • Features
25 May

Generally available: Kafka Connect support in Azure Event Hubs

NOW AVAILABLE

With Kafka Connect support GA, users can seamlessly and reliably stream data between Azure Event Hubs and external systems such as databases, key-value stores, file systems and other data sources.

  • Event Hubs
  • Features
25 May

Generally Available – Custom domain support for self-hosted gateway configuration endpoint v2

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing the support of custom domain for the self-hosted gateway configuration endpoint v2.

  • API Management
  • Features
25 May

GA Azure API Management Self-hosted gateway authentication using Azure Active Directory

New authentication method for the Self-hosted gateway with the configuration endpoint

  • API Management
  • Features
25 May

Generally available: Managed Identities support for Capture in Event Hubs

NOW AVAILABLE

Users now can use managed identities when capturing event streams to storage services such as Azure Storage Services or Azure Data Lake storage 2.

  • Event Hubs
  • Features
25 May

Generally available: Kafka compaction support in Azure Event Hubs

NOW AVAILABLE

Log compaction in Event Hubs introduces a key-based retention mechanism where the most recent value associated with each event key in an event hub or Kafka topic is retained.

  • Event Hubs
  • Features

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