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Monthly updates for May 2023

24 May

Public Preview: Azure Files geo-redundancy for standard large file shares

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2023

Azure Files geo-redundancy for large file shares is now in public preview for standard SMB file shares.

  • Azure Files
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
24 May

Generally Available: Exactly Once Delivery to ADLS Gen2 Output

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics supports for end-to-end exactly once semantics when writing to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
24 May

Public Preview: Azure AI Content Safety

IN PREVIEW

Azure AI Content Safety is a new Azure AI service that identifies harmful online content, categorizes it and assigns severity scores to support human content moderator workloads.

  • Azure AI services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Private Preview: Kafka Input and Output with Azure Stream Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2023

You can connect directly to Kafka to ingest from Kafka clusters or output data to Kafka clusters in your Azure Stream Analytics (ASA) job.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
  • Open Source
24 May

Virtual Network Integration Support (Public Preview) for Azure Stream Analytics

ASA is thrilled to announce public preview of Virtual Network Integration support for Azure Stream Analytics! 

  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Features
24 May

Azure Stream Analytics is Launching a New Competitive Pricing Model!

Up to 80% price reduction in Azure Stream Analytics

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
24 May

Public preview: Soft delete of Recovery Points for Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup's soft delete of recovery points allows you to recover any recovery points that may have been accidentally or maliciously deleted owing to operations that could lead to deletion of one or more recovery points.

  • Azure Backup
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
23 May

Generally Available: Exactly Once Delivery to Event Hub Output

NOW AVAILABLE

Stream Analytics now supports end-to-end exactly once semantics when writing to Event Hub output.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Event Hubs
  • Features
23 May

Public Preview: Azure Cosmos DB SDKs OpenTelemetry and Application Insights integration

IN PREVIEW

Monitoring your applications is easier than ever with new support for OpenTelemetry and improved Application Insights integration.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
23 May

Optimize your reservation purchases with reservation utilization alerts.

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2023

Activate reservation utilization alerts and take control of your Azure reservation strategy.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
  • Features
23 May

Optimize your reservation purchases with reservation utilization alerts.

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2023

Activate reservation utilization alerts and take control of your Azure reservation strategy.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
  • Features
23 May

General Availability: Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus is now Generally Available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Azure Managed Grafana
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
  • Management
  • Open Source
23 May

Public Preview: Dynamic Blob container name

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics offers dynamic blob container name to give customers the flexibility to customize container names in Blob storage output.

  • Features
23 May

Public Preview: Azure Stream Analytics Schema Registry Integration

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics can now fetch schema from the Schema Registry and deserialize data from Event Hub inputs for Avro format.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Event Hubs
  • Features
23 May

Public Preview: App Service automatic scaling support in portal UX

IN PREVIEW

Now you can use the Azure Portal to configure App Service auto-scaling rules.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Build
23 May

Optimize your reservation purchases with reservation utilization alerts.

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2023

Activate reservation utilization alerts and take control of your Azure reservation strategy.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
  • Features
23 May

Public Preview: Azure Monitor announces Network Observability AKS add-on

IN PREVIEW

The new Network Observability AKS add-on provides complete observability into the network health and connectivity of your AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Managed Grafana
  • Microsoft Build
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
23 May

Preview: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9.2 support for AMD confidential VMs

IN PREVIEW

User of AMD-based confidential VMs can now select the RHEL 9.2 technical preview as their guest OS.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Operating System
  • Features
  • Open Source
23 May

AMD Confidential VM option for Azure Databricks

IN PREVIEW

Users can now select AMD-based confidential VMs for their Azure Databricks cluster driver node and cluster worker nodes.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Microsoft Build
23 May

Public Preview: AMD confidential VM option for Azure Data Explorer (ADX)

IN PREVIEW

Users can now run their most sensitive data workloads in ADX clusters on AMD-based confidential VM SKUs.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Features

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