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Monthly updates for August 2023

31 Aug

Generally Available: Azure Monitor VM Insights using Azure Monitor Agent

NOW AVAILABLE

VM Insights using Azure Monitor Agent provides various benefits like cost savings, simplified management experience and enhanced security & performance.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Services
  • Features
31 Aug

Azure Firewall Single-Click Upgrade and Downgrade is now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

This feature allows you to upgrade your firewall without service downtime, with a single click of a button.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
31 Aug

Azure Firewall: Poland Central Region is now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Firewall is now generally available in the Poland Central region.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
31 Aug

Azure Firewall: Explicit Proxy is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

This configuration allows traffic from the sending application to be directed to the private IP address of the firewall, facilitating direct egress from the firewall without the need for a UDR.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
31 Aug

Azure Firewall: Auto-Learn SNAT routes feature is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall can now learn address ranges and automatically configure them to be excluded from SNAT, to reduce time and complexity spent manually defining SNAT private ranges.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
30 Aug

Generally Available: Trusted launch as default for VMs deployed through the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Trusted launch is now enabled by default for VMS deployed through the Azure portal, enhancing the foundational security of these VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Features
30 Aug

Public preview: Azure Functions .NET 8 support in Linux plans

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

Azure Functions now supports .NET 8 preview 7, using the isolated worker model.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
30 Aug

Public Preview: Azure Container Apps supports environment level mTLS encryption

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

You can now encrypt traffic transmitted between applications within an environment using mTLS.

  • Security
  • Features
30 Aug

Generally available: Azure Container Apps jobs

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

You can now run production workloads that perform a task for a finite duration and exit, and schedule these workloads or run them in response to events.

  • Features
30 Aug

Public preview: Azure Container Apps supports additional TCP ports

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

You can now run applications that accept TCP connections on multiple ports.

  • Security
  • Features
30 Aug

Generally Available: Azure Container Apps support for UDR, NAT Gateway, and smaller subnets

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

You can now define UDRs to manage how outbound traffic is routed for your container app environment’s subnet.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
30 Aug

Public preview: Azure Functions .NET worker cold start improvements

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

Major cold start improvements are available to .NET apps on the Azure Functions isolated worker model through a preview configuration.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
30 Aug

Generally available: Azure Container Apps dedicated plan

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

You can now run your apps on dedicated workload profiles that offer more CPU and memory if needed.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
30 Aug

Generally Available: ASP.NET Core integration in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Azure Functions now supports using ASP.NET types such as HttpRequest, HttpResponse, and IActionResult from .NET isolated function projects.

  • Azure Functions
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
30 Aug

Generally Available: Auto-upgrade scheduled maintenance for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

You can now have dedicated maintenance for weekly AKS releases, auto upgrades and Node OS patching.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
30 Aug

General availability: Azure SQL updates for late-August 2023

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late-August 2023.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
30 Aug

Generally available: Latest PostgreSQL minor versions supported by Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supports minor versions 15.3, 14.8, 13.11, 12.15, 11.20.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
30 Aug

Public Preview: Universal geo restore on Azure Database for MySQL- Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

Restore Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server to any Azure supported region.

  • Azure Database for MySQL flexible servers
  • Features
30 Aug

Public Preview – Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

The new Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service (DMS) allows you to perform seamless migrations from SQL Server on-premises to Azure SQL targets using DMS.

  • Azure Database Migration Service (classic)
  • Features
29 Aug

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery Higher Churn Support

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery High Churn Support

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features

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