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Monthly updates for December 2023

8 Dec

Retirement: Azure Container Apps preview API versions 2023-04-01-preview

Target retirement date: March 06, 2024

Azure Resource Manager API version 2023-04-01-preview will be retired in March 2024. Upgrade to a newer version before then.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Retirements
6 Dec

Public Preview: New AKS cost views for standard and premium tier clusters

IN PREVIEW

New AKS cost views showing aggregated costs for clusters in a subscription and costs of all namespaces in clusters are now available in Cost analysis within Azure portal for standard and premium tier clusters.

  • Management
6 Dec

Generally Available: AKS support for API breaking change detection

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now alerts you on API breaking changes on minor version change cluster upgrades.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
6 Dec

Public preview: Node autoprovision support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

AKS can now take care of VM SKU selection based on the workloads you are scheduling rather than you having to pre-allocate node pools of a certain SKU type.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
6 Dec

Generally Available: Azure Functions support on Apple Silicon Macs

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now develop Azure Functions locally on the new Apple Silicon Macs.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
6 Dec

General Availability: Connection audit logs for Enterprise tier caches for Azure Cache for Redis

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Log all connections to your cache.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
6 Dec

Public Preview: Accelerated logs in Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Gain a performance boost in the Business-Critical service tier of Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server with accelerated logs.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
6 Dec

Generally available: PostgreSQL 16 support in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Unlock advanced logical replication, query optimizations, and faster data loading with PostgreSQL 16 on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
6 Dec

Public Preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server, enhanced disaster recovery features

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Explore advanced disaster recovery with Virtual Endpoints and seamless role-swapping in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
5 Dec

General availability: Encryption with customer-managed keys in Azure Health Data Services

NOW AVAILABLE

The ability to encrypt health data in the cloud with customer-managed keys using Azure Health Data Services is generally available.

  • Security
  • Features
5 Dec

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 69 - November 2023

This article describes the improvements for the latest version of Azure Site Recovery components. 

  • Features
4 Dec

Azure Event Grid system topics support for resource management and health resources now in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Health resources and resource management alerts available through Event Grid system topics

  • Event Grid
  • Features
4 Dec

Migration of Azure Virtual Network injected Azure Data Explorer cluster to Private Endpoints

IN PREVIEW

If you are using VNet injection to secure your Azure Data Explorer (ADX) cluster, you may face some challenges such as complexity, scalability, and public IP dependency. We recommend that you switch to Azure Private Endpoints, which allow you to connect to your cluster privately within your VNet. We have released a preview feature that lets you migrate your VNet injected ADX cluster to Private Endpoints easily and quickly.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Features
4 Dec

Azure support plan offer extended to June 30, 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Beginning January 1, 2024, all new and renewing Azure customers who purchase an Enterprise Agreement (EA or EES) or are part of the field-led Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA) will receive Azure Standard support. Qualifications for the promotion will end on June 30, 2024.

  • Services
1 Dec

Standard and High-Performance VPN Gateway SKUs will be retired on 30 September 2025

Target retirement date: September 30, 2025

Standard and High-Performance VPN Gateway SKUs are retiring on September 30th, 2025

  • IP Addresses
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Retirements
1 Dec

Pod Security Policy is being deprecated with AKS 1.25 and 2023-06-01 API version

Target retirement date: October 14, 2025

Migrate your AKS cluster from Pod Security Policy to Pod Security Admission

  • Retirements
  • Features
1 Dec

Azure Object Anchors Retirement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: May 21, 2024

Please note that Azure Object Anchors (AOA) will be retired on May 20, 2024. Object anchoring capability is generally available (GA) in Dynamics 365 Guides.

  • Retirements
1 Dec

Azure Spatial Anchors Retirement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: November 21, 2024

Please note that Azure Spatial Anchors (ASA) will be retired on November 20, 2024.

  • Retirements
1 Dec

Application Insights Availability Tests TLS 1.3 Enablement

IN DEVELOPMENT

TLS 1.3 will be enabled for Availability Tests in Azure Monitor Application Insights starting on 4 December 2023

  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
  • Compliance

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