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Monthly updates for February 2024

20 Feb

General Availability: Azure NetApp Files Standard Network Features - Edit Volumes

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files Standard Network Features - Edit Volumes GA

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
20 Feb

Public preview: Configuration-as-code customizations in Microsoft Dev Box

IN PREVIEW

Customization enables developers to efficiently configure workstations to their exact project requirements, within guardrails set by admins that enforce governance and security policies.

  • Microsoft Dev Box
  • Services
  • Features
20 Feb

Public Preview: Azure Storage Actions — Serverless storage data management

IN PREVIEW

Azure Storage Actions is a fully managed platform that helps you automate data management tasks for Azure Blob Storage and Azure Data Lake Storage.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Hot/Cool/Cold Blob Storage Tiers
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Management
  • Features
19 Feb

Generally available: Support for Azure VMs using Ultra disks in Azure Backup

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability for the support for Azure VMs using Ultra disks in Azure Backup.

  • Azure Backup
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
19 Feb

Generally available: Support for Azure VMs using Premium SSD v2 in Azure Backup

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability for the support for Azure VMs using Premium SSD v2 in Azure Backup.

  • Azure Backup
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
19 Feb

Execute Azure Monitor Logs connector on exact time range provided dynamically (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor Logs connector lets you query data in your Log Analytics workspace or Application Insights components per Logic App trigger or schedule, and list or visualize results. The Time range…

  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
19 Feb

General Availability: Trusted launch for Azure VMs in China regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure China cloud regions now support Trusted Launch Virtual Machines to improve security posture of an Azure Virtual Machine.

  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Compliance
  • Security
  • Operating System
14 Feb

Generally available: Azure Blob Storage Cold Tier support on Change Feed and Object Replication

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Blob Change Feed and Object Replication now support Azure Blob Storage Cold Tier.

  • Hot/Cool/Cold Blob Storage Tiers
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Features
14 Feb

General availability: Azure SQL updates for mid-February 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in mid-February 2024.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
14 Feb

General availability: Customer managed key encryption for Enterprise tier caches

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Encrypt Redis persistence files using customer managed keys.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
14 Feb

Public preview: Migration service in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Easily migrate PostgreSQL to Azure with a managed service supporting full schema and data migrations, without complexity.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
14 Feb

Public preview: Azure SQL migration assessment enabled by Azure Arc

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

With SQL Server enabled by Azure Arc you can now begin your migration journey from directly within the Azure Arc environment with recommended Azure SQL deployment option that best fits your workload needs.

  • SQL Server – Azure Arc
  • Features
13 Feb

Azure Firewall: Flow Trace Logs and Autoscaling based on number of connections are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Flow Trace Logs provide more visibility into the TCP handshake, providing insight into whether traffic is properly flowing through the firewall. In addition, Azure Firewall can now autoscale based on number of connections, providing more scaling adaptability to dynamic workloads.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Features
13 Feb

Azure Firewall: Parallel IP Group update support is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Parallel IP Group support enables administrators to simultaneously update multiple IP Groups in a firewall, streamlining the process of implementing devOps changes.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Features
13 Feb

Azure Elastic SAN is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Elastic SAN is now generally available, the industry’s first fully managed and cloud-native SAN offering that simplifies deploying, scaling, managing, and configuring a SAN in the cloud.

  • Azure Elastic SAN
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
12 Feb

Public preview: AKS cluster control plane metrics in managed Prometheus

IN PREVIEW

You can now monitor the health, load and performance of the API server and etcd in the control plane of your AKS clusters

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
12 Feb

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in Canada Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in the Canada Central region.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
12 Feb

General availability: Improvements in Azure Key Vault

NOW AVAILABLE

Improvements in Azure Key Vault: FIPS 140-2 Level 3, PCI DSS and PCI 3DS certified for all customers.

  • Key Vault
  • Azure Key Vault Managed HSM
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
6 Feb

Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files Standard Network Features - Edit Volumes in US Gov Regions

IN PREVIEW

Azure NetApp Files in US Gov region now supports ability to edit existing ANF volumes and upgrading Basic network features to Standard network features.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
5 Feb

Generally available: Support for up to 100 TB of storage for the FHIR service

NOW AVAILABLE

The FHIR service in Azure Health Data Services supports up to 100 TB of storage. The FHIR service can store and exchange large amounts of health data, and each FHIR service instance has a 4 TB storage limit by default. However, if you have more data, you can ask Microsoft to increase storage up to 100 TB for your FHIR service.

  • Azure Health Data Services
  • Services

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