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January 2022

25 Jan

Generally available: Azure NetApp Files features

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files features - dual protocol, ADDS LDAP over TLS and SMB3 protocol encryption have reached general availability.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
19 Jan

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) in new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) is now available in the Central India and East Asia regions to distribute your Postgres database across multiple machines using sharding.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Open Source
12 Jan

Announcing price reductions for Azure confidential computing

NOW AVAILABLE

Lower prices for Azure confidential computing virtual machines

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
10 Jan

Azure Backup - Automation updates - 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Summary of key automation updates for Azure Backup in 2021

  • Azure Backup
  • Management

December 2021

16 Dec

Placement polices now generally available for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Placement policies enable admins to specify constraints or rules when allocating Virtual Machines within an Azure VMware Solution private cloud. With this update, the creation and assignment of vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) rules for running Virtual Machines in an Azure VMware Solution SDDC has been simplified and is now executable directly from the Azure Portal for cloud admin roles.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
  • Features
9 Dec

Azure Storage: Secure access to storage account from a virtual network/subnet in any region now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

This preview enables secure access to your storage account by configuring virtual network rules in the storage firewall that allow access from subnets in any Azure region of your choice.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
  • Security
8 Dec

Azure Machine Learning – December 2021 general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

A new feature now available in general availability includes Manage Azure Machine Learning resource using Hashicorp Terraform

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
7 Dec

Public preview availability of Virtual Machine restore points

IN PREVIEW

Take multi-disk consistent point in time snapshots of all the disks attached to a VM for backup and disaster recovery purposes.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Managed Disks
  • Snapshot Execution
  • Services
  • Features
2 Dec

Public preview: FSLogix profiles support for Azure AD-joined VMs for Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

Create an Azure Files share to store FSLogix profiles and configure it to support Azure AD authentication.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
1 Dec

SQL Server IaaS Agent extension for Linux SQL VMs generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Server IaaS Agent extension license management capabilities are now available for Ubuntu Linux virtual machines.

  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
  • Features

November 2021

29 Nov

General availability: VPN Gateway NAT

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VPN Gateway NAT (Network Address Translation) can be used to connect on-premises networks or branch offices to an Azure virtual network with overlapping IP addresses.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Features
  • Security
23 Nov

Private preview: Root cause analysis, new telemetry, & alerts for SAP NetWeaver in AMS

IN PREVIEW

View root cause analysis (RCA) for SAP system unavailability caused by virtual machine or host outage and new telemetry for SAP NetWeaver in Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions (AMS).

  • Features
22 Nov

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCasv5 and ECasv5-series now available

IN PREVIEW

New DCasv5 and ECasv5-series Azure Confidential Virtual Machines are available in public preview

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
18 Nov

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCv3-series now available in Europe West and North

IN PREVIEW

Confidential computing DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in Europe West and Europe North.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
17 Nov

General availability: Azure Machine Learning updates - November 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The new feature in general availability for Azure Machine Learning includes deploying with pre-built Inferencing docker images.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
17 Nov

Public preview: Azure Machine Learning updates - November 2021

IN PREVIEW

New features now available in public preview for Azure Machine Learning include test AutoML models and calculate test metrics, support for storage account IP firewall, and new pipeline capabilities using CLI v2.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
17 Nov

Virtual machines selector now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The newly released virtual machines selector lets you quickly find the Azure VMs and disk storage options that meet your requirements. Localized in 26 different languages, the tool guides your selection based on workload categories, operating systems, and Azure regions of your choice. The virtual machine selector is integrated with the pricing calculator.

  • Virtual Machines
  • SDK and Tools
16 Nov

Public preview: Run Command – Execute PowerShell or shell scripts on Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

IN PREVIEW

The updated Run Commands are now management orientated, allows to run multiple scripts, track their progress and define Run Command resources in ARM templates to automate VM deployments.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
15 Nov

Public preview: VM Applications – Manage and deploy applications to Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

IN PREVIEW

With VM Applications, you can create and securely store application packages in an Azure Compute Gallery. Package management is greatly simplified with logical grouping and versioning capabilities and packages can be shared with other users in your organization, across subscriptions, and tenants.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
12 Nov

General availability: Citrix supports Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Citrix has announced official support for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Azure VMware Solution. With this announcement you gain more choice and flexibility in the migration and modernization of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to Azure.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
  • Features

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