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January 2021

21 Jan

Public preview: Automatic Cluster Upgrades in AKS

IN PREVIEW

AKS simplifies the task of deploying new Kubernetes releases by enabling users to configure automatic cluster upgrades.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
21 Jan

Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in UAE Central & Japan West

IN PREVIEW

Azure Log Analytics is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in UAE Central & Japan West.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
21 Jan

Public preview: Application Insight in Japan West

IN PREVIEW

Application Insight is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health in Japan West.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
21 Jan

Public preview: Prevent Shared Key authorization on Azure Storage accounts

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2021

Enhance secure access to Azure Storage accounts with Prevent Shared Key authorization.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
21 Jan

App Service Authentication portal experience is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

A new version of the App Service Authentication/Authorization portal experience is now in preview.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
21 Jan

Public preview of Linux Diagnostics Agent 4.0

IN PREVIEW

A new major version release of the Linux Diagnostic Extension is now available in public preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
21 Jan

Public preview: Azure Key Vault CSI driver support in Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Key Vault provider for Secrets Store CSI driver allows you to get secret contents stored in an Azure Key Vault instance. Azure Key Vault simplifies the task of securing and using cryptographic keys and other secrets with AKS. With this new feature, you can use the Secrets Store CSI driver interface to mount secrets into Kubernetes pods while benefiting from the increased security and control via the Azure Key Vault. AKS customers can use this new capability to mount enterprise grade external secrets stores to AKS pods, thereby simplifying access to secrets, keys, and certificates in a secure manner. You can now mount secrets stored in Azure Key Vault into Kubernetes pods.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features
21 Jan

Confidential computing using Always Encrypted with secure enclaves now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Always Encrypted with secure enclaves enables in-place encryption and rich confidential queries on sensitive data by leveraging Intel SGX secure enclaves, available in the new DC-series hardware configuration.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Security
  • Features
21 Jan

Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows available for public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows provides the ability to run Linux containers on Windows under the Azure IoT Edge context. This allows you to connect your Azure IoT Edge for Linux instance to your Azure IoT Hub subscription and deploy your custom Linux Edge Modules to Windows devices.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Windows 10 IoT Core Services
  • Features
  • Operating System
19 Jan

Azure Monitor ITSM Connector for ServiceNow ITOM with Secure Export

IN PREVIEW

Introducing a public preview of Secure Export as a new version of Azure Monitor ITSM Connector, providing integration with ServiceNow ITOM.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
18 Jan

Backup for Azure Managed Disk is in limited preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2021

Azure Backup offers snapshot lifecycle management to Azure Managed Disk by automating periodic creation of snapshot and retain it for configured duration using Backup policy.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Backup
  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
11 Jan

Monitoring your Azure Data Explorer Clusters with Azure Monitor (Insights) - public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Azure Data Explorer (public preview) provides comprehensive monitoring of your Azure Data Explorer clusters by delivering a unified view of the performance, operations, and usage.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
11 Jan

View change data through Azure Monitor workbook integration with Application Change Analysis

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2021

Application Change Analysis integration with Azure Monitor workbook is now in public preview

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
6 Jan

Cross resource query between Azure Monitor and Azure Data Explorer in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor cross resource query enables you to run cross-resource queries by using client tools that support Kusto queries.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
5 Jan

View changes at-scale with Application Change Analysis now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Application Change Analysis now has a new UI to view changes in all resources under selected subscriptions, without 10 rows per page limitation. Check it out and monitor your Azure resources at-scale.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Activity Log
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
1 Jan

Public preview | Azure NetApp Files : Application Consistent Snapshot tool (AzAcSnap)

IN PREVIEW

AzAcSnap leverages the volume snapshot and replication functionalities in Azure NetApp Files and Azure Large Instance.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Open Source

December 2020

28 Dec

Public preview: Support of Azure Container Registry across Availability Zones

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview support of Azure Container Registry across Availability Zones

  • Container Registry
  • Services
22 Dec

Azure Automation Python 3 runbook support is now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Python 3 runbooks in Cloud Sandbox and Hybrid Worker.

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
22 Dec

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Private Clusters now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now view live monitoring data for private clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
18 Dec

Additional support for managed identity in Azure Stream Analytics now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Stream Analytics now supports managed identity for Blob input, Event Hubs (input and output), Synapse SQL Pools and customer storage account. As a result, customers do not have to manage service-to-service credentials by themselves, and can process events when streams of data are coming from Event Hubs in a VNet or using a firewall.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Event Hubs
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Security
  • Features

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