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January 2021

25 Jan

Python 3.9 in Azure Functions is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Announcing some enhancements to the development experience for Python workloads in Azure Functions, including support for Python 3.9.

  • Azure functions
  • Features
25 Jan

Azure Data Factory is now available in two additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory is now available in two new regions: China North 2 and South India

  • Data Factory
  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
25 Jan

General availability: Azure HDInsight extends capabilities for encryption of data in transit and at rest

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure HDInsight Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) encryption in transit is now generally available. HDInsight also supports version-less keys for customer-managed key (CMK) encryption at rest.

  • HDInsight
  • Security
25 Jan

New Azure Cloud Services deployment model in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Cloud Services (extended support), now in public preview, to increase regional resiliency and gain access to new capabilities that the Azure Resource Manager-based deployment model provides.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
22 Jan

Generally available: Copy Blob support over private endpoints in Azure Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage now supports copying of data between storage accounts using private endpoints. This includes support for the Copy Blob API and utilities such as AzCopy.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
22 Jan

Action Required: Upgrade IoT Hub IP filter before 1 February 2022

Target retirement date: February 01, 2022

The upgraded IP filter protects the built-in endpoint and is more secure.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Retirements
21 Jan

Azure Boards - New enhancements to Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

In this sprint, we're enhancing Delivery Plans 2.0 with new condensed views and rollup information.

  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Features
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

Azure Automation is now available in Switzerland West

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Regions & Datacenters
21 Jan

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West .

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

General availability: Application Insight in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West regions for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.

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

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 53 is now available - January 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides provides fixes, updated Linux support for disaster recovery of Azure VMs, VMware VMs, and physical servers, and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • 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

Azure Monitor Network Insights is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers now have a single console for all their network monitoring requirements with Azure Monitor Network Insights

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
21 Jan

Changes in Azure Monitor Logs for the AzureDiagnostics table is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs will now allow more than 500 dimensions to be collected to the AzureDiagnostics table by introducing an "overflow" column.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
21 Jan

Automatic tracking of click events with Application Insights is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights JavaScript SDK Click Analytics Plugin provides automatic tracking of click events on web pages.

  • Azure Monitor
  • 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

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