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Monthly updates for April 2021

29 Apr

Azure Sphere version 21.04 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest release of Azure Sphere brings enhancements and features to the OS, SDKs, and Visual Studio extensions.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
29 Apr

Microsoft Azure Web PubSub service now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Easily build large-scale real-time messaging applications with WebSockets without the need to manage backend infrastructure.

  • Services
29 Apr

Azure Site Recovery now supports Azure Policy in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Leverage Azure Policy to enable Azure Site Recovery for your VMs at scale and ensure organizational standards.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Azure Policy
  • Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Management
  • Features
29 Apr

General availability: Azure Site Recovery now supports cross-continental disaster recovery for 3 region pairs

NOW AVAILABLE

Protect your applications from outages by replicating your virtual machines across continents.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Management
  • Features
29 Apr

General availability: Set up Azure Site Recovery with proximity placement groups across hybrid and cloud disaster recovery scenarios

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery now provides a portal experience to failover VMs or physical servers inside a proximity placement group in the target Azure region.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Management
28 Apr

Public preview: Application Insight in South India and West Central US

IN PREVIEW

Application Insight is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health in the following list of regions South India West Central US.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
28 Apr

Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in South India

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 South India.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
28 Apr

Azure Ultra Disk is now generally available in North Central US

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disk, which offers high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your data-intensive and transaction-heavy workloads, is now available in North Central US.

  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
28 Apr

Public preview: Forced failover now available with zone redundant high availability for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Flexible Server forced failover capability is now available in all zone redundant regions.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
28 Apr

General availability: Application Insights work item integration in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now create work items in Azure DevOps or GitHub based on Application Insights telemetry.

  • GitHub and Azure
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
28 Apr

Public preview: Stateful and 1-minute frequency log alerts in Azure Monitor

IN PREVIEW

Log search based alerts can now be automatically resolved, and query can be evaluated every minute for faster time to fire.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
28 Apr

Azure SQL—public preview updates for April 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in April 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
28 Apr

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Zone redundant high availability now generally available in new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server zone redundant high availability is now available in two new regions: UK South and Japan East.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
28 Apr

The public preview of Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server is available in two new regions

IN PREVIEW

France Central and Brazil South regions are now available deployment options for the public preview of Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Open Source
28 Apr

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server now supports 8.0.21 

NOW AVAILABLE

MySQL 8.0.21 is now in general availability with Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server deployment option in all major Azure regions.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
28 Apr

Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server intelligent performance

IN PREVIEW

The latest preview release of intelligent performance on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server on Postgres 11 and 12 is now available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
28 Apr

General availability: Azure Hybrid Benefit for Linux with RI and VMSS Support

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now add Azure Hybrid Benefit to their Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) VMSS instances as well as RI’s, helping to significantly reduce the costs of running your workloads in the cloud.

  • Services
28 Apr

Azure Event Grid for Azure Cache for Redis now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cache for Redis integration with Azure Event Grid allows service manage routing of Redis events like patching, scaling, and import/export (RDB) to your event handler.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Management
  • Features
28 Apr

The public preview of Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) is available in new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

With the addition of Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) preview to France Central and Switzerland North regions, you can now distribute your Postgres database to horizontally scale queries across multiple machines using sharding.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Open Source
27 Apr

Azure Container Registry now generally available in Korea South region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Registry handles private Docker container images as well as related content formats, such as Helm charts, OCI artifacts, and images built to the OCI image format specification.

  • Container Registry
  • Regions & Datacenters

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