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Monthly updates for September 2021

30 Sep

Object replication in public preview for Premium Block Blob Storage

IN PREVIEW

Object replication allows you to replicate your premium block blob data at the blob level from one storage account to another anywhere in the Azure.

  • Premium Blob Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features
30 Sep

General availability: Azure Data Factory managed virtual network

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory managed virtual network provides you with a more secure and manageable data integration solution.

  • Data Factory V2
  • Features
30 Sep

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 58 is now generally available - September 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides fixes and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
29 Sep

General availability: Enable hierarchical namespace for existing Azure Storage accounts

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2021

Accelerating value through data analytics by enabling the Azure Data Lake Storage hierarchical namespace for existing Azure Storage accounts is now generally available. The benefits of the ADLS hierarchical namespace in providing enhanced performance and features that are dedicated to maximising the value of data analytics is well established. You can now get this benefit for existing accounts and data by enabling the hierarchical namespace in place.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Services
  • Features
28 Sep

Azure Automation Hybrid Worker Extension for Azure and Arc-enabled servers now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Onboard Azure Automation User Hybrid Runbook Worker based on VM extension platform for Azure Virtual machines and Arc-enabled servers. The extension-based platform leverages Azure Active Directory authentication.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
28 Sep

Az module support in Azure Automation is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Automation now supports Az-module by default for all new Automation Accounts.

  • Automation
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management
28 Sep

Azure Purview is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Purview Data Map and Data Catalog are generally available.

  • Azure Purview
  • Services
  • Features
28 Sep

Azure IoT middleware for FreeRTOS in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the release of a solution to simplify the connection of devices running FreeRTOS to Azure IoT services.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
28 Sep

Norway East Availability Zones now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Availability Zones are now generally available in the Norway East region. These three new zones provide customers with options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.

  • Services
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
27 Sep

Azure Site Recovery: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or later by November 15, 2021 - for improved security

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or later by November 15, 2021 for improved security of replication data.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Security
22 Sep

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.09

NOW AVAILABLE

This quality release includes an upgrade to the Linux Kernel and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
22 Sep

Azure Functions runtime 4.0 is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions 4.0 includes support for .NET 6.

  • Azure functions
  • Features
22 Sep

Public preview: Distributed tracing for Java apps on Azure Functions Linux

IN PREVIEW

Distributed tracing for Java apps on Azure Functions can now be enabled through Azure portal. This integration provides additional insights into end-to-end transactions that were not previously supported, completes the application map, which aggregates many transactions to show a topological view your system, and lets you detect and diagnose performance bottlenecks.

  • Azure functions
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
22 Sep

Announcing general availability of Azure AD-joined VMs support

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now deploy Azure AD-joined VMs in your host pools for Azure Virtual Desktop.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure SQL Database: General availability updates for late September 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late September 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) now includes PgBouncer version 1.16

NOW AVAILABLE

Create a Hyperscale (Citus) server group and use PgBouncer 1.16 as a part of this server group by connecting to port 6432 for connection to the coordinator.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Database for MySQL: Azure Pipelines support in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Deploy a SQL file or inline script to push changes to one or more databases with Azure Pipelines for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server using Azure CLI tasks.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
22 Sep

Azure Resource Health for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server in public preview

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Resource Health, diagnose and get support for service problems that affect Flexible Server for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Management
22 Sep

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Azure Pipelines in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Deploy a SQL file or inline script to push changes to one or more databases with Azure Pipelines for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server using Azure CLI tasks.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Terraform support in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Generate automated configuration files used with Terraform to automate provisioning and configuration on your Flexible Server for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features

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