Monthly updates for September 2021
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.
Azure Data Factory managed virtual network provides you with a more secure and manageable data integration solution.
The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides fixes and download links for Site Recovery components.
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.
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.
Azure Automation now supports Az-module by default for all new Automation Accounts.
The Azure Purview Data Map and Data Catalog are generally available.
Announcing the release of a solution to simplify the connection of devices running FreeRTOS to Azure IoT services.
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.
Azure Site Recovery: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or later by November 15, 2021 for improved security of replication data.
This quality release includes an upgrade to the Linux Kernel and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS.
Azure Functions 4.0 includes support for .NET 6.
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.
You can now deploy Azure AD-joined VMs in your host pools for Azure Virtual Desktop.
General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late September 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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