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Monthly updates for November 2021

2 Nov

Public preview: Azure Purview’s Integration with Microsoft Defender for Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Prioritise sensitive data in cloud workloads using Azure Purview’s Integration with Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

  • Azure Purview
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

New orchestration mode for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Increase the availability at scale of business-critical applications with new Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets features. Simplify workload deployment, management, and scalability with Virtual Machine Scale Sets flexible orchestration mode, now generally available.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Limited preview: New Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased storage throughput for data-intensive workloads

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft is announcing the upcoming preview of Ebs v5 and Ebds v5 Azure VMs, a new memory optimized VM series that delivers up to 300% increase in remote storage performance compared to prior generation VMs. The increased storage throughput is ideal for data-intensive workloads, such as large relational databases, high-performance OLTP scenarios, and data analytics applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: New Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased performance for a broad range of workloads

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Dv5 and Ev5 Azure Virtual Machines feature 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8370C (Ice Lake) processors and deliver better price-performance compared to prior VM generations. The latest Dasv5 and Easv5 VMs - based on the 3rd Generation AMD EPYCTM 7763v (Milan) processor - now include options without local disk storage for lower-cost entry points. All these new VMs are now generally available and target general-purpose and memory-intensive workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure App Service Environment v3 support for Windows Containers is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate on-premise apps that require custom configuration to App Service Environment v3.

  • App Service
  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure App Service - Diagnostic settings feature reaches general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Send web app and platform logs on App Service to Azure Monitor, enabling new observability scenarios.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Version updates for Azure App Configuration libraries

NOW AVAILABLE

Push refresh and feature management among new capabilities for Java Spring Boot applications.

  • App Configuration
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure Service Bus large message support reaches general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

This new capability removes need for workarounds and enables migration of legacy payloads to Azure

  • Service Bus
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Provisioned throughput increase for Azure Ultra Disk Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

The provisioned throughput for Azure Ultra Disk Storage has been increased to 4,000 MB/s per disk.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Centralized management of keys for encrypting Azure disks

NOW AVAILABLE

Centralized management of keys for encrypting Azure disks is now generally available, allowing you to manage encryption keys centrally in a subscription and encrypt disks and snapshots in other subscriptions in your organization.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

New capabilities introduced for disk pool (public preview) for Azure VMware Solution

IN PREVIEW

Disk pool enables you to access Azure Disk Storage for high-performance, durable block storage for your Azure VMware Solution workloads. We are introducing new enhancements to disk pool to improve availability, cost-efficiency, and management.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Cross-region snapshot copy for Azure Disk Storage

IN PREVIEW

Cross-region snapshot copy is now in preview, allowing you to copy disk snapshots to any region for disaster recovery scenarios.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Live resize of Azure Disk Storage in public preview

IN PREVIEW

With live resize of Azure Disk Storage in preview, you can dynamically increase your disk size without any downtime to your application.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Open Service Mesh add-on for AKS is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the service mesh capabilities from Open Service Mesh (OSM) integrated natively with the AKS managed service offering.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure SQL: Public preview updates for early November 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance in mid-September 2021.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: AKS support for Secrets Store CSI driver

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily integrate secrets stores into your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) so you can securely access your secrets via the container’s file system.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Industry-aware analytics with database templates in Azure Synapse

IN PREVIEW

Database templates in Azure Synapse enable you to integrate and shape data from across multiple internal and external sources. This helps you eliminate data silos and accelerate building analytics-infused applications for your specific industry.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Simplified provisioning of access to data lake assets

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview will enable data owners to use a simple intuitive experience to centrally manage access to data in Azure Storage

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure Service Operator v2 release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Service Operator to provision resources within Kubernetes and implement self-service resource provisioning for your application developers.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Azure Container Registry connected registry for IoT Edge

IN PREVIEW

You can now synchronize container images from your cloud registry and serve them on-premises for use by IoT devices and use the connected registry in an disconnected setting up to 90 days.

  • Container Registry
  • Azure Container Service
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

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