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Monthly updates for April 2022

29 Apr

Azure Machine Learning Reinforcement Learning preview will be retired on 30 June 2022

Target retirement date: June 30, 2022

Start using Ray on Azure Machine Learning Library before 30 June 2022.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Retirements
28 Apr

Generally available: Automated key rotation in Azure Key Vault

NOW AVAILABLE

Key Vault now enables you to automatically rotate keys for encryption of your data.

  • Key Vault
  • Storage Accounts
  • Managed Disks
  • Security
  • Features
28 Apr

Public preview: Azure Lab Services April 2022 update

IN PREVIEW

Improve performance, reliability, and scalability for Azure Lab Services in the latest update.

  • Azure Lab Services
  • Services
28 Apr

Generally available: Azure Functions Linux Elastic Premium plan increased maximum scale-out limits

NOW AVAILABLE

Maximum scale-out limits for Functions Linux Premium plans have been increased in a number of regions.

  • Azure functions
  • Features
27 Apr

Public preview: Azure Compute Gallery feature ‘community gallery’

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2022

New Azure Compute Gallery feature ‘community gallery’ makes your private images public.

  • Features
27 Apr

Generally available: Azure SQL Database storage limits increase for selected compute sizes

NOW AVAILABLE

Data storage limits have increased over 30% for selected mid-size compute configurations to help reduce costs.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
27 Apr

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for late April 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
27 Apr

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for late April 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
27 Apr

Generally available: Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server higher burstable compute

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server is now offering more options for burstable compute for you to choose from depending on your workload.

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

Generally available: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) now includes PgBouncer 1.17

NOW AVAILABLE

Create a Hyperscale Citus) server group using the latest 1.7 version of PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres used with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus).

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
27 Apr

Public preview: Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra enhancements

IN PREVIEW

Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra now includes support for deploying Cassandra 4.0 clusters and running nodetool commands using Azure CLI.

  • Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra
  • Features
27 Apr

Generally available: Database templates in Azure Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Synapse database templates are industry-specific schema definitions that provide a standardized way for you to store and shape data, enabling rapid digital transformation.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
27 Apr

General availability: Azure Synapse Link now supports existing Azure Cosmos DB containers

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable Azure Synapse Link on your existing Azure Cosmos DB containers using the SQL API for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
27 Apr

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB portal—Azure Synapse Link seamless Power BI

NOW AVAILABLE

Build Power BI reports using Azure Synapse Link from the Azure Cosmos DB portal.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
27 Apr

General availability: Unique partial indexes in Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Specify a partialFilterExpression along with the 'unique' constraint in your Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB index.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
27 Apr

Public preview: Azure Storage as share in Windows Code in App Service

IN PREVIEW

Mount Azure Files as a local share in Windows Code in Azure App Service.

  • App Service
  • Features
27 Apr

Public preview: Azure Functions now supports PowerShell 7.2

IN PREVIEW

You can now use the latest version of PowerShell with Azure Functions.

  • Azure functions
  • Features
27 Apr

Public preview: Static Web Apps now supports Gitlab and Bitbucket for CI/CD

IN PREVIEW

You can now use Gitlab and Bitbucket as your CI/CD providers for Static Web Apps.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Features
27 Apr

Public preview: Azure Static Web Apps now support skipping API builds

IN PREVIEW

You can now choose to skip your default API builds.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Features
27 Apr

Generally available: Scale-down mode in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now select if you would like your AKS nodes to be deleted or deallocated when scaled down.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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