Monthly updates for December 2022
Public preview: Azure NetApp Files cross-zone replication
Replicate Azure NetApp Files volumes from one availability zone to another in a fast and cost-effective way, protecting your data from unforeseeable zone failures.
General availability: Azure Arc-enabled servers in Azure China
Secure, govern, and manage your hybrid servers from Azure
Generally Available: Azure Dedicated Host - Restart
Target availability: Q4 2022
Introducing Azure dedicated host - Restart functionality
General availability: Feature enhancements to Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF)
Azure’s WAF now supports multiple new features - SQLi and XSS detection queries, new built-in Azure policies, and increased exclusions limit with support for exclusions on bot manager rule set.
General availability: Yocto recipes for IoT Edge 1.4 LTS
Announcing refreshed recipes for IoT Edge to build the latest 1.4 LTS release.
Public preview: Build a business case with Azure Migrate
Build a business case in Azure Migrate today to understand the return on investment for migrating your servers, SQL Server deployments and ASP.NET web apps running in your VMware environment to Azure.
General availability: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server data encryption with CMK
Encrypt your data with customer-managed keys to enable an extra layer of security for data at rest.
General availability: Azure AD authentication with Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server
Simplify permission management by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory identities to authenticate with instances of Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.
General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Azure Functions extension version 4
Authenticate to Azure Functions with Azure Active Directory using the Azure Cosmos DB extension version 4.
Generally available: Updated API names for Azure Cosmos DB
See multiple updated API names in Azure Cosmos DB on product pages, in technical documentation, and billing that will not impact your experience, product functionality, or performance.
General availability: Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL now available in new regions
Create Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL clusters now in the Sweden Central and Switzerland West regions.
Public Preview: Materialized view for Azure Cosmos DB for Apache Cassandra
Experience even greater compatibility for native Apache Cassandra with materialized view.
General availability: JSON support in Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise tiers
Gain powerful tools for working with JSON formatted data in Azure Cache for Redis through the RedisJSON module.
Public Preview: Azure Site Recovery Higher Churn Support
Azure Site Recovery High Churn Support
Public preview: Azure Arc enabled Azure Container Apps
You can now run Azure Container Apps on your own Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes clusters (AKS and AKS-HCI).
Public preview: Azure Functions support for Python 3.10
You can now take advantage of Python 3.10 features with Azure Functions.
Generally Available: Azure Functions Extension Bundle v4
The latest Azure Functions Extension Bundle is now generally available.
Generally Available: Durable Functions support for Java
Durable Functions make it easy to orchestrate stateful workflows as-code in a serverless environment.
Generally Available: Azure Functions support for Java 17
You can now use the latest LTS version of Java with Azure Functions.
Public preview: New UX for the AKS DevX Extension for Visual Studio Code
Easily containerize non-container applications using Draft.
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