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February 2021

18 Feb

General Availability: Azure Red Hat OpenShift support for OpenShift 4.6

NOW AVAILABLE

Benefit from new features and enhancements in OpenShift release 4.6.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
17 Feb

Azure Purview available in public preview in South Central US and Canada Central

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview is now available in the South Central US and Canada Central Azure regions. You can now provision Azure Purview accounts in these regions as a public preview offering.  

  • Azure Purview
  • Regions & Datacenters
17 Feb

General availability: Azure Machine Learning updates for native terminal

NOW AVAILABLE

Users can now perform any CLI operation directly in the Azure ML Studio.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
17 Feb

Azure Dav4-series VMs are available in Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

Adopt Dav4-series VMs in HDInsight to get great performance at a competitive price.

  • HDInsight
  • HDInsight Linux
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Open Source
17 Feb

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) audit logging via pgAudit now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview, audit logging of database activities in Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) is available through the PostgreSQL audit extension pgAudit, providing detailed session and/or object audit logging.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
17 Feb

Azure NetApp Files | Volume hard quota change

IN DEVELOPMENT

The Azure NetApp Files behavior of volume and capacity pool provisioning will change to a manual and controllable mechanism beginning March 15th, 2021. This means that application users will have more control over provisioned capacity pool space and associated cost.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Microsoft Ignite
17 Feb

Public preview: Application Insights work item integration for Azure DevOps & GitHub

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor Application Insights has released a new way to create work items based on application insights telemetry.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Monitor
  • GitHub and Azure
  • Management
  • Features
17 Feb

Generally available: Application Insights synthetic monitoring SLA report template

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights has released a new report template to enable easy reporting of your web tests across Application Insights resources that includes several key features like total application downtime, maintenance data exclusion, and end to end outage identification.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
17 Feb

Application Insights availability troubleshooting report for URL tests

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights has released a troubleshooting report for URL ping web tests to help quickly identify the root cause behind a test failure.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
17 Feb

Public preview: Application Insights auto-instrumentation for .NET5 App Services

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor application insights now offers auto-instrumentation for .NET5 based Windows App Services.

  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
17 Feb

Cross Region Restore of Azure VMs now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Today we're announcing the general availability of Cross Region Restore (CRR) for Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) support using Microsoft Azure Backup.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Features
17 Feb

New disk bursting metrics

NOW AVAILABLE

New disk bursting metrics that help you gain insight into your disks IO and bandwidth limits for your provisioned and bursting performance and inform you of how much of your bursting credit have been used. These allow you to see your disk's limits for performance as well as see how you have been using your bursting capabilities in the past.

  • Disk storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Management
  • Features
17 Feb

Additional IOPS feature for MySQL - Flexible Server in preview 

IN PREVIEW

MySQL – Flexible Server supports the provisioning of additional IOPS (preview) so you can provision more IOPS above the complimentary IOPS limit and can increase or decrease the number of IOPS based on workload requirements.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
17 Feb

API Management Diagnostics now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

API Management Diagnostics provides an intelligent and interactive experience to help customers troubleshoot their API , with no configuration required. 

  • API Management
  • Features
17 Feb

More ways to use composite indexes in Azure Cosmos DB now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use composite indexes in Azure Cosmos DB to optimize even more types of queries, including queries with aggregates and system functions.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
17 Feb

Log Replay Service for Azure SQL Managed Instance in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Log replay service enables continuous replication of SQL Server data to SQL Managed Instance in the cloud, the easier orchestration of workload functions, and pre-migration performance testing through a fully customizable experience.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
17 Feb

Machine Learning on Azure SQL Managed Instance now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use machine learning capabilities on a Managed Instance of Azure SQL Database for ease of moving your data, packages, and models to a cloud ready environment fully configured for machine learning.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Open Source
16 Feb

Azure IoT Edge 1.1.0 release is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Edge 1.1.0 is our first long term servicing (LTS) release.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Services
  • Features
  • Open Source
16 Feb

.NET Core support for Analysis Services client libraries is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Today, we are announcing general availability (GA) of Analysis Services client libraries for .NET Core, along with several enhancements.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
16 Feb

US Gov Virginia Availability Zones now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Availability Zones are now generally available from the US Gov Virginia datacenter region, offering US government customers more options for their most demanding mission-critical applications.

  • Regions & Datacenters

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