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March 2021

2 Mar

Backup Center is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Backup Center enables centralized backup management allowing you to monitor, operate, govern, and optimize data protection at scale.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Mar

Public preview: Dynamic IP allocation & enhanced subnet support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now dynamically allocate IPs and define subnets for agent nodes and pods.

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

New Enterprise and Enterprise Flash tiers for Azure Cache for Redis now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Enterprise and Enterprise Flash tiers for Azure Cache for Redis offer powerful new features, including Active Geo-Replication, higher availability, and Redis Module support.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Mar

Azure Spring Cloud: General availability of Managed Virtual Network and Autoscale

NOW AVAILABLE

Two related features: Managed Virtual Network and Autoscale for Azure Spring Cloud are now generally available.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Mar

Advance notifications for Azure SQL Database now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Prepare for planned maintenance events on your Azure SQL Database resources and minimize the impact of database failovers on your sensitive workloads with advance notifications (preview).

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Mar

General availability: Deploy WebLogic on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) using custom Docker images

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now deploy Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) domains to Azure in a Kubernetes native fashion using custom Docker images and Azure Container Registry (ACR).

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

Azure Load Balancer support for IP-based backend pool management is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Balancer support for adding and removing resources from a backend pool via IP address is now generally available. This enables IP addresses to be reserved as part of a backend pool before the associated resources are created.

  • Load Balancer
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Mar

New planned datacenter region in China (China North 3)

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new data center region China north 3 will be launched in China in 2022. The new region will have Availability Zones to improve the high availability and tolerance to datacenter failures.

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
2 Mar

Azure Monitor Alerts for Azure Backup is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Manage your backup-related alert lifecycles in a manner that is consistent with native Azure management principles

  • Management
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Mar

Backup Reports is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain visibility into backup job statistics, consumption trends and optimization opportunities across your Recovery Services vaults.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Mar

On-demand disk bursting for Premium SSDs now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

On-demand disk bursting is available in preview for Premium SSDs, allowing you to scale performance to meet demand whenever needed and optimize costs.

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

General availability: Announcing private Azure Marketplace

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Azure Marketplace, now generally available, streamlines your operations saving you time.

  • Marketplace
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
1 Mar

Azure Sphere OS version 21.02 Update 1 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

This update to the evaluation release of 21.02 includes a security fix.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
1 Mar

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for February 2021

IN PREVIEW

Preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in February 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services
1 Mar

Azure Security Center: General availability updates for February 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates released for general availability in Azure Security Center in February 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services
1 Mar

Azure Backup for SAP HANA: Incremental backup is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Create cost-effective, faster backup policies with weekly full and daily HANA incremental and protect even large HANA databases.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
1 Mar

Azure Backup: Operational backup for Azure Blobs is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Operational backup for Azure Blobs gives you a managed data protection solution for block blobs in your storage accounts.

  • Azure Blob storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Management
  • Features
1 Mar

Event Hubs on Azure Stack Hub for disconnected scenarios is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Supports streaming events via Event Hubs for disconnected scenarios on Azure Stack Hub.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services

February 2021

26 Feb

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 54 is now generally available - February 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides provides fixes, updated replication support, and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
26 Feb

Power BI Connector for Azure Databricks is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the general availability of the Power BI connector for Azure Databricks, for Power BI Service and Power BI Desktop 2.85.681.0.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features

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