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November 2021

5 Nov

Public preview: Azure Data Explorer is now supported as an output for Azure Stream Analytics job

IN PREVIEW

We are announcing that Azure Stream Analytics can directly output data to Azure Data Explorer, simplifying architecture where you need both hot and warm path analytics on streaming data. This feature will be added to all Stream Analytics regions progressively.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
3 Nov

Azure VMware Solution now generally available in the Germany West Central Azure region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has now expanded availability to Germany West Central, this update is in addition to the existing availability multiple Azure regions in US, Europe, Australia, Japan, UK, Canada, Brazil and Southeast Asia (Singapore).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
3 Nov

General availability: New Azure Data Explorer output plugin for Telegraf

NOW AVAILABLE

This new output plugin allows you to write telemetry collected by any of the input plugins of Telegraf directly into Azure Data Explorer e.g. it makes SQL monitoring at scale better and affordable.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Open Source
3 Nov

Private preview: Azure OpenAI Service combines access to powerful GPT-3 language models with Azure’s enterprise capabilities

IN PREVIEW

Apply advanced language models to a variety of use cases with Azure OpenAI Service.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
3 Nov

PowerShell 7.1 runbook support in Azure Automation available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use PowerShell 7.1 for infrastructure automation & orchestration scenarios across Azure & non-Azure environment through Azure Automation runbooks.

  • Services
  • Features
3 Nov

Azure Automation support for Managed Identities is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Managed Identities to authenticate runbooks to any Azure service that supports Azure AD authentication.

  • Management
  • Features
  • Security
2 Nov

Public preview: Azure Virtual Network Manager

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Network Manager (AVNM) is a one-stop shop solution for centralized network management across regions and subscriptions. AVNM allows you to easily create network topologies and high-priority security rules at scale in the public preview.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Virtual Network
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Run IBM WebSphere Liberty and Open Liberty on ARO and AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Automated solution templates to run IBM WebSphere Liberty and Open Liberty on Azure Red Hat OpenShift (ARO) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), jointly developed with IBM, are now available in the Azure Marketplace.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Run Oracle WebLogic Server on Azure Kubernetes Service

NOW AVAILABLE

An automated solution template to run Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), jointly developed with Oracle, is now available in the Azure Marketplace.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: API Management and Event Grid Integration

General availability of Azure API Management to publish events in Event Grid.

  • API Management
  • Event Grid
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure trusted launch for Virtual Machines now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure offers trusted launch as a seamless way to bolster the security of Generation 2 VMs. Designed to protect against boot kits, rootkits, and kernel-level malware, trusted launch is comprised of secure boot, virtual trusted platform module (vTPM), and boot integrity monitoring.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure Machine Learning - Ignite, November 2021 public preview announcements

IN PREVIEW

New feature Azure Arc-enabled machine learning inference and data labeling with text classification using ML Assist capabilities are now available in preview in Azure Machine Learning

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Bastion Standard SKU

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Bastion Standard SKU offers key capabilities for enterprises, unblocking critical customer scenarios.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Services
  • Features
  • Security
2 Nov

Public preview: ExpressRoute private peering support for BGP communities

IN PREVIEW

This support for BGP community tags on traffic sent from Azure to on-premises over ExpressRoute enables customers to set routing preferences and pursue a greater variety of hybrid network designs.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute circuits
  • ExpressRoute gateways
  • Features
2 Nov

Public preview: ExpressRoute FastPath improvements

IN PREVIEW

ExpressRoute FastPath now supports more network scenarios, enabling customers with more complex Azure environments to unlock the benefits of FastPath.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute circuits
  • ExpressRoute gateways
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Automatic VM guest patching is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Automatic VM guest patching provides safe and automatic patching for virtual machines to simplify update management and maintain security compliance.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Logic Apps Standard Plan updates in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Logic Apps Standard was released at Ignite 2020 and since then we have added a lot of features to enable better enterprise integration between mission critical systems on cloud, on premises, and in a hybrid way with runtime available on Azure, Azure Arc and locally. This post includes capabilities that are now generally available.

  • Logic Apps
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Native support for WebSocket APIs

NOW AVAILABLE

Native support for WebSocket APIs is now available across all pricing plans of Azure API Management except Consumption. This will help you manage WebSocket APIs along with REST APIs in Azure API Management.

  • API Management
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: GraphQL passthrough support in Azure API Management

IN PREVIEW

GraphQL is increasingly seen as more efficient, flexible, and powerful way of working with APIs, as they have tremendous benefits such as faster performance, longer API call limit threshold, and lesser time retrieving data.

  • API Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series now available

IN PREVIEW

New DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series Azure Virtual Machines transform the state-of-the-art for confidential workloads

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite

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