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November 2021

2 Nov

Private preview: New Azure Arc capabilities in November 2021

IN PREVIEW

Azure Arc is announcing new functionality, which includes enhanced lifecycle management on VMware and Azure Stack HCI virtual machines.

  • Azure Arc
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure Applied AI Services | Azure Cognitive Search updates now generally available

Azure Cognitive Search has expanded language and regional availability.

  • Azure Applied AI Services
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure Applied AI Services | Azure Video Analyzer updates in public preview

Azure Video Analyzer now has new cloud-based capabilities that deliver low-latency available in preview.

  • Azure Applied AI Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Near real-time analytics for telemetry, time series, and log data on Azure Synapse

IN PREVIEW

Azure Synapse data explorer is optimized for efficient log analytics, using powerful indexing technology to automatically index structured, semi-structured, and free-text data commonly found in telemetry data.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Additional ML options for Spark on Azure Synapse now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Save time and reduce risk when batch scoring in Azure Synapse Analytics with the new PREDICT keyword.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Azure Chaos Studio - Systematically improve resilience with controlled chaos

IN PREVIEW

Improve the resilience of your applications by deliberately introducing faults that simulate real-world outages. See how your Azure apps respond to different failures through controlled chaos engineering experimentation – in testing or production – to understand and ultimately mitigate resilience gaps.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: IoT Central - Organizations

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT solution builders can now build an IoT solution once and onboard multiple tenants into it – keeping cost down and reducing management overhead.  

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: OpenID Connect integration between Azure AD and GitHub Actions

IN PREVIEW

Developers can secure their deployments to Azure through OpenID Connect integration between Azure AD and GitHub Actions

  • Azure Active Directory
  • GitHub and Azure
  • Features
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Autoscale public preview is now available for Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Desktop now supports autoscale for pooled host pools to help you optimize costs.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI public preview is now available

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI, you can maintain full control over your infrastructure and enjoy the advantages of Azure Virtual Desktop in your own datacenter, including a full Windows 10 and 11 desktop experience for users with multi-session or single session support to optimize cost and performance.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Public preview: Azure Purview’s Integration with Microsoft Defender for Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Prioritise sensitive data in cloud workloads using Azure Purview’s Integration with Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

  • Azure Purview
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

New orchestration mode for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Increase the availability at scale of business-critical applications with new Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets features. Simplify workload deployment, management, and scalability with Virtual Machine Scale Sets flexible orchestration mode, now generally available.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Limited preview: New Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased storage throughput for data-intensive workloads

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft is announcing the upcoming preview of Ebs v5 and Ebds v5 Azure VMs, a new memory optimized VM series that delivers up to 300% increase in remote storage performance compared to prior generation VMs. The increased storage throughput is ideal for data-intensive workloads, such as large relational databases, high-performance OLTP scenarios, and data analytics applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: New Azure Virtual Machines deliver increased performance for a broad range of workloads

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Dv5 and Ev5 Azure Virtual Machines feature 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8370C (Ice Lake) processors and deliver better price-performance compared to prior VM generations. The latest Dasv5 and Easv5 VMs - based on the 3rd Generation AMD EPYCTM 7763v (Milan) processor - now include options without local disk storage for lower-cost entry points. All these new VMs are now generally available and target general-purpose and memory-intensive workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure App Service Environment v3 support for Windows Containers is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate on-premise apps that require custom configuration to App Service Environment v3.

  • App Service
  • Container Registry
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure App Service - Diagnostic settings feature reaches general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Send web app and platform logs on App Service to Azure Monitor, enabling new observability scenarios.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Version updates for Azure App Configuration libraries

NOW AVAILABLE

Push refresh and feature management among new capabilities for Java Spring Boot applications.

  • App Configuration
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

Azure Service Bus large message support reaches general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

This new capability removes need for workarounds and enables migration of legacy payloads to Azure

  • Service Bus
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Provisioned throughput increase for Azure Ultra Disk Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

The provisioned throughput for Azure Ultra Disk Storage has been increased to 4,000 MB/s per disk.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
2 Nov

General availability: Centralized management of keys for encrypting Azure disks

NOW AVAILABLE

Centralized management of keys for encrypting Azure disks is now generally available, allowing you to manage encryption keys centrally in a subscription and encrypt disks and snapshots in other subscriptions in your organization.

  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

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