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May 2022

19 May

General availability: Azure Backup support for trusted launch Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Configure backup of your trusted launch Azure Virtual Machines through enhanced policy

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
19 May

Generally available: Easily manage your Azure IoT Central dashboards using a catalog

NOW AVAILABLE

The new dashboard catalog feature in Azure IoT Central allows for easier search, management, and navigation of dashboards.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
17 May

Public preview: Container Storage Interface extensible API for AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now disable and enable any of the AKS supported CSI drivers using this API.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 May

Public preview: AKS Private Link Service integration

IN PREVIEW

You can now have AKS take care of creating the Private Link Service association to the Kubernetes service identified by the frontend IP configuration of an internal Azure Load Balancer.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 May

Public preview: Key Management System integration

You can now store secrets in BYOK encrypted etcd using Key Management System (KMS).

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Security
17 May

Generally available: Open Service Mesh extension for Azure Arc

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use a managed service mesh for Arc-enabled Kubernetes clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 May

Public preview: HostProcess Containers

IN PREVIEW

You can now package and distribute management operations and functionalities that require host access while retaining versioning and deployment methods provided by containers.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 May

Generally available: Industrial IoT Connectivity Partners integrate with Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Industrial IoT starts with Azure IoT Central. Now you can leverage the expertise of Industrial IoT Connectivity Partners who are ready to connect your industrial assets in hours instead of weeks – no matter if it’s modern or legacy equipment.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
16 May

Public preview: Additional support for managed identity authentication in Azure Stream Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Stream Analytics now supports authenticating to Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Service Bus using Managed Identities.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
16 May

Public preview: Azure DNS Private Resolver – Hybrid name resolution and conditional forwarding

IN PREVIEW

Seamlessly perform conditional forwarding from on-prem to Azure Private DNS Zones and from Azure Virtual Networks to any target DNS server.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
  • Services
12 May

General availability: Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 to Gen2 using Azure Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate your data from Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 to Gen2 to speed up your time to insights

  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
12 May

Generally available: OCR supports 164 languages in the Cognitive Services Computer Vision

NOW AVAILABLE

Computer Vision Read API for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) announced the general availability of the new model with support for 164 languages. It’s also available as a Docker container.

  • Computer Vision
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
11 May

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for early May 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
11 May

Generally available: Minor versions upgrade for Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Run the most stable, compliant, and secure MySQL community versions 8.0.28 and 5.7.37 on Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Compliance
  • Security
11 May

Generally available: IT Service Management Integration with secure webhook

NOW AVAILABLE

IT Service Management is now integrated with secure webhook, an updated version that allows you to create work items in an ITSM tool when Azure Monitor sends alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
11 May

Public preview: Azure Container Apps now support log streaming and console connect

IN PREVIEW

You can now connect to a container console and use live log streaming for testing and diagnosis.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
11 May

Public preview: Static Web Apps support skipping API builds via Azure pipelines

IN PREVIEW

You can now skip the default API build via Azure pipelines.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Features
11 May

Public preview: Improved Azure DevOps support in Static Web Apps

IN PREVIEW

You no longer have to go through a series of manual steps to configure your DevOps CI/CD pipeline for your Static Web Apps project.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Features
11 May

Generally available: Azure Compute Gallery support for trusted launch Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Compute Gallery now allows you to create and share custom images for Trusted launch virtual machines

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Management
9 May

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge supports Debian Bullseye on ARM32v7

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Debian is included in the Tier 1 OS support list for ARM32v7 devices. Official packages for Bullseye on ARM32v7 are now available on packages.microsoft.com.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Features
  • Operating System

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