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Monthly updates for February 2022

28 Feb

General availability: Azure Sphere version 22.02

NOW AVAILABLE

The 22.02 release includes new and changed features in the OS and the SDK.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
28 Feb

General availability: Asset certification in Azure Purview data catalog

NOW AVAILABLE

Data stewards can now certify assets that meet their organization's quality standards in the Azure Purview data catalog

  • Azure Purview
  • Services
  • Features
28 Feb

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB supports version 4.2

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Utilise new aggregation pipeline functionality and client-side field encryption with Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB version 4.2.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
28 Feb

General availability: Azure Red Hat OpenShift support for OpenShift 4.9

NOW AVAILABLE

Benefit from new features and enhancements in OpenShift release 4.9.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
24 Feb

Generally available: Updated navigation menu in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Central navigation menu has been updated to make it easier to find product capabilities. Pages have been re-ordered, re-grouped, and re-named to align with common tasks.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
24 Feb

Generally available: Utilise multiple backups per day for Azure Files in Azure Backup

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

The feature that allows you to configure multiple backups per day for Azure Files via backup policy is now generally available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Azure Files
  • Features
24 Feb

Public preview: Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise

IN PREVIEW

Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise includes fully managed VMware Tanzu components to help you ship faster as well as long term support for Spring projects to unlock Spring’s full potential.

  • Services
  • Features
24 Feb

Public preview: Elastic and Azure Spring Cloud integration

IN PREVIEW

Monitor every step of your cloud journey with the integration of Azure Spring Cloud logs and metrics into Elastic and instrument Spring Boot applications.

  • Services
  • Features
24 Feb

Generally available: Azure NetApp Files new region and cross-region replication

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files is now available in an additional Australia region and supports a new cross-region replication pair.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
24 Feb

Public preview: Azure NetApp Files - application consistent snapshot tool v5.1

IN PREVIEW

Application consistent snapshot tool is a command-line tool for simplifying data protection for third-party databases in Linux environments.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
24 Feb

Public preview: WordPress enhancements for App Service

IN PREVIEW

Improvements include a new image, multiple hosting plans, better performance, and simplified configuration.

  • Features
24 Feb

Generally available: Direct enterprise agreement on Azure Cost Management and Billing

NOW AVAILABLE

Manage your enrollment hierarchy, view account usage, and monitor costs directly from the Azure Cost Management and Billing menu on the Azure portal (for direct enterprise agreement customers on commercial cloud).

  • Azure Cost Management and Billing
  • Management
23 Feb

Generally available: Log Analytics data export in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics data export is ready for production deployments, supporting most tables in Log Analytics workspaces.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
23 Feb

General availability: Custom retention for AzureActivity and Usage data tables

NOW AVAILABLE

Set specific retention periods on AzureActivity and Usage data tables in Log Analytics workspaces, keeping such data for a longer time, while maintaining the workspace retention as low as needed.

  • Management
  • Features
23 Feb

Public preview: New capabilities for Azure Monitor logs

IN PREVIEW

Add value and increase cost effectiveness with Azure Monitor logs

  • Management
22 Feb

Public preview: Cost Management anomaly detection for subscriptions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cost Management offers subscription cost anomaly detection within the cost analysis preview to raise awareness and help identify unexpected changes in cost.

  • Azure Cost Management and Billing
  • Management
  • Features
22 Feb

General availability: Application Gateway mutual authentication

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable frontend mutual authentication and listener specific SSL policies on Application Gateway, now generally available.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
22 Feb

General availability: Localization available in Azure Purview

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Purview UX team has localized Azure Purview studio to 18 languages.

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
17 Feb

Public preview: Resource configuration changes

IN PREVIEW

Resource configuration changes, a feature enabling the querying of changes to Azure resource configurations across subscriptions, management groups, and tenant, is now in public preview.

  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Monitor application change analysis
  • Management
  • Features
17 Feb

Public preview: Cross region virtual machine restore points

IN PREVIEW

Create restore points in any region and copy restore points from one region to another.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features

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