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Monthly updates for February 2022

8 Feb

Generally Available: Search results page improvements in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Filtering and highlighting matched values have been added to IoT Central search results allowing for richer search experience.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
7 Feb

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 60 - January 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Review the improvements and fixes provided in Update Rollup 60.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
7 Feb

Public preview: Azure Bastion now supports file transfer via the native client

IN PREVIEW

Azure Bastion offers support for file transfer between your target VM and local computer using Bastion and a native RDP or SSH client.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Security
  • Features
7 Feb

Generally Available: Recovery points extended to 15 days with Azure Site Recovery

NOW AVAILABLE

The extended recovery points give you flexibility in how you want to manage recovery points and the ability to recover older recovery points if you missed detecting them.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
7 Feb

Generally available: Regional deployments for all new and existing IoT Central applications

NOW AVAILABLE

All previously created IoT Central applications in a geography are now mapped to standard Azure region.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
7 Feb

Private preview: AKS cluster persistent volume backup

IN PREVIEW

AKS persistent volume backup provides backup and restore ability for the persistent volumes of your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster.

  • Azure Backup
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Management
  • Open Source
  • Features
4 Feb

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge supports Ubuntu Server 20.04 and ARM64

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure IoT Edge releases provide official packages for Ubuntu Server 20.04 on AMD64 and ARM64 devices.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Operating System
  • Features
4 Feb

Microsoft Defender for Cloud: Public preview updates for January 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Microsoft Defender for Cloud in January 2022.

  • Security Center
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
4 Feb

Microsoft Defender for Cloud: General availability updates for January 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

New enhancements and updates released for general availability in Microsoft Defender for Cloud in January 2022.

  • Security Center
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
3 Feb

Public preview: Microsoft Azure Communication Services Telephony capabilities in Denmark and UK

IN PREVIEW

Customers in Denmark and the UK can now purchase Toll-Free and Geographic phone numbers.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Features
3 Feb

General Availability: IoT Edge monitoring with Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the latest IoT Edge Metrics collector module to send metrics to Azure Monitor and leverage updated visualisations to monitor and troubleshoot your IoT Edge devices.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Management
  • Open Source
  • Features
2 Feb

General Availability: The Azure Sphere OS 22.01 release is cancelled

The next release of Azure Sphere will be version 22.02.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
2 Feb

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus): Private access support

NOW AVAILABLE

Private access is now generally available for Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
2 Feb

Public preview: Anomaly Detector adds synchronous multivariate detection and improved anomaly interpretation

IN PREVIEW

Start using Anomaly Detector’s multivariate detection synchronously for quicker response, easier operations, and more informative result interpretation to help you analyze root causes.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
2 Feb

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) new certifications

NOW AVAILABLE

New compliance certifications are now available on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
2 Feb

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) supports PostgreSQL minor versions

NOW AVAILABLE

Use PostgreSQL 11.14, 12.9, 13.5, and 14.1 minor versions with Hyperscale (Citus) for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
2 Feb

General availability: Enhanced storage configuration with tempdb

NOW AVAILABLE

Manage your SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machine storage configuration with tempdb directly from the SQL virtual machine blade in the Azure portal.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
2 Feb

General availability: Deployment enhancements for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines with a setup-like experience where configuration of the instance is done during deployment of the Azure Marketplace image.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
2 Feb

General availability: Automated backup enhancements for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

The Automated backup feature on SQL Server for Azure Virtual Machines blade comes with the ability for increased retention and better manageability with your choice of storage container per instance.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Management
  • Features
2 Feb

Public preview: Azure SQL updates for early February 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

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