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Monthly updates for July 2022

19 Jul

Generally available: New extensions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Install the new extensions and use this functionality for development with Javascript and geographic routing logic with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
19 Jul

Generally available: PostgreSQL 14 with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server now supports the latest Postgres version 14.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
19 Jul

Generally available: Same-zone high availability for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy high availability within the same zone for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
19 Jul

Generally available: Virtual machine restore points

NOW AVAILABLE

For customers and Azure partners who are looking to build business continuity and disaster recovery solutions, VM restore points provide a feature rich building blocks available natively on Azure platform.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
19 Jul

Public preview: TLS 1.3 support on Application Gateway

IN PREVIEW

Use TLS 1.3 in Azure Application Gateway to improve security and performance.

  • Application Gateway
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
18 Jul

Public preview: Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage

IN PREVIEW

Premium SSD v2 is the next generation Azure Premium SSD Disk Storage. Provision the IOPS and throughput you need without necessarily purchasing additional storage capacity.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
18 Jul

Public preview: OVN-Kubernetes network provider for Azure Red Hat OpenShift

IN PREVIEW

OVN-Kubernetes Container Network Interface (CNI) for Azure Red Hat OpenShift cluster is now in public preview.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
  • Features
15 Jul

Responsible AI investments and safeguards for Facial Recognition

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: July 01, 2023

The Cognitive Services team has updated our approach to facial recognition including adding a new Limited Access policy, removing AI classifiers of sensitive attributes and bolstering our investments in fairness and transparency.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Azure Video Analyzer for Media
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Retirements
14 Jul

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 62 - July 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure update for Azure Site Recovery update rollup 62.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
14 Jul

Generally available: Exporting device customizations and cloud properties in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Device capability customizations and cloud properties are now included in exported device templates in Azure IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
14 Jul

Generally available: Azure Gateway Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Gateway Load Balancer enables you to deploy, scale, and enhance the availability of third party network virtual appliances (NVAs) in Azure with ease.

  • Load Balancing
  • Services
  • Features
12 Jul

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge 1.3.0 release

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Edge release 1.3 is available with support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and requires that inbound/outbound communication use TLS 1.2 by default.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features
12 Jul

Public preview: Azure Active Directory authentication for exporting and importing Managed Disks

IN PREVIEW

Improve security with the new integration to Azure Active Directory (AD) used to export and import data to Azure Managed Disks.

  • Features
7 Jul

Public preview: 2022-06-30 Azure IoT Central REST API release is now live

IN PREVIEW

The Azure IoT Central REST API now supports to programmatically create enrollment groups, schedule jobs, configure application dashboards, and leverage the REST API for unassociated/unmodeled devices.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
6 Jul

General availability: Azure Archive Storage now available in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Reduce spending by storing rarely accessed data to Azure Archive Storage, now in new regions.

  • Archive Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
6 Jul

Public preview: Migration tools for Azure Monitor Agent

IN PREVIEW

Migration to the cost-effective, secure, performant, and manageable new Azure Monitor agent is now made easy using migration tools and helpers.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
6 Jul

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

NOW AVAILABLE

Benefit from the latest PostgreSQL minor versions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus).

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
6 Jul

Generally available: Azure Functions retry policy for Event Hubs and timer triggers

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions now supports setting a retry policy for Azure Event Hubs and timer triggers.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
6 Jul

Generally available: Azure Digital Twins Data history

NOW AVAILABLE

Data history is an integration feature of Azure Digital Twins.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
6 Jul

General availability: Azure Active Directory authentication for Application Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication for Azure Monitor Application helps ensure that only authenticated telemetry is ingested in your Application Insights resources.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

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