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Monthly updates for August 2022

17 Aug

Public preview: Azure Monitor basic logs, archive, restore and search jobs

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor Logs is in public preview in four new regions: US Virgina Gov, US Arizona Gov, China East 3, and China North 3.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Azure Monitor container insights agent renaming

NOW AVAILABLE

Container insights agent is being renamed from OMSAgent to Azure Monitor agent, along with some related resource name changes. Please update your alerts, queries, and scripts to avoid any issues.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
17 Aug

Public preview: AKS DevX extension for Visual Studio Code

IN PREVIEW

Easily create Dockerfiles, deployment files, and GitHub Actions through Visual Studio Code using the AKS DevX extension.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Kubernetes 1.24 support

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of the latest Kubernetes 1.24 features with AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Azure Dedicated Host Support

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Azure Dedicated Hosts with AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Key management system integration with AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Securely manage your keys in production using bring your own key (BYOK) encrypted etcd and key management system (KMS).

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

Public preview: Blob CSI support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now use built in storage classes for NFS and BlobFuse to provision new persistent volumes backed by Azure Blob storage.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Public preview: Automated deployments in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now hook up a GitHub Action to your Kubernetes application and deploy it to AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Azure API Management - expanded support for Azure Policy definitions

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for 11 policy definitions increases security of Azure API Management services and APIs that they expose.

  • API Management
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Azure API Management support for MSAL in developer portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable a secure OAuth 2.0 authorization code flow when using Azure Active Directory or Azure Active Directory B2C identity providers.

  • API Management
  • Features
17 Aug

Generally available: Azure Monitor Logs data export supports application insights tables

NOW AVAILABLE

Investigate alert incidences with Azure Monitor Logs connector scoped to the exact time range of alert.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
17 Aug

General availability: Dapr release 1.8 support in Azure Container Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Dapr release 1.8 with Azure Container Apps.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
16 Aug

Generally available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in West Central US, Australia Central, and Sweden Central.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
15 Aug

Public preview: Microsoft Dev Box

IN PREVIEW

Self-service, high-performance workstations in the cloud that are preconfigured and ready-to-code for developers’ projects and tasks.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Visual Studio
  • Services
15 Aug

General availability: Microsoft Azure available from new cloud region in Qatar

NOW AVAILABLE

The first hyperscale datacenter region in Qatar is now available.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Regions & Datacenters
11 Aug

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 63 - August 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

This update provides the improvements for the latest version of Azure Site Recovery components.

  • Features
10 Aug

Generally available: Azure Databricks in West US 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks, a data analytics platform optimized for the Microsoft Azure cloud services platform, is now generally available in West US 3.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
8 Aug

General availability: Upgrade VMware VMs protected by Site Recovery to modernized experience

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing the migration capability to move existing replications from classic to modernized experience for disaster recovery of VMware virtual machines, enabled using Azure Site Recovery.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Management
  • Features
8 Aug

Public preview: Update management center in Azure

IN PREVIEW

Update management center is the next iteration of the Azure Automation Update Management solution. It works out of the box, with zero onboarding steps and has no dependency on Azure Automation and Log Analytics.

  • Management
8 Aug

Public preview: Serverless SQL for Azure Databricks

IN PREVIEW

Serverless SQL for Azure Databricks provides instant compute to users for their BI and SQL workloads without waiting for clusters to start up or scale out.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings

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