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Monthly updates for January 2024

31 Jan

Announcing General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API

NOW AVAILABLE

General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data plane API We are excited to share Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API is Now Generally Available! Unlock enhanced insights into the monitoring of your Azure resources with our powerful API. Explore its features and elevate your monitoring experience today!

  • Azure Monitor
  • Metrics
  • Batch
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
31 Jan

Public Preview: Azure API Center – January Updates

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Azure API Center is your one-stop solution for inventorying and managing your organization’s APIs. In this update, we are bringing you new features and improvements to help you discover, reuse, and consume your APIs more easily and efficiently. These features are designed to help you streamline your API lifecycle, improve your developer experience, and increase your API adoption.

  • Features
31 Jan

Public preview: Istio add-on for AKS now supports plug-in certificate authority (CA)

IN PREVIEW

You can now bring your own certificates and keys to use with Istio add-on for signing workload certificates for improved security.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
31 Jan

Generally Available: Support for Cross Region Restore for PostgreSQL backups

Cross region for Backup vault using Azure Backup is now generally available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Features
31 Jan

Public preview: Upgrade support in Istio add-on for AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now upgrade to new Istio revisions as they are made available in the Istio add-on for AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
31 Jan

Public Preview: New major version of durable Functions extension

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions extension v3.0.0 is currently in public preview. This new major version introduces major changes that benefit those using Azure Storage backend.

  • Features
31 Jan

Public Preview: Azure Functions Support for Java 21 on Linux

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions now supports Java 21 in preview on dedicated, consumption, and premium plans for Linux.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
31 Jan

Generally Available: Azure Container Apps supports additional TCP ports

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now run containers apps that accept TCP connections on multiple ports.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
31 Jan

Public Preview: Distributed tracing v2 for durable Functions

IN PREVIEW

Distributed tracing v2 for durable Functions is in public preview. This version supports all languages and storage backends and provides detailed spans.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
31 Jan

Visual Studio Code extension update for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

You can use VS Code extension update for AKS to interact with a new create cluster experience, abort/reconcile cluster, and more.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Open Source
  • Features
31 Jan

Public preview: Node OS API options feature for AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now get Node IP for tasks such as troubleshooting, without needing kubectl access

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
31 Jan

Public preview: Disable Secure Shell (SSH) support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now disable SSH for AKS to reduce the attach surface on your cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features
31 Jan

Generally Available: Outbound type migration in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now update the outbound type of existing clusters without having to rebuild the cluster

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
31 Jan

Public preview: Kube-reserved resource optimization in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

IN PREVIEW

You will see AKS reserve up to 20% less memorry on nodes.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
31 Jan

General availability: PgAudit in Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Database session and object audit logging of database activities in Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
31 Jan

General Availability: Read replica in special regions with Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Read replica now available in Microsoft Azure operated by 21Vianet and Azure Government regions.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
31 Jan

General availability: Azure SQL updates for late-January 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late-January 2024.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
31 Jan

General Availability: Server logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Enhance your database monitoring with the new server log feature for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, offering customizable retention and straightforward downloading for operational excellence.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
31 Jan

Public preview: Azure SQL updates for late-January 2024

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late-January 2024.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
31 Jan

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL Customer-managed keys (CMK)

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Customer-managed keys allow you to use your own key for cluster data encryption at rest.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features

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