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October 2022

26 Oct

Generally available: AKS support for Ubuntu 22.04

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS will start using Ubuntu 22 instead of Ubuntu 18 as the Ubuntu version for node pools.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
26 Oct

Generally available: Azure Storage — Attribute-based access control for standard storage accounts

NOW AVAILABLE

ABAC for Azure Storage Blobs, ADLS Gen2, and queues is now generally available and can be used for access control by defining conditions on role-assignments based on resource and request attributes.

  • Security
  • Features
26 Oct

Generally available: MERGE command for Azure Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Runs insert, update, or delete operations on a target table from the results of a join with a source table.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
25 Oct

Generally available: Custom IP Prefixes (BYOIP) now available in US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The ability to bring your own public IP ranges is now available in all US Government regions. Additionally, you can now bring your own IPv6 ranges to use as Public IP Prefixes.

  • Virtual Network
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
24 Oct

Public preview: Availability zone volume placement for Azure NetApp Files

IN PREVIEW

Deploy new Azure NetApp Files volumes in Azure availability zones (AZs) of your choice to support workloads across multiple availability zones.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
21 Oct

Community support for Node 16 LTS is ending on 11 September 2023

Target retirement date: September 11, 2023

Community support for Node 16 LTS is ending on 11 September 2023 – transition to Node 18 LTS by that date.

  • Web Apps
  • App Service
  • Retirements
21 Oct

App Service Environment version 1 and version 2 will be retired on 31 August 2024

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

Migrate to App Service Environment version 3 by 31 August 2024.

  • App Service
  • Retirements
21 Oct

Community support for PHP 8.0 is ending on 26 November 2023

Target retirement date: November 26, 2023

Community support for PHP 8.0 is ending on 26 November 2023 – transition to PHP 8.1 by that date.

  • App Service
  • Web Apps
  • Retirements
21 Oct

Continuous delivery setting of Azure VMSS will be retired on 31 March, 2023 – Use Azure DevOps to create pipelines

Target retirement date: March 31, 2023

Start using Azure Pipelines by 31 March, 2023 instead of Azure Portal to create Continuous delivery pipelines for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set

  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Retirements
21 Oct

Cloud Services (classic) deployment model is retiring on 31 August, 2024

Target retirement date: August 31, 2024

Migrate your cloud services to a new deployment model before 31 August, 2024.

  • Cloud Services
  • Retirements
20 Oct

Generally available: SFTP support for Azure Blob Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Blob Storage now supports provisioning an SFTP endpoint with just one click.

  • Features
19 Oct

General availability: Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Premium SSD v2 is the next generation Azure Premium SSD Disk Storage. It offers the most advanced general-purpose block storage solution with the best price-performance.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
19 Oct

General availability: OpenTelemetry exporter for Azure Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer now supports ingestion of data from many receivers via the OpenTelemetry exporter.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
  • Features
18 Oct

General availability: Stream Analytics no-code editor in Event Hubs

NOW AVAILABLE

Stream Analytics no-code editor enables you to develop a Stream Analytics job in minutes with drag and drop experience. Now, it is generally available with several new capabilities added.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Event Hubs
  • Features
18 Oct

Generally available: Auto Extension upgrade for Arc enabled Servers

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2022

Azure Arc can now provide high availability and automatic protection against zero-day or critical vulnerabilities in Azure extensions to your Arc enabled Servers

  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Features
18 Oct

General availability: Azure savings plan for compute

NOW AVAILABLE

Today, we are officially announcing the general availability for Azure savings plan for compute.

  • App Service
  • Container Instances
  • Azure Cost Management and Billing
  • Azure Dedicated Host
  • Azure Functions
  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
17 Oct

General availability: Zone-redundant storage support by Azure Backup

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2022

Azure Backup enables you to configure cost-efficient backups while meeting your data residency requirements.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
17 Oct

Public preview: Exactly once delivery for Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

IN PREVIEW

Stream Analytics now supports end-to-end exactly once semantics when writing to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
17 Oct

Generally available: Azure Stream Analytics in one new region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed, real-time analytics service designed to help you analyse and process fast moving streams of data.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
14 Oct

In development: Introducing ExpressRoute Metro

IN DEVELOPMENT

ExpressRoute Metro enables dedicated, private network connections between Azure datacenters and on-premises using Service providers or directly connecting to Microsoft backbone at two different edge sites in single metropolitan area.

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

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