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December 2021

Dec 2

Public preview: FSLogix profiles support for Azure AD-joined VMs for Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

Create an Azure Files share to store FSLogix profiles and configure it to support Azure AD authentication.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Dec 2

Public preview: Measure product effectiveness with new user analytics experience in Application Insights

IN PREVIEW

A new experience based on Google’s “HEART framework” helps you measure product effectiveness.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Dec 1

IaaS Agent extension full mode no restart for SQL VMs generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Server IaaS Agent extension can now be upgraded to full mode from lightweight mode without any service disruptions.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
Dec 1

SQL Server IaaS Agent extension for Linux SQL VMs generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Server IaaS Agent extension license management capabilities are now available for Ubuntu Linux virtual machines.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
Dec 1

Public preview: Azure Monitor action rules are now 'alert processing rules'

IN PREVIEW

We are enhancing the preview of alert processing rules with capabilities for richer at-scale management.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Dec 1

General availability: Audit Logs of Azure Monitor log queries

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor logs is announcing a new capability to collect audit logs about query execution

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Dec 1

General availability: Create AKS clusters without local user accounts

NOW AVAILABLE

Disable local accounts for AKS cluster and use AAD only for more secure cluster access.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Security
Dec 1

General availability: AKS auto-certificate rotation

NOW AVAILABLE

You no longer need to monitor and manually rotate non-CA certificates on the AKS control plane and agent nodes for compliance or policy reasons.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Dec 1

General availability: AKS node image auto-upgrade

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now handles the routine task of node image upgrade for you.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Dec 1

Azure Communication Services: Short code functionality for SMS now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute high-volume SMS campaigns in seconds with easy, automated short code functionality.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Services
  • SDK and Tools
Dec 1

General availability: New capabilities in Network Watcher Diagnostic tools to evaluate AVNM Security rules

NOW AVAILABLE

Through updates to Network Watcher Diagnostic tools, you now have the ability to view and evaluate AVNM security rules in addition to the existing support of NSG security rules.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

November 2021

Nov 30

Public preview: Azure NetApp Files application volume group for SAP HANA

IN PREVIEW

With Azure NetApp Files application volume group (AVG) for SAP HANA, you are able to deploy all volumes required to install and operate an SAP HANA system according to best practices.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Nov 30

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the Flexible Server deployment option allowing better control, flexibility, zone-redundant high availability, and cost optimization on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source PostgreSQL database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Open Source
Nov 30

Azure Load Testing now available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now generate high scale load with ease and integrate it into existing CI/CD workflows.

  • Services
Nov 30

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Geo-redundant backup and restore in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plan with geo-redundant backup and restore for Flexible Server on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Open Source
Nov 30

General availability: Azure HDInsight API version updated

NOW AVAILABLE

New HDInsight API adds new networking and availability features that help you build more resilient and secure networks.

  • Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
Nov 30

General availability: Data transformation at Export in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

This update allows the ability for you to transform device data in IoT Central into your preferred structure and export that transformed data to an external destination.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Nov 29

General availability: Secure Data Egress via Managed Identity in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure IoT Central now supports System Assigned Managed Identity allowing you to configure secure data exports.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Nov 29

General availability: VPN Gateway NAT

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VPN Gateway NAT (Network Address Translation) can be used to connect on-premises networks or branch offices to an Azure virtual network with overlapping IP addresses.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Features
  • Security
Nov 29

General availability: Wildcard listener on Application Gateways

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Gateway now supports wildcard characters for multi-site listeners.

  • Application Gateway
  • Features
  • Security

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