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November 2023

Nov 27

General Availability: Azure Automation supports PowerShell 7.2 runbooks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Automation supports PowerShell 7.2 runbooks (General Availability).

  • Management
Nov 27

Announcing General Availability of Microsoft Defender for APIs

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

The general availability of Defender for APIs, a new offering as part of Microsoft Defender for Cloud, that helps organizations prevent, detect, and respond to API threats with an integrated cloud security context.

  • API Management
  • Features
Nov 27

Public Preview: Create and manage Azure Monitor managed Prometheus rules in Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

You can now create and manage Azure Managed Prometheus rule groups, alert rules and recording rules in the Azure Portal

  • Azure Monitor
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Alerts
  • Features
Nov 24

Extended support for .NET 6 (LTS) ends on 12 November 2024

Target retirement date: November 12, 2024

Extended support for .NET 6 (LTS) ends 12 November 2024 - upgrade your apps to .NET 8 (LTS)

  • Retirements
Nov 24

Extended support for .NET 7 (STS) ends on 14 May 2024

Target retirement date: May 14, 2024

Extended support for .NET 7 (STS) ends on 14 May 2024 - upgrade your apps to .NET 8 (LTS)

  • Retirements
Nov 22

General Availability - Azure Backup for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup is announcing General Availability of Azure Backup for AKS allowing customers to protect their applications by providing ability to backup and restore AKS clusters.

  • Azure Backup
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Nov 22

Public Preview: Kafka Input and Output with Azure Stream Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

You can connect directly to Kafka to ingest from Kafka clusters or output data to Kafka clusters in your Azure Stream Analytics (ASA) job.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Open Source
Nov 22

Public preview: Schema migration for target Azure SQL DB

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Transfer your database schema from source to target Azure SQL DB using DMS from the Azure Portal.

  • Azure Database Migration Service (classic)
  • Features
Nov 22

Public Preview Preview: Protocol Buffers (Protobuf) with Azure Stream Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

You can ingest events in protobuf format into Azure Stream Analytics using a built-in deserializer.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Open Source
Nov 22

General availability: Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

The new Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service (DMS) allows you to perform seamless migrations from SQL Server on-premises to Azure SQL Targets using DMS.

  • Azure Database Migration Service (classic)
  • Features
Nov 22

General availability: SKU recommendation in Azure SQL Migration extension - Azure Data Studio

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Support for SKU recommendation in the Azure SQL Migration extension for Azure Data Studio is in GA.

  • Azure Database Migration Service (classic)
  • Features
Nov 22

General Availability: pgvector 0.5.1 extension

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Pgvector 0.5.1, includes support for HSNW indexing, l1_distance, and sum aggregates since the prior supported version 0.4.0

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Nov 22

Public Preview: Server logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

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
Nov 22

General availability: Time travel in Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

We are announcing the general availability of the time travel capability in Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL and MongoDB API.

  • Features
Nov 22

General availability: Change data capture in Azure Cosmos DB analytical store

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

We are announcing the general availability of the CDC capability from Azure Cosmos DB analytical store.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Nov 21

General Availability of Azure App Configuration Kubernetes Provider

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Configuration Kubernetes Provider lets you centrally configure the applications running in Kubernetes clusters. The latest version offers workload identity authentication in the provider and dynamic refresh of the configuration data.

  • App Configuration
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 21

General Availability: User and group quota management in Azure NetApp Files

NOW AVAILABLE

Default and individual user/group quotas allows you to stay in control of capacity consumption on volumes; the feature is now Generally Available (GA)

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

General Availability: Standard network features support in US Gov regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Standard network features for azure NetApp files are now available in the US Gov regions

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

Generally available: Azure Static Web Apps now supports .NET 8

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Static Web Apps now supports .NET 8, enabling you to build and deploy frontend and full-stack .NET 8 web applications. With .NET 8 support, you can build and deploy Blazor WebAssembly apps to Azure Static Web Apps. You can also deploy .NET 8 managed functions to your Azure Static Web Apps.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Features
Nov 21

Public Preview: Encryption using Customer Managed Keys for Backup Vaults

IN PREVIEW

Encryption of data in Backup vaults using Customer Managed Keys is now in Public Preview.

  • Azure Backup
  • Security
  • Features

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