Monthly updates for January 2021
Azure Storage now supports copying of data between storage accounts using private endpoints. This includes support for the Copy Blob API and utilities such as AzCopy.
Target retirement date: February 01, 2022
The upgraded IP filter protects the built-in endpoint and is more secure.
In this sprint, we're enhancing Delivery Plans 2.0 with new condensed views and rollup information.
AKS simplifies the task of deploying new Kubernetes releases by enabling users to configure automatic cluster upgrades.
Azure Log Analytics is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in UAE Central & Japan West.
Application Insight is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health in Japan West.
Target availability: Q2 2021
Enhance secure access to Azure Storage accounts with Prevent Shared Key authorization.
Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.
Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West .
Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West regions for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.
The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides provides fixes, updated Linux support for disaster recovery of Azure VMs, VMware VMs, and physical servers, and download links for Site Recovery components.
A new version of the App Service Authentication/Authorization portal experience is now in preview.
Customers now have a single console for all their network monitoring requirements with Azure Monitor Network Insights
Azure Monitor Logs will now allow more than 500 dimensions to be collected to the AzureDiagnostics table by introducing an "overflow" column.
A new major version release of the Linux Diagnostic Extension is now available in public preview.
Financially backed uptime SLA for AKS private clusters is now available.
Azure Key Vault provider for Secrets Store CSI driver allows you to get secret contents stored in an Azure Key Vault instance. Azure Key Vault simplifies the task of securing and using cryptographic keys and other secrets with AKS. With this new feature, you can use the Secrets Store CSI driver interface to mount secrets into Kubernetes pods while benefiting from the increased security and control via the Azure Key Vault. AKS customers can use this new capability to mount enterprise grade external secrets stores to AKS pods, thereby simplifying access to secrets, keys, and certificates in a secure manner. You can now mount secrets stored in Azure Key Vault into Kubernetes pods.
Announcing general availability support for Java Message Service (JMS) 2.0 API on Azure Service Bus Premium
Easily migrate your Java and Spring workloads to Azure Service Bus.
Azure Cosmos DB: Multiple region Availability Zones support with single-region write now generally available
The general availability of Availability Zone support for Azure Cosmos DB accounts configured for two or more regions with single-region writes may lower pricing and includes increased availability SLA.