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Monthly updates for January 2021

Jan 22

Generally available: Copy Blob support over private endpoints in Azure Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Private Link
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 22

Action Required: Upgrade IoT Hub IP filter before 1 February 2022

Target retirement date: February 01, 2022

The upgraded IP filter protects the built-in endpoint and is more secure.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Retirements
Jan 21

Azure Boards - New enhancements to Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

In this sprint, we're enhancing Delivery Plans 2.0 with new condensed views and rollup information.

  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Features
Jan 21

Public preview: Automatic Cluster Upgrades in AKS

IN PREVIEW

AKS simplifies the task of deploying new Kubernetes releases by enabling users to configure automatic cluster upgrades.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jan 21

Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in UAE Central & Japan West

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jan 21

Public preview: Application Insight in Japan West

IN PREVIEW

Application Insight is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health in Japan West.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jan 21

Public preview: Prevent Shared Key authorization on Azure Storage accounts

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2021

Enhance secure access to Azure Storage accounts with Prevent Shared Key authorization.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 21

Azure Automation is now available in Switzerland West

NOW AVAILABLE

Automate tasks across Azure & Non-Azure environment using PowerShell and Python based scripts.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Jan 21

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West

NOW AVAILABLE

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 .

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jan 21

General availability: Application Insight in Germany West Central, UAE North, & Switzerland West

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jan 21

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 53 is now available - January 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
Jan 21

App Service Authentication portal experience is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

A new version of the App Service Authentication/Authorization portal experience is now in preview.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jan 21

Azure Monitor Network Insights is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers now have a single console for all their network monitoring requirements with Azure Monitor Network Insights

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jan 21

Changes in Azure Monitor Logs for the AzureDiagnostics table is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs will now allow more than 500 dimensions to be collected to the AzureDiagnostics table by introducing an "overflow" column.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jan 21

Automatic tracking of click events with Application Insights is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights JavaScript SDK Click Analytics Plugin provides automatic tracking of click events on web pages.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jan 21

Public preview of Linux Diagnostics Agent 4.0

IN PREVIEW

A new major version release of the Linux Diagnostic Extension is now available in public preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jan 21

General availability: Optional Uptime SLA for Azure Kubernetes Service private clusters

NOW AVAILABLE

Financially backed uptime SLA for AKS private clusters is now available.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jan 21

Public preview: Azure Key Vault CSI driver support in Azure Kubernetes Service

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Features
Jan 21

Announcing general availability support for Java Message Service (JMS) 2.0 API on Azure Service Bus Premium

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily migrate your Java and Spring workloads to Azure Service Bus.

  • Service Bus
  • Features
Jan 21

Azure Cosmos DB: Multiple region Availability Zones support with single-region write now generally available

NOW 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.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Regions & Datacenters

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