Monthly updates for April 2021
The latest release of Azure Sphere brings enhancements and features to the OS, SDKs, and Visual Studio extensions.
Easily build large-scale real-time messaging applications with WebSockets without the need to manage backend infrastructure.
Leverage Azure Policy to enable Azure Site Recovery for your VMs at scale and ensure organizational standards.
General availability: Azure Site Recovery now supports cross-continental disaster recovery for 3 region pairs
Protect your applications from outages by replicating your virtual machines across continents.
General availability: Set up Azure Site Recovery with proximity placement groups across hybrid and cloud disaster recovery scenarios
Azure Site Recovery now provides a portal experience to failover VMs or physical servers inside a proximity placement group in the target Azure region.
Application Insight is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health in the following list of regions South India West Central US.
Azure Log Analytics is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in South India.
Azure Ultra Disk, which offers high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your data-intensive and transaction-heavy workloads, is now available in North Central US.
Public preview: Forced failover now available with zone redundant high availability for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server
Flexible Server forced failover capability is now available in all zone redundant regions.
You can now create work items in Azure DevOps or GitHub based on Application Insights telemetry.
Log search based alerts can now be automatically resolved, and query can be evaluated every minute for faster time to fire.
Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in April 2021.
Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Zone redundant high availability now generally available in new regions
Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server zone redundant high availability is now available in two new regions: UK South and Japan East.
France Central and Brazil South regions are now available deployment options for the public preview of Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.
MySQL 8.0.21 is now in general availability with Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server deployment option in all major Azure regions.
The latest preview release of intelligent performance on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server on Postgres 11 and 12 is now available.
You can now add Azure Hybrid Benefit to their Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) VMSS instances as well as RI’s, helping to significantly reduce the costs of running your workloads in the cloud.
Azure Cache for Redis integration with Azure Event Grid allows service manage routing of Redis events like patching, scaling, and import/export (RDB) to your event handler.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) includes new Brazil South, France Central, and Switzerland North regions to distribute your Postgres database to horizontally scale queries across multiple machines using sharding.
Azure Container Registry handles private Docker container images as well as related content formats, such as Helm charts, OCI artifacts, and images built to the OCI image format specification.
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