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Monthly updates for June 2021

Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server: Planned Maintenance Notifications in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Set up alerts on the Azure portal to be notified about planned deployments for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

General availability: Application Insights Node.js pre-aggregated standard metrics

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Application Insights Node.js SDK adds pre-aggregated standard metrics to enhance accuracy of alerts when telemetry sampling is enabled.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jun 9

Public preview: Syslog event collection from Azure Monitor Agent for Linux distros

IN PREVIEW

Upgrade to Azure Monitor Agent for Linux version 1.10 or above to enable syslog data collection using data collection rules for your Linux machines. 

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 9

General availability: Enterprise-scale landing zone reference implementation for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Rapidly adopt Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) using industry-proven practices.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Cache for Redis zone redundancy for Premium tier now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cache for Redis zone redundancy allows you to deploy your Premium tier caches across multiple availability zones, delivering higher availability and resiliency.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
  • Management
Jun 9

Azure Migrate private endpoint support available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Secure your connection to Azure Migrate services with Azure Migrate Private Link.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Services
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server: Support for Postgres 13 (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Create new Flexible Servers using PostgreSQL 13 version for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Open source API portal now generally availabile

NOW AVAILABLE

You can create and publish a customized site with API documentation, automatically generated from OpenAPI files. 

  • API Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server supports PostgreSQL minor versions (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Benefit from the latest PostgreSQL minor versions that include many security updates and bug fixes for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
Jun 7

General availability: Update in Policy Compliance for Resource Type Policies

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Policy built-in policies in which resource type is the only evaluation criterion (e.g. Allowed Resource Types, Disallowed Resource Types) have updated logic to provide a more accurate assessment of your overall environment when aggregated with other policies.

  • Azure Policy
  • Management
  • Services
Jun 7

Azure Backup: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or above for secure MARS agent backups by September 1, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2021

Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 ends September 1, 2021, please upgrade to TLS 1.2 to ensure secure and uninterrupted backups using MARS agent

  • Azure Backup
  • Security
  • Management
  • Services
Jun 4

General availability: ExpressRoute Global Reach Pricing Reduction

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute Global Reach allows you to link ExpressRoute circuits together to make a private network between your on-premises networks. The data transfer price for this offering is now 50% lower.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 4

General availability: Key Rotation and Expiration Policies for Azure Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2021

Access Key Expiration and Policy support for Azure Storage Accounts

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Jun 4

Azure Maps Creator is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Maps Creator provides an end-to-end solution for private indoor maps.

  • Azure Maps
  • Features
Jun 3

General availability: Azure DevOps Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we are including changes to Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. You can now get total capacity for all teams in an iteration. In addition, we are previewing support for templates in the YAML editor.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Jun 3

Now Available: Pricing changes to Azure Sentinel and Azure Monitor to help you reduce costs

NOW AVAILABLE

Enjoy additional cost savings with the new price changes to Azure Sentinel and Azure monitor. These changes took effect on June 2, 2021.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 3

Public preview: Identity-based connections in Azure Functions with latest Azure SDK triggers and bindings

IN PREVIEW

Azure functions can now connect using an identity instead of a secret.

  • Azure Functions
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
Jun 2

Azure Digital Twins Explorer available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Visual developer tool for exploring your digital twin is now available as a web application.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Jun 2

General availability: Azure API Management Premium tier price reduction for incremental purchased units

NOW AVAILABLE

After the first purchased unit, a price reduction of 50% will be applied on all subsequent units purchased.

  • API Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 2

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for May 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in May 2021.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Services

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