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Monthly updates for July 2021

Jul 21

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server Auto-grow storage in public preview

IN PREVIEW

With auto-grow storage enabled, your storage automatically grows when storage consumed on the Flexible Server is nearing its provisioned limit.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jul 21

Public preview: Azure App Service Migration Assistant PowerShell-based experience

IN PREVIEW

The PowerShell-based experience for the Azure App Service Migration Assistant is now in public preview.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
Jul 21

The public preview of Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supported in new regions

IN PREVIEW

Provision new Flexible Server deployments in new regions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Open Source
Jul 19

Azure VMware Solution now generally available in the Canada East region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has expanded availability to Canada East. With this release Canada East is now the second region within the Canadian sovereign area to become available (joining Canada Central).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 19

Public preview: IoT Edge Metrics Collector module 1.0.1 release

IN PREVIEW

This update provides security and reliability improvements, and support for government and regional clouds.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Monitor
  • Security
  • Features
Jul 19

Announcing the Azure Firewall Premium general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Utilize next-generation firewall capabilities in Azure Firewall Premium

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Jul 19

Public preview: Scan and view lineage of data stored in Erwin Mart, Google BigQuery and Looker using Azure Purview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview now supports automated scanning from Erwin, BigQuery and Looker soureces to extract schema and lineage between data.

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
Jul 19

Shared disks on Azure Disk Storage are now generally available on all Premium SSD and Standard SSD sizes

NOW AVAILABLE

Shared disks can now be leveraged on smaller Premium SSDs from 4GiB to 128 GiB and all Standard SSDs from 4 GiB to 32 TiB. This expands shared disk support to Ultra Disk, Premium SSD, and Standard SSD enabling you to optimize for different price and performance options based on your workload needs.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
Jul 19

Public preview: Alerts, Pacemaker cluster (RHEL OS) and data-size for SAP HANA

IN PREVIEW

SAP on Azure customers can now set threshold-based alerts on SAP application, databases and clusters though Azur portal with few clicks.

  • Features
Jul 19

Private preview: New telemetry for SAP Application (NetWeaver) in Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

SAP on Azure customers can now view SAP Application telemetry like short dumps, SDF/SMON and STO3 in Azure portal.

  • Features
Jul 16

Azure VMware Solution now generally available in the Australia Southeast region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has expanded availability to Australia Southeast. With this release Australia Southeast is now the second region within the Australian sovereign area to become available (joining Australia East).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 16

Azure Automation support for User Assigned Managed Identities is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use user-assigned identities for Azure Automation runbook jobs.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
Jul 15

General availability: Azure IoT Central new and updated features—June 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

June updates include dashboard enhancements, the IoT Plug and Play smartphone app including updated quickstarts, rule condition enhancements, a new responsive UI, and a new Learn module.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jul 14

Session and cache provider using Azure Cosmos DB in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Cosmos DB as a session state and cache provider through Microsoft.Extensions.Caching.Cosmos extension package for global scaling and low latency.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
Jul 14

Limited preview: Migrate your Azure Data Lake Storage from Gen1 to Gen2 using the Azure Portal

IN PREVIEW

Use this simple experience to migrate your data from Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 to Gen2 to speed up your time to insights.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Jul 14

Azure Maps Creator v1 preview will be retired on 6 September 2021

Target retirement date: September 06, 2021

Transition to Azure Maps Creator v2 by 6 September 2021

  • Azure Maps
  • Retirements
Jul 14

Public preview: Azure Service Bus support for large messages

IN PREVIEW

You can now send and receive message payloads of up to 100MB in Azure Service Bus premium tier namespaces.

  • Service Bus
  • Features
Jul 14

General availability: Deliver a secure hybrid workplace with Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about our new announcements and product updates for Azure Virtual Desktop at Microsoft Inspire 2021.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Services
Jul 14

General availability: Azure Spring Cloud Pricing Model Change

NOW AVAILABLE

Upcoming changes to base units in Azure Spring Cloud Basic and Standard will result in lower costs for many customers.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jul 14

Free Extended Security Updates only on Azure for Windows Server 2012 /R2and SQL Server 2012

IN DEVELOPMENT

Learn how you can take advantage of free Extended Security only Azure for workloads running on Windows Server 2012/R2 and SQL Server 2012 releases.

  • Pricing & Offerings

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