Monthly updates for August 2021
Target retirement date: August 31, 2024
Start using the Azure Monitor agent instead of the Log Analytics agent before 31 August 2024.
Target retirement date: August 31, 2022
Move to GPU accelerated virtual machines by 31 August 2022.
Simplify name resolution to your AKS clusters without compromising your Kubernetes API server security.
Secure your static web apps with Private Endpoints by limiting exposure to the public internet.
This new capability enables mounting Azure Storage as a network share in a built-in Linux container or a custom Linux container deployed to App Service for Linux.
Enhanced troubleshooting experiences now generally available for additional resources in Network Insights
You can now access resource topology views and pre-built monitoring workbooks for Private Link, NAT Gateway, Public IP, and NIC resources in Azure, via Network Insights.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) users can now benefit from enhancements and capabilities in Kubernetes 1.21.
Natively leverage storage systems in Kubernetes using Container Storage Interface storage drivers.
Application Insights, an Application Performance Management (APM) observability feature of Azure Monitor, is announcing the release of several key features including .NET on Linux auto-instrumentation for the preview of .NET6, including support for self-contained and framework-dependent deployments.
PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres, is now part of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) managed service.
The restart server group capability is now available for Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the Postgres open-source database on Azure.
Continuous backup mode for the Core (SQL) API and Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB feature means you can now perform your own granular restore capabilities.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL | Scheduled maintenance for Hyperscale (Citus) now generally available
Now Hyperscale (Citus) supports custom maintenance schedules with Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus): Same region read replicas now generally available
Now you can create read replicas of your Hyperscale (Citus) server group for enhanced read scalability with Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.
Included with Citus 10, columnar compression is now supported in the Hyperscale (Citus) option in Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.
Create Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) server groups with Postgres 12 and Postgres 13, in addition to previously supported Postgres 11.
The support of Citus 10, with columnar storage and more, is now included in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.
You can now provision Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server in five new regions
You can now run Hyperscale (Citus) on a single node with Hyperscale (Citus) Basic for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.
The public preview Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server (Preview) is now supported in eight additional regions.
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