Monthly updates for September 2021
You can now manage your Azure Monitor alerts via Backup center.
Azure Backup provides packaged pre-post scripts for Oracle VMs that can be used to instantly backup, create instant clones, reduce backup storage cost, and performance impact.
You can now purchase and change existing reservations to scope them to a management group.
General availability: Azure Archive Storage now available in three new regions: Norway East, UAE North, and Germany West Central
Reduce spending by storing cold data to Azure Archive Storage, now in new regions.
Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed, real-time analytics service designed to help you analyze and process fast moving streams of data that can be used to get insights, build reports, or trigger alerts and actions. The service is now available in 3 new regions.
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With this certification, U.S. government and public sector customers can now use Azure VMware Solution as a compliant FedRAMP cloud computing environment, ensuring it meets the demanding standards for security and information protection.
JetStream Disaster Recovery is now available on Azure VMware Solution in public preview, enabling DR protection needed for business and mission-critical applications. JetStream Disaster Recovery on Azure VMware Solution is also cost-effective, as it uses minimal resources at the DR site by leveraging cloud storage, such as Azure Blob Storage.
Now with Windows Server 2022 generally available, you can start using this agent to monitor your resources running the latest Windows operating systems
A new major version of the Cosmos DB extensions for Azure Functions is now available in public preview.
Benefit from new features and enhancements in OpenShift release 4.8.
You can now create custom policy definitions for your AKS clusters
You can now select if you would like your AKS nodes to be deleted or deallocated when scaled down.
You can now execute just-in-time commands for AKS more easily.
General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance in mid-September 2021.
You can now provision Hyperscale (Citus) for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service using the open source Postgres database, in the Japan West region.
The support of Citus 10.1, 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.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) supports PostgreSQL 11.13, 12.8, and 13.4 minor versions
Use PostgreSQL 11.13, 12.8, and 13.4 minor versions with Hyperscale (Citus) for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.
Use the latest Azure Cosmos DB Azure Functions extension version 4.0 based on the .NET SDK version 3.x, enabling authentication with AAD, built-in change feed processor support, and performance enhancements.
Target availability: Q3 2021
New feature Multiple Private Endpoint for Workspace is now available in public preview in Azure Machine Learning
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