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Monthly updates for October 2021

Oct 29

Logic Apps Standard Plan updates in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Logic Apps Standard was released at Ignite 2020 and since then we have added a lot of features to enable better enterprise integration between mission critical systems on cloud, on premises, and in a hybrid way with runtime available on Azure, Azure Arc and locally. This post includes capabilities now available in public preview.

  • Logic Apps
  • Features
Oct 29

Querying Delta Lake files using T-SQL in Azure Synapse Analytics is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Querying Delta Lake format using the T-SQL language in Azure Synapse is generally available.

  • Features
Oct 29

Public preview: Multiple backups per day for Azure Files

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup now supports configuring multiple backups per day for Azure Files via backup policy. You can achieve RPO (Recovery Point Objective) up to 4 hours using Azure Files snapshot-based backup solution.

  • Azure Files
  • Azure Backup
  • Features
Oct 28

General availability: Ephemeral OS disks for Azure VMs support additional VM sizes

NOW AVAILABLE

You now can choose where to store Ephemeral OS disks, either in VM temp disk or on VM cache. This enables Ephemeral OS disks to be created on more VM sizes that have sufficient temp disks.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
Oct 28

General availability: Logz.io for Microsoft Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now run Logz.io as a service on Azure through the Azure Marketplace. This offer provides you with seamless experience to provision Logz.io accounts and configure Azure resources to send logs to Logz.io from Azure portal. Leverage best-in-class provisioning, onboarding, and management experience in Azure with unified billing for the Logz.io on Azure service through the Azure Marketplace. 

  • Services
Oct 28

General availability: Azure Functions extensions for Blobs, Queues, Event Hubs, Service Bus, and Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

The new triggers and bindings contain a number of improvements, including support for identity-based connections.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
Oct 27

General availability: Azure Data Explorer Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer Insights provides comprehensive monitoring of your clusters by delivering a unified view of your cluster performance, usage, ingestion operations, cache, and more.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Management
Oct 26

Zerto Disaster Recovery for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Zerto Disaster Recovery is now available and supported with Azure VMware Solution, delivering data protection and disaster recovery services that eliminate data loss and downtime for vSphere virtual machines running on Azure VMware Solution environment.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
  • Features
Oct 26

Azure Spot Virtual Machines: Try to restore functionality now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now opt-in and use this feature while deploying Spot VMs using Virtual Machine Scale Sets. This new feature will automatically try to restore an evicted Spot VM to maintain the desired target compute capacity (e.g., number of VMs) in a scale set.

  • Azure Spot Virtual Machines
  • Features
Oct 26

Extended regional availability for Private Link NSG Support

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Link NSG public preview support has extended regional availability to ​​​​​​​Asiaeast, Australiaeast, Japaneast, Canadacentral, Europenorth, Koreacentral, Brazilsouth, Uksouth, US South, US North, France Central.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Services
  • Features
  • Security
Oct 26

Extended regional availability for Private Link UDR Support

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Link Network Security Group public preview support has extended regional availability to ​​​​​​​Asiaeast, Australiaeast, Japaneast, Canadacentral, Europenorth, Koreacentral, Brazilsouth, Uksouth, US South, US North, France Central

  • Azure Private Link
  • Services
  • Features
  • Security
Oct 26

Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 RTM for OEMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021, the operating system offering for embedded and IoT device has gone RTM for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

  • Windows for IoT
  • Operating System
Oct 26

Azure Red Hat OpenShift now available in public preview in Azure Government

IN PREVIEW

Azure Government customers can use Azure Red Hat OpenShift to build cloud-native applications

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
Oct 26

General availability: Azure governance policy for Azure Key Vault

NOW AVAILABLE

Integration of Azure Key Vault with Azure Policy has reached general availability and is now ready for production use. Azure Policy provides the ability to place guardrails on Key Vault and its objects to ensure they are compliant with your organizations security recommendations and compliance regulations. It allows you to perform real time policy-based enforcement and on-demand compliance assessment of existing secrets in your Azure environment.

  • Key Vault
  • Azure Policy
  • Management
  • Features
  • Compliance
  • Security
Oct 25

General availability: ExpressRoute IPv6 Support for Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

IPv6 support for ExpressRoute Private Peering is now generally available with ExpressRoute circuits and Azure environments globally.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Features
Oct 25

General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.10

NOW AVAILABLE

Version 21.10 is a feature update for the Azure Sphere OS, the SDK, supporting tools, and customer documentation.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • Gallery
  • SDK and Tools
Oct 25

General availability: Azure Backup now supports Archive Tier through Azure Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup support to move backups for SQL and SAP HANA databases running in Azure VMs into the Archive tier, via Azure portal and Azure CLI, is also generally available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Features
Oct 25

Azure Monitor Log Analytics and Application Insights support for Availability Zones is now generally available in West US 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Log Analytics and Application Insights are now support Availability Zones capability in West US 2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Management
  • Features
Oct 25

General availability: Azure Advisor recommendations for Azure Data Explorer Clusters

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor analyzes the Azure Data Explorer cluster configurations and usage telemetry and offers personalized and actionable recommendations to help you optimize your cluster. Advisor is designed to help you save you time on the cluster optimization. The recommendations include suggested actions you can take right away, postpone, or dismiss.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Management
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 21

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in West US 3, Korea South, and Canada East

IN PREVIEW

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in West US 3, Korea South, and Canada East.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters

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