Monthly updates for October 2021
You can now take advantage of the latest features of Kubernetes 1.22 including a new PodSecurity admission feature and more.
You can now specify HTTPS proxy configuration when creating your AKS clusters and node pools.
Introducing a new way to manage Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server centrally at an Azure subscription or account level, providing better control and optimized cost savings.
Support for Ddsv4 and Edsv4 compute tiers is now supported for Flexible Server on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.
Private Link is now available in preview for Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.
New features now generally available include authenticate with Managed Identities, simplify data upload with dataset uploads, parallel run step with partitioned dataset, and create and edit environments using Environments UI.
Strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plan with geo backup and restore, now available on Flexible Server for Azure Database for MySQL.
New features now available in public preview include compute instance and cluster No Public IP, Hashicorp Terraform configuration templates, and AutoML for images.
New zone options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.
Utilize the Service Tag Discovery API to retrieve a list of Service Tags and corresponding IP ranges to easily configure on-premises firewalls and Azure resources.
Translator now supports more than 100 languages and dialects to help you streamline your translation workflows.
Azure Functions dynamic concurrency feature simplifies configuring concurrency for your function apps.
Refreshed experience with accessibility updates and new reliable recommended alerts & metrics for monitoring your container resources.
Standard network features for Azure NetApp Files volumes is now in public preview in select regions. This includes support for increased IP limits, Network Security Groups, User-defined routes, and additional connectivity patterns like connectivity over Active/Active VPN gateway and ExpressRoute FastPath
Target retirement date: December 01, 2021
Transition to Azure Resource Manager by 1 December 2021.
Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period for 21.10 provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.
Python developers can now take advantage of the version enhancements in Python 3.9 using Azure Functions.
Deploy Windows 11 desktops and applications on Azure Virtual Desktop and utilize new capabilities while optimizing for cost.
Azure Availability Zones are now generally available in the South Africa North region. These three new zones provide customers with options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.
Azure Availability Zones are now generally available in the Korea Central region. These three new zones provide you with options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.
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