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Monthly updates for October 2021

Oct 13

Public preview: AKS support for Kubernetes 1.22

IN PREVIEW

You can now take advantage of the latest features of Kubernetes 1.22 including a new PodSecurity admission feature and more.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Oct 13

Public preview: HTTPS proxy configuration support

IN PREVIEW

You can now specify HTTPS proxy configuration when creating your AKS clusters and node pools.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Oct 13

New centralized management experience for Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Oct 13

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Ddsv4 and Edsv4 SKUs in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Oct 13

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus): Azure Private Link support in public preview

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Oct 13

Azure Machine Learning announcements - Oct 2021 generally available capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Oct 13

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Geo-redundant backup and restore in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plan with geo backup and restore, now available on Flexible Server for Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 13

Azure Machine Learning announcements - Oct 2021 public preview capabilities

IN PREVIEW

New features now available in public preview include compute instance and cluster No Public IP, Hashicorp Terraform configuration templates, and AutoML for images.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Oct 12

Azure Firewall Premium now generally available in five new Azure regions

NOW AVAILABLE

New zone options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Features
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 12

Generally available: Service Tag Discovery API

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
Oct 11

General availability: Azure Translator now supports more than 100 languages and dialects

NOW AVAILABLE

Translator now supports more than 100 languages and dialects to help you streamline your translation workflows.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
Oct 8

Public preview: Dynamic concurrency in Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions dynamic concurrency feature simplifies configuring concurrency for your function apps.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Oct 8

General availability: Azure Monitor container insights portal experience update

NOW AVAILABLE

Refreshed experience with accessibility updates and new reliable recommended alerts & metrics for monitoring your container resources.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
Oct 7

Public preview: Standard network features for Azure NetApp Files

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 7

Reminder: Azure Service Management API for Messaging Services will be retired on 1 December 2021

Target retirement date: December 01, 2021

Transition to Azure Resource Manager by 1 December 2021.

  • Service Bus
  • Event Grid
  • Retirements
Oct 6

General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.10 expected on Oct. 20, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period for 21.10 provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Oct 6

Azure Functions Python 3.9 support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Python developers can now take advantage of the version enhancements in Python 3.9 using Azure Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Oct 5

Windows 11 is now generally available on Azure Virtual Desktop

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy Windows 11 desktops and applications on Azure Virtual Desktop and utilize new capabilities while optimizing for cost.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Oct 5

South Africa North Availability Zones now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Oct 5

Korea Central Availability Zones now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Regions & Datacenters

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