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Monthly updates for November 2021

Nov 19

General availability: Increased connection limit for VPN Gateways

NOW AVAILABLE

VPN Gateways can now support up to 100 Site-to-Site/VNet-to-VNet connections for some VPN Gateway SKUs.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 18

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCv3-series now available in Europe West and North

IN PREVIEW

Confidential computing DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in Europe West and Europe North.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
Nov 18

General availability: New Sweden Central region added to Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

HDInsight is now available in more European regions, Sweden Central.

  • HDInsight
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Nov 17

Azure VMware Solution now generally available in the France Central Azure Region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has now expanded availability to France Central, this update is in addition to the existing availability multiple Azure regions in US, Europe, Australia, Japan, UK, Canada, Brazil and Southeast Asia (Singapore).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Nov 17

Public preview: Azure SQL bindings for Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

You can connect Azure SQL to Azure Functions more easily with input and output bindings, now available in public preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure SQL
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
Nov 17

JetStream Disaster Recovery for Azure VMware Solution now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

JetStream Disaster Recovery is now generally available on Azure VMware Solution, enabling DR protection for VMware based business applications. JetStream Disaster Recovery for Azure VMware Solution is also cost-effective, leveraging Azure Blob Storage to minimize resources at the DR site.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
  • Services
Nov 17

General availability: Azure Machine Learning updates - November 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The new feature in general availability for Azure Machine Learning includes deploying with pre-built Inferencing docker images.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Nov 17

Public preview: Azure Machine Learning updates - November 2021

IN PREVIEW

New features now available in public preview for Azure Machine Learning include test AutoML models and calculate test metrics, support for storage account IP firewall, and new pipeline capabilities using CLI v2.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Nov 17

Virtual machines selector now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The newly released virtual machines selector lets you quickly find the Azure VMs and disk storage options that meet your requirements. Localized in 26 different languages, the tool guides your selection based on workload categories, operating systems, and Azure regions of your choice. The virtual machine selector is integrated with the pricing calculator.

  • Virtual Machines
  • SDK and Tools
Nov 17

Public preview: Monitor Spring Boot apps in Azure Spring Cloud with AppDynamics

IN PREVIEW

With the integration of AppDynamics in Azure Spring Cloud, developers can keep using a popular and familiar application performance monitoring (APM) tool to monitor Spring Boot applications.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Features
Nov 17

Public preview: Azure Spring Cloud start and stop, bring your own persistent storage, and Service Connector

IN PREVIEW

Azure Spring Cloud now lets you start and stop your applications to reduce costs, bring your own persistent storage for logs and dumps, and connect your apps with Azure services more easily using Service Connector.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Features
Nov 17

SFTP support for Azure Blob Storage - now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Blob Storage is the only storage platform that supports SFTP over object storage natively in a serverless fashion, enabling you leverage object storage economics and features with legacy workloads that use SFTP.

  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Nov 17

General availability: Copy data to/from Azure Data Explorer using Azure Data Factory or Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Mapping Data Flows provides scale-out data transformation in the cloud in Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse Analytics. With these additional connectors, you can build ETL patterns at Spark scale in a code-free design environment without ever touching the Spark compute. Azure Integration Runtimes allow you to define the Spark environment and provide a serverless Spark compute for your data transformation pipelines.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Data Factory
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Integration Runtime
  • Features
Nov 16

General availability: Azure API Management updates- October 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure API Management is now available with new updates such as support for managed identity authentication for communication with Application Insights, ability to import Container App as an API and more.

  • API Management
  • Features
  • Services
Nov 16

East Asia Availability Zones now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Availability Zones are now generally available in the East Asia region. These three new zones provide you with options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Nov 16

Public preview: Run Command – Execute PowerShell or shell scripts on Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

IN PREVIEW

The updated Run Commands are now management orientated, allows to run multiple scripts, track their progress and define Run Command resources in ARM templates to automate VM deployments.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 16

General availability: Microsoft Azure available from new cloud region in Sweden

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure is now available from our newest sustainable datacenter region Sweden Central.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Nov 16

General availability: NFSv4.1 support on Azure Files

NOW AVAILABLE

With NFS (Network File Share) on Azure Files, you can now deploy fully managed, POSIX compliant, distributed NFS file shares in your production environments for a wide variety of workloads. 

  • Premium Files Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Services
Nov 15

Azure VMware Solution is now generally available in Japan West Azure Region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has expanded availability to Japan West. With this release Japan West is now the second region within the Japan sovereign area to become available (joining Japan East).

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Nov 15

Public preview: VM Applications – Manage and deploy applications to Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

IN PREVIEW

With VM Applications, you can create and securely store application packages in an Azure Compute Gallery. Package management is greatly simplified with logical grouping and versioning capabilities and packages can be shared with other users in your organization, across subscriptions, and tenants.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

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