Monthly updates for December 2021
Immutable storage with versioning is now generally available. Set time-based policies or legal holds on data so that the data becomes non-erasable and non-modifiable and protect all versions of a blob.
Azure Monitor containers insights preview version for Azure Red Hat OpenShift v4.x will be retired by 31 May 2022
Target retirement date: May 31, 2022
Transition to Container Insights by 31 May 2022.
A new feature now available in general availability includes Manage Azure Machine Learning resource using Hashicorp Terraform
Azure Availability Zones are now generally available in India Central. These three new zones provide customers with options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.
Take multi-disk consistent point in time snapshots of all the disks attached to a VM for backup and disaster recovery purposes.
New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Microsoft Defender for Cloud in November 2021.
Public preview enhancements and updates released for Microsoft Defender for Cloud in November 2021.
Create an Azure Files share to store FSLogix profiles and configure it to support Azure AD authentication.
Public preview: Measure product effectiveness with new user analytics experience in Application Insights
A new experience based on Google’s “HEART framework” helps you measure product effectiveness.
SQL Server IaaS Agent extension can now be upgraded to full mode from lightweight mode without any service disruptions.
SQL Server IaaS Agent extension license management capabilities are now available for Ubuntu Linux virtual machines.
We are enhancing the preview of alert processing rules with capabilities for richer at-scale management.
Azure Monitor logs is announcing a new capability to collect audit logs about query execution
Disable local accounts for AKS cluster and use AAD only for more secure cluster access.
You no longer need to monitor and manually rotate non-CA certificates on the AKS control plane and agent nodes for compliance or policy reasons.
AKS now handles the routine task of node image upgrade for you.
Execute high-volume SMS campaigns in seconds with easy, automated short code functionality.
General availability: New capabilities in Network Watcher Diagnostic tools to evaluate AVNM Security rules
Through updates to Network Watcher Diagnostic tools, you now have the ability to view and evaluate AVNM security rules in addition to the existing support of NSG security rules.
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