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Monthly updates for February 2022

Feb 28

General availability: Azure Sphere version 22.02

NOW AVAILABLE

The 22.02 release includes new and changed features in the OS and the SDK.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
Feb 28

General availability: Asset certification in Azure Purview data catalog

NOW AVAILABLE

Data stewards can now certify assets that meet their organization's quality standards in the Azure Purview data catalog

  • Microsoft Purview
  • Services
  • Features
Feb 28

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB supports version 4.2

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Utilize new aggregation pipeline functionality and client-side field encryption with Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB version 4.2.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Feb 28

General availability: Azure Red Hat OpenShift support for OpenShift 4.9

NOW AVAILABLE

Benefit from new features and enhancements in OpenShift release 4.9.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
Feb 24

Generally available: Updated navigation menu in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Central navigation menu has been updated to make it easier to find product capabilities. Pages have been re-ordered, re-grouped, and re-named to align with common tasks.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Feb 24

Generally available: Utilize multiple backups per day for Azure Files in Azure Backup

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

The feature that allows you to configure multiple backups per day for Azure Files via backup policy is now generally available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Azure Files
  • Features
Feb 24

Generally available: Azure NetApp Files new region and cross-region replication

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files is now available in an additional Australia region and supports a new cross-region replication pair.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 24

Generally available: Direct enterprise agreement on Azure Cost Management and Billing

NOW AVAILABLE

Manage your enrollment hierarchy, view account usage, and monitor costs directly from the Azure Cost Management and Billing menu on the Azure portal (for direct enterprise agreement customers on commercial cloud).

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
Feb 23

Generally available: Log Analytics data export in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics data export is ready for production deployments, supporting most tables in Log Analytics workspaces.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
Feb 23

General availability: Custom retention for AzureActivity and Usage data tables

NOW AVAILABLE

Set specific retention periods on AzureActivity and Usage data tables in Log Analytics workspaces, keeping such data for a longer time, while maintaining the workspace retention as low as needed.

  • Management
  • Features
Feb 22

General availability: Application Gateway mutual authentication

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable frontend mutual authentication and listener specific SSL policies on Application Gateway, now generally available.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 22

General availability: Localization available in Azure Purview

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Purview UX team has localized Azure Purview studio to 18 languages.

  • Microsoft Purview
  • Features
Feb 17

General availability: Automatically delete a VM and its associated resources simultaneously

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now automatically delete disks, NICs, and Public IPs associated with a VM at the same time you delete the VM.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Feb 17

Generally available: New learning content on the Azure IoT Central homepage

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Central homepage has been refreshed with new learning content to help you start your IoT solution development.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Feb 16

Generally available: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) new certifications

NOW AVAILABLE

New compliance certifications are now available on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Compliance
Feb 16

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) additional regions available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) is now available in the Central US, South Central US, West Central US, and West US regions to distribute your Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 16

Generally available: Virtual Machine level disk bursting supports additional VM types

NOW AVAILABLE

Handle unforeseen disk traffic spikes smoothly without the need to overprovision your virtual machine with virtual machine level disk bursting.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
Feb 16

General availability: Developer portal widget for embedding custom HTML code

NOW AVAILABLE

Use custom HTML code widget to extend developer portal's functionality.

  • API Management
  • Services
Feb 16

Generally available: Alert processing rules in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Alert processing rules (formerly action rules) provide post-processing capabilities for fired alerts in Azure Monitor.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
Feb 16

Generally available: Hotpatch for Windows Server virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Hotpatch (reboot-less update) is now in general availability for Windows Server virtual machines as part of Azure Automanage for Windows Server.

  • Azure Automanage
  • Management
  • Features

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