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Monthly updates for February 2022

Feb 16

Now available: CIS benchmarks for Kubernetes

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now meets CIS benchmark standards for Kubernetes.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Compliance
  • Features
Feb 16

General availability: Azure tags support in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now specify a tag, create or update of AKS cluster to track resource usage.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Feb 14

General availability: Azure Sphere version 22.02 expected on Feb 28, 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period for 22.02 provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Feb 8

Generally available: Find developer resources easily with the IoT Central GitHub repository

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily find developer resources and sample code for building Azure IoT Central solutions at the new Azure IoT Central GitHub repository.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Feb 8

Generally available: Improved getting started material in Azure IoT Central documentation

NOW AVAILABLE

New FAQ articles and a re-organized landing page and table of contents improves your ability to find the information you need about Azure IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Feb 8

Generally Available: Search results page improvements in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Filtering and highlighting matched values have been added to IoT Central search results allowing for richer search experience.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Feb 7

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 60 - January 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Review the improvements and fixes provided in Update Rollup 60.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
Feb 7

Generally Available: Recovery points extended to 15 days with Azure Site Recovery

NOW AVAILABLE

The extended recovery points give you flexibility in how you want to manage recovery points and the ability to recover older recovery points if you missed detecting them.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
Feb 7

Generally available: Regional deployments for all new and existing IoT Central applications

NOW AVAILABLE

All previously created IoT Central applications in a geography are now mapped to standard Azure region.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Feb 4

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge supports Ubuntu Server 20.04 and ARM64

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure IoT Edge releases provide official packages for Ubuntu Server 20.04 on AMD64 and ARM64 devices.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Operating System
  • Features
Feb 4

Microsoft Defender for Cloud: General availability updates for January 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

New enhancements and updates released for general availability in Microsoft Defender for Cloud in January 2022.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 3

General Availability: IoT Edge monitoring with Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the latest IoT Edge Metrics collector module to send metrics to Azure Monitor and leverage updated visualizations to monitor and troubleshoot your IoT Edge devices.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Management
  • Open Source
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus): Private access support

NOW AVAILABLE

Private access is now generally available for Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: 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
  • Open Source
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) supports PostgreSQL minor versions

NOW AVAILABLE

Use PostgreSQL 11.14, 12.9, 13.5, and 14.1 minor versions with Hyperscale (Citus) for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Enhanced storage configuration with tempdb

NOW AVAILABLE

Manage your SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machine storage configuration with tempdb directly from the SQL virtual machine blade in the Azure portal.

  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Deployment enhancements for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines with a setup-like experience where configuration of the instance is done during deployment of the Azure Marketplace image.

  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Automated backup enhancements for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

The Automated backup feature on SQL Server for Azure Virtual Machines blade comes with the ability for increased retention and better manageability with your choice of storage container per instance.

  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
  • Management
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Azure SQL updates for early February 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Feb 2

General availability: Azure Cache for Redis active geo-replication in enterprise tiers

NOW AVAILABLE

Link cached data across regions for multi-primary writes and higher availability with active geo-replication in enterprise tiers for Azure Cache for Redis.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Management
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

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