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Monthly updates for March 2022

Mar 16

Public preview: Azure SignalR Service Premium Tier

IN PREVIEW

Enterprise-focused capabilities to provide resiliency and availability.

  • Azure SignalR Service
  • Features
Mar 16

Public preview: Azure App Configuration soft delete capability

IN PREVIEW

Soft deletion, recovery, and purge protection capabilities in standard tier.

  • App Configuration
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 16

Public preview: Protect Azure Static Web Apps environments with a password

IN PREVIEW

You can now protect your Static Web Apps with a password.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Mar 15

Generally available: Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server in two new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Provision your Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server today in the China East 2 and China North 2 regions.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 15

Public preview: Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB partitioning Spark 3.1

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure Synapse Spark 3.1 to partition your Azure Cosmos DB data in analytical store for improved query performance.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Mar 15

Public preview: Trusted launch support for Virtual Machines using Ephemeral OS disks

IN PREVIEW

Trusted launch virtual machine (VM) support for VMs using Ephemeral OS disks improves the security of generation 2 VMs in Azure.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
Mar 14

Generally available: Pin analytics tile to dashboards in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Quickly build new visuals by simply pinning an analytics tile from data explorer to the dashboard directly.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Mar 14

General availability: Support for Private Link in Azure Digital Twins

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for Private Link is now generally available for Azure Digital Twins, a platform that enables you to create digital representation of real-world things, places, and business processes.

  • Features
Mar 10

Public preview: On-demand capacity reservation with Azure Site Recovery safeguards VMs failover

IN PREVIEW

Integrating Site Recovery with capacity reservation to reserve compute capacity in the disaster recovery region and use that for failover.

  • Features
Mar 10

Public preview: Azure Purview workflows

IN PREVIEW

You can now manage approvals for business terms or self-service data access requests for your entire data estate without having to use manual controls like emails or worksheets.

  • Microsoft Purview
  • Features
Mar 9

Public preview: Azure Backup support for trusted launch Azure Virtual Machines

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2022

Trusted Launch VM Backup support from Azure Backup helps to protect Trusted Launch VMs which improves the security of generation 2 VMs in Azure.

  • Management
  • Features
Mar 9

Public preview: Azure Chaos Studio Key Vault and Classic Cloud Services faults

IN PREVIEW

Azure Chaos Studio has new faults available for denying access to a Key Vault and shutting down a Classic Cloud Service.

  • Azure Chaos Studio
  • Key Vault
  • Cloud Services
  • Management
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 8

Public preview: Schedule automated emails of your saved cost views

IN PREVIEW

Subscribe to daily, weekly, or monthly updates of your saved cost views in Azure Cost Management to stay informed about changes in cost.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
Mar 7

General availability: SOAP and XML request and response validation

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Minimize API attack surface for SOAP or XML- based REST APIs with custom schemas in addition to the schemas specified in the API's definition.

  • API Management
  • Services
Mar 3

Public preview: Azure Percept DK February (2202) software update

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Percept February update includes fixes related to security.

  • Security
  • Operating System
  • Features
Mar 2

Azure IoT Central generally available in South Central US and Canada Central

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Azure IoT Central in South Central (United States) and Canada Central (Canada) to build reliable, scalable, and secure enterprise grade IoT Solutions.

  • Features
Mar 2

Generally available: Specify API language runtime version in Azure Static Web Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Configuration file now allows you to specify version for supported API language runtimes.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Mar 2

Azure SQL—General availability updates for early March 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Mar 2

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for early March 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Mar 2

Public preview: SKU recommendation in Azure SQL Migration extension - Azure Data Studio

IN PREVIEW

Use the new SKU recommendation support in the Azure SQL Migration extension in Azure Data Studio for Azure SQL Managed Instance and SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features

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