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Monthly updates for March 2022

Mar 31

Generally available: Azure Stream Analytics in 10 new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed, real-time analytics service designed to help you analyze and process fast moving streams of data.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 31

General availability: Bring your own IP ranges to Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

Bring your own public IP ranges to Azure to retain existing reputation or to prevent your customers from needing to modify dependencies (e.g. firewalls or other hardcoding) on their network.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features
Mar 30

General availability: Azure Data Explorer supports Conditional Access

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer launches support for Azure Active Directory Conditional Access.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 30

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) now FedRAMP High compliant

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure is now compliant with FedRAMP High.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Compliance
  • Features
Mar 30

General availability: Always Encrypted for Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

The Always Encrypted feature brings client-side encryption capabilities to Azure Cosmos DB and allows you to put an extra level of protection on your sensitive data.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 30

General availability: Azure Cognitive Search implements debug sessions

NOW AVAILABLE

Streamline your Cognitive Search operations with debug sessions for building, testing, and modifying skillsets.

  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 30

Generally available: Cross-region snapshot copy for Azure Disk Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Cross-region snapshot copy allows you to copy disk snapshots to any region for disaster recovery.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Mar 30

General availability: Azure Ultra Disk Storage in Sweden Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high-performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most-demanding workloads.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 30

Generally available: Node.js 16 in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions support for Node.js 16.x is now generally available in Azure Functions runtime 4.0 on all hosting plans. 

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Mar 29

Generally available: Access time-based lifecycle management rules for Data Lake Storage Gen2

NOW AVAILABLE

Access time tracking for objects and lifecycle management policies based on last accessed time in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Management
  • Features
Mar 29

Generally available: The new Azure Front Door – a modern cloud CDN service

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door is a modern cloud CDN that enables you to accelerate the delivery of applications, APIs, and content on Azure or anywhere at scale.

  • Azure Front Door (classic)
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 28

Generally available: Copy data directly to Archive Storage with Data Box

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Data Box to copy data directly to Archive tier by indicating this when ordering and then copying to the corresponding share on the Data Box.

  • Azure Data Box
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 28

Generally available: On-demand capacity reservation with Azure Site Recovery safeguards VMs failover

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Management
  • Features
Mar 28

General availability: Azure Bastion native client support

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Bastion native client support brings you the ability to connect to target VMs from the command line and log in using your Azure Active Directory credentials.

  • Azure Bastion
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 28

General availability: On-demand capacity reservations

NOW AVAILABLE

On-demand capacity reservations let you reserve compute capacity for one or more VM size(s) in an Azure region or availability zone for any length of time.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
Mar 28

Generally available: Azure Batch supports Spot Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Azure Batch supports Spot Virtual Machine's in user-subscription mode and is offered at a significantly reduced price compared with dedicated virtual machines.

  • Features
Mar 24

Generally available: Azure Data Explorer supports multiple databases per data connection

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Dynamically route Azure Data Explorer data to an alternate database

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Event Grid
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 24

General availability: Azure Machine Learning user-defined functions in Azure Stream Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Machine Learning user-defined function in Stream Analytics allows you to perform high throughput, low latency, real-time predictions, allowing you to act on insights which have a very short shelf-life.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Mar 21

General availability: Inbound NAT rule now supports port management for backend pools

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now specify target backend pool in inbound NAT rule for less management overhead when configuring port forwarding.

  • Load Balancer
  • Features
Mar 21

Generally available: Connect and manage devices in Azure IoT Central without models

NOW AVAILABLE

You now have the ability to connect your devices, send data, run commands, and create relationships without having to first create a model for them in Azure IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features

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