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Monthly updates for March 2022

Mar 21

General availability: Azure HBv3 virtual machines for HPC now upgraded

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Azure HBv3 virtual machines are now upgraded to and generally available with AMD EPYC 3rd Gen processors with 3D V-Cache, codenamed “Milan-X”, in the Azure East US, South Central US, and West Europe regions.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 17

General availability: Enablement of combined security information registration for Azure Active Directory

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2022

Beginning 1 October 2022, combined registration for multifactor authentication and self-service password reset is rolling out to you.

  • Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 16

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 61 - March 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Review the improvements and fixes provided in Update Rollup 61.

  • Features
Mar 16

Generally available: Best practices assessment for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Evaluate SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines for configuration best practices using the SQL best practices assessment feature on the SQL virtual machine blade in the Azure portal.

  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
  • Features
Mar 16

General availability: Azure Database for MySQL—Flexible Server - New US government region

NOW AVAILABLE

Provision Azure Database for MySQL—Flexible Server in the US Gov Virginia region.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 16

General availability: New extensions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Install timescaleDB, pg_repack and orafce on newly created Flexible Servers on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 16

General availability: New high availability regions—Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now provision Flexible Server in a zone redundant high availability mode in more regions on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 16

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server—new US government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Provision Flexible Server in the US Gov Virginia and US Gov Arizona regions on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 16

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server supports PostgreSQL minor versions

NOW AVAILABLE

Flexible Server now supports PostgreSQL versions 11.14, 12.9, and 13.5 on Azure Database for PostgreSQL,.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 16

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

NOW AVAILABLE

Use PostgreSQL 11.15, 12.10, 13.6, and 14.2 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
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 16

Generally available: Support for private links in Azure Monitor agent

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Monitor agent and data collection rules in restricted environments and maintain network isolation by leveraging private links.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
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 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 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 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 1

Generally available: Azure Backup protects Azure Files snapshots via lease feature integration

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup now acquires a lease on the snapshots taken by scheduled/on-demand backup jobs.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

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