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Monthly updates for April 2022

Apr 27

Generally available: Node pool snapshot

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now take a snapshot of the node pool configuration and then create a node pool from that snapshot.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Group Managed Service Accounts security policy support on Windows

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now supports Group Managed Service Accounts (GMSA) configuration, as well as maintaining trust during scale operations in the Windows nodepool.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Apr 27

Public preview: Azure Container Apps built-in authentication Microsoft Azure Container Apps

IN PREVIEW

Use configured identify providers to sign in to your container apps by writing little or no code.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
Apr 25

Generally available: Controls to block domain fronting behavior on customer resources

NOW AVAILABLE

Block domain fronting behavior on Azure Front Door, Azure Front Door (classic), and Azure CDN Standard from Microsoft (classic) resources.

  • Azure Front Door (classic)
  • Azure Front Door
  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Apr 21

General availability: App Service - Networking capabilities added to Basic pricing tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual network integration and private endpoints now supported in Basic pricing tier.

  • App Service
  • Features
Apr 21

Public preview: App Service - Configure networking in Azure Portal during app creation

IN PREVIEW

VNet integration and private endpoints options now configurable when creating a web application.

  • App Service
  • Features
Apr 21

General availability: Windows Server guest licensing offer for Azure Stack HCI

NOW AVAILABLE

Bring simplicity and flexibility to licensing when you purchase unlimited Windows Server guest licenses for your Azure Stack HCI cluster through your Azure subscription.

  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Pricing & Offerings
Apr 20

Generally available: Rehydrate an archived blob to a different storage account

NOW AVAILABLE

Segregate your backup data in different storage accounts with Archive across-accounts copy.

  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features
Apr 18

Public preview: Stable URLs for preview environments in Azure Static Web Apps

IN PREVIEW

Azure Static Web Apps preview deployments now support stable URLs.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Features
Apr 18

General availability: Azure Archive Storage now available in Switzerland North

NOW AVAILABLE

Reduce spending by storing cold data to Azure Archive Storage, now in new regions.

  • Archive Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Apr 18

Public preview: Azure Monitor and Azure Managed Grafana integrations

IN PREVIEW

New Grafana integrations with Azure Monitor include the ability to pin Azure Monitor visualizations from Azure Portal to Grafana dashboards and new out-of-the-box Azure Monitor dashboards.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Open Source
Apr 13

In development: Azure Media Services low-latency live streaming

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q2 2022

Azure Media Services is announcing the preview of low latency HLS with glass-to-glass latency as low as 3 seconds with support for automatic transcriptions and DRM.

  • Media Services
  • Features
Apr 13

Generally available: Azure SQL Migration extension for Azure Data Studio

NOW AVAILABLE

Assess, receive Azure recommendations, and then migrate your SQL Server databases using the Azure SQL Migration extension in Azure Data Studio.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features
Apr 13

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB autoscale RU/s entry point is 4x lower

NOW AVAILABLE

Set autoscale on your database or container with a new scale range of 100 RU/s – 1000 RU/s.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Apr 13

Public preview: Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB unique index re-indexing

IN PREVIEW

Unique indexes can now be created in existing collections with data in the API for MongoDB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Apr 13

General availability: Zone redundancy for Azure SQL Database general purpose tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Make your general purpose provisioned and serverless Azure SQL databases and elastic pools more resilient with catastrophic datacenter outages, without any changes of the application logic by selecting zone redundancy.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Apr 13

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for mid-April 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Apr 13

Public preview: Azure SQL Database Hyperscale reverse migration to general purpose tier

IN PREVIEW

Easily move your previously migrated databases on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale back to the general purpose tier.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 13

Public preview: Azure Monitoring Agent supports custom and IIS logs

IN PREVIEW

New collection types supported by Azure Monitoring Agent that extends beyond the standard data available today.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Apr 13

Generally available: Azure Static Web Apps support for private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Static Web Apps support for private endpoints is now generally available with a 99.95 SLA for production and staging environments.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Features

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