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Monthly updates for April 2022

Apr 28

Generally available: Automated key rotation in Azure Key Vault

NOW AVAILABLE

Key Vault now enables you to automatically rotate keys for encryption of your data.

  • Key Vault
  • Storage Accounts
  • Managed Disks
  • Security
  • Features
Apr 28

Generally available: Azure Functions Linux Elastic Premium plan increased maximum scale-out limits

NOW AVAILABLE

Maximum scale-out limits for Functions Linux Premium plans have been increased in a number of regions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Azure SQL Database storage limits increase for selected compute sizes

NOW AVAILABLE

Data storage limits have increased over 30% for selected mid-size compute configurations to help reduce costs.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Apr 27

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for late April 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server higher burstable compute

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server is now offering more options for burstable compute for you to choose from depending on your workload.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) now includes PgBouncer 1.17

NOW AVAILABLE

Create a Hyperscale Citus) server group using the latest 1.7 version of PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres used with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus).

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Database templates in Azure Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Synapse database templates are industry-specific schema definitions that provide a standardized way for you to store and shape data, enabling rapid digital transformation.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Features
Apr 27

General availability: Azure Synapse Link now supports existing Azure Cosmos DB containers

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable Azure Synapse Link on your existing Azure Cosmos DB containers using the SQL API for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Apr 27

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB portal—Azure Synapse Link seamless Power BI

NOW AVAILABLE

Build Power BI reports using Azure Synapse Link from the Azure Cosmos DB portal.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Apr 27

General availability: Unique partial indexes in Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Specify a partialFilterExpression along with the 'unique' constraint in your Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB index.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Scale-down mode in AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now select if you would like your AKS nodes to be deleted or deallocated when scaled down.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
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 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

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

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 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

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