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Monthly updates for April 2022

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

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
Apr 13

Generally available: IBM WebSphere on Azure with evaluation licensing

NOW AVAILABLE

Use evaluation licenses, instead of full entitlements, for WebSphere on Azure Virtual Machines for trial and prototyping.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
Apr 13

Generally available: Java 17 and Tomcat 10.0 on Azure App Service

NOW AVAILABLE

Use new supported versions of Java and Tomcat to run web applications on Azure App Service.

  • App Service
  • Open Source
  • Features
Apr 13

Generally available: new result set grid in Azure Monitor log analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

The new result set grid in log analytics boasts a brand-new experience, introduces numerous new features, and is much easier to use!

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Apr 12

Generally available: Migrate devices across templates at scale in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrating devices across device templates at scale is now supported in Azure IoT Central jobs.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Apr 12

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 22.04

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Sphere OS quality release 22.04 is available now.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Apr 11

Generally available: Service tags support for user-defined routing

NOW AVAILABLE

Simplify route creation and management by using service tags to represent multiple IP ranges in a single user-defined route.

  • Virtual Network
  • Features
Apr 11

Generally available: Customize application text labels in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now replace ‘Device’ label in your Azure IoT Central application with your preferred text.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Apr 11

Generally available: Azure Databricks Delta Live Tables

NOW AVAILABLE

Build reliable, maintainable, and testable data processing pipelines with Delta Live Tables.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
Apr 11

General availability: Glossary terms in Azure Purview data catalog search

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Purview data catalog search experience now includes glossary terms in the search results. 

  • Microsoft Purview
  • Features
Apr 11

Generally available: DNS reservations to prevent subdomain takeover in Cloud Services deployments

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

As a preventive measure, DNS record is reserved for seven days to allow clean-up of dangling DNS domains or reclaim from same Azure Active Directory tenant only.

  • Cloud Services
  • Security
  • Features
Apr 7

Generally available: Diagnostic audit logs for Automation accounts

NOW AVAILABLE

Forward Azure Automation diagnostic audit logs to Log analytics workspace to keep track of changes at the automation account level.

  • Management
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Apr 7

General availability: Azure Backup now supports vault-archive tier for Azure VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup now provides the capability to move long term retention (LTR) recovery points to low-cost archive tier for Azure Virtual Machines.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 7

General availability: Azure Data Explorer supports Azure private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Enhance your security posture by leveraging Azure private endpoints to connect to your Azure Data Explorer cluster privately

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Security
  • Features
Apr 6

Generally available: Azure storage table access using Azure Active Directory

NOW AVAILABLE

Accessing Azure storage table using Azure AD for authentication and Azure RBAC for authorization provides superior security over using shared key for access.

  • Security
  • Features
Apr 6

Generally available: Support for Private Link in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhance your security posture by privately connecting devices to Azure IoT Central via private endpoint, eliminating exposure to the public internet.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Apr 5

Generally available: Azure Virtual Machines increase storage throughput by up to 300%

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft is announcing the general availability of the Ebs/Ebds v5 memory optimized Azure VM series, that deliver up to 300% increase in remote storage performance compared to prior generation VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Apr 5

Generally available: Azure Data Explorer Inline script deployment with ARM Template

NOW AVAILABLE

We can now build an entire Azure Data Explorer environment with ARM template. Schema entities (e.g. tables, functions, policies) can be deployed without an external storage account.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Features
Apr 5

Generally available: Support for copying tiles added to Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

IoT Central customers will now be able to quickly build new visuals in their dashboards by simply copying an existing tile.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features

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