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Monthly updates for May 2022

May 31

General availability: Azure Bastion IP based connection

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use Azure Bastion to connect to on-premises resources over ExpressRoute and Site-to-Site VPN

  • Azure Bastion
  • Security
  • Features
May 31

General availability: New portal experience for Microsoft Artifact Registry

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now browse for Microsoft artifacts and container images on the Microsoft Artifact Registry website.

  • Azure Container Registry
  • Features
May 31

Generally available: Switzerland North Availability Zones

NOW AVAILABLE

Three new zones provide you with options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.

  • Regions & Datacenters
May 30

Generally available: Budget alert supports action groups with common alert schema

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure cost management budget alert now supports action groups with common alert schema.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
  • Features
May 26

General availability: Enhanced IPv6 functionality for MultiValue profiles in Azure Traffic Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Traffic Manager now enables you to specify minimum children property separately for IPv4 and IPv6 endpoints for MultiValue profiles.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Features
May 25

Generally available Azure Ebsv5 now available in 13 additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Machines Ebsv5 and Ebdsv5 are now available in 13 additional regions.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 24

General availability: Azure Backup supports backup of Write Accelerator enabled disks

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Azure Virtual Machine backup protects Write Accelerator enabled disks

  • Azure Backup
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Management
May 24

Generally available: Stream Analytics query development improvements

NOW AVAILABLE

See improvements to the Stream Analytics query development experience on the Azure portal to increase productivity.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Increased size of Stream Analytics jobs and cluster

NOW AVAILABLE

Maximum size of a Stream Analytics job and a cluster is increased from 192 SUs to 396 SUs.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Microsoft Purview Data Estate Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft Purview Data Estate Insights (in GA July 1, 2022) provides a bird's eye view of your data estate's health.

  • Microsoft Purview
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Azure Cognitive Service for Language

NOW AVAILABLE

Cognitive Service for Language now includes custom named entity recognition and custom text classification.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Ledger in Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable proof that your database has not been tampered with and restore it back to the original value if needed by enabling ledger in Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Azure Machine Learning managed endpoints and Command Line Interface v2

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy your machine learning models in a turnkey manner across powerful GPU and GPU machines. CLI v2 now also generally available.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

General availability: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server Business Critical service tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Run your production workloads on the Business Critical service tier, best for high-performance transactional or analytical applications and achieve a 1.5x performance improvement over Single Server on open-source community MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server 80 vCore Business Critical

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL Flexible server is now offering 80 vCore compute for tier 1 workloads.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK async IO support 

NOW AVAILABLE

Improve database performance by running I/O tasks concurrently using the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK IO async support capability.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Azure Container Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Run microservices in containers without managing infrastructure.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Azure Communication Services sample app builder and Microsoft Teams support

NOW AVAILABLE

Quickly create and deploy a "virtual visits" experience connecting your applications with Microsoft Teams bookings.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Features
May 24

Generally available: Azure Communication Services mobile UI library

NOW AVAILABLE

Save time with Azure Communication Services mobile UI library.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 24

Generally available: Dynamic concurrency in Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions dynamic concurrency feature simplifies configuring concurrency for your function apps using Service Bus, Storage Blobs, and Storage Queue triggers.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

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