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Monthly updates for May 2022

May 12

Generally available: OCR supports 164 languages in the Cognitive Services Computer Vision

NOW AVAILABLE

Computer Vision Read API for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) announced the general availability of the new model with support for 164 languages. It’s also available as a Docker container.

  • Computer Vision
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
May 11

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for early May 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
May 11

Generally available: Minor versions upgrade for Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Run the most stable, compliant, and secure MySQL community versions 8.0.28 and 5.7.37 on Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Security
  • Compliance
May 11

Generally available: IT Service Management Integration with secure webhook

NOW AVAILABLE

IT Service Management is now integrated with secure webhook, an updated version that allows you to create work items in an ITSM tool when Azure Monitor sends alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 11

Generally available: Azure Compute Gallery support for trusted launch Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Compute Gallery now allows you to create and share custom images for Trusted launch virtual machines

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Management
  • Features
May 9

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge supports Debian Bullseye on ARM32v7

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Debian is included in the Tier 1 OS support list for ARM32v7 devices. Official packages for Bullseye on ARM32v7 are now available on packages.microsoft.com.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Operating System
  • Features
May 9

Generally available: Azure Arc-enabled servers support for private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Enhance your security posture by leveraging Azure private endpoints to connect your on-premises servers to Azure Arc privately.

  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Security
May 5

General availability: Virtual Network NAT health checks available via Resource Health

NOW AVAILABLE

With Azure Resource Health, diagnose and get support for service problems that affect Virtual Network NAT (NAT gateway).

  • Services
  • Features
May 3

Generally available: Enhancements to Azure Web Application Firewall

NOW AVAILABLE

Latest updates and new enhancements available for Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF).

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
May 2

General availability: Object replication on premium blob storage and rule limit increased

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now replicate your block blobs to region of your choice with object replication for premium block blobs and rule limit is increased to 1000 containers per replication policy.

  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features
May 2

General availability: Azure Machine Learning announcements for March 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Label data with text classification using machine learning assist.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features

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