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Monthly updates for July 2022

Jul 28

General availability: Azure Sphere version 22.07

NOW AVAILABLE

The 22.07 release includes reduced connect-to-cloud time for the OS, resulting in lower energy use; best practices guidance for production-ready applications; and optimized manufacturing scripts.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
Jul 28

Generally available: Trusted Launch support for DCsv3 and DCdsv3 series Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series virtual machines (VMs) now supports trusted launch feature.

  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jul 27

Generally available: Guided tour experience added to Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

You now have the option to take the phone as a device guided tour when creating a new application in Azure IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jul 26

General availability: VM Applications – Manage and deploy applications to VMs and VMSS

NOW AVAILABLE

VM Apps is a service that simplifies management, sharing, and global distribution of application packages at scale.

  • Features
Jul 25

Generally available: Azure Stream Analytics in four new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed, real-time analytics service designed to help you analyze and process fast moving streams of data.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 25

Generally available: New KMS DNS in Azure Global Cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

All Azure Windows VMs provisioned in Azure Global Cloud from July 2022, are activated via azkms.core.windows.net, which points to two new KMS IP addresses, 20.118.99.224 and 40.83.235.53.

  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Operating System
Jul 25

Generally available: Rich text editor in Microsoft Purview data catalog

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2022

Add rich text formatting to asset and term descriptions in the Microsoft Purview data catalog.

  • Microsoft Purview
  • Features
Jul 25

General availability: Microsoft Cost Details API for EA and MCA customers

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2022

Cost Details API is now generally available for use by EA and MCA customers.

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
  • Features
Jul 21

General availability: NVads A10 v5 Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2022

NVads A10 v5 series virtual machines are now generally available. These are ideal for graphic, video, and AI workloads and include GPU portioning, making them perfect for any size workload.

  • Pricing & Offerings
Jul 20

General availability: Azure confidential VMs (DCasv5/ECasv5-series VMs)

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability of Azure confidential Virtual Machines.

  • Microsoft Inspire
Jul 20

Generally available: CI/CD Guidance for Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

CI/CD Guidance and sample code now available for Azure IoT Central deployment pipelines.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Tag filtering in Azure Advisor

NOW AVAILABLE

Tag filtering is now available in Azure Advisor

  • Azure Advisor
  • Management
Jul 19

Generally available: Calico for Windows on AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for Calico on Windows Server is now generally available.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Azure Functions support for PowerShell 7.2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions support for PowerShell 7.2 is now generally available.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Bring your own Container Network Interface plugin

NOW AVAILABLE

Use third-party open source or commercial Container Network Interface (CNI) plugins with AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jul 19

Pubic preview: .NET 7 support for Azure Functions in isolated process model

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure functions now support .NET 7 in an isolated process model to build serverless applications with Azure Functions v4.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Azure Event Grid partner events

NOW AVAILABLE

Partner events, now generally available on Azure Event Grid, adds several additional features to enhance security.

  • Event Grid
  • Features
Jul 19

General availability: Azure Confidential Ledger

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Confidential Ledger provides a managed and decentralized ledger for data entries; built on an open source blockchain-based framework and confidential computing infrastructure, confidential ledger is now generally available.

  • Azure confidential ledger
  • Security
  • Compliance
Jul 19

Generally available: Azure SignalR Service Premium Tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure SignalR Service Premium Tier now supports enterprise capabilities such as Availability Zones and Autoscaling.

  • Azure SignalR Service
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Premium-series hardware for Azure SQL Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Leverage new Azure SQL Managed Instance premium-series hardware based on the latest Intel CPUs that offers significantly improved performance and scalability.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features

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