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Monthly updates for July 2022

Jul 19

General availability: Citus 11 support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus)

NOW AVAILABLE

Support of Citus 11 is now included in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the distributed open source PostgreSQL database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

General Availability: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server - On demand backups

NOW AVAILABLE

Initiate on demand backups of your production workloads and store them based on your server’s backup retention policy.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Basic tier updates for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus)

NOW AVAILABLE

Hyperscale (Citus) Basic tier now supports 16, 32, and 64 vCores and 1 TiB and 2 TiB storage.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: vCore compute options for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus)

NOW AVAILABLE

Run memory-intensive enterprise applications with higher concurrency and no throttling on the new 96 and 104 vCore compute options.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: New extensions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Install the new extensions and use this functionality for development with Javascript and geographic routing logic with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: PostgreSQL 14 with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server now supports the latest Postgres version 14.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Same-zone high availability for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy high availability within the same zone for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 19

Generally available: Virtual machine restore points

NOW AVAILABLE

For customers and Azure partners who are looking to build business continuity and disaster recovery solutions, VM restore points provide a feature rich building blocks available natively on Azure platform.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 15

Responsible AI investments and safeguards for Facial Recognition

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: July 01, 2023

The Cognitive Services team has updated our approach to facial recognition including adding a new Limited Access policy, removing AI classifiers of sensitive attributes and bolstering our investments in fairness and transparency.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Azure Video Indexer
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Retirements
Jul 14

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 62 - July 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure update for Azure Site Recovery update rollup 62.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
Jul 14

Generally available: Exporting device customizations and cloud properties in Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Device capability customizations and cloud properties are now included in exported device templates in Azure IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jul 14

Generally available: Azure Gateway Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Gateway Load Balancer enables you to deploy, scale, and enhance the availability of third party network virtual appliances (NVAs) in Azure with ease.

  • Load Balancer
  • Services
  • Features
Jul 12

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge 1.3.0 release

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Edge release 1.3 is available with support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and requires that inbound/outbound communication use TLS 1.2 by default.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features
Jul 6

General availability: Azure Archive Storage now available in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Reduce spending by storing rarely accessed data to Azure Archive Storage, now in new regions.

  • Archive Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
Jul 6

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Hyperscale (Citus) supports PostgreSQL minor versions

NOW AVAILABLE

Benefit from the latest PostgreSQL minor versions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus).

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Jul 6

Generally available: Azure Functions retry policy for Event Hubs and timer triggers

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Functions now supports setting a retry policy for Azure Event Hubs and timer triggers.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jul 6

Generally available: Azure Digital Twins Data history

NOW AVAILABLE

Data history is an integration feature of Azure Digital Twins.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Jul 6

General availability: Azure Active Directory authentication for Application Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication for Azure Monitor Application helps ensure that only authenticated telemetry is ingested in your Application Insights resources.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jul 6

General availability: Application Insights standard test for synthetic monitoring

NOW AVAILABLE

Standard tests are a single request test which also includes SSL certificate validity, proactive lifetime check, HTTP request verb, custom headers, and custom data associated with your HTTP request.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jul 6

Generally available: Enabling JBoss EAP on Azure Red Hat OpenShift

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use jointly developed guidance from Red Hat and Microsoft to get JBoss EAP applications up and running quickly on Azure Red Hat OpenShift.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
  • Features

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