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Monthly updates for August 2022

Aug 31

General availability: Managed identity to connect Azure Cache for Redis to storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Connect Azure Cache for Redis to storage accounts via managed identity established through Azure Active Directory to provide a more streamlined and secure process.

  • Features
Aug 31

Azure SQL—General availability updates for late August 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Aug 31

Generally available: Unity Catalog for Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Unity Catalog is a unified and fine-grained governance solution for all data assets in your Lakehouse.

  • Azure Databricks
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 31

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB integrated cache

NOW AVAILABLE

Optimize your Azure Cosmos DB workloads using the integrated cache, an in-memory cache built-in to the Azure Cosmos DB dedicated gateway.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Aug 31

Generally available: Azure Functions extension for Event Grid blob trigger

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the Event Grid blob trigger in Azure Functions to handle events raised by a storage account.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Aug 31

Generally available: Enterprise-grade edge for Azure Static Web Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Static Web Apps now offers faster page loads, enhanced security, and reliability for your global applications.

  • Static Web Apps
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 31

Generally available: API Management custom widget support in developer portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Add custom logic to the managed developer portal capabilities and leverage improved custom widget development.

  • API Management
  • Features
Aug 31

General availability: Azure Communication Services support for Teams identities

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Communication Services now supports communication experiences for Teams identities. With this capability developers can build custom standalone applications that integrate audio, video, and telephony for Teams users.

  • Azure Communication Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
Aug 31

Generally available: Enterprise-ready Azure Monitor change analysis capability released

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor change analysis, which extends observability into Azure, is announcing general availability with enhanced performance and security, improved change data quality, and easy navigation from the Azure Monitor portal.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Aug 31

Generally available: Live resize for Premium SSD and Standard SSD Disk Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Dynamically increase your disk storage capacity without any application downtime with the Azure Disk Storage live resize feature.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
Aug 30

Generally available: Azure Arc-enabled servers in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Secure, govern, and manage your hybrid servers from Azure

  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Azure Arc
  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 30

Generally available: IoT Edge 1.4

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure IoT Edge release 1.4 is the long term servicing (LTS) release of IoT Edge. The companion release of Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) 1.4 long term servicing will be coming later this fall.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features
Aug 29

Generally available: Prevent a lifecycle management policy from archiving recently rehydrated blobs

NOW AVAILABLE

Use daysAfterLastTierChangeGreaterThan condition in lifecycle management policy to prevent unintended archiving.

  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Features
Aug 29

General availability: ExpressRoute IPv6 Support for Global Reach

NOW AVAILABLE

IPv6 support for Global Reach expands the possibilities for customers building dual-stack, hybrid networks with Azure.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features
Aug 24

General availability: Azure Data Explorer supports native ingestion from Amazon S3

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer (ADX) now supports bringing data from S3 natively without complex ETL pipelines.  

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
Aug 22

Generally available: UAE North Availability Zones

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Availability Zones are now generally available in the UAE. These three new zones provide you with options for additional resiliency and tolerance to infrastructure impact.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 22

Generally available: Public IP Capability for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Public IP capability on Azure VMware Solution provides internet connectivity for Azure VMware Solution workloads. You can now use NSX-T manager as your security terminating point.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Aug 22

Generally available: vRealize Log Insight Cloud with Azure VMware Solution integration

NOW AVAILABLE

vRealize Log Insights Cloud with Azure VMware Solution support is now generally available.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Aug 22

Generally available: Azure VMware Solution now in Sweden Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has now expanded to Sweden Central. This is in addition to multiple regions across US, Europe, Australia, Japan, UK, Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 18

Generally available: JetStream DR for AVS supports Azure NetApp Files datastores

NOW AVAILABLE

JetStream DR enables cost-effective disaster recovery by consuming minimal resources at the DR site and using cost-effective cloud storage. JetStream DR now also automates recovery to Azure NetApp Files datastores.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features

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