Monthly updates for September 2022
You can now use separate encryption keys for each customer in a single hierarchical namespace enabled storage account.
Target availability: Q3 2022
Azure regional Web Application Firewall (WAF) supports operators “Any” and “GreaterThanOrEqual”, improving WAF tuning capabilities. Azure's global WAF now supports geo-match filtering using the socket address in addition to remote address.
Immutable storage for Blob Storage on containers now includes a new append capability.
Target availability: Q3 2022
Immutable storage for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available. Immutable storage provides the capability to store data in a write once, read many (WORM) state.
All Azure Windows VMs provisioned in Azure China Cloud after December 15, 2022, will be activated via azkms.core.chinacloudapi.cn, which points to two new KMS IP addresses, 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52.
Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high-performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most demanding workloads, now available in Qatar Central Azure.
Target retirement date: January 10, 2025
On 1 October 2025, the Log Analytics alert API in Azure Monitor will be retired.
You can use this feature to resize or update the IP address of your peered virtual networks without removing the peering.
Azure Media Services is announcing the general availability of low-latency HLS with glass-to-glass latency between 4-7 seconds with support for automatic transcriptions and digital rights management.
Reserved capacity for Azure Backup Storage is now available.
You can now use an API Server VNet Integration to ensure network traffic between your API server and your node pools remains on the private network only.
Provision up to 10 read replicas for high availability (HA) enabled servers in Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.
Encrypt your data with customer-managed keys (CMK) to enable an extra layer of security for data at rest.
Perform restores from the backup snapshot directly to speed up the overall provisioning time for your restored server with fast restore.
Upgrade your instance of Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server from version 5.7 to 8.0.
You can now run your AKS production workloads using the A100 GPU SKU.
Azure Load Testing is in public preview in UK South.
You can now add Azure network policies to Windows 2022 server in AKS.
Stop an ongoing cluster or agentpool operation in emergency situations.
You can now restore deleted artifacts from your Azure Container Registry.
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