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Monthly updates for September 2022

Sep 30

Public preview: New Azure Maps Creator feature - custom styling

NOW AVAILABLE

Fully customize the look and feel of your private indoor maps.

  • Azure Maps
  • Services
Sep 28

Azure SQL—General availability updates for late September 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late September 2022.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Sep 28

General availability: Azure SQL Database Hyperscale reverse migration to general purpose tier

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily move your previously migrated databases on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale back to the general purpose tier.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Sep 28

General availability: Backup and restore in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Restore a server to another geo-paired region with geo redundant and restore for Flexible Server on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
Sep 28

Generally available: Azure Functions Linux Elastic Premium plan increased maximum scale-out limits

NOW AVAILABLE

Maximum scale-out limits for Functions Linux Premium plans have been increased in a number of regions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Sep 28

Generally available: Azure Functions .NET Framework support in the isolated worker model

NOW AVAILABLE

Build your Serverless Apps with Azure Functions in isolated worker model with .NET Framework 4.8.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Sep 28

Generally available: Backup and restore updates for App Service

NOW AVAILABLE

Utilize automatic backups or make on-demand custom backups in Azure App Service.

  • App Service
  • Services
  • Features
Sep 28

Generally available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift landing zone accelerator

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Red Hat OpenShift guide delivers resources that help design, deploy, and maintain well architected Azure Red Hat OpenShift platforms.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Open Source
  • Services
  • Features
Sep 28

General availability: Azure Sphere version 22.09

NOW AVAILABLE

The 22.09 release includes a decrease in cold boot time and optimized manufacturing scripts.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
Sep 27

General availability: Azure Policy built-in definitions for Azure NetApp Files

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Azure Policy built-in definitions for Azure NetApp Files enable organization admins to restrict creation of unsecure volumes or audit existing volumes.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
Sep 26

General availability: Azure NetApp Files new regions and cross-region replication

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files is now available in additional regions and supports new cross-region replication pairs.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Sep 20

General availability: Improvements to Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) custom rules

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 20

General availability (update): Improved Append Capability on Immutable Storage for Blob Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Immutable storage for Blob Storage on containers now includes a new append capability.

  • Features
Sep 20

Generally available: Immutable storage for Azure Data Lake Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Features
Sep 19

Generally available: New KMS DNS in Azure China Cloud

NOW AVAILABLE

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, 159.27.28.100 and 163.228.64.161.

  • Operating System
  • Services
Sep 19

Generally available: Azure Ultra Disk Storage in Qatar Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high-performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most demanding workloads, now available in Qatar Central Azure.

  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Sep 15

Generally available: Resizing of peered virtual networks

NOW AVAILABLE

You can use this feature to resize or update the IP address of your peered virtual networks without removing the peering.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Peering Service
  • Services
  • Features
Sep 15

General availability: Azure Media Services low-latency live streaming

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Media Services
  • Features
Sep 14

Generally available: Reserved capacity for Azure Backup Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Reserved capacity for Azure Backup Storage is now available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Sep 14

General availability: Read replica for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Provision up to 10 read replicas for high availability (HA) enabled servers in Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.

  • Open Source
  • Features

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