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Monthly updates for February 2023

Feb 15

General availability: Azure Private Link support for Azure Databricks

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link for Azure Databricks

  • Azure Databricks
  • Features
Feb 10

Public Preview: Azure Native New Relic Service

IN PREVIEW

Enable full stack cloud observability and app performance monitoring with Azure Native New Relic Service in public preview

  • Services
Feb 9

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 23.02 expected on February 21

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Feb 7

Now available: "Find my partner" for Azure Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Find partners for Azure Data Explorer. Our new partner program aims to connect customers and partners with ease.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
Feb 6

In development: New planned datacenter region in Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia Central)

IN DEVELOPMENT

The new datacenter region will also include Availability Zones, providing customers with high availability and additional tolerance to datacenter failures. 

  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 6

General availability: Automatic Backup for App Service Environment and Azure Functions Dedicated Hosting

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability: Automatic Backup for App Service Environment and Azure Functions Dedicated Hosting

  • App Service
  • Features
Feb 3

Azure Digital Twins Control-Plane Preview API Retirement (2020-03-31)

Target retirement date: February 02, 2023

Azure Digital Twins Preview Control-Plane API (2020-03-31-preview) will be retired on 05/02/2023

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Retirements
Feb 3

Azure Digital Twins Control-Plane Preview API Retirement (2021-06-31)

Target retirement date: May 02, 2023

Starting on May 02, 2023, Azure Digital Twins Preview Control-Plane API 2021-06-30-preview version will be retired.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Retirements
Feb 2

General Availability: Managed Run Command – Execute PowerShell or shell scripts on Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

NOW AVAILABLE

The ability to manage VMs by remotely executing scripts has been improved with the updated Managed Run Command feature.

  • Features
Feb 1

General Availability: Microsoft Azure Load Testing is now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Testing is now Generally Available. Get started with Azure Load Testing today.

  • Services
Feb 1

Public Preview: Azure Digital Twins

IN PREVIEW

Public preview: User-assigned managed identities for routing events for Azure Digital Twins

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally available: Azure Digital Twins in West US 3, Qatar, Japan, and Korea

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Digital Twins is now available in 14 Azure regions worldwide including West US 3, Qatar Central, Japan East, and Korea Central.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 1

Generally available: New storage backend for Durable Functions — Microsoft Netherite & MSSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use storage providers other than Azure Storage for Durable Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally Available: Azure Functions support for Node.js 18

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use the latest version of Node.js with Azure Functions.

  • Features
Feb 1

Generally Available: Azure Kubernetes Service introduces two pricing tiers: Free and Standard

NOW AVAILABLE

Identify and use the most appropriate AKS tier for your projects.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Feb 1

Now Available: Azure Databricks is generally available in China North 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now generally available in China North 3. 

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 1

Public preview: User-assigned managed identities for routing events for Azure Digital Twins

IN PREVIEW

Azure Digital Twins now supports both system-assigned and user-assigned managed identities for authenticating to supported endpoints for routing digital twin events.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally available: Azure Digital Twins in West US 3, Qatar, Japan, and Korea

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Digital Twins is now available in 14 Azure regions worldwide including West US 3, Qatar Central, Japan East, and Korea Central.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 1

General availability: Trusted launch for Azure VMs in Azure for US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Allows you to enable secure boot, vTPM, virtualization-based security, and Microsoft Defender for Cloud integration, providing additional layers of defense against sophisticated threats.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 1

Azure Web PubSub Premium tier reaches General Availability

NOW AVAILABLE

New plan offers greater resiliency, scalability, and flexibility - helping you add real-time two-way communication to your web and mobile apps.

  • Azure Web PubSub
  • Features

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