Monthly updates for February 2023
General Availability: Customer Initiated Storage Account Conversion
Target availability: Q4 2022
Increase your data resiliency with our self-service option to convert your storage accounts from non-zonal to zonal redundancy via Azure Portal
General availability: Scale improvements and metrics enhancements on Azure’s regional WAF
Azure’s regional Web Application Firewall (WAF) running on Application Gateway now supports improved scale limits, including HTTP listener count, as well as additional metrics dimensions.
Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files volume user and group quotas
Azure NetApp Files now supports volume user and group quotas to manage storage utilization on a per user or group basis
Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files now support large volumes up to 500TiB in size
You can now create Azure NetApp Files large volumes between 100TiB to 500TiB in size.
Public preview: Incremental snapshots for Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage
To ensure business continuity, incremental snapshots for Premium SSD V2 Disk Storage are now available in public preview in the US East and West Europe Azure region
Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift in Qatar Central
Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in Qatar Central region.
Generally Available: Larger SKUs for App Service Environment v3
Using the new larger Isolated v2 SKUs, you can now run larger and more complex workloads.
General availability: Stream Analytics no-code editor updates in Feb 2023
New features are now available in Stream Analytics no-code editor GA including Power BI output support, and data preview optimization. Power BI output feature enables you to build real-time dashboard in minutes and low-cost.
Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files support for 2TiB capacity pools
Azure NetApp Files now supports smaller 2TiB capacity pool sizes, lowered from 4TiB, when used with volumes using standard network features.
GA: Create disks from CMK-encrypted snapshots across subscriptions and in the same tenant
To ease manageability, we are making disks encrypted with customer-managed keys (CMK) more flexible by allowing creation of disks and snapshots from CMK-encrypted source across subscriptions.
Public preview: Azure Managed Lustre
Accelerate HPC and AI workloads with a managed parallel file system
General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 23.02
This quality release includes bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS.
Azure Percept DK Retirement Announcement
Target retirement date: March 30, 2023
Azure Percept DK and support from associated Azure services will be retired on March 30th, 2023.
General availability: Azure IoT Edge supports Ubuntu 22.04
The latest Azure IoT Edge releases provide official packages for Ubuntu 22.04 on AMD64 and ARM64 devices.
Now Available: Azure Monitor Query client module for Go
The initial stable release of the Azure Monitor Query module for Go is now available. Build apps that perform read-only queries in Azure Monitor's Logs and Metrics platforms.
General availability: Azure Data Explorer Dashboards
We are thrilled to announce the much-anticipated General Availability of ADX Dashboards!
Public Preview: Customer-managed keys for Azure NetApp Files volume encryption
Azure NetApp Files volumes now support encryption with customer-managed keys (CMK), using Azure Key Vault for key storage, to enable an extra layer of security for data at rest.
Public preview: New General-Purpose VMs - Dlsv5 and Dldsv5
The Dlsv5 and Dldsv5 VM series provide 2GiBs per vCPU and can offer lower price points within the general-purpose Azure Virtual Machines portfolio.
Read-write premium caching now in public preview
Now you can do more with Azure HPC Cache at the same cost you’ve come to expect.
Azure Backup: Enhanced experience for creating and managing private endpoints for Recovery Services vaults is now available
Azure Backup now provides an improved experience for creating and using private endpoints for your Recovery Services vaults.
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