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Monthly updates for August 2023

Aug 31

Generally Available: Azure Monitor VM Insights using Azure Monitor Agent

NOW AVAILABLE

VM Insights using Azure Monitor Agent provides various benefits like cost savings, simplified management experience and enhanced security & performance.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 30

Generally Available: Trusted launch as default for VMs deployed through the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Trusted launch is now enabled by default for VMS deployed through the Azure portal, enhancing the foundational security of these VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 18

General availability: Azure Front Door Standard/Premium in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door Standard/Premium is the new Azure native, modern cloud content delivery network (CDN) catering to both dynamic and static content delivery acceleration with enhanced security and a simple and predictable pricing model.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
Aug 16

General availability: 99th percentile latency metric in Azure Cache for Redis

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Debug server-side latency with a new Azure Cache for Redis metric.

  • Features
Aug 16

Public preview: Azure VNet flow logs

IN PREVIEW

Gain visibility of IP traffic flowing through your Virtual Networks

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 14

Public preview: New Monitoring and Logging Updates in Azure Firewall

IN PREVIEW

Resource Health and Embedded Firewall Workbooks are now in public preview.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 14

Azure Sphere (Integrated) Public Preview

NOW AVAILABLE

We are excited to announce the Public Preview of Azure Sphere (Integrated), a new management interface for Azure Sphere services that is natively integrated with Azure via the Azure Resource Manager.

  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
Aug 4

Azure Load Testing: Now supports JMeter backend listeners

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Testing now supports JMeter backend listeners, so you can now configure a backend listener to export load test results to a data store, of your choice.

  • Azure Load Testing
  • Services
  • Features
Aug 3

Private Preview – DR for Shared Disks – Azure Site Recovery

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2023

Now you can protect, monitor, and recover your WSFC-clusters as a single unit across its DR Lifecycle, while also generating cluster-consistent recovery points – which are consistent across all the disks (including the Shared Disk) of the cluster.

  • Services
  • Features
Aug 2

Azure Red Hat OpenShift August 2023 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now DoD IL4 certified, allows you to deploy infrastructure nodes without an OpenShift subscription fee, and provides increased security by allowing private clusters without public IP.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Security
  • Features
Aug 1

Generally Available: Azure Monitor container insights offers customizable cost optimization settings

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor container insights now allows customers to configure custom collection settings for the Perf, Inventory, InsightsMetrics, and KubeEvents tables to reduce their Log Analytics ingestion.

  • Features
Aug 1

Enhanced Security and Compliance add-on for Azure Databricks now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Enhanced Security and Compliance (ESC) add-on helps simplify the complexity of meeting security and regulatory requirements for Azure Databricks customers.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Compliance
  • Security
  • Features

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