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Monthly updates for January 2024

Jan 22

Private Preview: Support for Azure VMs using Premium SSD v2 in Azure Site Recovery

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Private preview for the support for Azure VMs using Premium SSD v2 in Azure Site Recovery.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Compliance
  • Management
Jan 18

Private Preview: Upgrade existing Azure Gen1 VMs to Gen2-Trusted launch

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q1 2024

Support to upgrade existing Gen1 VMs to Trusted launch in preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Compliance
  • Security
  • Features
Jan 17

General Availability: Azure MySQL Import feature for Azure Database for MySQL Single to Flexible Server migrations

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Easily migrate your Azure Database for MySQL – Single Server workloads to Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server with Azure MySQL Import.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Jan 17

Public preview: Partition merge now supports shared throughput databases

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

You can now merge partitions in Azure Cosmos DB on shared throughput databases. Merging partitions allows you to reduce the number of physical partitions used for your container.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Jan 17

General availability: Azure Virtual Network encryption

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network encryption is a feature of Azure Virtual Networks. Virtual network encryption allows you to seamlessly encrypt and decrypt traffic between Azure Virtual Machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 11

General Availability: Customer-managed keys for Azure NetApp Files volume encryption

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files volumes supports encryption with customer-managed keys (CMK), using Azure Key Vault for key storage, to enable an extra layer of security for data at rest.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Jan 11

Announcing Public Preview of the Azure Arc Visual Studio Code Extension

IN PREVIEW

Learn more about the Public Preview of the new Azure Arc Visual Studio Code Extension.

  • Azure Arc
  • Management
Jan 11

Create tests by adding HTTP requests in Azure Load Testing

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Testing now supports creating load tests by HTTP requests.

  • Azure Load Testing
  • Services
Jan 10

General Availability: Premium SSD v2 and Ultra disks support with Trusted launch

NOW AVAILABLE

Trusted launch VMs now support Azure Premium SSD v2 and Ultra disks storage.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Managed Disks
  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Security
  • Features
Jan 9

Azure Load Testing supports Web Driver Sampler plugin for Apache JMeter

NOW AVAILABLE

With Azure Load Testing, you can now measure response time as experienced by the end user leveraging the Web Driver Sampler plugin for Apache JMeter

  • Azure Load Testing
  • Services
Jan 9

Azure Load Testing supports fetching secrets from Azure Key Vault with access restrictions (private AKV)

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use secrets from an Azure Key Vault with access restrictions in Azure Load Testing.

  • Services
Jan 8

Public Preview: Azure Data Explorer connector for Apache Flink

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Explorer connector for Apache Flink (Public Preview)

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • HDInsight
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jan 8

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in UK West and Poland Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Now available in the UK West and Poland Central regions, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most-demanding workloads.

  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Jan 8

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in the West US3 and Germany West Central regions.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Jan 4

Azure Stream Analytics No-code Editor: new features and improvements in Jan 2024

IN PREVIEW

Enhancements and new features have been introduced to the Stream Analytics no-code editor, accessible through both the Azure Event Hubs portal and the Azure Stream Analytics portal. These updates aim to deliver a more intuitive and user-friendly experience for users.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Event Hubs
  • Features
Jan 4

Azure Spring Apps Enterprise is now eligible for Azure savings plan for compute

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2023

Enjoy up to 47% savings when you commit to Azure savings plan for Azure Spring Apps Enterprise.

  • Azure Spring Apps
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features

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