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March 2021

Mar 5

General availability: Azure monitor for containers now supports Pods & Replica set live logs in AKS resource view

NOW AVAILABLE

View live logs of your pods & replica-sets in Azure Kubernetes Service(AKS) resource view. Filter, search, and troubleshoot your pods and replica-sets.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
Mar 5

Azure VMware Solution now generally available in the Southeast Asia region

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Azure VMware Solution has expanded availability to Southeast Asia (Singapore). This update is in addition to the existing availability in US East, US West, West Europe, Australia, Japan East, UK South, Canada Central, North US, and North Europe (Dublin) regions.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Mar 4

Azure Sphere version 21.02 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The 21.02 release includes new features in the Azure Sphere CLI v2 and promotion from Beta to release.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
Mar 4

Public preview: Azure Purview Bulk Edit enhancements

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview's bulk editing capability for data assets now supports classifications and contacts along with glossary terms.

  • Azure Purview
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 4

General availability: New Simplified NSX networking experience for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution helps simplify migration to the cloud by running VMware environments natively on Azure. With the new simplified NSX networking experience, it is now easier for VMware administrators to execute networking operations for Azure VMware Solution from the Azure portal.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Features
Mar 3

Azure trusted launch for Virtual Machines now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure offers trusted launch as a seamless way to bolster the security of Generation 2 VMs. Designed to protect against boot kits, rootkits, and kernel-level malware, trusted launch is comprised of secure boot, virtual trusted platform module (vTPM), and boot integrity monitoring.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 3

Automatic VM guest patching is now in public preview for Linux VMs

IN PREVIEW

Automatic VM guest patching provides safe and automatic patching for virtual machines to simplify update management and maintain security compliance.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 3

Public preview: Azure Purview Resource Set configuration enhancements

IN PREVIEW

You can now customize how Azure Purview Data Catalog assets are grouped into resource sets and are named as well.

  • Azure Purview
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Management
Mar 3

New orchestration mode for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Increase the availability at scale of business-critical applications with new Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets features. Simplify workload deployment, management, and scalability with Virtual Machine Scale Sets flexible orchestration mode, now in public preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 3

Public preview: Register Azure subscriptions and Resource Groups with Azure Purview

IN PREVIEW

Manage your data with greater ease by using Azure Purview to register multiple sources at the same time.

  • Azure Purview
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Management
Mar 3

Improve Azure Spot Virtual Machines runtime and simulate evictions with new features in public preview

IN PREVIEW

New Azure Spot Virtual Machines capabilities – ‘try & restore’ and REST APIs to simulate VM evictions - are now in public preview.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 3

General availability: Azure API Management now has named values integration with Azure Key Vault

NOW AVAILABLE

API Management’s named values can now be stored and managed in Azure Key Vault.

  • API Management
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 3

Azure API Management extension for Visual Studio Code now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Perform common management operations on your Azure API Management service instances without switching away from Visual Studio Code.

  • Visual Studio Code
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 3

On-demand capacity reservations in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Reserve compute capacity and obtain a capacity SLA for Azure virtual machine deployments with on-demand capacity reservations.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 2

Generally available: Plan your migration to Azure VMware Solution using Azure Migrate

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Migrate assessments for Azure VMware Solution with improved node sizing logic is now generally available.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Mar 2

Confidential computing nodes (DCSv2) on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Confidential computing capability now available on AKS for your container workloads.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 2

Azure Remote Rendering is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Build immersive mixed reality experiences with Azure Remote Rendering, now generally available. Use it to enable high fidelity 3D visualization of objects and view models with a billion or more polygons without decimation.

  • Microsoft Ignite
Mar 2

Microsoft Power Fx: The open-source low-code programming language is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Reduce development costs and time using the new public preview features in Microsoft Power Fx.

  • Power Apps
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 2

Multiple new features for Azure VPN Gateway in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of multiple new enhancements and features that are now available in Azure VPN Gateway.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Mar 2

Azure Object Anchors is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

In many of today's mixed reality scenarios, there is a need to align digital content with physical objects. Azure Object Anchors, now in preview, eliminates the need for markers or manual holographic alignment within mixed reality applications.

  • Spatial Anchors
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

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