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Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.
Lower prices for Azure confidential computing virtual machines
Extend your Static Web App with a zero-config enterprise-grade edge powered by Azure Front Door.
Get more flexibility for your on-premises BGP connections to Azure and create BGP-enabled VPN connections between Azure and other cloud providers.
Upgrade to Standard SKU Load Balancer easily through a simple PowerShell script and take advantage of enhanced capabilities.
Now available in West US 3 region, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high-performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most-demanding workloads such as SAP HANA and top tier databases.
Summary of key automation updates for Azure Backup in 2021
Target availability: Q1 2022
You can now use Azure Policy to enable Azure Site Recovery for your VMs at scale and ensure organizational standards.
Update your network access control rules if you see Traffic Manager health probes with new IP addresses.
Semantic Search, a feature of Azure Cognitive Search, is now available for direct configuration in the Azure Portal.
Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL
Target availability: Q4 2021
New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Microsoft Defender for Cloud in December 2021.
Start reusing tiles and dashboards through the new Copy Dashboard feature in Azure IoT Central.
Target availability: Q1 2022
Transform complex device telemetry into structured data inside Azure IoT Central so you can use that telemetry within Rules, Analytics, Dashboards and Data Export.
You can now select and display up to 100 devices on a single tile within IoT Central.
The Azure Percept November update includes fixes related to security.
You can now scan your Snowflake artifacts including streams, columns, stored procedures, and functions/pipes.
If you have processes or tools to detect accidental deletion of files and directories for your Azure Data Lake Storage accounts, you can now also restore the deleted objects using soft delete for blobs capability. During the retention period that you specify, you can now restore a soft-deleted object to its state at the time it was deleted.
Placement policies enable admins to specify constraints or rules when allocating Virtual Machines within an Azure VMware Solution private cloud. With this update, the creation and assignment of vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) rules for running Virtual Machines in an Azure VMware Solution SDDC has been simplified and is now executable directly from the Azure Portal for cloud admin roles.
Automated key rotation in Key Vault allows security officers to improve data security.
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