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February 2023

Feb 3

Azure Digital Twins Control-Plane Preview API Retirement (2021-06-31)

Target retirement date: May 02, 2023

Starting on May 02, 2023, Azure Digital Twins Preview Control-Plane API 2021-06-30-preview version will be retired.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Retirements
Feb 3

Azure Digital Twins Control-Plane Preview API Retirement (2020-03-31)

Target retirement date: February 02, 2023

Azure Digital Twins Preview Control-Plane API (2020-03-31-preview) will be retired on 05/02/2023

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Retirements
Feb 1

General Availability: Microsoft Azure Load Testing is now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Testing is now Generally Available. Get started with Azure Load Testing today.

  • Services
Feb 1

Public Preview: Azure Digital Twins

IN PREVIEW

Public preview: User-assigned managed identities for routing events for Azure Digital Twins

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally available: Azure Digital Twins in West US 3, Qatar, Japan, and Korea

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Digital Twins is now available in 14 Azure regions worldwide including West US 3, Qatar Central, Japan East, and Korea Central.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 1

Generally available: New storage backend for Durable Functions — Microsoft Netherite & MSSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use storage providers other than Azure Storage for Durable Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally Available: Azure Functions support for Node.js 18

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use the latest version of Node.js with Azure Functions.

  • Features
Feb 1

Generally Available: Azure Kubernetes Service introduces two pricing tiers: Free and Standard

NOW AVAILABLE

Identify and use the most appropriate AKS tier for your projects.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
Feb 1

Now Available: Azure Databricks is generally available in China North 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Databricks is now generally available in China North 3. 

  • Azure Databricks
  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 1

Public preview: User-assigned managed identities for routing events for Azure Digital Twins

IN PREVIEW

Azure Digital Twins now supports both system-assigned and user-assigned managed identities for authenticating to supported endpoints for routing digital twin events.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally available: Azure Digital Twins in West US 3, Qatar, Japan, and Korea

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Digital Twins is now available in 14 Azure regions worldwide including West US 3, Qatar Central, Japan East, and Korea Central.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Feb 1

General availability: Trusted launch for Azure VMs in Azure for US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Allows you to enable secure boot, vTPM, virtualization-based security, and Microsoft Defender for Cloud integration, providing additional layers of defense against sophisticated threats.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Feb 1

Azure Web PubSub Premium tier reaches General Availability

NOW AVAILABLE

New plan offers greater resiliency, scalability, and flexibility - helping you add real-time two-way communication to your web and mobile apps.

  • Azure Web PubSub
  • Features
Feb 1

Azure Red Hat OpenShift on Azure Government is now Generally Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now generally available for Azure Government customers (federal, state, local governments, and their partners).

  • Features

January 2023

Jan 30

Generally available: Apply Azure storage access tiers to append blobs and page blobs with blob type conversion

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2023

Convert append blobs and page blobs to block blobs so that you can apply access tiers.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Hot/Cool Blob Storage Tiers
  • Features
Jan 30

Chaos studio - Public preview updates for January 2023 

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Chaos Studio in January 2023.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Management
Jan 25

Public preview: Incremental snapshots for Ultra Disk Storage

IN PREVIEW

To ensure business continuity, incremental snapshots for Ultra Disks are now available in public preview in the Sweden Central and US West 3 Azure region.

  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Jan 24

Generally available: Indirect enterprise agreement on Azure Cost Management and Billing

NOW AVAILABLE

Manage your enrollment hierarchy, view account usage, and monitor costs directly from the Azure Cost Management and Billing menu on the Azure portal (for indirect enterprise agreement customers)

  • Microsoft Cost Management
  • Management
Jan 24

General availability: Application security groups support for private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Application security groups (ASGs) support for private endpoints is now generally available.

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 24

General availability: Mount Azure Storage as a local share in App Service Windows Code

NOW AVAILABLE

Mounting Azure Storage File share as a network share in Windows code (non-container) in App Service is now generally available.

  • App Service
  • Features

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