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May 2024

May 21

Generally Available: Azure Functions can now run on Azure Container Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now quickly build event driven, cloud native apps, with the flexibility to run functions along with other microservices, APIs, websites, workflows or any container hosted programs.

  • Azure Functions
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Generally Available: Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager workload orchestration

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now set taints and tolerations and rollout upgrades to only available resources.

  • Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Generally Available: KEDA in the Azure Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now easily create and monitor your scaled objects all within the Portal interface.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public preview: Kubernetes version 1.30 support in AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now benefit from the latest enhancements available in Kubernetes 1.30 when using AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Draft now supports best practices via deployment safeguards

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now scan your manifests to ensure you are following best practices.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Build
May 21

Public preview: Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager support for property-based scheduling and override

IN PREVIEW

You can now customize cluster-specific resources and schedule workloads to clusters based on new heuristics.

  • Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public preview: Deployment safeguards mutations in enforcement mode for AKS

IN PREVIEW

Deployment safeguards in AKS can now adjust your deployment resources by applying best practices.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Generally Available: Automated deployments for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Automated deployments for AKS simplifies the process of setting up the authorization of a workflow to a repository, generation of a starter application, and more.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public preview: AKS Automatic

IN PREVIEW

AKS Automatic clusters are optimized to run most production workloads and provision compute resources based on Kubernetes manifests. The streamlined configuration follows AKS best practices and recommendations for cluster and workload setup, scalability, and security.

  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
May 21

Generally Available: 32TB storage support in Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server Business Critical

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

You can now leverage storage support up to 32TB on the Business Critical service tier.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview: Microsoft Copilot now offers supportability in Azure Database for MySQL

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Microsoft Copilot in Azure extends capabilities to Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Generally Available: Accelerated logs in Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Gain a performance boost in the Business Critical service tier of Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server with accelerated logs.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

General availability: Azure SQL updates for late-May 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late-May 2024.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Managed Instance
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview - On-demand backup and Export in Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

This feature provides an ability to export at-moment physical backup of the server to Azure storage account (Azure Blob Storage).

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public preview - Major version upgrade support for PostgreSQL 16

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

In-place major version upgrade support for PostgreSQL 16 in Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview: Azure SQL updates for late-May 2024

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in late-May 2024.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview: New Azure SQL Database skills introduced to Microsoft Copilot in Azure

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

New Copilot skills assist in efficient management and operation of Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview: In-database embeddings in Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Create text embeddings with sub 10ms latency from an LLM deployed within your Azure Database for PostgreSQL instance. 

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview: Index recommendations in Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Optimize your workload by creating suggested indexes and dropping duplicated or unused indexes.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public preview: Change from serverless to provisioned capacity mode

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Easily change the capacity mode of an Azure Cosmos DB account from serverless to provisioned capacity using Azure portal or Azure CLI without any hassle.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features

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