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May 2021

May 14

Action Required: Migrate your Azure Blockchain Service data by 10 September 2021

Target retirement date: September 10, 2021

Migrate your data to the ConsenSys Quorum Blockchain Service.

  • Azure Blockchain Service
  • Retirements
May 14

Public preview of Azure VPN Client for macOS

IN PREVIEW

Azure VPN Client for macOS enables customers to utilize features of Azure AD natively, such as multi-factor authentication, Conditional Access, and user-based policies for their Mac clients.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
May 14

General availability: VNET peering support for Azure Bastion

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now deploy Azure Bastion in a peered Virtual Network (VNet), enabling RDP/SSH connectivity to virtual machines deployed in a peered Virtual network (VNet)

  • Azure Bastion
  • Features
May 13

General availability: Azure API Management updates - May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on May 5, 2021, and included the following new features, bug fixes, and other improvements.

  • API Management
  • Services
  • Features
May 13

Azure Purview now supports Private Endpoints in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Add a layer of security and network isolation to your Purview account.

  • Features
May 12

Public preview: Application Gateway Mutual Authentication

IN PREVIEW

Application Gateway now supports fronted mutual authentication and listener specific SSL policies.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
May 12

Azure Static Web Apps is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Static Web Apps, now includes a standard plan for advanced capabilities supported by an enterprise Service Level Agreement (SLA).

  • App Service
  • Services
  • Features
May 12

Public preview: Azure Database for MySQL– Flexible Server: Announcing SSL enforcement and minimum TLS version choice

IN PREVIEW

Now you can choose to enforce encrypted connection or Transport Layer Support version on Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Security
  • Features
  • Compliance
  • Management
May 12

The public preview of Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supported in new regions

IN PREVIEW

Provision new Flexible Server deployments in France Central and Brazil South regions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Management
May 12

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server: PowerShell Module in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use PowerShell to manage dependent resources and Azure Database for MySQL- Flexible Servers.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Management
May 12

Zone redundant storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Now available in public preview in West Europe, North Europe, West US 2, and France Central, Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) option for Azure managed disks protect disks from zonal failures which may occur due to natural disasters or hardware issues.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
May 12

Capacity calculator with Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the Azure Cosmos DB capacity calculator to estimate your RU/s for your API for MongoDB workloads.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
  • Management
May 12

General availability: Announcing lower pricing for provisioned throughput on Azure Ultra Disks

NOW AVAILABLE

Provisioned throughput price on Azure Ultra Disks is reduced by 65% in all regions where Ultra Disks are available

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
May 12

General availability | Azure NetApp Files : Application Consistent Snapshot tool (AzAcSnap)

NOW AVAILABLE

AzAcSnap is a command-line tool for simplifying data protection for third-party databases in Linux environments

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
May 12

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) managed PgBouncer in public preview

IN PREVIEW

PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres, is now part of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) managed service.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
May 12

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server with managed PgBouncer in preview

IN PREVIEW

PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres, is now part of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server managed service

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Features
May 11

General availability: Azure DevOps updates for May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

There are several new announcements for May 2021 including repos as protected resource in YAML pipelines and updates to Delivery Plans 2.0.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
May 11

General availability: Azure IoT Central new and updated features—April 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

April updates include API general availability, new guidance articles, dashboard updates, IoT Edge updates, and device connectivity events.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
May 10

General availability: Enable Azure Site Recovery (ASR) while creating Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

With ASR, you can now protect your business-critical Azure virtual machines from regional outages at the time of VM creation.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Management
May 7

Azure Storage — Attribute-based Access Control (ABAC) now available for preview

IN PREVIEW

Attribute-based Access Control (ABAC) is an authorization mechanism that defines access levels based on attributes associated with security principals, resources, requests or the environment. You can now use ABAC in Azure Storage for Blobs and ADLS Gen2 by defining conditions on role-assignments based on resource and request attributes.

  • Security
  • Features

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