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November 2022

Nov 16

Azure SQL—General availability updates for mid-November 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in mid-November 2022.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Nov 15

General availability: Azure Sphere TKS updated; OS version 22.11 expected December 1

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in retail evaluation now to ensure compatibility. The Azure Sphere team has also updated the trusted keystore of Azure Sphere devices, resulting in an additional reboot for production devices.

  • Security
  • Operating System
Nov 15

General availability: TLS 1.3 with Application Gateway

NOW AVAILABLE

Start using the new policies with TLS 1.3 for your Azure Application Gateway to improve security and performance.

  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 15

General availability: Per Rule Actions on regional Web Application Firewall

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure's regional Web Application Firewall on Application Gateway now supports customizing actions per rule. This new functionality allows you greater control over how the Web Application Firewall handles incoming traffic.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 14

General availability: Bot Manager Rule Set 1.0 on regional Web Application Firewall

NOW AVAILABLE

This rule set provides you enhanced protection against bots and provides granular control over bots detected by WAF by categorizing bot traffic as good, bad, or unknown bots.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Application Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 14

Public preview: Use Azure Quota REST APIs to manage service limits (quotas)

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2022

Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quotas) for Azure VMs, HPC Cache, Purview services, and networking.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Services
Nov 14

Generally available: Encrypt managed disks with cross-tenant customer-managed keys

NOW AVAILABLE

Protect your data by encrypting Premium SSD, Standard SSD, and Standard HDD managed disks with cross tenant customer-managed keys.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
Nov 14

Limited preview: Azure Backup support for confidential VMs using Platform Managed Keys

IN PREVIEW

You can use this feature to back up confidential VMs using Platform Managed Keys.

  • Services
  • Features
Nov 11

Azure Resource Manager — Migrating to TLS 1.2 with Deprecation of Outdated Security Protocols

Target retirement date: September 01, 2023

Azure Resource Manager will be deprecating support for TLS 1.1 and older in Fall 2023. To maintain an uninterrupted connection with Azure Resource Manager, update your operating systems and work environments to support TLS 1.2.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Retirements
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
Nov 10

Public preview: Microsoft Azure Managed HSM TLS Offload Library

IN PREVIEW

Azure Managed HSM now supports SSL/TLS Offload for F5 and Nginx.

  • Security
Nov 10

Public preview: Azure Front Door integration with managed identities

IN PREVIEW

Azure Front Door Standard and Premium supports enabling managed identities for Azure Front Door to access Azure Key Vault.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 10

Public preview: Azure Maps Creator feature - Wayfinding

IN PREVIEW

Wayfinding in Azure Maps Creator enables you to provide your users with the shortest path between two points within a facility.

  • Features
Nov 10

Public preview: Azure Front Door zero downtime migration

IN PREVIEW

You can use this feature to migrate Azure Front Door (classic) to Azure Front Door Standard and Premium with zero downtime.

  • Azure Front Door (classic)
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 10

Public preview: Upgrade from Azure Front Door Standard to Premium tier

IN PREVIEW

You can now use this feature to upgrade your Azure Front Door Standard profile to Premium tier without downtime.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Features
Nov 9

Azure Machine Learning—Generally availability updates for November 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

New GA features include the ability to automate auto-shutdown/auto-start schedules, configure and customize a compute instance, seamlessly build NLP/vision models, and assess AI systems.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Nov 9

Azure Percept DK Retirement Announcement

Target retirement date: March 30, 2023

Azure Percept DK and support from associated Azure services will be retired on March 30th, 2023.

  • Retirements
Nov 9

Azure Machine Learning—Public preview updates for November 2022

IN PREVIEW

New public preview features include reading Delta Lakes in fewer steps, debugging and monitoring training jobs, and performing data wrangling.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Nov 9

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server in new China regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server workloads in two new China regions.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Regions & Datacenters
Nov 9

General availability: Multivariate Anomaly Detection

NOW AVAILABLE

Multivariate Anomaly Detection will allow you to evaluate multiple signals and the correlations between them to find sudden changes in data patterns.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Azure Applied AI Services
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 9

Public preview: Azure SQL Database offline migrations in Azure SQL Migration extension

IN PREVIEW

Assess, get right-sized Azure recommendations for Azure migration targets, and migrate databases offline from on-premises SQL Server to Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Features

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