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April 2024

Apr 17

Action recommended: Prepare for model version retirement in Azure OpenAI

Action recommended: Prepare for model version retirement in Azure OpenAI

  • Services
  • Retirements
Apr 17

Azure Machine Learning - General Availability for April 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Three features now available in GA enable you to seamlessly log inference data to a central location, set up event-driven applications, processes, or workflows based on Azure Machine Learning events, and utilize lifecycle management of features from creation through archival.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Apr 16

General availability: Azure Virtual Network encryption availability in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network encryption is a feature of Azure Virtual Networks. Virtual network encryption allows you to seamlessly encrypt and decrypt traffic between Azure Virtual Machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
Apr 15

Announcing Public Preview of Query editor in Azure Monitor Metrics

IN PREVIEW

Public Preview of Query editor in Azure Monitor Metrics is now Available! Get started with Query editor to access advanced querying capabilities within Azure Monitor Metrics. With the Query Editor's seamless integration of the widely adopted Prometheus Query Language (PromQL), customers can unlock advanced querying capabilities within their Azure Monitor Workspace. With PromQL, you can now efficiently analyze Prometheus metrics, identify trends, troubleshoot issues, and optimize resource utilization for better performance and reliability.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Metrics
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Features
Apr 15

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 73 - April 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

This article describes the improvements for the latest version of Azure Site Recovery components. 

  • Features
Apr 15

Azure Event Grid support for last will & testament (LWT) capabilities now in Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Ensures predictable and reliable flow of communication among MQTT clients during unexpected disconnections.

  • Event Grid
  • Features
Apr 15

GA: New Property for Disks-LastOwnershipUpdateTime

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing LastOwnershipUpdateTime for Disks in Azure Portal, PowerShell, and CLI. It indicates the last state change time for the Disk, useful for tracking its current state and when it was last updated.

  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
Apr 11

General availability: Azure SQL updates for mid-April 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in mid-April 2024.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Apr 10

Azure Red Hat OpenShift April 2024 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

New features include support for ARO in Azure Terraform provider, ability to bring your own NSG, new GPU instance types for Day 2 operations, and more!

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Features
Apr 10

General availability: Extensible key management using Azure Key Vault for SQL Server on Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Extensible key management (EKM) using Azure Key Vault in SQL Server on Linux is now generally available from SQL Server 2022 CU12 onwards.

  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines
  • Features
Apr 10

General Availability: Virtual private network (VPN) with Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

For enhanced security in your virtual network architectures where outbound connectivity is not allowed.

  • Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra
  • Features
Apr 10

General Availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server networking with Azure Private Link

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supports Private Endpoints in General Availability.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Apr 10

Public Preview: Long-term retention for Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

The feature will allow you to retain/manage backups for up to 10 years in the standard tier according to your compliance and auditing needs.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Apr 10

Generally available: Defender for Cloud supports Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

You can now protect Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server with Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Apr 10

Public Preview: Mirroring Azure Cosmos DB in Microsoft Fabric

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Get near-real time analytics on your Azure Cosmos DB data in Microsoft Fabric with zero-ETL.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Apr 9

Run Azure Load Testing on Azure App Service web apps

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Load test your web apps directly from Azure App Service in Azure portal.

  • Azure Load Testing
  • Web Apps
  • Features
Apr 9

Native Delta Lake Output Now Generally Available in Azure Stream Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

The native support for Delta Lake output in Azure Stream Analytics is now generally available.

  • Features
Apr 9

Azure Load Testing availability in Fairfax (USGov Virginia)

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Azure Load Testing GA in Fairfax cloud - USGov Virginia. US Government customers on the Fairfax cloud can now use Azure Load Testing to simplify their end-to-end load testing process.

  • Azure Load Testing
  • Services
Apr 8

App Service virtual network integration multi plan subnet join

We're excited to announce that the multi plan subnet join for virtual network integration is now available in preview in all regions!

  • Features
Apr 8

General Available: Azure Synapse Runtime for Apache Spark 3.4 is now GA

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2024

Azure Synapse Runtime for Apache Spark 3.4 is now Generally Available

  • Open Source
  • Features

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