Skip to main content

Azure updates

Get the latest updates on Azure products and features to meet your cloud investment needs. Subscribe to notifications to stay informed.

RSS feed
Product category
Status:

November 2021

Nov 8

Generally available: Azure Functions runtime 4.0

NOW AVAILABLE

Version 4.0 of the Azure Functions runtime supports .NET 6. It also supports Node.js, Python, Java, PowerShell, and other languages using custom handlers.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Nov 8

.NET 6.0 in Azure Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Both the in-process and isolated models are supported in .NET 6.0 Azure Functions. 

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Nov 8

General availability: Build and deploy full-stack .NET 6.0 apps with Azure Static Web Apps

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Static Web Apps now supports building and deploying .NET 6 Blazor WebAssembly and Azure Functions apps.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features

October 2021

Oct 28

General availability: Azure Functions extensions for Blobs, Queues, Event Hubs, Service Bus, and Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

The new triggers and bindings contain a number of improvements, including support for identity-based connections.

  • Azure Functions
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
  • Features
Oct 8

Public preview: Dynamic concurrency in Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions dynamic concurrency feature simplifies configuring concurrency for your function apps.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Oct 6

Azure Functions Python 3.9 support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Python developers can now take advantage of the version enhancements in Python 3.9 using Azure Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

September 2021

Sep 22

Azure Functions runtime 4.0 is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions 4.0 includes support for .NET 6.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Sep 22

Public preview: Distributed tracing for Java apps on Azure Functions Linux

IN PREVIEW

Distributed tracing for Java apps on Azure Functions can now be enabled through Azure portal. This integration provides additional insights into end-to-end transactions that were not previously supported, completes the application map, which aggregates many transactions to show a topological view your system, and lets you detect and diagnose performance bottlenecks.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Sep 15

Public preview of v4 Cosmos DB extensions for Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

A new major version of the Cosmos DB extensions for Azure Functions is now available in public preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

August 2021

Aug 31

Azure Functions support for Node 10 is ending on 30 September 2022

Target retirement date: September 30, 2022

Functions App support for Node 10 apps is ending on 30 September 2022, we recommend you upgrade to Node 14.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Aug 31

Azure Functions support for PowerShell 6 is ending on 30 September 2022

Target retirement date: September 30, 2022

Functions Apps support for PowerShell 6 apps is ending on 30 September 2022.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Aug 31

Azure Functions support for Node 6 is ending on 28 February 2022

Target retirement date: February 28, 2022

Functions App support for Node 6 apps is ending on 28 February 2022, we recommend you upgrade to Node 14.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Aug 26

Azure Functions support for Node 8 is ending on 28 February 2022

Target retirement date: February 28, 2022

Functions App support for Node 8 apps is ending on 28 February 2022, we recommend you upgrade to Node 14.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Aug 26

Azure Functions support for Python 3.6 is ending on 30 September 2022

Target retirement date: September 30, 2022

Functions App support for Python 3.6 is ending on 30 September 2022, we recommend you upgrade to Python 3.8.

  • Azure Functions
  • Retirements
Aug 18

Azure Static Web Apps adds public preview support for Private Endpoints

IN PREVIEW

Secure your static web apps with Private Endpoints by limiting exposure to the public internet.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

July 2021

Jul 21

General availability: Python Functions now support custom telemetry in Application Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor is releasing a new PyPI package that expands distributed tracing support in Application Insights for Python Functions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure Monitor
  • Open Source
  • Features
Jul 7

General availability: Updates to secrets configuration options in App Service and Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service and Azure Functions have been updated to better support management of secrets as part of your secure application development process.

  • Azure Functions
  • Security

June 2021

Jun 3

Public preview: Identity-based connections in Azure Functions with latest Azure SDK triggers and bindings

IN PREVIEW

Azure functions can now connect using an identity instead of a secret.

  • Azure Functions
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security

May 2021

May 26

Public preview: Introducing new Durable Functions storage provider options

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions, an extension to the Azure Functions runtime, adds two new storage provider options in public preview.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
May 26

PowerShell support in Durable Functions is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

PowerShell users can use Durable Functions create serverless workflows to orchestrate complex, long-running automation processes.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features

Azure at Microsoft Build

Resources

Read the Azure blog for latest news and announcements.

Blog

Get answers to your questions from Microsoft and Community experts.

Community support

Read commonly asked questions on Azure updates.

FAQ

Find the latest news, updates, and resources for Azure partners.

Azure Partner Zone

Tell us what you think of Azure and what you want to see in the future.

Provide feedback

Azure is available in more regions than any other cloud provider.

Check product availability in your region