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Target availability: Q4 2023
Support for SKU recommendation in the Azure SQL Migration extension for Azure Data Studio is in GA.
Target availability: Q4 2023
The new Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service (DMS) allows you to perform seamless migrations from SQL Server on-premises to Azure SQL Targets using DMS.
Integration of Azure Monitor Agent support in Connection Monitor for monitoring connectivity across ARC enabled endpoints as sources and destinations
Public preview: Azure Backup supports long term retention for backup of Azure Database for PostgreSQL– Flexible Server
Now you can retain backups for up to 10 years by defining your own backup and retention policy for PostgreSQL- Flexible server.
Microsoft Entra ID is the new name for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). The rename and new product icon are being rolled out across experiences from Microsoft. Most updates will be complete by mid-November of this year. Resources are also now available to support the renaming of your product experiences. Additionally, Identity emails will now be sent from Microsoft Security (MSSecurityfirstname.lastname@example.org). The emails are currently coming from Microsoft Azure (email@example.com). You may need to update Outlook rules as a result.
When you enable managed identity authentication in Logic App, and grant it permissions in Log Analytics workspace, or Application Insights component, you can query data without needing...
Target availability: Q3 2023
The new Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service (DMS) allows you to perform seamless migrations from SQL Server on-premises to Azure SQL targets using DMS.
Microsoft Entra ID is the new name for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). No action is required from you.
Now generally available: managed ingestion from Azure Cosmos DB to Azure Data Explorer in near real time.
Connect to, query, and develop for MySQL hosted on-premises or in the cloud with the MySQL extension for Azure Data Studio.
Azure Front Door supports using managed identity to access Key Vault without the need to generate, store, and rotate secrets. This is a secure service to service authentication method to enhance security.
With this announcement, cloud native and modern applications that use REST APIs to access Azure SMB shares can utilize identity-based authentication and authorization to access file shares.
Target retirement date: March 31, 2026
API keys for querying data from Azure Monitor application insights will be retired on 31 March 2026
Target retirement date: September 30, 2025
API keys used to stream live metrics telemetry into application insights will be retired on 30 September 2025.
New capabilities recently released that improve storage, enhance configuration, deliver exceptional endpoint security, and more.
API Management Authorizations are now generally available, providing a simple and reliable way to unbundle and abstract authorizations from web APIs.
General Availability: Support for Linux clients to use identity-based access to Azure file shares over SMB
Target availability: Q2 2023
Linux SMB clients can now use Azure Files identity based authentication and authorization. This capability is available to devices that are domain joined to either customer-managed Microsoft AD DS or Azure AD DS.
You can now use AAD workload identity with AKS in production
Independently throttle your event streaming workloads using application groups and client applications information at namespace or event hub/Kafka topic level.
Use Azure Active Directory-based authentication methods using Azure Active Directory principals, managed identities, and groups to connect and access Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server.
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