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November 2021

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
Nov 2

Private preview: New Azure Arc capabilities in November 2021

IN PREVIEW

Azure Arc is announcing new functionality, which includes enhanced lifecycle management on VMware and Azure Stack HCI virtual machines.

  • Azure Arc
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI public preview is now available

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI, you can maintain full control over your infrastructure and enjoy the advantages of Azure Virtual Desktop in your own datacenter, including a full Windows 10 and 11 desktop experience for users with multi-session or single session support to optimize cost and performance.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Azure App Service - Diagnostic settings feature reaches general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Send web app and platform logs on App Service to Azure Monitor, enabling new observability scenarios.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 2

Open Service Mesh add-on for AKS is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the service mesh capabilities from Open Service Mesh (OSM) integrated natively with the AKS managed service offering.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

October 2021

Oct 25

General availability: ExpressRoute IPv6 Support for Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

IPv6 support for ExpressRoute Private Peering is now generally available with ExpressRoute circuits and Azure environments globally.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Features
Oct 25

General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.10

NOW AVAILABLE

Version 21.10 is a feature update for the Azure Sphere OS, the SDK, supporting tools, and customer documentation.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Gallery
  • Operating System
Oct 19

General availability: Azure Stack HCI new feature update

NOW AVAILABLE

This latest update for Azure Stack HCI enables new workloads, new host capabilities, and new management scenarios.

  • Azure Stack HCI
  • Features
Oct 7

Reminder: Azure Service Management API for Messaging Services will be retired on 1 December 2021

Target retirement date: December 01, 2021

Transition to Azure Resource Manager by 1 December 2021.

  • Service Bus
  • Event Grid
  • Retirements
Oct 6

General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.10 expected on Oct. 20, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period for 21.10 provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

September 2021

Sep 22

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.09

NOW AVAILABLE

This quality release includes an upgrade to the Linux Kernel and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Sep 8

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.09 expected on Sept 22

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

August 2021

Aug 25

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.08

NOW AVAILABLE

This quality release includes bug fixes and security updates of the Azure Sphere OS.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Aug 25

Java 7 will be retired from App Service on 29 July 2022

Target availability: Q3 2022

Transition to Java 11 or 8 by 29 July 2022.

  • App Service
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Services
Aug 20

Tomcat 7 reached End-of-Support on 23 March 2021

Target availability: Q3 2022

Transition to Tomcat 8.5 or 9.0 by 29 July 2022.

  • App Service
  • Services
Aug 18

Public preview: Application Insights auto-instrumentation of .NET apps on Linux

IN PREVIEW

Application Insights, an Application Performance Management (APM) observability feature of Azure Monitor, is announcing the release of several key features including .NET on Linux auto-instrumentation for the preview of .NET6, including support for self-contained and framework-dependent deployments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Aug 12

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.08 expected on Aug 25

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

July 2021

Jul 28

Azure Sphere SDK version 21.07 Update 1 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

This SDK update fixes a bug in the 21.07 SDK that was released earlier this month. 

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
Jul 21

General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.07

NOW AVAILABLE

The 21.07 update includes heap memory allocation tracking, time sync changes, and support for service principles.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
Jul 14

Azure Machine Learning public preview announcements July 2021

IN PREVIEW

New features Custom Containers in Managed Online Endpoints and Job Creation UI are now available in preview in Azure Machine Learning.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features

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