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May 2024

May 21

Microsoft Dev Box introduces new ready-to-code and enterprise management capabilities

IN PREVIEW

Dev Box has been updated with several new developer productivity and enterprise management capabilities.

  • Microsoft Dev Box
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 7

Public Preview: Azure Storage Actions is now available in 14 more regions

IN PREVIEW

Azure Storage Actions is a fully managed platform that helps you automate data management operations for object storage and data lakes. The preview is now available in 14 more regions.

  • Azure Storage Actions
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

April 2024

Apr 30

Public Preview: Azure HDInsight on AKS is now available for preview in 7 new regions

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Azure HDInsight on AKS is now available for preview in seven new regions - East US 2 EUAP, West US, Japan East, Australia East, Canada Central, North Europe, Brazil South. Azure HDInsight on AKS is a modern, reliable, secure, and fully managed Platform as a Service (PaaS) that runs on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). HDInsight on AKS allows you to deploy popular Open-Source Analytics workloads like Apache Spark™, Apache Flink®️, and Trino without the overhead of managing and monitoring containers. For more information about Azure HDInsight on AKS, see the documentation.

  • HDInsight on AKS
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

March 2024

Mar 27

Generally available: Microsoft Dev Box in Southeast Asia, Brazil South, South Africa North, and Switzerland North 

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft Dev Box is generally available in Southeast Asia, Brazil South, South Africa North, and Switzerland North.  

  • Services

December 2023

Dec 21

September 2023

Sep 7

Public Preview: Azure Container Storage Updates: Expanded regions and performance options

IN PREVIEW

Azure Container Storage (in preview) offers volume management built natively for containers. With the latest updates you can now deploy in 26 regions, use volume resize & cloning and choose from an expanded list of Disk SKUs.

  • Azure Container Storage
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Azure Elastic SAN
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features

August 2023

Aug 15

Generally available: Azure Load Testing in Japan East and Brazil South

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Load Testing is in generally available in Japan East and Brazil South.

  • Azure Load Testing
  • Features
Aug 10

Generally available: Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage is now available in more regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage is now available in more regions and offers the most advanced general-purpose block storage solution with the best price performance.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Storage Accounts
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

May 2023

May 31

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in more regions.

NOW AVAILABLE

Zone Redundant Storage (ZRS) for Azure Disks is now available on Azure Premium SSD and Standard SSD in Brazil South, UK South, East US, East US 2, and South-Central US.

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

April 2023

Apr 3

Public preview update: Azure Automation supports PowerShell 7.2 and Python 3.10 runbooks

IN PREVIEW

Azure Automation has expanded Public preview support for PowerShell 7.2 and Python 3.10 runbooks.

  • Management
  • Features

March 2023

Mar 27

Public Preview: Azure Chaos Studio is now available in Brazil South region

Azure Chaos Studio is now available in Brazil South region.

  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 15

Generally available: Azure Ultra Disk Storage in Brazil Southeast, South Africa North and UAE North

NOW AVAILABLE

Now available in Brazil Southeast, South Africa North and UAE North region, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most demanding workloads

  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 15

Azure Red Hat OpenShift March Updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Expanded regional availability and several new features for workload optimization, enhanced security, and performance.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

February 2023

Feb 23

Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files now support large volumes up to 500TiB in size

IN PREVIEW

You can now create Azure NetApp Files large volumes between 100TiB to 500TiB in size.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

January 2023

Jan 24

General availability: Application security groups support for private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Application security groups (ASGs) support for private endpoints is now generally available.

  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 9

Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift in Brazil Southeast

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2023

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in Brazil Southeast region.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 4

General availability: Encryption using CMK for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Use infrastructure encryption to add an additional layer of encryption for data at rest using customer-managed keys.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

December 2022

Dec 15

Public preview: Azure NetApp Files cross-zone replication

IN PREVIEW

Replicate Azure NetApp Files volumes from one availability zone to another in a fast and cost-effective way, protecting your data from unforeseeable zone failures.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features

August 2022

Aug 22

Generally available: Public IP Capability for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Public IP capability on Azure VMware Solution provides internet connectivity for Azure VMware Solution workloads. You can now use NSX-T manager as your security terminating point.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
Aug 17

General availability: Network security groups support for private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2022

Network security groups (NSGs) support for private endpoints is now generally available.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

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