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December 2021

Dec 2

Public preview: FSLogix profiles support for Azure AD-joined VMs for Azure Virtual Desktop

IN PREVIEW

Create an Azure Files share to store FSLogix profiles and configure it to support Azure AD authentication.

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Dec 1

SQL Server IaaS Agent extension for Linux SQL VMs generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

SQL Server IaaS Agent extension license management capabilities are now available for Ubuntu Linux virtual machines.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features

November 2021

Nov 29

General availability: VPN Gateway NAT

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VPN Gateway NAT (Network Address Translation) can be used to connect on-premises networks or branch offices to an Azure virtual network with overlapping IP addresses.

  • VPN Gateway
  • Features
  • Security
Nov 23

Private preview: Root cause analysis, new telemetry, & alerts for SAP NetWeaver in AMS

IN PREVIEW

View root cause analysis (RCA) for SAP system unavailability caused by virtual machine or host outage and new telemetry for SAP NetWeaver in Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions (AMS).

  • Features
Nov 22

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCasv5 and ECasv5-series now available

IN PREVIEW

New DCasv5 and ECasv5-series Azure Confidential Virtual Machines are available in public preview

  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
Nov 18

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCv3-series now available in Europe West and North

IN PREVIEW

Confidential computing DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series virtual machines (VMs) are now available in Europe West and Europe North.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Security
Nov 17

General availability: Azure Machine Learning updates - November 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The new feature in general availability for Azure Machine Learning includes deploying with pre-built Inferencing docker images.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Nov 17

Public preview: Azure Machine Learning updates - November 2021

IN PREVIEW

New features now available in public preview for Azure Machine Learning include test AutoML models and calculate test metrics, support for storage account IP firewall, and new pipeline capabilities using CLI v2.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
Nov 17

Virtual machines selector now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The newly released virtual machines selector lets you quickly find the Azure VMs and disk storage options that meet your requirements. Localized in 26 different languages, the tool guides your selection based on workload categories, operating systems, and Azure regions of your choice. The virtual machine selector is integrated with the pricing calculator.

  • Virtual Machines
  • SDK and Tools
Nov 16

Public preview: Run Command – Execute PowerShell or shell scripts on Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

IN PREVIEW

The updated Run Commands are now management orientated, allows to run multiple scripts, track their progress and define Run Command resources in ARM templates to automate VM deployments.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 15

Public preview: VM Applications – Manage and deploy applications to Virtual Machines and Scale Sets

IN PREVIEW

With VM Applications, you can create and securely store application packages in an Azure Compute Gallery. Package management is greatly simplified with logical grouping and versioning capabilities and packages can be shared with other users in your organization, across subscriptions, and tenants.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 12

General availability: Citrix supports Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

Citrix has announced official support for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Azure VMware Solution. With this announcement you gain more choice and flexibility in the migration and modernization of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to Azure.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 10

SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines: Multi subnet high availability generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Configure high availability and disaster recovery for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines using multiple subnets that’s easier and natively supported by SQL Server.

  • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
  • Features
Nov 10

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Flexible Server for a simplified developer experience with high availability options, predictable performance, and maximum control of your databases with more cost optimization controls.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Open Source
Nov 8

General availability: ExpressRoute now supports Azure Virtual Desktop Shortpath RDP over Private Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute enables direct connectivity between on-premises and Microsoft global network. You can connect to virtual machines and private endpoints defined in an Azure virtual network with private peering.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Features
Nov 2

Public preview: Azure Virtual Network Manager

IN PREVIEW

Azure Virtual Network Manager (AVNM) is a one-stop shop solution for centralized network management across regions and subscriptions. AVNM allows you to easily create network topologies and high-priority security rules at scale in the public preview.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Virtual Network
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Azure trusted launch for Virtual Machines now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure offers trusted launch as a seamless way to bolster the security of Generation 2 VMs. Designed to protect against boot kits, rootkits, and kernel-level malware, trusted launch is comprised of secure boot, virtual trusted platform module (vTPM), and boot integrity monitoring.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Azure Machine Learning - Ignite, November 2021 public preview announcements

IN PREVIEW

New feature Azure Arc-enabled machine learning inference and data labeling with text classification using ML Assist capabilities are now available in preview in Azure Machine Learning

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Automatic VM guest patching is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Automatic VM guest patching provides safe and automatic patching for virtual machines to simplify update management and maintain security compliance.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Windows Virtual Machines
  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Features
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Public preview: Azure Virtual Machines DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series now available

IN PREVIEW

New DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series Azure Virtual Machines transform the state-of-the-art for confidential workloads

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite

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