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October 2021

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 13

Public preview: IPv6 for Kubenet

IN PREVIEW

AKS now supports dual stack IPv6 overlay networking

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Oct 7

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

Target retirement date: November 01, 2021

Transition to Azure Resource Manager by 1 November 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
Jul 1

General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.07 expected on July 21, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The 21.07 OS evaluation period provides 21 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

June 2021

Jun 30

Azure Image Builder Service now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Image Builder to streamline your image building pipeline and integrate your DevOps application life-cycle with the cloud native tools.

  • Open Source
Jun 23

Azure Sphere OS version 21.06 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

This quality release of the OS includes bug fixes for apps using SPI Flash.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Jun 16

New Azure private MEC solution announced

IN PREVIEW

Azure private multi-access edge compute (MEC) enables operators and systems integrators to simplify the consumption of secure and private 5G networks, and to easily deliver ultra-low-latency networking, applications, and services at the enterprise edge.

  • Services
Jun 10

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.06 expected on June 23

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

May 2021

May 25

The Microsoft Build of OpenJDK is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers and developers can use the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK to build their Java applications, and commercial support is available for applications running on Azure and Azure Stack.

  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Build

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