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June 2021

Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server: Support for Postgres 13 (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Create new Flexible Servers using PostgreSQL 13 version for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Open source API portal now generally availabile

NOW AVAILABLE

You can create and publish a customized site with API documentation, automatically generated from OpenAPI files. 

  • API Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server supports PostgreSQL minor versions (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Benefit from the latest PostgreSQL minor versions that include many security updates and bug fixes for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
Jun 7

General availability: Update in Policy Compliance for Resource Type Policies

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Policy built-in policies in which resource type is the only evaluation criterion (e.g. Allowed Resource Types, Disallowed Resource Types) have updated logic to provide a more accurate assessment of your overall environment when aggregated with other policies.

  • Azure Policy
  • Services
  • Management
Jun 7

Azure Backup: Upgrade to TLS 1.2 or above for secure MARS agent backups by September 1, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2021

Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 ends September 1, 2021, please upgrade to TLS 1.2 to ensure secure and uninterrupted backups using MARS agent

  • Azure Backup
  • Security
  • Services
  • Management
Jun 4

General availability: ExpressRoute Global Reach Pricing Reduction

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute Global Reach allows you to link ExpressRoute circuits together to make a private network between your on-premises networks. The data transfer price for this offering is now 50% lower.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • ExpressRoute Circuits
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 4

General availability: Key Rotation and Expiration Policies for Azure Storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2021

Access Key Expiration and Policy support for Azure Storage Accounts

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
Jun 4

Azure Maps Creator is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Maps Creator provides an end-to-end solution for private indoor maps.

  • Azure Maps
  • Features
Jun 3

General availability: Azure DevOps Delivery Plans 2.0

NOW AVAILABLE

With this update, we are including changes to Azure Boards and Azure Pipelines. You can now get total capacity for all teams in an iteration. In addition, we are previewing support for templates in the YAML editor.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Jun 3

Now Available: Pricing changes to Azure Sentinel and Azure Monitor to help you reduce costs

NOW AVAILABLE

Enjoy additional cost savings with the new price changes to Azure Sentinel and Azure monitor. These changes took effect on June 2, 2021.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 3

Public preview: Identity-based connections in Azure Functions with latest Azure SDK triggers and bindings

IN PREVIEW

Azure functions can now connect using an identity instead of a secret.

  • Azure Functions
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
Jun 2

Azure Digital Twins Explorer available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Visual developer tool for exploring your digital twin is now available as a web application.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Features
Jun 2

General availability: Azure API Management Premium tier price reduction for incremental purchased units

NOW AVAILABLE

After the first purchased unit, a price reduction of 50% will be applied on all subsequent units purchased.

  • API Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 2

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for May 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in May 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 2

Azure Security Center: General availability updates for May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates released for general availability (GA) in Azure Security Center in May 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 1

Azure Site Recovery update rollup 55 is now generally available - April 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure Site Recovery update provides improvements, fixes, updated replication support, and download links for Site Recovery components.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features

May 2021

May 27

Query Delta Lake files using T-SQL in Azure Synapse Analytics (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Use T-SQL in Azure Synapse to read Delta Lake format.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 27

Cognitive Services - Form Recognizer adds new version in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for 73 languages, prebuilt ID model, invoice line item extraction, table header extraction tagging as table, and more generally available in Azure Form Recognizer, part of Applied AI Services.

  • Azure Applied AI Services
  • Features
May 26

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in South India

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in South India.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 26

General availability: Application Insight in South India

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in South India region for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters

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