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Retirement: Azure Database Migration Service (classic) - SQL Server scenarios deprecation
Target retirement date: March 15, 2026
Azure Database Migration Service (classic) - SQL Server scenarios will not be supported after March 15, 2026.
In development: New planned datacenter region in Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia Central)
The new datacenter region will also include Availability Zones, providing customers with high availability and additional tolerance to datacenter failures.
In development: Larger SKUs for App Service Environment v3
Using the new Isolated v2 SKUs, you can now run larger and more complex workloads.
In development: Day 0 support for .NET 7
Day 0 support for .NET 7.0 on App Service.
In development: Go language support
Go language (v1.18 and v1.19) natively supported on Azure App Service.
In development: Dynatrace for Azure
Target availability: Q2 2022
Natively integrated SaaS solution that provides deep cloud observability, advanced AIOps, and continuous runtime application security capabilities on Azure.
In development: New planned datacenter region in India (India South Central)
Microsoft has announced plans to bring a new datacenter region to India, including availability zones.
In development: New planned datacenter region in Finland (Finland Central)
Microsoft has announced plans to bring a new datacenter region to Finland, including availability zones.
In development: Price sheet download as a zip file
Price sheet download experience update for using Azure in a small business environment.
In development: New planned datacenter region in Belgium (Belgium Central)
Microsoft has announced plans to bring a new datacenter region to Belgium, including Availability Zones.
Azure NetApp Files Datastores for Azure VMware Solution is coming soon
Azure VMware Solution NFS datastores on Azure NetApp Files is currently in private preview and is coming soon. The solution provides more choice to optimize and scale storage for Azure VMware Solution environments.
Free Extended Security Updates only on Azure for Windows Server 2012 /R2and SQL Server 2012
Learn how you can take advantage of free Extended Security only Azure for workloads running on Windows Server 2012/R2 and SQL Server 2012 releases.
Call recording for Azure Communication Services coming soon
Call recording for Azure Communication Services helps to simplify and improve the recording process during calls.
Direct routing for Azure Communication Services coming soon
Developers will be able to use or extend their existing telephony infrastructure to the calling capabilities they build with Azure Communication Services.
Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Azure Free offer coming soon
Beginning in June 2021, enjoy the Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server B1ms compute SKU and 32GB storage free offer for the first 12 months.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Azure Free offer coming soon
Utilize the B1ms compute SKU and 32GB storage free offer (coming June 2021) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.
Microsoft announces plans to establish first datacenter region in Malaysia
The new datacenter region is part of the “Bersama Malaysia” initiative to support inclusive economic growth in Malaysia.
Azure SQL Managed Instance - A performance optimization change to default settings is coming soon
Target availability: Q2 2021
Upcoming changes to Azure SQL Managed Instance will improve workload performance and reduce unnecessary resource utilization.
New planned datacenter region in China (China North 3)
The new data center region China north 3 will be launched in China in 2022. The new region will have Availability Zones to improve the high availability and tolerance to datacenter failures.
Microsoft plans to establish first datacenter region in Indonesia
Microsoft increases its investment in Indonesia’s digital economy, with plans to establish its first datacenter region in the country.
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