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Target availability: Q1 2024
Support to upgrade existing Gen1 VMs to Trusted launch in preview.
Azure Front Door and Azure CDN Standard from Microsoft (classic) are postponing the domain fronting blocking enforcement to January 22, 2024, and will add two log fields to help you check if your resources display domain fronting behavior by December 25, 2023.
TLS 1.3 will be enabled for Availability Tests in Azure Monitor Application Insights starting on 4 December 2023
You can now request for access to try out Flex Consumption, a new Azure Functions hosting plan that provides fast scaling and networking features with a serverless billing model.
Target availability: Q4 2024
TLS 1.2 to become the minimum TLS version for Azure Storage
Target retirement date: June 30, 2024
New settings will enable admins to restrict end users from viewing and editing security groups in My Groups. The existing settings that allow enabling or disabling of My Groups will be retired in June 2024.
Public preview of Azure Virtual Desktop Insights Powered by Azure Monitor Agent feature in Azure Virtual Desktop
Target retirement date: March 31, 2026
API keys for querying data from Azure Monitor application insights will be retired on 31 March 2026
Target retirement date: September 30, 2025
API keys used to stream live metrics telemetry into application insights will be retired on 30 September 2025.
Target availability: Q3 2023
Alert processing rules are a set of rules that allow for modifications to be made to fired alerts, distinct from alert rules which generate new alerts. With alert processing rules, you can add or remove action groups from your fired alerts.
Retirement of SQL Server Native Client (SNAC) OLE DB provider for linked servers in Azure SQL Managed Instance
Target retirement date: June 01, 2023
All existing linked server objects configured to use SQLNCLI will automatically switch to using the fully compatible third (current) generation of provider – known as Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server or MSOLEDBSQL.
Azure HDInsight for Apache Spark 3.3.0 is under development.
Transition your Kubernetes workloads on Windows Server 2019 to Windows Server 2022 by March 1 2026.
Target retirement date: March 15, 2026
Azure Database Migration Service (classic) - SQL Server scenarios will not be supported after March 15, 2026.
The new datacenter region will also include Availability Zones, providing customers with high availability and additional tolerance to datacenter failures.
Using the new Isolated v2 SKUs, you can now run larger and more complex workloads.
Day 0 support for .NET 7.0 on App Service.
Go language (v1.18 and v1.19) natively supported on Azure App Service.
Target availability: Q2 2022
Natively integrated SaaS solution that provides deep cloud observability, advanced AIOps, and continuous runtime application security capabilities on Azure.
Microsoft has announced plans to bring a new datacenter region to India, including availability zones.
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