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May 2022

May 17

Generally available: Open Service Mesh extension for Azure Arc

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use a managed service mesh for Arc-enabled Kubernetes clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
May 17

Generally available: Industrial IoT Connectivity Partners integrate with Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

Industrial IoT starts with Azure IoT Central. Now you can leverage the expertise of Industrial IoT Connectivity Partners who are ready to connect your industrial assets in hours instead of weeks – no matter if it’s modern or legacy equipment.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
May 12

General availability: Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 to Gen2 using Azure Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Migrate your data from Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 to Gen2 to speed up your time to insights

  • Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
May 12

Generally available: OCR supports 164 languages in the Cognitive Services Computer Vision

NOW AVAILABLE

Computer Vision Read API for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) announced the general availability of the new model with support for 164 languages. It’s also available as a Docker container.

  • Computer Vision
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
May 11

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for early May 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
May 11

Generally available: Minor versions upgrade for Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Run the most stable, compliant, and secure MySQL community versions 8.0.28 and 5.7.37 on Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Compliance
  • Security
May 11

Generally available: IT Service Management Integration with secure webhook

NOW AVAILABLE

IT Service Management is now integrated with secure webhook, an updated version that allows you to create work items in an ITSM tool when Azure Monitor sends alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
May 11

Generally available: Azure Compute Gallery support for trusted launch Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Compute Gallery now allows you to create and share custom images for Trusted launch virtual machines

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Features
  • Management
May 9

Generally available: Azure IoT Edge supports Debian Bullseye on ARM32v7

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Debian is included in the Tier 1 OS support list for ARM32v7 devices. Official packages for Bullseye on ARM32v7 are now available on packages.microsoft.com.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Features
  • Operating System
May 9

Generally available: Azure Arc-enabled servers support for private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2022

Enhance your security posture by leveraging Azure private endpoints to connect your on-premises servers to Azure Arc privately.

  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Security
May 5

General availability: Virtual Network NAT health checks available via Resource Health

NOW AVAILABLE

With Azure Resource Health, diagnose and get support for service problems that affect Virtual Network NAT (NAT gateway).

  • Features
  • Services
May 3

Generally available: Enhancements to Azure Web Application Firewall

NOW AVAILABLE

Latest updates and new enhancements available for Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF).

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Features
  • Services
  • Security
May 2

General availability: Object replication on premium blob storage and rule limit increased

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now replicate your block blobs to region of your choice with object replication for premium block blobs and rule limit is increased to 1000 containers per replication policy.

  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Services
May 2

General availability: Azure Machine Learning announcements for March 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Label data with text classification using machine learning assist.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features

April 2022

Apr 28

Generally available: Automated key rotation in Azure Key Vault

NOW AVAILABLE

Key Vault now enables you to automatically rotate keys for encryption of your data.

  • Key Vault
  • Storage Accounts
  • Managed Disks
  • Features
  • Security
Apr 28

Generally available: Azure Functions Linux Elastic Premium plan increased maximum scale-out limits

NOW AVAILABLE

Maximum scale-out limits for Functions Linux Premium plans have been increased in a number of regions.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Azure SQL Database storage limits increase for selected compute sizes

NOW AVAILABLE

Data storage limits have increased over 30% for selected mid-size compute configurations to help reduce costs.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Apr 27

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for late April 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Apr 27

Generally available: Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server higher burstable compute

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server is now offering more options for burstable compute for you to choose from depending on your workload.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
Apr 27

Generally available: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) now includes PgBouncer 1.17

NOW AVAILABLE

Create a Hyperscale Citus) server group using the latest 1.7 version of PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres used with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus).

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

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