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January 2023

Jan 11

Generally available: Azure Ultra Disk Storage in Switzerland North and Korea South

Now available in Korea South and Switzerland North region, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most demanding workloads.

  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Jan 11

General Availability: AzAcSnap 7 — Azure Application Consistent Snapshot tool updates

NOW AVAILABLE

AzAcSnap Version 7 Release

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • SDK and Tools
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Jan 10

Public preview: Azure Synapse Runtime for Apache Spark 3.3

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now create Azure Synapse Runtime for Apache Spark 3.3. The essential changes include features which come from upgrading Apache Spark to version 3.3.1, and upgrading Delta Lake.

  • Features
Jan 9

At-scale monitoring for Azure Site Recovery with Backup center

NOW AVAILABLE

The new enhancements released in Backup center enable you to monitor replicated items, jobs and manage them across subscriptions, resource groups and locations from a single view.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Management
Jan 9

Public Preview: Azure Cosmos DB to Azure Data Explorer Synapse Link

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2023

Now in public preview: managed ingestion from Azure Cosmos DB to Azure Data Explorer in near real time.

  • Features
Jan 9

Public preview: Capture Event Hubs data with Stream Analytics no-code editor in Delta Lake format

IN PREVIEW

Stream Analytics no-code editor now supports capturing Event Hubs data into ADLS gen2 with Delta Lake format.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Event Hubs
  • Features
Jan 9

Azure VM backup: General availability updates for Dec, 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VM backup now takes a SQL COPY_ONLY_FULL snapshots in SQL Virtual machines to avoid reset of Log sequence numbers and reduce snapshot delays

  • Azure Backup
  • Services
  • Management
Jan 9

Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift in Brazil Southeast

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2023

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in Brazil Southeast region.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Open Source
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 5

General availability: Apache log4J2 sink to Azure Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer now supports ingestion of data from Apache Log4j 2.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
  • Features
Jan 5

General Availability: Azure Sphere support for European Data Boundary

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Sphere Security Service EU data processing and storage is now generally available.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
Jan 4

Public Preview: IT Service Management Connector (ITSMC) is now certified with ServiceNow Tokyo version

NOW AVAILABLE

The ITSM connector provides a bi-directional connection between Azure and ITSM tools to help track and resolve issues faster.

  • Compliance
  • Services
Jan 4

Azure Backup for SAP HANA: General availability updates for Dec 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

In Dec 2022, the following updates and enhancements were made for Azure Backup for SAP HANA – a backint certified database backup solution for SAP HANA databases in Azure VMs.Long term retention for…

  • Azure Backup
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
Jan 4

Private Preview: Featured Clothing

IN PREVIEW

This insight provides information on key items worn by individuals within a video and the timestamp in which the clothing appears.

  • Azure Applied AI Services
  • Services
Jan 4

General availability: Encryption using CMK for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Use infrastructure encryption to add an additional layer of encryption for data at rest using customer-managed keys.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Jan 4

Public preview: Azure Cosmos DB V2 Connector for Power BI

IN PREVIEW

Import data into Power BI dashboards using DirectQuery mode when filtering so aggregations can be pushed down to Azure Cosmos DB to reduce data movement and improve performance.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features

December 2022

Dec 15

Public preview: Azure NetApp Files cross-zone replication

IN PREVIEW

Replicate Azure NetApp Files volumes from one availability zone to another in a fast and cost-effective way, protecting your data from unforeseeable zone failures.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Dec 15

General availability: Azure Arc-enabled servers in Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

Secure, govern, and manage your hybrid servers from Azure

  • Azure Arc enabled servers
  • Azure Arc
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Management
Dec 15

Generally Available: Azure Dedicated Host - Restart

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2022

Introducing Azure dedicated host - Restart functionality

  • Features
Dec 15

General availability: Feature enhancements to Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF)

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure’s WAF now supports multiple new features - SQLi and XSS detection queries, new built-in Azure policies, and increased exclusions limit with support for exclusions on bot manager rule set.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Application Gateway
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Features
Dec 14

Public preview: Build a business case with Azure Migrate

IN PREVIEW

Build a business case in Azure Migrate today to understand the return on investment for migrating your servers, SQL Server deployments and ASP.NET web apps running in your VMware environment to Azure.

  • Services
  • Features

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