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February 2024

Feb 5

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in Canada East

NOW AVAILABLE

Now available in Canada East region, Azure Ultra Disk Storage provides high performance along with sub-millisecond latency for your most-demanding workloads.

  • Ultra Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
Feb 5

Mount Azure Storage as a local share in App Service Linux Now supports NFS

NOW AVAILABLE

NFS support is now available for App Service Linux code and container when mounting a Azure File share as a local share for the web app. 

  • App Service
  • Features
Feb 5

Announcing General Availability to migrate Virtual Network injected Azure Data Explorer Cluster to Private Endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

The migration of Azure Virtual Network injected Azure Data Explorer cluster to Private Endpoints in generally available now. The process is simple and can be done using the Azure portal, the ARM template, or any code which uses the ADX SDK.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 1

Support for log alert rules that use cross-workspace queries with resource names or qualified name identifiers will be retired on 31 May 2024

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: May 31, 2024

As of May 31, 2024, log alert rules will no longer support cross-workspace queries that use resource names or qualified name identifiers.

  • Alerts
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Retirements
  • Features
Feb 1

Azure Virtual Network Manager security admin rule generally available in 30 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network Manager's security admin rule configuration is now generally available in 30 regions, empowering users to enforce security rules across their virtual networks globally.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
  • Features
Feb 1

Azure Virtual Network Manager topology view now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Visualize Azure Virtual Network Manager connectivity configurations with topology view.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Services
  • Management
  • Features
Feb 1

Private Preview: Azure Site Recovery support for Azure Trusted Launch VMs (Windows OS)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Site Recovery support for Azure Trusted Launch VMs

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally Available: Azure Stack HCI latest feature release

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Azure Stack HCI is the Microsoft Azure Arc-enabled infrastructure. Now, customers who have an Azure Stack HCI subscription can download the latest feature release for their infrastructure. This new Azure Stack HCI release is the version of the product required to run Azure Virtual Desktop on- prem which is also now in GA and called Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI. This is an exciting development as the public preview of this product is in high demand specifically in Healthcare and Financial Services. 

  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Services
  • Operating System
  • Features
Feb 1

Generally Available: Continuous model monitoring in Azure Machine Learning

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Azure Machine Learning model monitoring is now generally available.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Features

January 2024

Jan 31

Announcing General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API

NOW AVAILABLE

General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data plane API We are excited to share Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API is Now Generally Available! Unlock enhanced insights into the monitoring of your Azure resources with our powerful API. Explore its features and elevate your monitoring experience today!

  • Azure Monitor
  • Metrics
  • Batch
  • Services
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
Jan 31

Public Preview: Azure API Center – January Updates

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Azure API Center is your one-stop solution for inventorying and managing your organization’s APIs. In this update, we are bringing you new features and improvements to help you discover, reuse, and consume your APIs more easily and efficiently. These features are designed to help you streamline your API lifecycle, improve your developer experience, and increase your API adoption.

  • Features
Jan 31

Public preview: Istio add-on for AKS now supports plug-in certificate authority (CA)

IN PREVIEW

You can now bring your own certificates and keys to use with Istio add-on for signing workload certificates for improved security.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jan 31

Generally Available: Support for Cross Region Restore for PostgreSQL backups

Cross region for Backup vault using Azure Backup is now generally available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Features
Jan 31

Public preview: Upgrade support in Istio add-on for AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now upgrade to new Istio revisions as they are made available in the Istio add-on for AKS.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jan 31

Public Preview: New major version of durable Functions extension

IN PREVIEW

Durable Functions extension v3.0.0 is currently in public preview. This new major version introduces major changes that benefit those using Azure Storage backend.

  • Features
Jan 31

Public Preview: Azure Functions Support for Java 21 on Linux

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions now supports Java 21 in preview on dedicated, consumption, and premium plans for Linux.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jan 31

Generally Available: Azure Container Apps supports additional TCP ports

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now run containers apps that accept TCP connections on multiple ports.

  • Azure Container Apps
  • Features
Jan 31

Public Preview: Distributed tracing v2 for durable Functions

IN PREVIEW

Distributed tracing v2 for durable Functions is in public preview. This version supports all languages and storage backends and provides detailed spans.

  • Azure Functions
  • Features
Jan 31

Visual Studio Code extension update for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

You can use VS Code extension update for AKS to interact with a new create cluster experience, abort/reconcile cluster, and more.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jan 31

Public preview: Node OS API options feature for AKS

IN PREVIEW

You can now get Node IP for tasks such as troubleshooting, without needing kubectl access

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

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