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August 2022

Aug 3

Public preview: Azure Dedicated Host support for Ultra SSD

IN PREVIEW

Introducing support for Azure Ultra Disks on Azure Dedicated Host.

  • Azure Dedicated Host
  • Features
Aug 3

Generally available: Azure Monitor metric alerts dynamic thresholds outage detection

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor metric alerts with dynamic thresholds detection, leverages advanced machine learning (ML) to learn metrics' historical behavior and identify patterns and anomalies that indicate…

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Aug 2

Generally available: Azure Firewall Premium is now ICSA labs certified

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Firewall Premium Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) certification from ICSA Labs is now generally available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
  • Compliance
Aug 2

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in China North 3 and China East 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for you to start collecting telemetry and analyzing your services for health and usage in China North 3 and China East 3.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 2

General availability: Reservation administrator and reader roles in the Azure Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now assign reservation administrator and reader roles in the Azure Portal.

  • Features
Aug 2

Generally available: Enforcement mode of machine configuration (previously guest configuration)

NOW AVAILABLE

Set the configuration of your Azure Virtual Machine or Azure Arc-enabled server using the enforcement mode of machine configuration (formerly guest configuration).

  • Azure Automanage
  • Management
Aug 1

General availability: Application Insights in China North 3 and China East 3

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Insights, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in China North 3 and China East 3 regions for you to collect telemetry and analyze your service health in production environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
Aug 1

General availability: Next hop IP support for Route Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2022

Peer Route Server with network virtual appliances (NVAs) deployed behind an Azure Internal Load Balancer (ILB).

  • Azure Route Server
  • Services
Aug 1

Public preview: AMD-based confidential VMs for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

IN PREVIEW

Announcing the public preview of confidential node pools on AKS with AMD SEV-SNP confidential VMs.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Open Source
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 1

Generally available: US West 3 price adjustment

NOW AVAILABLE

Pricing adjustment to bring value to our Azure customers in western US regions.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
Aug 1

Azure StorSimple 8000/1200 series will no longer be supported starting 31st December 2022

Target retirement date: December 31, 2022

Updated announcement for Azure StorSimple 8000/1200 series end of life.

  • StorSimple
  • Retirements
Aug 1

Generally available: Azure Public IPv6 offerings are free as of July 31

NOW AVAILABLE

Decrease the cost of your transition to IPv6 when Azure Public IPv6 offerings go free on July 31 2022.

  • Pricing & Offerings

July 2022

Jul 28

General availability: Azure Sphere version 22.07

NOW AVAILABLE

The 22.07 release includes reduced connect-to-cloud time for the OS, resulting in lower energy use; best practices guidance for production-ready applications; and optimized manufacturing scripts.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
Jul 28

Public preview: Azure Synapse Analytics Spark elastic pool storage

IN PREVIEW

Reduce job failures by using elastic pool storage.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features
Jul 28

Generally available: Trusted Launch support for DCsv3 and DCdsv3 series Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

DCsv3 and DCdsv3-series virtual machines (VMs) now supports trusted launch feature.

  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jul 27

Generally available: Guided tour experience added to Azure IoT Central

NOW AVAILABLE

You now have the option to take the phone as a device guided tour when creating a new application in Azure IoT Central.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jul 26

General availability: VM Applications – Manage and deploy applications to VMs and VMSS

NOW AVAILABLE

VM Apps is a service that simplifies management, sharing, and global distribution of application packages at scale.

  • Features
Jul 26

Public preview: SQL DB output connector improvements in Stream Analytics

IN PREVIEW

You can now configure your Azure Stream Analytics job to write to a SQL table that hasn't yet been created or see schema mismatch detection for an existing SQL table.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
Jul 25

Public preview: Share images across subscriptions and tenants with new Compute Gallery feature

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2022

Using direct shared gallery, a feature of Azure Compute Gallery, you can now share VM images directly with other subscriptions and tenants.

  • Gallery
  • Features
Jul 25

Generally available: Azure Stream Analytics in four new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed, real-time analytics service designed to help you analyze and process fast moving streams of data.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters

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