Azure Security Center’s support for threat protection and vulnerability assessment for SQL DBs running on IaaS virtual machines (VMs) is now in preview
Azure Security Center now supports custom policies (in preview). Our customers have been wanting to extend their current security assessments coverage in Security Center with their own security assessments based on policies that they create in Azure Policy. With support for custom policies, this is now possible.
In order to enable enterprise level scenarios on top of Security Center, it’s now possible to consume Security Center alerts and recommendations in additional places except the Azure portal or API.
Azure Serial Console is coming to Government Cloud, with the same functionality and same GUI.
Using the new subscription diagnostic settings, it’s now possible to stream every type of activity log for your subscription to Azure Monitor Logs, Event Hub, and Azure Storage.
A number of new capabilities for Azure Monitor application change analysis have been added, including at scale onboarding, richer diagnostics, impact analysis and more new features.
The ability to specify CPU and memory thresholds for the Application Insights Profiler is now available, so you now have better control of when to collect traces.
For customers who have ASP.NET applications hosted on Azure Virtual Machines running IIS, we’re adding a new “codeless” onboarding method that uses an agent and doesn’t require access to the code.
Azure Monitor Workbooks gives you a single tool that can combine text, analytic queries, metrics, and parameters into a rich interactive report that you can share with your team members.
The network insights feature (in preview) in Azure Monitor provides a single dashboard that gives you visibility into network topology, dependencies, health, and other key metrics for related network resources.
The ability to see live performance metrics and live deployments in Azure Monitor for containers for your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster is now available. Together with the live events and live logs features, you can get a near real-time performance and health view of your AKS cluster and troubleshoot issues faster.
Azure Monitor for containers can now scrape your Prometheus metrics and store them on your behalf, without you having to operate your own Prometheus collection and storage infrastructure.
With the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Dev Spaces, and GitHub Actions pull request flow, you can easily test your pull request changes in the context of a broader application. Automatically create review apps before any changes are merged into the repo's main branch.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now enables you to use Dev Spaces to run and debug a service(s) locally, while still being able to connect to the other services and resources it depends on in the cloud as if it was running in the Kubernetes cluster.
UTF-8 support is now generally available for Azure SQL Database, allowing more options to companies extending their businesses to a global scale, where the requirements of providing global multilingual database applications and services is critical to meet customer demands, and specific market regulations.
Azure Arc enabled API Management allows customers to leverage a self-hosted API gateway, that expands API Management support for hybrid and multi-cloud environments and enables Azure customers to efficiently and securely manage APIs hosted on-premises and across clouds from a single API Management service in Azure.
Support for .Net application assessments using the Data Access Migration Toolkit is now available.
ExpressRoute, with one of the largest networking ecosystems in the public cloud, now includes satellite connectivity partners, bringing new options and coverage.
Azure Virtual Network is now generally available worldwide. IPv6 support within the virtual network and to the internet enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own corporate networks.
Internet Analyzer is now available in preview. It delivers data-driven performance reporting across multiple endpoints for internet app and content migration and delivery.