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Andrew Posted on 10:04 am

Azure Updates – Number 14- July 03, 2021

A summary update on Azure News that includes updates released from Microsoft Azure related to Azure, Architecture, Compute, and Sentinel topics. I’ll provide links to all the resource updates with each item. Hopefully this will save you some time digging around to find recent releases and changes.

Updates will include preview and general availability announcements, news, and technical articles published in the listed topic areas for the previous 2 week snapshot. Presented is a subset of news that is highlighted here, visit Azure Blog or Azure Updates Blog to see all the updates.

Azure Updates

Update PowerShell versions 7.0 and 7.1 to protect against a vulnerability
General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.07 expected on July 21, 2021
General availability: Azure Security Center updates for June 2021
General availability: Skip X.509 certificate proof of possession for IoT Hub and DPS
Soft delete for blobs capability for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in limited public preview
Azure Maps Android SDK is now generally available
Azure Image Builder Service now generally available
VPN NAT now in public preview
Limited Preview: New Azure VMs for confidential workloads
Public preview: Azure Automanage now supports Arc enabled servers
Expansion of the public preview of on-demand disk bursting for Premium SSD to more regions
Introducing the Ingestion Client for Azure Speech
Azure NetApp Files | Regional Capacity Quota
General availability: Azure Digital Twins plugin for Azure Data Explorer??
General availability: Turn your phone into an IoT device with the new IoT Plug and Play mobile app
General availability: Azure DevOps updates for June 2021
General availability: Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics for Health
Azure Container Registry is now available in West US 3
Azure Sphere OS version 21.06 is now generally available
Azure Maps Mobility Services Preview will be retired on 5 October 2021
Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1: Account creation will be blocked for new customers starting July 5, 2021
Azure Blob storage???NFS 3.0 protocol support generally available
General availability: Expansion of credit-based disk bursting to Azure Standard SSDs E30 and smaller
Azure Database for PostgreSQL ??? Hyperscale (Citus) now offers server group restart feature in public preview
Azure??SQL???public preview updates for??late June 2021??
Azure Machine Learning public preview announcements for June 2021.
Azure??SQL???general availability updates for??late June 2021??
Full text query in diagnostics logs for Azure Cosmos DB in general availability
Azure IoT Edge for Linux now generally available
Azure Database for PostgreSQL ??? Flexible Server: Forced failover in public preview
Azure Key Vault Managed HSM is generally available

Azure Blog

Use New Relic One to effortlessly monitor applications in Azure Spring Cloud
Advancing safe deployment with AIOps???introducing Gandalf
Azure Cost Management and Billing updates ??? June 2021
Bring cloud experiences to data workloads anywhere with Azure SQL enabled by Azure Arc
Streamline your custom image building process with Azure VM Image Builder service
Manage your digital transformation at scale for retail with Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure
Join Microsoft at ISC 2021 and drive innovations with Azure high-performance computing
Deploy apps seamlessly with Red Hat JBoss EAP on Azure App Service???now generally available
Modernize large-scale NFS workloads and eliminate data silos with Azure Blob Storage
Optimize extreme computing performance with Azure FX-series Virtual Machines

Azure Sentinel Blog

What’s new: ASIM Authentication, Process, Registry and enhanced Network schemas
Testing the New Version of the Windows Security Events Connector with Azure Sentinel To-Go!
Moving Azure Activity Connector to an improved method
Join in the Azure Sentinel Hackathon 2021!
What’s New: Azure Sentinel Watchlist Support for ARM Templates!