AzureTracks Azure News Update
Andrew Posted on 10:02 am

Azure Updates – Number 35 – April 23, 2022

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

General availability: App Service – Networking capabilities added to Basic pricing tier
Public preview: App Service – Configure networking in Azure Portal during app creation
General availability: Windows Server guest licensing offer for Azure Stack HCI
Generally available: Rehydrate an archived blob to a different storage account
Public preview: Stable URLs for preview environments in Azure Static Web Apps
General availability: Azure Archive Storage now available in Switzerland North
Public preview: Azure Monitor and Azure Managed Grafana integrations
In development: Azure Media Services low-latency live streaming
Generally available: Azure SQL Migration extension for Azure Data Studio
General availability: Azure Cosmos DB autoscale RU/s entry point is 4x lower
Public preview: Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB unique index re-indexing
General availability: Zone redundancy for Azure SQL Database general purpose tier
Azure SQL???Public preview updates for mid-April 2022
Public preview: Azure SQL Database Hyperscale reverse migration to general purpose tier
Public preview: Azure Monitoring Agent supports custom and IIS logs
Generally available: Azure Static Web Apps support for private endpoints
Public preview: Metrics and alerts support in Azure Container Apps
Public preview: Health probes support in Azure Container Apps
Public preview: Visual Studio support for Azure Container Apps
Public preview: Visual Studio Code extension for Azure Container Apps
Generally available: IBM WebSphere on Azure with evaluation licensing
Public preview: Managed identities support in Azure Container Apps
Public preview: Support for Windows clients using Azure Monitor agent
Generally available: Java 17 and Tomcat 10.0 on Azure App Service
Generally available: new result set grid in Azure Monitor log analytics
Public preview: Azure Monitor activity log insights
Public preview: Redesign of alerts summary (landing) page
Public preview: Recommended alert rules for virtual machines
Generally available: Migrate devices across templates at scale in Azure IoT Central
General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 22.04
Generally available: Service tags support for user-defined routing
Generally available: Customize application text labels in Azure IoT Central
Generally available: Azure Databricks Delta Live Tables
General availability: Glossary terms in Azure Purview data catalog search
Generally available: DNS reservations to prevent subdomain takeover in Cloud Services deployments

Azure Blog

Microsoft announces new collaboration with Red Button for attack simulation testing
How Microsoft measures datacenter water and energy use to improve Azure Cloud sustainability
Azure Purview is now Microsoft Purview
Enhance your data visualizations with Azure Managed Grafana???now in preview
Feathr: LinkedIn???s feature store is now available on Azure
Unlock cloud savings on the fly with autoscale on Azure
Optimize your cloud investment with Azure Reservations
Accelerate your AI applications with Azure NC A100 v4 virtual machines

Azure Sentinel Blog

Use the bulk update feature with Microsoft Sentinel Watchlists
Announcing the search and filter UI enhancements in Watchlists
Next Evolution of the Microsoft Sentinel Zero Trust (TIC 3.0) Solution