AzureTracks Azure News Update
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Azure Updates – Number 9 – June 4, 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

Public preview: Azure Percept DK May (2205) software update
General availability: Storage optimized Azure VMs deliver higher performance for data analytics.
Generally available: Azure NC A100 v4 virtual machines for AI
General availability: Conversational language understanding
Public preview: Manage Azure Web Application Firewall policies in Azure Firewall Manager
General availability: Azure Bastion IP based connection
General availability: New portal experience for Microsoft Artifact Registry
General availability: Enhanced IPv6 functionality for MultiValue profiles in Azure Traffic Manager
Public preview: Automate scheduled emails of your saved cost views via API
Generally available Azure Ebsv5 now available in 13 additional regions
Public preview: JavaScript and Python support in Azure SQL bindings
Public preview: Autoscale Stream Analytics jobs
Public preview: Azure Digital Twins 3D Scenes Studio
General availability: Azure Backup supports backup of Write Accelerator enabled disks
IoT Hub IP address change notification
Generally available: Stream Analytics query development improvements
Generally available: Increased size of Stream Analytics jobs and cluster
Public preview: Stream Analytics no code editor
Public preview: NGINX for Azure
In development: Dynatrace for Azure
Generally available: Microsoft Purview Data Estate Insights
Public preview: Microsoft Purview Data Policy for SQL dev ops roles
Public preview: Azure Applied AI Services enhancements
Public preview: Azure Cognitive Services updates
Generally available: Azure Cognitive Service for Language
Generally available: Ledger in Azure SQL Database
Public preview: Azure Synapse Link for SQL
Public preview: New modern capabilities for Azure SQL Database
Public preview: Azure Machine Learning updates
Generally available: Azure Machine Learning managed endpoints and Command Line Interface v2
General availability: Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server Business Critical service tier
Generally available: Azure Database for MySQL ??? Flexible Server 80 vCore Business Critical
Public preview: Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB data plane RBAC
Public preview: Enhanced elasticity features for Azure Cosmos DB
General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK async IO support??
Generally available: Azure Container Apps
Generally available: Azure Communication Services sample app builder and Microsoft Teams support
Public preview: Azure Communication Services APIs in US Government cloud
Public preview: Azure Communication Services Email
Generally available: Azure Communication Services mobile UI library
Public preview: Durable functions support for managed identity for Azure Storage
Public preview: Azure Functions .NET Framework support in the isolated worker model
Generally available: Dynamic concurrency in Azure Functions
Public preview: Durable functions support for isolated .NET worker process
Generally available: Updated extension defaults for new Azure Functions projects
Generally available: Azure Functions Kafka trigger support
Public preview: Manage your Log Analytics Tables in the Azure portal
General availability: Azure Stack HCI single-node
Public preview: Azure Monitor application insights JavaScript web snippet auto-injection for node.js
Public preview: ContainerLogv2 schema in Azure Monitor container insights
Public preview: AIOps powered intelligent view in application maps
Generally available: Subnet per node pool
Public preview: Windows Server 2022 host support in AKS
Public preview: Draft extension for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Public preview: Web application routing add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Public preview: KEDA add-on for AKS
Public preview: Azure Disk CSI driver v2 in AKS
Generally available: AKS cluster extensions
Public preview: ARM64 agent node support in AKS
Generally available: Alias minor version support in AKS
CIS benchmark for Linux containers
Draft 2: An open-source project for developers building apps on Kubernetes
Generally available: Custom node configuration on AKS
Generally available: Dynamic IP allocation and enhanced subnet support in AKS
Public preview: App Service Environment v3 Migration Feature in additional regions
Generally available: Landing zone accelerator for Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes
Generally available: App Service enhancements for WordPress on App Service for Linux
General availability: App Service landing zone accelerator
Public preview: App Service Google Remote Procedure Call support
Public preview: App Service new migration capabilities
Public preview: Synthetic GraphQL
General availability: GraphQL passthrough support in Azure API Management
Generally available: DCsv3 and DCdsv3 series Virtual Machines

Azure Blog

Find out why your SQL Server data belongs on Azure
Power hybrid and multicloud environments with Azure Arc data solutions
Azure NC A100 v4 VMs for AI now generally available
Microsoft Cost Management updates ??? May 2022
How developers can benefit from the new 5G paradigm
Meta selects Azure as strategic cloud provider to advance AI innovation and deepen PyTorch collaboration
Code, test, and ship your next app quickly and securely with Microsoft developer tools
Scale your cloud-native apps and accelerate app modernization with Azure, the best cloud for your apps
Introducing the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform

Azure Sentinel Blog

Using Forcepoint NGFW advanced workbook to gain deep security analytics and insights
Guided Hunting Notebook: Azure Resource Explorer
What???s new: Automate full incident lifecycle with incident update triggers
Export Historical Log Data from Microsoft Sentinel
What???s new: incident expansion ??? relate alerts to incidents