AzureTracks Azure News Update
Andrew Posted on 9:09 am

Azure Updates – Number 44 – August 13, 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

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 63 – August 2022
Generally available: Azure Databricks in West US 3
General availability: Upgrade VMware VMs protected by Site Recovery to modernized experience
Public preview: Update management center in Azure
Public preview: Serverless SQL for Azure Databricks
Public preview: Azure Dedicated Host restart
General availability: Azure Lab Services August 2022 update
Retirement of Computer Vision API v3.2 previews
Azure SQL???Public preview updates for early August 2022
Public preview: Migration tool feature with Azure Database for PostgreSQL ??? Flexible Server
Generally available: Audit log for continuous mode with Azure Cosmos DB
Public preview: RedisJSON available in Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise
Public preview: Azure Load Testing in West US 2
Public preview: Policy blocking the deployment of vulnerable images
Generally available: AKS node pool user start/stop feature
Generally available: FIPS compliant nodes for Windows in AKS
General availability: Azure App Service Environment v3 support for custom domain suffix
Public preview: .NET 7 support in Linux Consumption Plan
Public preview: Container insights portal integration with basic logs
Public preview: Enable VM insights using Azure Monitor agent
Public preview: Azure Dedicated Host support for Ultra SSD
Generally available: Azure Monitor metric alerts dynamic thresholds outage detection
Generally available: Azure Firewall Premium is now ICSA labs certified
General availability: Azure Log Analytics in China North 3 and China East 3
General availability: Reservation administrator and reader roles in the Azure Portal
Generally available: Enforcement mode of machine configuration (previously guest configuration)
General availability: Application Insights in China North 3 and China East 3
General availability: Next hop IP support for Route Server
Public preview: AMD-based confidential VMs for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Generally available: US West 3 price adjustment
Azure StorSimple 8000/1200 series will no longer be supported starting 31st December 2022
Generally available: Azure Public IPv6 offerings are free as of July 31

Azure Blog

Microsoft is a Leader in 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services
3 ways Azure Speech transforms game development with AI
Security for next generation telecommunication networks
Azure Lab Services August 2022 update???Improved classroom and training experience
Bluware and Microsoft Azure develop OSDU-enabled interactive AI seismic interpretation solution for energy super major
5 steps to prepare developers for cloud modernization
Microsoft Cost Management updates ??? July 2022
Track adversaries and improve posture with Microsoft threat intelligence solutions

Azure Sentinel Blog

New ingestion-SampleData-as-a-service solution, for a great Demos and simulation
Detect Masqueraded Process Name Anomalies using an ML notebook
Hunting for Low and Slow Password Sprays Using Machine Learning
Bring Threat Intelligence from Kaspersky using TAXII data connector
Protect critical information within SAP systems against cyberattacks