AzureTracks Azure News Update
Andrew Posted on 9:30 am

Azure Updates – Number 45 – August 27, 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: Azure Data Explorer supports native ingestion from Amazon S3
Generally available: UAE North Availability Zones
Public preview: Four new features in no code editor in Event Hubs
Generally available: Public IP Capability for Azure VMware Solution
Generally available: vRealize Log Insight Cloud with Azure VMware Solution integration
Generally available: Azure VMware Solution now in Sweden Central
Generally available: JetStream DR for AVS supports Azure NetApp Files datastores
General availability: Network security groups support for private endpoints
General availability: User-defined routes support for private endpoints
Public preview: Microsoft Azure Load Testing supports private endpoints testing
Azure SQL???General availability updates for mid-August 2022
Generally available: Hierarchical forecasting for Azure Machine Learning
Azure Machine Learning???Public preview updates for August 2022
Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL
General availability: Server logs for Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server
General availability: Reserved instance pricing for Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise
Public preview: Backup database with S3-compatible storage for Arc-enabled SQL MI
Public preview: App Configuration geo replication support
Public preview: Use managed identity-based authentication to enable Azure Monitor container insights
Public preview: Azure Monitor basic logs, archive, restore and search jobs
Generally available: Azure Monitor container insights agent renaming
Public preview: AKS DevX extension for Visual Studio Code
Generally available: Kubernetes 1.24 support
Generally available: Azure Dedicated Host Support
Generally available: Key management system integration with AKS
Public preview: Blob CSI support in AKS
Public preview: Automated deployments in AKS
Generally available: Azure API Management – expanded support for Azure Policy definitions
Generally available: Azure API Management support for MSAL in developer portal
Generally available: Azure Monitor Logs data export supports application insights tables
General availability: Dapr release 1.8 support in Azure Container Apps
Generally available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift new regions
Public preview: Microsoft Dev Box
General availability: Microsoft Azure available from new cloud region in Qatar

Azure Blog

Enhance Azure Firewall policy management with Tufin SecureTrack integration
Microsoft named a Leader in 2022 Gartner?? Magic Quadrant??? for Data Integration Tools
High availability solutions on Microsoft Azure by SLES for SAP Applications
Dive deep into NAT gateway???s SNAT port behavior
Gain Deeper Insights with Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform
Azure Data Explorer: Log and telemetry analytics benchmark
Announcing Microsoft Dev Box Preview

Azure Sentinel Blog

Enabling AD FS Security Auditing ???? and Shipping Event Logs to Microsoft Sentinel ???????
What’s New: SOC Process Framework is Now Live in Content Hub!
Hunting for Teams Phishing with Microsoft Sentinel, Defender, Microsoft Graph and MSTICPy
Azure resource entity page – your way to investigate Azure resources
New ingestion-SampleData-as-a-service solution, for a great Demos and simulation