AzureTracks Azure News Update
Andrew Posted on 11:34 am

Azure Updates – Number 46 – September 10, 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

In Development: New options to bring your licenses to a partner???s cloud
Generally available: Resource instance rules for access to Azure Storage
General availability: Up to 45% performance gains in stream processing
General availability: Managed private endpoint support to Synapse SQL output
General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL output in Stream Analytics
General availability: Authenticate to Service Bus using managed identity
Public preview: Stream Analytics no-code editor updates in August 2022
Generally available: Azure Data Explorer Kusto Emulator
Generally available: New Azure Virtual Machines with Ampere Altra Arm-based processors
Public preview: Encrypt storage account with cross-tenant customer-managed keys
General availability: Managed identity to connect Azure Cache for Redis to storage
Public preview: Node.js 18 in Azure Functions
Azure SQL???General availability updates for late August 2022
Azure SQL???Public preview updates for late August 2022
Generally available: Unity Catalog for Azure Databricks
General availability: Azure Cosmos DB integrated cache
Public preview: App Configuration references for App Service and Azure Functions
Generally available: Azure Functions extension for Event Grid blob trigger
Public preview: Azure Storage Explorer support for Azure App Configuration resources
Generally available: Enterprise-grade edge for Azure Static Web Apps
Generally available: API Management custom widget support in developer portal
General availability: Azure Communication Services support for Teams identities
Generally available: Enterprise-ready Azure Monitor change analysis capability released
Public preview: Enterprise VMware Cloud Director Service for Azure VMware Solution
Generally available: Live resize for Premium SSD and Standard SSD Disk Storage
Public preview: Azure Arc-enabled servers in Azure China
Generally available: Azure Arc-enabled servers in South Africa North
Public preview: Ephemeral OS disks supports host-based encryption using customer managed key
Generally available: IoT Edge 1.4
Generally available: Prevent a lifecycle management policy from archiving recently rehydrated blobs
General availability: ExpressRoute IPv6 Support for Global Reach

Azure Blog

Elevate your visualizations with Azure Managed Grafana???now generally available
Microsoft Cost Management updates ??? August 2022
Azure private MEC???A thriving partner ecosystem
Announcing new enhancements for Azure VMware Solution
Azure Virtual Machines with Ampere Altra Arm???based processors???generally available

Azure Sentinel Blog

Power of Threat Intelligence sprinkled across Microsoft Sentinel
Troubleshoot??Amazon Web Services??S3 connector issues
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