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Azure Updates – Number 56 – January 28, 2023

A summary update on Azure News that includes updates released from Microsoft Azure related to Azure, Architecture, Compute, and Sentinel topics. Every update is linked to it’s original Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Sentinel or other blog source. Hopefully this will save you some time digging around to find recent releases and changes.

Updates 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: Incremental snapshots for Ultra Disk Storage
Generally available: Indirect enterprise agreement on Azure Cost Management and Billing
General availability: Application security groups support for private endpoints
General availability: Mount Azure Storage as a local share in App Service Windows Code
General Availability: 5 GB Put Blob
Public Preview: Container insights support for AKS hybrid clusters
Classic VM retirement: extending retirement date to September 1st 2023
Public Preview: Azure App Health Extension – Rich Health States
Public preview: Azure Database for MySQL – Logic Apps and Power Automate integration
Azure Machine Learning – Generally availability updates for January 2023
Azure Machine Learning – Public preview announcements for January 2023
General Availability: Active Directory Connector for Arc-enabled SQL MI
Public preview: Tribal Group events available to Azure Event Grid customers
Generally available: Azure Active Directory authentication for SQL Server 2022
Public Preview of Viewing SQL Server Databases via Azure Arc
Public Preview: Microsoft Purview access policies for SQL Server 2022

Azure Blog

Cloud to Edge for efficient, agile, and sustainable retail
Azure Native New Relic Service: Full stack observability in minutes
Azure Native Qumulo Scalable File Service provides seamless, secure data storage
From Teams to PowerPoint: 10 ways Azure AI enhances the Microsoft Apps we use everyday
What’s new in Azure Data & AI: Empowering retailers to streamline operations and accelerate time to value
General availability of Azure OpenAI Service expands access to large, advanced AI models with added enterprise benefits

Azure Sentinel Blog

The new incident experience is here!
Microsoft Sentinel Solution for SAP?? Applications – New data exfiltration detection rules
What???s New: Fusion Incident Investigation Notebook
A Look at Different Options for Storing and Searching Sentinel Archived Logs
Switching to Key Vault Secrets usage for Function App based Microsoft Sentinel Data Connectors