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Azure Updates – Number 58 – February 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.

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Azure Updates

Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files volume user and group quotas
Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files now support large volumes up to 500TiB in size
Public preview: Incremental snapshots for Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage
Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift in Qatar Central
General availability: Stream Analytics no-code editor updates in Feb 2023
Public Preview: Azure NetApp Files support for 2TiB capacity pools??
GA: Create disks from CMK-encrypted snapshots across subscriptions and in the same tenant
Public preview: Azure Managed Lustre
General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 23.02
General availability: Azure IoT Edge supports Ubuntu 22.04
Now Available: Azure Monitor Query client module for Go
General availability: Azure Data Explorer Dashboards
Public Preview: Customer-managed keys for Azure NetApp Files volume encryption
Public preview: New General-Purpose VMs – Dlsv5 and Dldsv5
Read-write premium caching now in public preview
Azure Backup: Enhanced experience for creating and managing private endpoints for Recovery Services vaults is now available
Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 66 – February 2023
Public preview: Serverless Hyperscale in Azure SQL Database
Generally Available: Azure Functions Linux Elastic Premium plan increased maximum scale-out limits
Generally Available: Availability zones support for Azure Functions in new regions
Generally Available: Durable Functions support for .NET isolated model
Public Preview: Azure Communication Services Chat for Bot Framework
Public preview: Major version upgrade in Azure Database for PostgreSQL ??? Flexible Server
General availability: Encryption using CMK for Azure Database for PostgreSQL ??? Flexible Server
GA: 50K relationships per twin support in Azure Digital Twins
Public preview: VBS enclaves for Always Encrypted in Azure SQL Database
Public Preview: Jobs API to support bulk import in Azure Digital Twins
Azure SQL???General availability updates for mid-February 2023
General availability: Azure Active Directory for Azure Database for PostgreSQL ??? Flexible Server
General availability: Improved geo-replication for Azure Cache for Redis
Public Preview: SDK type bindings
Generally available: Azure Functions support for Python 3.10
Public preview: Python 3.10 Support
Public preview: Upgrade scheduler
Public Preview: Import Jobs API Support in Azure Digital Twins
Public preview: Azure Digital Twins connector for Microsoft Power Platform

Azure Blog

3 Microsoft Azure AI product features that accelerate language learning
Microsoft Azure innovation powers leading price-performance for SQL Server
Microsoft and Rockwell Automation collaborate on digital solutions for manufacturers
Farming from space: How orbital data is unlocking novel agriculture insights
Exploring mTLS setup to send a client certificate to the backend and OCSP validation
Azure Managed Lustre???Parallel file system for HPC and AI workloads
6 ways to improve accessibility with Azure AI
Join the Azure Collective on Stack Overflow
DDoS Mitigation with Microsoft Azure Front Door
7 reasons to join us at Azure Open Source Day

Azure Sentinel Blog

Anomaly detection and Explanation with Isolation Forest and SHAP using Microsoft Sentinel Notebooks
Designs for Accomplishing Microsoft Sentinel Scalable Ingestion
What???s new: Monitor the health and audit the integrity of your analytics rules.
Detect capture-replay vulnerabilities & exploits with the Sentinel solution for SAP?? applications
[What’s New] Extract Actionable Intelligence from Text-based Threat Intel using Sentinel Notebook