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Azure Updates – Number 84 – February 24, 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, Sentinel Blog, or the Microsoft Security Copilot Blog to see all the updates.

Microsoft Sentinel Blog

Monitoring Kubernetes Clusters, Image Build Environment and Container Registries with Sentinel
Upcoming Content Hub AMA supported Data Connectors
Create Tasks Repository in Microsoft Sentinel
What’s New: CrowdStrike Falcon Data Replicator V2 Data Connector is now Generally Available!
Unleash the full potential of User and Entity Behavior Analytics with our updated workbook

Azure Updates

Sending a log search alert with cross tenant target resource will no longer be supported
Update records in a Kusto Database (public preview)
Public Preview: Regional Disaster Recovery by Azure Backup for AKS
General Availability: Azure NetApp Files Standard Network Features – Edit Volumes
Public preview: Configuration-as-code customizations in Microsoft Dev Box
Public Preview: Azure Storage Actions ? Serverless storage data management
Generally available: Support for Azure VMs using Ultra disks in Azure Backup
Generally available: Support for Azure VMs using Premium SSD v2 in Azure Backup
Execute Azure Monitor Logs connector on exact time range provided dynamically (preview)
General Availability: Trusted launch for Azure VMs in China regions
Generally available: Azure Blob Storage Cold Tier support on Change Feed and Object Replication
General availability: Azure SQL updates for mid-February 2024
General availability: Customer managed key encryption for Enterprise tier caches
Public preview: Migration service in Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Public preview: Azure SQL migration assessment enabled by Azure Arc
Azure Firewall: Flow Trace Logs and Autoscaling based on number of connections are now generally available
Azure Firewall: Parallel IP Group update support is now in public preview
Azure Elastic SAN is now generally available
Public preview: AKS cluster control plane metrics in managed Prometheus
Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in Canada Central
General availability: Improvements in Azure Key Vault

Microsoft Security Copilot Blog

Announcing the 2024 Imagine Cup Semifinalists!
What’s New in Microsoft Intune February 2024
Running GPU accelerated workloads with NVIDIA GPU Operator on AKS
Microsoft and SAP work together to transform identity for SAP customers
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