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Azure Updates – Number 85 – March 9, 2024

I can’t believe we’re at our 85th update! 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.

Spelling is still so hard for the DALL-E model. It’s learning & improving every day, but gosh it’ll be awesome when it get’s those basic spelling tasks correct! Nonetheless, we get a cool & custom misspelled medallion for our efforts today! Have a fantastic weekend everyone and thank you so much for supporting my blog by reading the articles. I enjoy putting the content together to share with you and as always, my sincere hope is that the articles and update posts will help someone along their cloud journey towards Azure!

Microsoft Sentinel Blog

How to Set Up Sentinel Data Connectors for Kubernetes and GitHub
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!

Azure Updates

General Availability: App Service Backup and Restore over Azure Virtual Network
Generally available: Service Level Agreements on Azure Blob Storage Cold Tier
General availability: Azure Virtual Network encryption now in additional regions
Public preview: Change Actor
Generally available: Azure Functions Support for Node.js 20
Public preview: Azure NetApp Files volume enhancement ? allow the same file path for volumes in different availability zones
Public preview: New Generation AMD VMs – Dasv6/Easv6/Fasv6
Azure Sphere OS version 24.03 is now available for evaluation
Public Preview: Well-Architected Framework assessment on Azure Advisor
Cloud Services (classic) deployment model is retiring on 31 August 2024
General Availability: Encryption at host for Premium SSD v2 and Ultra Disks is now available in more regions.
GA: Istio-based service mesh add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service
General availability: Application Gateway for Containers
Enable replication for added VMware VM data disks
GA: Azure API Management Developer Portal Unveils Enhanced Features for Increased Developer Productivity
Public preview: Azure Application Gateway introduces support for TLS and TCP protocols
Announcing NBCROW Compression in Kusto’s TDS Implementation

Microsoft Security Copilot Blog

#MarchResponsibly with AI: Insights & Best Practices
So, you think you?re ready for enforcing AES for Kerberos?
March 2024: Exploring open source at Microsoft, and other highlights for developers
Using Power Automate for Project Lifecycle Workflows in Project Online ? Part 2
Empowering women through digital skills