Latest Azure Updates

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23 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Transition to WS2012 / R2 ESUs enabled by Azure Arc from Volume Licensing
23 Jul 2024 Notice Announcing v7.0 Support on vCore-based Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB
22 Jul 2024 Notice Connect Azure SQL Server via User Assigned Managed Identity under Django
20 Jul 2024 Notice Recovery options for Azure Virtual Machines (VM) affected by CrowdStrike Falcon agent
19 Jul 2024 Notice Use cases of Advanced Network Observability for your Azure Kubernetes Service clusters
19 Jul 2024 Preview Announcing Custom Categories Public Preview in Azure AI Content Safety
19 Jul 2024 Notice Azure Update Manager to support CIS hardened images among other images
18 Jul 2024 Notice Save Big on Hosting Your Fine-Tuned Models on Azure OpenAI Service
18 Jul 2024 Notice Announcing the stable release of Azure Event Grid Namespaces HTTP client libraries
18 Jul 2024 Notice Using App Spaces to build a chat agent with OpenAI’s Node.js SDK
18 Jul 2024 Notice Latest NoSQL Java Ecosystem Updates 2024 Q1 & Q2
18 Jul 2024 Notice Connect with Application Insights in 'not Local auth mode' using OpenTelemetry
18 Jul 2024 Notice Retirement: Azure Lab Services is being retired on June 28, 2027
18 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Upgrade existing Azure Gen1/Gen2 VMSS to Gen2-Trusted launch
18 Jul 2024 Notice Retirement: Azure Synapse Runtime for Apache Spark 3.2
18 Jul 2024 Notice Retirement: Azure Synapse Runtime for Apache Spark 3.3
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Support for .NET 8 using the in-process model in Azure Functions
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Redis extension for Azure Functions
18 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Managed Java component (Admin for Spring) in Azure Container Apps
18 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Managed identity support for scaling rules in Azure Container Apps
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Container Apps support for peer-to-peer encryption
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Support for Azure Key Vault certificates in Azure Container Apps
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: ExpressRoute Traffic Collector support for provider circuits
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: ExpressRoute FastPath Support for Vnet Peering & UDR
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Virtual Network Manager mesh and direct connectivity
18 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Azure Data Box now supports select cross region transfers
18 Jul 2024 GA General Availability: Pgvector 0.7 support in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server
18 Jul 2024 GA General Availability: Major version upgrade support for PostgreSQL 16
18 Jul 2024 GA General Availability: Latest PostgreSQL minor versions supported by Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server
18 Jul 2024 GA General Availability: Multi-select delete in Azure Cosmos DB with Data Explorer
18 Jul 2024 Notice Retirement:  API “Microsoft.AlertsManagement alerts 2018-05-05-preview”
18 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Update records in a Kusto Database
17 Jul 2024 Notice Azure Capacity Reservations with Automatic Consumption
17 Jul 2024 Notice Announcing API Management and API Center Community Live Stream on Thursday, July 25th
16 Jul 2024 Preview Fast Transcription Public Preview in Azure AI Speech
16 Jul 2024 Notice From Paper to Pixels: Azure AI in Historical Document Digitization and Translation
16 Jul 2024 Notice Announcing Preview of New Azure Dlsv6, Dsv6, Esv6 VMs with new CPU, Azure Boost, and NVMe Support
16 Jul 2024 Notice The Rising Significance of APIs - Azure API Management & API Center
16 Jul 2024 Notice Unlock Unprecedented Value with Azure AI Document Intelligence Custom Extraction, now 40% Less!
15 Jul 2024 Notice Comparing feature sets for AKS enabled by Azure Arc deployment options
15 Jul 2024 Notice Azure Video Indexer & Phi-3 introduce Textual Video Summary on Edge: Better Together story
15 Jul 2024 Notice Azure Database for MySQL - June 2024 updates and latest feature roadmap
13 Jul 2024 Notice GenAI Mastery: Crafting Robust Enterprise Solutions with PromptFlow and LangChain
12 Jul 2024 Notice Increasing Security for SQL Server Enabled by Azure Arc
11 Jul 2024 GA Microsoft Entra Suite now generally available
11 Jul 2024 GA Microsoft Security Service Edge now generally available
11 Jul 2024 GA General Availability Announcement: Azure VM Regional to Zonal Move
11 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Encryption using Customer Managed Keys for Backup Vaults
11 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Backup and restore of virtual machines with private endpoint enabled disks
11 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Elastic SAN Feature Updates
11 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Advanced Network Observability for your Azure Kubernetes Service clusters through Azure Monitor
10 Jul 2024 Preview Azure WAF Public Preview: JavaScript Challenge
10 Jul 2024 Notice Running Open AI Whisper Model on Azure
10 Jul 2024 GA IBM Cloud Pak for Integration on Azure Red Hat OpenShift Now Generally Available
10 Jul 2024 Notice Azure OpenAI Extension for Function Apps Hands-on Experience
09 Jul 2024 Notice Act now! On 31 August 2024, these Azure app platform and integration services will be retired
09 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview Announcement: Azure Policy Built-in Versioning
09 Jul 2024 Notice Azure DevOps Server 2022.2 RTW now available
09 Jul 2024 Notice Memory Dump Collection using Procdump.exe for App Service (Windows)
09 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Site Recovery support for Azure Trusted Launch VMs (Windows OS)
08 Jul 2024 GA NVMe-enabled Ebsv5 VMs offering 400K IOPS and 10GBps throughput now generally available
08 Jul 2024 Notice Capture and review .Net Profiler Traces on App Service (Windows)
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Azure cross-subscription Load Balancer
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: New Azure Advisor recommendations for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server
05 Jul 2024 Preview Private Preview: Azure Backup for Elastic SAN
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Azure Machine Learning Announcement
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Machine Learning Announcement
05 Jul 2024 Notice Generally Availabile: Spain Central region added to Azure HDInsight
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Log Alerts support for Azure Data Explorer
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Force detach zone redundant data disks during zone outage
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: ED25519 SSH key support for Linux virtual machines
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Continuous Performance Diagnostics for Windows VMs to enhance VM Troubleshooting
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Redis 7.2 on Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Online migration in migration service Azure Database for PostgreSQL
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Extension version sync for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: IOPS scaling for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure SQL updates for late-June 2024
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Geo-Replication for Azure Service Bus Premium
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: JavaScript (JS) Challenge on Azure WAF integrated with Azure Application Gateway
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Azure Container Apps available in Azure Government Cloud Virginia
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Announcing kube-egress-gateway for Kubernetes
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: OS Security Patch channel for Linux in AKS
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: az command invoke in AKS
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Upgrade Policies for Virtual Machine Scale Sets with Flexible Orchestration
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Monitor Log Enablement Policy Expansion
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Monitor OpenTelemetry-based Distro adds Live Metrics
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Virtual Network Manager mesh and direct connectivity
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Run load tests in debug mode on Azure Load Testing
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Summary rules in Azure Monitor Log Analytics, for optimal consumption experiences and cost
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Azure Monitor, Log Analytics dedicated clusters now supported in Azure portal
05 Jul 2024 Preview Public Preview: Announcing Foundation Model Training
05 Jul 2024 GA Generally Available: Run Azure Load Testing on Azure Functions