29 Jan Azure Updates – January 17-21 2022
Get the latest updates on Azure products and features to meet your cloud investment needs.
Jan 18 Generally available: Azure IoT Edge tools for Visual Studio extension now supports Visual Studio 2022
Download and install the Azure IoT Edge tools for Visual Studio extension that includes latest features and .NET 6 support in Visual Studio 2022.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) is now available in the Central India and East Asia regions to distribute your Postgres database across multiple machines using sharding.
New compliance certifications are now available on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.
You no longer need to specify the exact Kubernetes patch version number in your setup.
Azure Kubernetes (AKS) now supports several new upgrade events to help customers understand and view their upgrade status in the portal or via the CLI.
You can now run Windows workloads on containerd in AKS
You can now create FIPS 140-2 enabled node pools in AKS
Data intensive AKS workloads can now take advantage of Azure ultra disks.
The ‘Create alert rule’ experience has been simplified and converted into a step wizard, which is now generally available.
With 1-minute frequency log alerts, query can be evaluated every minute for faster time to fire.
When exporting data to event hub, you now have the flexibility to create multiple rules and event hub names to the same event hub namespace. This feature is in preview.
New features now available in General Availability include add multiple private endpoints for workspaces, and support for storage account IP firewall.
General Availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL
Transition to Scheduled Query Rules API version 2021-08-01 before 31 January 2022.
Connect Azure Cache for Redis to storage accounts via managed identity.
Scheduled Query Rules API version 2021-08-01 is now available and fully supported, replacing API version 2021-02-01-preview.
You can now see multiple improvements to the Copy Dashboard preview and try out a new feature which automatically retry a task in a pipeline when it fails.
Secure your custom domains with a free certificate provisioned, managed, and automatically renewed by Azure API Management.