Recently, Microsoft announced a new preview of its SQL Server 2022 relational database management system.Thanks to the deeper integration of Azure Purview and Synapse Link, it provides more insight and governance capabilities. The Redmond-based software giant also calls it “the most widely connected version of the cloud.”For example, with the support of the scalability and excellent performance of the built-in smart module processing, database administrators will also not need to worry about the connection between assets and cloud analysis.
(From: MicrosoftOfficial website)
In addition, SQL Server 2022 provides flexibility across languages and platforms, includingWindowsAnd Linux operating system, and Kubernetes container.
At the same time, organizations that are more interested in cloud-native capabilities will be happy to see the easy migration of Apache Cassandra data (to Azure Cosmos DB).
This is followed by cost control and productivity enhancements, and Azure managed instances for Apache Cassandra are now generally available.
Azure Synapse Analytics is gaining new features in the form of industry-specific database templates, real-time telemetry analysis, and the universal availability of Event Hubs Premium.
This month, Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for
PostgreSQL will generally provide flexible server deployment.
A new generation of hardware based on the Intel Ice Lake platform is providing previews for Azure SQL managed instances (the same is true for Link), no matter where the former is hosted, it can connect SQL servers to Azure SQL managed instances.
It is worth mentioning that Azure Cognitive Search now supports more languages, Azure OpenAI service is also ushered in a preview, to provide access to OpenAI’s GPT-3 language model (currently only an invitation experience), andMicrosoftProvides a promised pricing model for customers who use Azure Cognitive Services in large numbers.
In other respects, the SMS “short codes” in Azure Communications Services will be previewed later this month, and interoperability with Microsoft Teams will be generally available next month.
A preview version of Azure container applications has been released, and the big message support of Azure Service Bus, Web PubSub, and open service mesh add-ons for Azure Kubernetes services are also generally available.
Azure Logic Apps introduces new features in the preview version, details can be moved to the official website (Portal). Customers who also run Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) applications on Azure containers can take advantage of the new solutions available in the Azure market.
Through the OpenID Connect integration between Azure Active Directory (AAD) and GitHub Actions, Azure DevOps has also been enhanced, and a new workflow generator tool for visualizing DevOps tool chains is now generally available.
Azure API Management has been improved through integration with Event Grid (commonly available), GraphQL pass-through support (commonly available), and native support for WebSocket API.
Customers can use Chaos Studio to simulate real-world interruptions in Azure for planning, monitoring, and mitigation strategies (currently in preview).
Finally, the Azure Migration and Modernization Plan (AMMP) Is being expanded to cover additional security, Azure Arc, application modernization, and SAP environments.