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August 2020

5 Aug

Azure Cosmos DB Management with PowerShell cmdlets is in public preview

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in preview, users can manage Azure Cosmos DB resources using a set of PowerShell cmdlets, available in the Az.CosmosDB Powershell module. The Az.CosmosDB module can be used with Windows PowerShell 5.1 as well as cross-platform PowerShell Core 6 or 7.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
5 Aug

No downtime indexing updates in Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now confidently make indexing changes without fear of impacting existing reads and writes. Before this change, write performance was unaffected during index updates but query results were not consistent while the index transformation was ongoing.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Inspire
5 Aug

Azure Cosmos DB: Azure CLI support for autoscale

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, we are announcing Azure CLI support for autoscale in Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features

June 2020

24 Jun

Wildcard indexes in Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Wildcard indexes in the Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB, a popular MongoDB feature introduced in MongoDB version 4.2, are now available.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
24 Jun

Case-insensitive string functions with Azure Cosmos DB now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Case-insensitive support in Azure Cosmos DB was released for the following string system functions—Contains, EndsWith, StringEquals, and StartsWith.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
23 Jun

Azure Cosmos DB transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 enforcement starts on 29 July 2020

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 on 29 July 2020.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Compliance
  • Security
10 Jun

Azure Policy support for Azure Cosmos DB is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB resource governance can now be implemented with Azure Policy.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
10 Jun

Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK 4.0 for Core (SQL) API release now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB Java SDK for Core (SQL) API enables interaction with Azure Cosmos DB from Java applications. This latest SDK version 4.0 allows sending requests to Azure Cosmos DB via the recommended Core (SQL) API.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build

May 2020

21 May

Change feed with full database operations for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

Preview support for Azure Cosmos DB change feed with full database operations history that will be available over the next few months. Users will be able to filter the change feed by operation type (write, update or delete) and there will also be an option to include the previous version of documents in the change feed.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
20 May

Serverless pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

The serverless pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB is ideal for spiky workloads that don’t need sustained throughput. Serverless requires no resource planning or management, and will be in preview soon.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
  • Pricing & Offerings
20 May

Point-in-time-restore (PITR) for Azure Cosmos DB

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure Cosmos DB backup and restore capabilities will be enhanced with the addition of point-in-time-restore (PITR) in preview in the upcoming months. PITR will enable continuous backups of Azure Cosmos DB data and is designed to protect against accidental writes or delete

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

New features for Azure Cosmos DB built-in Jupyter Notebook support

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview, several new features are available for Azure Cosmos DB built-in Jupyter Notebook support that make it easier for developers and data scientists to analyse and visualise their Azure Cosmos DB data.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Get near real-time insights on operational data in Azure Cosmos DB with Azure Synapse Link, a cloud-native hybrid transactional and analytical processing (HTAP) capability. Azure Synapse Link creates a tight integration between Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Synapse Analytics.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Encryption at rest with customer-managed keys on Azure Cosmos DB now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Customer-managed keys will give users total control over the keys used by Azure Cosmos DB to encrypt their data at rest, and addresses demands from users with specific security and compliance requirements.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Autoscale-provisioned throughput for Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, autoscale-provisioned throughput (called “autopilot mode” in preview) is a new pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK 4.0 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Version 4.0 of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK is now generally available. This latest version includes usability improvements to the object model for a better developer experience, support for new query features, bug fixes and other enhancements.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
19 May

Azure Private Link for Azure Cosmos DB now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Private Link provides private connectivity from a virtual network to Azure platform as a service (PaaS) services.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
14 May

Azure Private Link is now generally available in US Government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Key Vault
  • Backup Server
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Security
  • Services

April 2020

29 Apr

Spatial geometry in Azure Cosmos DB now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for spatial geometry in Azure Cosmos DB is now generally available. Store both spatial geometry and geography data in Azure Cosmos DB with this capability.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features

March 2020

19 Mar

Native Mongo shell on Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Mongo database commands directly on top of your database account using the native Mongo shell in the Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • SDK and Tools

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