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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.
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.
Now in general availability, we are announcing Azure CLI support for autoscale in Azure Cosmos DB.
Wildcard indexes in the Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB, a popular MongoDB feature introduced in MongoDB version 4.2, are now available.
Case-insensitive support in Azure Cosmos DB was released for the following string system functions—Contains, EndsWith, StringEquals, and StartsWith.
Target availability: Q3 2020
Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 on July 29, 2020.
Azure Cosmos DB resource governance can now be implemented with Azure Policy.
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.
Preview support for Azure Cosmos DB change feed with full database operations history will be available in the coming 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.
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 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
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 analyze and visualize their Azure Cosmos DB data.
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.
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.
Now in general availability, autoscale provisioned throughput (called “autopilot mode” in preview) is a new pricing model for Azure Cosmos DB.
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.
Private Link provides private connectivity from a virtual network to Azure platform as a service (PaaS) services.
Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in GA.
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.
Execute Mongo database commands directly on top of your database account using the native Mongo shell in the Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer.
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