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    August 2019

    7 Aug

    Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK Version 4 is now in preview

    Version 4 of the Azure Cosmos DB Python SDK is now available and includes usability updates to the object model for a better developer experience as well as the ability to use partition keys to scale non-partitioned containers.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features

    July 2019

    15 Jul

    A new set of Azure SDKs is now available in preview

    A new set of libraries for working with Azure Storage, Cosmos DB, Key Vault, and Event Hubs in Java, Python, JavaScript/TypeScript, and C# is now available in preview.

    • Event Hubs
    • Key Vault
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Storage Accounts
    • Open Source
    • SDK and Tools
    15 Jul

    Azure Cosmos DB .NET V3 SDK now generally available

    Azure Cosmos DB .NET V3 SDK incorporates performance improvements (including the new streaming API), a more intuitive, idiomatic programming model with developer-friendly APIs, and new change feed pull and push programming models.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    15 Jul

    Azure Cosmos DB Java V3 SDK now available

    Now generally available, the Azure Cosmos DB Java V3 SDK features a new, more intuitive, idiomatic programming model with developer-friendly APIs, Reactor-based async programming model, and added support for Azure Cosmos DB direct TCP transport protocols to increase performance and availability.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    15 Jul

    Azure Cosmos DB JavaScript V3 SDK is now available

    Now generally available, the Azure Cosmos DB JavaScript V3 SDK includes usability updates to the object model for a better developer experience, as well as the ability to begin using partition keys to scale previously non-partitioned containers.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    15 Jul

    Driver extension for Cassandra in Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

    Azure Cosmos DB now offers a preview driver extension for Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API for Java SDK.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Services
    1 Jul

    Azure Cosmos DB ExpressRoute BGP Community now available

    We are now announcing the addition of the Azure Cosmos DB community on ExpressRoute, which will allow for regional advertisements of Azure Cosmos DB.

    • ExpressRoute
    • Storage Accounts
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features

    June 2019

    12 Jun

    Azure Cosmos DB—Direct connectivity support for Java Async SDK is now in preview

    The Azure Cosmos DB Async Java SDK now supports direct mode connectivity, available in version 2.4 and higher.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features

    May 2019

    15 May

    Upgraded Gremlin API functionality for Azure Cosmos DB is now available

    Enhanced Gremlin functionality in Cosmos DB Gremlin API is now available.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    15 May

    Enhanced SQL API query functionality in Azure Cosmos DB is now available

    Azure Cosmos DB SQL API provides support for Distinct, Skip & Take, Correlated Subquery, and Composite indexes.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    15 May

    Azure Cosmos DB Operator role for role-based access control (RBAC) is now available

    Azure Cosmos DB now provides a new RBAC role: Cosmos DB Operator. This new role lets you provision Azure Cosmos accounts, databases, and containers, but can’t access the keys that are required to access the data.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    15 May

    Enhanced Azure Resource Manager support for Azure Cosmos DB is now available

    Azure Cosmos DB now provides support for databases, containers, and offers in Azure Resource Manager.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    9 May

    Corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services

    We’ve corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services that impacted EA customers only.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • HDInsight
    • Virtual Machines
    • Services
    7 May

    Azure Cosmos DB API for etcd in preview

    With a wire-protocol compatible API for etcd on top of Azure Cosmos DB, developers will automatically get highly reliable, globally distributed and highly available Kubernetes and K8 tools with no code changes or management required.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Built-in support for Apache Spark in Azure Cosmos DB now in preview

    By using built-in support for Apache Spark and Jupyter notebooks, Azure Cosmos DB helps reduce time to insights by ingesting and serving data and running analytics against the local database replica in an Azure region.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build
    6 May

    Notebook support for all Azure Cosmos DB APIs is in preview

    Azure Cosmos DB is enhancing the developer experience by adding notebook support in preview.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Features
    • Microsoft Build

    February 2019

    25 Feb

    Data Migration Assistant support for Cassandra to Azure Cosmos DB assessment

    Now in preview, the Data Migration Assistant provides support to help with migrating data from Cassandra to Azure Cosmos DB.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Features
    7 Feb

    MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB online migration is in preview

    Migrate from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Services

    December 2018

    19 Dec

    Azure Cosmos DB emulator support for Cassandra API

    Now generally available, Azure Cosmos DB now provides support for its Cassandra API, in addition to support for SQL and MongoDB APIs.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Services
    11 Dec

    MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB migration is in preview

    Perform offline (one-time) migrations from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB by using the Azure Database Migration Service, which enables resilient migrations of MongoDB data at scale and with high reliability. To perform the migration, provision an instance of the Azure Database Migration Service from the Azure portal or via Azure CLI and create a project.

    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

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