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September 2022

6 Sep

Generally available: Azure Data Explorer Kusto Emulator

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure Data Explorer offering: the Kusto Emulator is a Docker Container encapsulating the Kusto Query Engine.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features

August 2022

24 Aug

General availability: Azure Data Explorer supports native ingestion from Amazon S3

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer (ADX) now supports bringing data from S3 natively without complex ETL pipelines.  

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features

April 2022

7 Apr

General availability: Azure Data Explorer supports Azure private endpoints

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Enhance your security posture by leveraging Azure private endpoints to connect to your Azure Data Explorer cluster privately

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Security
  • Features
5 Apr

Generally available: Azure Data Explorer Inline script deployment with ARM Template

NOW AVAILABLE

We can now build an entire Azure Data Explorer environment with ARM template. Schema entities (e.g. tables, functions, policies) can be deployed without an external storage account.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Features

March 2022

30 Mar

General availability: Azure Data Explorer supports Conditional Access

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer launches support for Azure Active Directory Conditional Access.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
24 Mar

Generally available: Azure Data Explorer supports multiple databases per data connection

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2022

Dynamically route Azure Data Explorer data to an alternate database

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Event Grid
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features

January 2022

24 Jan

Generally available: Kibana dashboards and visualizations on top of Azure Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

Elasticsearch and Kibana users can now easily migrate to Azure Data Explorer (ADX) while keeping Kibana as their visualization tool, alongside the other Azure Data Explorer experiences.A new version…

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Open Source
  • Features

November 2021

17 Nov

General availability: Copy data to/from Azure Data Explorer using Azure Data Factory or Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Mapping Data Flows provides scale-out data transformation in the cloud in Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse Analytics. With these additional connectors, you can build ETL patterns at Spark scale in a code-free design environment without ever touching the Spark compute. Azure Integration Runtimes allow you to define the Spark environment and provide a serverless Spark compute for your data transformation pipelines.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Data Factory
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Integration Runtime
  • Features
9 Nov

General availability: Azure Data Explorer cache policy hot windows

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer always supported to cache the latest ingested data for best performance. It now supports selectively caching older data which is ideal when auditing a given time period.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
5 Nov

Public preview: Azure Data Explorer is now supported as an output for Azure Stream Analytics job

IN PREVIEW

We are announcing that Azure Stream Analytics can directly output data to Azure Data Explorer, simplifying architecture where you need both hot and warm path analytics on streaming data. This feature will be added to all Stream Analytics regions progressively.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
3 Nov

General availability: New Azure Data Explorer output plugin for Telegraf

NOW AVAILABLE

This new output plugin allows you to write telemetry collected by any of the input plugins of Telegraf directly into Azure Data Explorer e.g. it makes SQL monitoring at scale better and affordable.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Open Source
  • Features
2 Nov

Public preview: Near real-time analytics for telemetry, time series, and log data on Azure Synapse

IN PREVIEW

Azure Synapse data explorer is optimized for efficient log analytics, using powerful indexing technology to automatically index structured, semi-structured, and free-text data commonly found in telemetry data.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features

October 2021

27 Oct

General availability: Azure Data Explorer Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer Insights provides comprehensive monitoring of your clusters by delivering a unified view of your cluster performance, usage, ingestion operations, cache, and more.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Services
25 Oct

General availability: Azure Advisor recommendations for Azure Data Explorer Clusters

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor analyzes the Azure Data Explorer cluster configurations and usage telemetry and offers personalized and actionable recommendations to help you optimize your cluster. Advisor is designed to help you save you time on the cluster optimization. The recommendations include suggested actions you can take right away, postpone, or dismiss.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Management
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings

September 2021

1 Sep

General availability: Cross service queries between Azure Monitor and Azure Data Explorer

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now write cross service queries between Azure Monitor and Azure Data Explorer, to access relevant data where you need it.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features

June 2021

24 Jun

General availability: Azure Digital Twins plugin for Azure Data Explorer 

NOW AVAILABLE

Adding context to IoT data just became easier. Azure Digital Twins and Azure Data Explorer now seamlessly integrate, allowing you to allow you to contextualize time-series IoT data.

  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
18 Jun

General availability: Azure Data Explorer adds new geospatial capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

The new support for H3 based geospatial clustering in KQL enables users to visualise and explore spatial data stored in Azure Data Explorer.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
17 Jun

General availability: Azure Data Explorer and subnet delegation

NOW AVAILABLE

Injecting an Azure Data Explorer cluster into a virtual network has never been easier.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features

March 2021

29 Mar

General availability: Azure Data Explorer external tables

NOW AVAILABLE

Create an external table located in Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data Lake Store Gen1, or Azure Data Lake Store Gen2 to analyze and query your data.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Features
17 Mar

Azure Data Explorer performance update (EngineV3) is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Explorer (Kusto) is announcing the general availability of it's performance update (EngineV3) which provides unprecedented performance in Big Data Logs and telemetry scenarios.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Services

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