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Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft’s globally replicated, low latency, NoSQL database, is pleased to announce updates to all four of its client-side SDKs. The biggest improvements were made to the Python SDK, including support for Python 3, connection pooling, consistency improvements, and Top/Order By support for partitioned collections.
This article describes the changes made to each of the new SDKs.
DocumentDB Python SDK 2.0.0
The Azure DocumentDB Python SDK now supports Python 3. The DocumentDB Python SDK previously supported Python 2.7, but it now supports Python 3.3, Python 3.4 and Python 3.5, in addition to Python 2.7. But that’s not all! Connection pooling is now built in, so instead of creating a new connection for each request, calls to the same host are now added to the same session, saving the cost of creating a new connection each time. We also added a few enhancements to consistency level support, and we added Top and Order By support for cross-partition queries, so you can retrieve the top results from multiple partitions and order those results based on the property you specify.
To get started, go to the DocumentDB Python SDK page to download the SDK, get the latest release notes, and browse to the API reference content.
DocumentDB .NET SDK 1.10.0
The new DocumentDB .NET SDK has a few specific improvements, the biggest of which is direct connectivity support for partitioned collections. If you're currently using a partitioned collection – this improvement is the go fast button! In addition, the .NET SDK improves performance for the Bounded Staleness consistency level, and adds LINQ support for StringEnumConverter, IsoDateTimeConverter and UnixDateTimeConverter while translating predicates.
You can download the latest DocumentDB .NET SDK, get the latest release notes, and browse to the API reference content from the DocumentDB .NET SDK page.
DocumentDB Java SDK 1.9.0
In the new DocumentDB Java SDK, we’ve changed Top and Order By support to include queries across partitions within a collection.
You can download the Java SDK, get the latest release notes, and browse to the API reference content from the DocumentDB Java SDK page.
DocumentDB Node.js SDK 1.10.0
In the new Node.js SDK, we also changed Top and Order By support to include queries across partitions within a collection.
You can download the Node.js SDK, get the latest release notes, and browse to the API reference content from the DocumentDB Node.js SDK page.
Please upgrade to the latest SDKs and take advantage of all these improvements. And as always, if you need any help or have questions or feedback regarding the new SDKs or anything related to Azure DocumentDB, please reach out to us on the developer forums on Stack Overflow. And stay up-to-date on the latest DocumentDB news and features by following us on Twitter @DocumentDB.