Azure roadmap

As Azure continues to grow, we want to keep you informed—so that we can plan for the future together. This product roadmap is the place to find out what’s new and what’s coming next. Let us know what you think by providing feedback and voting on items. You can also subscribe to notifications, so you’ll always be the in the know.

Azure Cosmos DB: SOC audit compliance

Date updated: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The first SOC audit for Azure Cosmos DB started in October 2016 and is now complete, achieving a SOC 1, 2, and 3 compliant status.

Now available

Azure SQL Data Warehouse Updates

Date updated: Monday, July 10, 2017

Azure SQL Data Warehouse 3x compute increase with bottomless columnar storage.

In preview

Azure SQL Data Sync refresh

Date updated: Monday, July 3, 2017

We're happy to announce our Azure SQL Data Sync refresh. With SQL Data Sync, users will be able to easily synchronize data bi-directionally among multiple Azure SQL databases and/or on-premises SQL Databases.

Now available

Graph support for Azure SQL Database

Date updated: Monday, July 3, 2017

Azure SQL Database now offers fully integrated graph extensions, so users will be able to define graph schema with graph objects.

In preview

Azure Analysis Services

Date updated: Friday, June 30, 2017

Transform complex data into actionable insights. Built on the proven analytics engine in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services, Azure Analysis Services will deliver enterprise-grade data modeling with the scale and benefits of the cloud.

Now available

Azure SQL Analytics solution preview

Date updated: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SQL Analytics, a solution based on Azure Log Analytics, will help manage and monitor your Azure SQL databases. Get visibility into the health, performance, and usage of your SQL databases using dashboard views, with detailed reporting and alerting built into the solution.

In preview

Azure Cosmos DB—command-line interface support extended

Date updated: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Azure Cosmos DB has new command-line interface (CLI) commands for create, read, update, and delete operations on databases and collections, as well as scaling container throughput.

In preview

Azure SQL Database—In-Memory online transactional processing (OLTP)

Date updated: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

In-memory OLTP will mitigate contention in database access by moving some data into memory resident tables while keeping other data in traditional, disk-based table structures.

In preview

Azure SQL Database security threat detection

Date updated: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Azure SQL Database threat detection will provide a new layer of security by detecting suspicious activities that indicate potential security threats.

In preview

Azure SQL Database security updates

Date updated: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Azure SQL Database will introduce new security features in preview including Row-level Security, Dynamic Data Masking, and Transparent Data Encryption. Together, these will help customers further support organizational and industry compliance policies.

In preview

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