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 Database Migration Service–Support for source target pairs

Date updated: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Reduce the complexity of your cloud migration by using a single comprehensive service instead of multiple tools. Azure Database Migration Service Preview is designed to be a seamless, end-to-end solution for moving on-premises SQL Server, Oracle, and other relational databases to the cloud.

In preview Databases

Azure Cosmos DB SLA 99.999 percent read availability at global scale

Date updated: Friday, November 17, 2017

Database accounts spanning two or more Azure regions will now have a 99.999 percent SLA for read availability.

Now available Cosmos DB

Spark connector for Azure Cosmos DB

Date updated: Friday, November 17, 2017

Spark connector for Azure Cosmos DB will enable real-time data science, machine learning, advanced analytics, and exploration over globally distributed data in Azure Cosmos DB by connecting it to Apache Spark.

Now available Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB Apache Cassandra API

Date updated: Friday, November 17, 2017

We're excited to announce the preview of the Apache Cassandra API on Azure Cosmos DB. The Cassandra API in Azure Cosmos DB will allow developers who are familiar with Cassandra and using its SDKs and tools to lift-and-shift existing applications.

In preview Cosmos DB

Aggregation Pipeline preview and unique indexes for Azure Cosmos DB MongoDB API

Date updated: Friday, November 17, 2017

Aggregation pipeline support preview will allow Azure Cosmos DB developers using MongoDB API to perform data manipulation in multistage pipelines even within a single query, enabling the streamlined development of more sophisticated applications.

In preview Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB Table API

Date updated: Friday, November 17, 2017

Azure Cosmos DB Table API is now generally available in all Azure regions. With Azure Cosmos DB Table API support, applications written for Azure Table storage can now use the premium capabilities of Azure Cosmos DB.

Now available

Azure Cosmos DB—Storage Explorer

Date updated: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Azure Cosmos DB now comes with a desktop data management tooling offered via Azure Storage Explorer.

In preview Azure Cosmos DB

Azure SQL Database automatic tuning by default powered by artificial intelligence

Date updated: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Automatic tuning in Azure SQL Database uses the power of artificial intelligence to provide insight into potential query performance problems, recommend solutions, and automatically fix identified problems.

In preview SQL Database Cognitive Services

Virtual Network service endpoints in Azure SQL Database

Date updated: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Announcing the public preview of Virtual Network service endpoints in Azure SQL Database.

In preview Virtual Network

Azure Cosmos DB

Date updated: Monday, October 23, 2017

Azure Cosmos DB was built from the ground up with global distribution and horizontal scale at its core. It offers turnkey global distribution across any number of Azure regions by transparently scaling and replicating your data wherever your users are.

Now available Azure Cosmos DB