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January 2022

Jan 24

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
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Services

December 2021

Dec 17

Public preview of Snowflake connector for Azure Purview

IN PREVIEW

You can now scan your Snowflake artifacts including streams, columns, stored procedures, and functions/pipes.

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
  • Services
Dec 9

Azure HDInsight 2018-06-01 preview API will be retired on 30 November 2024

Target availability: Q4 2023

Transition to the new Azure 'HDInsight API 2021-06-01' before 30 November 2024.

  • HDInsight
  • SDK and Tools
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

November 2021

Nov 19

Dynamic allocation for Apache Spark in Azure Synapse now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Expanded options for autoscale for Apache Spark in Azure Synapse are now available through dynamic allocation of executors.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
Nov 18

General availability: New Sweden Central region added to Azure HDInsight

NOW AVAILABLE

HDInsight is now available in more European regions, Sweden Central.

  • HDInsight
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Nov 17

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
Nov 11

Hardware-accelerated pools now in public preview for Apache Spark on Azure Synapse Analytics

IN PREVIEW

Speed up big data processing in Azure Synapse with hardware-accelerated Spark pools.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 9

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
Nov 5

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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 3

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
  • Features
  • Open Source
Nov 2

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
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Additional ML options for Spark on Azure Synapse now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Save time and reduce risk when batch scoring in Azure Synapse Analytics with the new PREDICT keyword.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Public preview: Azure Purview’s Integration with Microsoft Defender for Cloud

IN PREVIEW

Prioritize sensitive data in cloud workloads using Azure Purview’s Integration with Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

  • Azure Purview
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Public preview: Industry-aware analytics with database templates in Azure Synapse

IN PREVIEW

Database templates in Azure Synapse enable you to integrate and shape data from across multiple internal and external sources. This helps you eliminate data silos and accelerate building analytics-infused applications for your specific industry.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Public preview: Simplified provisioning of access to data lake assets

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview will enable data owners to use a simple intuitive experience to centrally manage access to data in Azure Storage

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Public preview: Explore your Amazon RDS data in Azure Purview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Purview, the unified data governance solution, expands its multi-cloud coverage with support for Amazon RDS.

  • Azure Purview
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB: Custom partitioning support in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Partition your data in analytical store using keys that are critical for your business logic to achieve better query and data load performance.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

General availability: Event Hubs Premium

NOW AVAILABLE

Event Hubs Premium comes with reserved compute, memory, and storage resources, which increases the performance and minimizes cross-tenant interference in a managed multi-tenant PaaS environment.

  • Event Hubs
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
Nov 2

General availability: Stream Analytics now offers support for Availability Zones with Dedicated Cluster

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Availability Zones enabled Stream Analytics allows you to run mission-critical applications with higher availability and fault tolerance to datacenter failures. 

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

October 2021

Oct 27

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

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