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    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Azure Cosmos DB reserved capacity now generally available

    Azure Cosmos DB reserved capacity helps you save when you pre-pay for one year or three years. With Azure Cosmos DB reserved capacity, get a discount on the resources used and reduce your costs by up to 65 percent compared to pay-as-you-go prices.

    Sep 24

    Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API now generally available

    With the Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API, experience the power of the Azure Cosmos DB platform with the familiarity of your favorite Apache Cassandra SDKs and tools.

    Sep 24

    Cosmos DB Multi-Master support now generally available

    Multi-master support for Azure Cosmos DB is now available in all public regions. Elastically scale writes (in addition to reads) all around the world, across any number of Azure regions for any API (SQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Gremlin, Table) that the service supports.

    Sep 6

    BulkExecutor for Azure Cosmos DB Gremlin API now available

    The BulkExecutor library for Azure Cosmos DB Gremlin API is now generally available. This allows for fast data migration operations with configurable parameters to adapt to the specific needs for every database.

    May 2018

    May 9

    General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Virtual Network Service Endpoints

    Virtual Network Service Endpoints for Azure Cosmos DB is available in all regions of the Azure public cloud.

    April 2018

    Apr 16

    Name changes: Azure Cosmos DB, US Government regions

    As part of the transition from Azure DocumentDB to Azure Cosmos DB, “DocumentDB” is changing to “Cosmos DB” in the service type and resource name on June 1, 2018.

    Apr 16

    Name changes: Cosmos DB

    As part of the transition from Azure DocumentDB to Azure Cosmos DB, “DocumentDB” is changing to “Cosmos DB” in the service name and resource name on June 1, 2018.

    March 2018

    Mar 12

    General availability: Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer

    Data Explorer, now generally available in the Azure portal, provides a unified developer experience for inserting, querying, and managing Azure Cosmos DB data within the Azure portal and the Emulator.

    December 2017

    Dec 21

    Preview: Azure SDK for Go 12.0.0

    Preview version 12.0.0-beta of the Azure SDK for Go is now available to help you use Azure services from Go applications. To get it, run `go get -u github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-go/...` or use dep.

    September 2017

    Sep 26

    Azure Cosmos DB—Database account auditing

    Now generally available, Azure diagnostics logs for Azure Cosmos DB will enable users to see logs for all requests made to their respective database account at the individual request level.

    Sep 26

    Azure Cosmos DB—New metrics and heatmaps

    We’re happy to announce the availability of new metrics and heatmaps in Azure Cosmos DB.

    August 2017

    Aug 24

    Azure Cosmos DB—Event driven architectures with Change Feed Processor library

    Build event-driven architectures and receive a real-time stream of database updates with Azure Cosmos DB change feed.

    July 2017

    Jul 28

    Azure Cosmos DB: Change Feed Processor NuGet package now available

    Azure Cosmos DB provides the Change Feed Processor Library to parallelize change feed processing in a NuGet package.

    June 2017

    Jun 14

    Azure Cosmos DB—command-line interface support extended

    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.

    May 2017

    May 22

    DocumentDB customers, welcome to Azure Cosmos DB

    DocumentDB is now a part of Azure Cosmos DB.

    May 11

    Azure Cosmos DB

    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.

    May 2

    Azure Cosmos DB—Data Explorer

    Data Explorer will be a one-stop shop for management of your Azure Cosmos DB data. Soon to be in preview, it will provide a rich and unified developer experience for inserting, querying, and managing data within the Azure portal and the Emulator.

    April 2017

    Apr 18

    Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer (preview) available in the Azure portal

    Data Explorer provides a rich and unified developer experience for inserting, querying, and managing Azure Cosmos DB data within the Azure portal and the Emulator.

    March 2017

    Mar 23

    Azure Cosmos DB supports aggregate functions

    Azure Cosmos DB now supports aggregate functions.

    Mar 15

    General availability: Azure Cosmos DB with API for MongoDB

    API for MongoDB is now generally available. It supports sharded collections, globally replicated databases, additional Azure portal metrics, and much more.

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