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March 2020

Mar 19

Native Mongo shell on Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Mongo database commands directly on top of your database account using the native Mongo shell in the Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Mar 17

Announcing Azure Private Link GA for Azure Services

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now includes multiple new services available in Preview and GA.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Key Vault
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Event Hubs
  • Service Bus
  • Service Bus Relay
  • App Service
  • Event Grid
  • Container Registry
  • App Configuration
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • Security
Mar 16

Azure Private Link for Azure Cosmos DB is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Limit data exposure to the public internet and reduce the risk of data exfiltration by accessing your Azure Cosmos accounts from virtual networks via private IP addresses.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Private Link
Mar 7

Azure Cosmos DB logical partition size increased to 20 GB

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB has increased the size of logical partitions for customers to 20 GB, doubling the size from 10 GB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Mar 7

Azure Cosmos DB—Limit of 25 collections per database

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB accounts using shared database throughput are now limited to 25 collections per database.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Mar 7

Azure Cosmos DB—Save up to 33 percent on multi-master accounts

NOW AVAILABLE

Customers creating new Azure Cosmos DB accounts can now get discounted pricing up to 33 percent off for accounts enabling multi-region writes (multi-master).

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Mar 6

Azure Cosmos DB free tier is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Getting started with our service is easier than ever with the new Azure Cosmos DB free tier. Use it to develop and test your applications, run small workloads in production for free, or simply apply a discount to your Azure Cosmos DB account.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Mar 4

New features in Azure Cosmos DB Jupyter notebooks are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cosmos DB has several new features available in the preview of built-in Jupyter notebooks, making it easier for developers and data scientists to analyze and visualize their Azure Cosmos DB data.

  • Azure Cosmos DB

February 2020

Feb 5

Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB SDK 2.2.2 release is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB SDK 2.2.2 release, now generally available, incorporates updated diagnostics information.

  • Azure Cosmos DB

November 2019

Nov 27

Azure private endpoint support for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure private endpoint for Azure Cosmos DB is a network interface that connects you privately and securely to a service powered by Azure Private Link.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 27

Azure Cosmos DB supports GROUP BY for queries for SQL (Core) API

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, Azure Cosmos DB supports GROUP BY for queries for SQL (Core) API. This is one of our top asks from users and we are excited to release this capability.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 27

Azure Cosmos DB API now supports MongoDB version 3.6

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB now supports MongoDB wire protocol version 6 and server version 3.6. All new accounts provisioned using the Azure portal will have the option to provision with server version 3.6.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 5

Azure Private Link is now available in all regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link, which provides private connectivity to Azure services, is now available in all regions.

  • Azure Private Link
  • Virtual Network
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Storage Accounts
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 4

Azure Cosmos DB developer experience updates are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB has several new .NET SDK features to improve the experience of developers on Azure Cosmos DB. In the .NET V3 SDK, developers can now use the new batch capability to do transactional batch of operations across one partition key on their Azure Cosmos DB data, which previously required a stored procedure.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 4

Management experience updates for Azure Cosmos DB are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB has two important updates that improve the management experience for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 4

New analytics storage for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Cosmos DB containers are now internally backed by two storage engines—a transactional storage engine and a new analytical storage engine. Both the storage engines are log-structured and write-optimized for blazing fast updates.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 4

Autopilot mode for provisioned throughput is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

With Autopilot mode, users select a throughput tier and Azure Cosmos DB will automatically scale RU/s up and down as needed to match capacity with demand.

  • Azure Cosmos DB

September 2019

Sep 25

Azure Cosmos DB recommendations keep you on the right track

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cosmos DB gets updated frequently, so to make it easier to stay up-to-date, we’ve introduced automatic and tailored recommendations for all Azure Cosmos DB users.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Sep 9

Monthly payment options are now available for Azure reservations

NOW AVAILABLE

Lower your upfront payment by selecting monthly payment options—at no additional cost—when purchasing Azure reservations.

  • Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Azure Cosmos DB
Sep 4

We’re retiring v1.x of the JavaScript SDK for Azure Cosmos DB, on August 30, 2020

Target retirement date: August 31, 2020

We've recently released updates to the JavaScript SDK for Azure Cosmos DB to provide performance, stability, and feature improvements.

  • Azure Cosmos DB

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