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    June 2019

    Jun 12

    Azure Cosmos DB—Direct connectivity support for Java Async SDK is now in preview

    The Azure Cosmos DB Async Java SDK now supports direct mode connectivity, available in version 2.4 and higher.

    May 2019

    May 15

    Upgraded Gremlin API functionality for Azure Cosmos DB is now available

    Enhanced Gremlin functionality in Cosmos DB Gremlin API is now available.

    May 15

    Enhanced SQL API query functionality in Azure Cosmos DB is now available

    Azure Cosmos DB SQL API provides support for Distinct, Skip & Take, Correlated Subquery, and Composite indexes.

    May 15

    Azure Cosmos DB Operator role for role-based access control (RBAC) is now available

    Azure Cosmos DB now provides a new RBAC role: Cosmos DB Operator. This new role lets you provision Azure Cosmos accounts, databases, and containers, but can’t access the keys that are required to access the data.

    May 15

    Enhanced Azure Resource Manager support for Azure Cosmos DB is now available

    Azure Cosmos DB now provides support for databases, containers, and offers in Azure Resource Manager.

    May 9

    Corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services

    We’ve corrected billing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure services that impacted EA customers only.

    May 7

    Azure Cosmos DB API for etcd in preview

    With a wire-protocol compatible API for etcd on top of Azure Cosmos DB, developers will automatically get highly reliable, globally distributed and highly available Kubernetes and K8 tools with no code changes or management required.

    May 6

    Built-in support for Apache Spark in Azure Cosmos DB now in preview

    By using built-in support for Apache Spark and Jupyter notebooks, Azure Cosmos DB helps reduce time to insights by ingesting and serving data and running analytics against the local database replica in an Azure region.

    May 6

    Notebook support for all Azure Cosmos DB APIs is in preview

    Azure Cosmos DB is enhancing the developer experience by adding notebook support in preview.

    February 2019

    Feb 25

    Data Migration Assistant support for Cassandra to Azure Cosmos DB assessment

    Now in preview, the Data Migration Assistant provides support to help with migrating data from Cassandra to Azure Cosmos DB.

    Feb 7

    MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB online migration is in preview

    Migrate from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB with minimal downtime by using Azure Database Migration Service.

    December 2018

    Dec 19

    Azure Cosmos DB emulator support for Cassandra API

    Now generally available, Azure Cosmos DB now provides support for its Cassandra API, in addition to support for SQL and MongoDB APIs.

    Dec 11

    MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB migration is in preview

    Perform offline (one-time) migrations from on-premises or cloud implementations of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB by using the Azure Database Migration Service, which enables resilient migrations of MongoDB data at scale and with high reliability. To perform the migration, provision an instance of the Azure Database Migration Service from the Azure portal or via Azure CLI and create a project.

    Dec 4

    CORS Support in Azure Cosmos DB

    Now generally available, Azure Cosmos DB offers service level, global CORS (cross-origin resource sharing) support which enables web browser-based applications to directly connect to Azure Cosmos DB. CORS is an HTTP (hyper-text transfer protocol) feature that enables web applications running on one domain to request resources from another domain. This new support offers functionality and security for cross-origin requests to developers using Azure Cosmos DB via the JavaScript SDK.

    Dec 4

    Version 3.0 of the Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK in preview

    The Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK helps developers build Azure Cosmos DB applications with the SQL API and perform various operations more easily. The preview of version 3.0 is now available for download or to provide feedback on GitHub. The SDK targets .NET Standard 2.0 and has many new features including a new, intuitive object model, support for streams, and other performance improvements.

    Dec 4

    Azure Cosmos DB new shared database offer now available

    Throughput provisioned at the database level now starts at 400 RU/s per database and can be shared across any or all containers within a database.

    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.

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