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September 2018

Sep 24

Logic Apps available in Azure China cloud

Logic Apps is available in the Azure China cloud.

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 20

General availability: Event Hubs for Node.js

Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Node.js is now generally available.

Sep 10

General availability: Event Hubs for Go

Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Go is generally available.

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.

Sep 4

General availability: Event Hubs for Python

Version 1.0 of the Python package for Azure Event Hubs is now generally available.

August 2018

Aug 3

Azure Data Factory/Azure Cosmos DB connector now supports UPSERT

Azure Data Factory now supports writing to Azure Cosmos DB by using UPSERT in addition to INSERT.

July 2018

Jul 25

Change feed support in Azure Cosmos DB

Now available in preview, the change feed support in Azure Cosmos DB allows you to build efficient and scalable solutions. Change feed is enabled by default for all accounts. It outputs the sorted list of documents that were changed in the order in which they were modified. The changes are persisted, can be processed asynchronously and incrementally, and the output can be distributed across one or more consumers for parallel processing.

May 2018

May 17

Async Java SDK for Azure Cosmos DB

Now in preview, the new asynchronous Java SDK for the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API is now open sourced on GitHub.

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.

May 7

Manage Azure Cosmos DB in Azure Storage Explorer

Using Azure Cosmos DB in Azure Storage Explorer allows users to manage Azure Cosmos DB entities, manipulate data, update stored procedures and triggers along with other Azure entities like Storage blobs and queues.

May 7

Virtual Network Service Endpoint for Azure Cosmos DB

Now available to the public, Virtual Network Service Endpoint helps to ensure access to Azure Cosmos DB from the preferred virtual network subnet.

May 7

Azure Cosmos DB bulk library in .NET and Java now available

The Azure Cosmos DB bulk executor library is now available for download in .NET via Nuget and Java via Maven. You can import and migrate large datasets efficiently into Azure Cosmos DB collections within minutes using the library.

May 7

Azure Cosmos DB | Provision throughput at database level

Azure Cosmos DB customers with multiple collections can now provision throughput at a database level and share throughput across the database, making large collection databases cheaper to start and operate.

May 7

Multimaster support with Azure Cosmos DB

Now available in private preview, Azure Cosmos DB offers multi-master support at global scale together with low latency and high availability, tunable consistency models, and comprehensive and flexible conflict resolution support (custom, LWW, CRDTs).

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.

Apr 16

GUID migration: Azure Security Center, US Government regions

Starting June 1, 2018, billing will be reported on an hourly basis (per node per hour).

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