Stream Analytics updates for IoT Suite
Today Microsoft announced the availability of the Azure IoT Suite, a collection of preconfigured solutions that enable companies to quickly start and scale Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. As a core service in the IoT Suite, Azure Stream Analytics added a number of updates to address common business needs. The latest updates include:
- Azure preview portal integration: In addition to continued presence in the Azure management portal, Stream Analytics is now integrated in the Azure preview portal.
- Support for DocumentDB output: Stream Analytics jobs can now output to Azure DocumentDB, enabling data archival and low-latency querying for unstructured JSON data.
- Support for IoT Hub input: Stream Analytics jobs now have a Preview feature to ingest data from Azure IoT Hubs, enabling real-time analytics over millions of events from all of your connected devices.
- TIMESTAMP BY for heterogeneous events: When a single data stream contains multiple event types that have time stamps in different fields, you can now use TIMESTAMP BY with expressions to specify different time stamp fields for each case.