Microsoft rolled out a sequence of recent Azure Information providers on March 2 as a part of its flurry of stories popping out of the digital Microsoft Ignite 2021 convention.
Among the many knowledge gadgets unveiled at Ignite was the overall availability of Azure Synapse Hyperlink for Cosmos DB, which integrates the Azure Synapse Analytics service with Microsoft’s Azure Cosmos DB cloud database.
Microsoft is now additionally offering extra help for the MongoDB 4.0 API within Azure Cosmos DB, enabling higher compatibility for customers of the favored MongoDB doc database.
Microsoft additionally used the Ignite convention because the venue to unveil a preview of its Apache Cassandra Azure service, which offers a managed cloud model of the favored open supply Apache Cassandra database to Microsoft’s cloud.
Cosmos DB enhancements
Sanjeev Mohan, a Gartner analyst, mentioned Cosmos DB’s help for MongoDB’s 4.0 API will get it nearer to full MongoDB compatibility. Mohan famous that as a part of Cosmos DB replace, the database will get new multi-document transactional capabilities and aggregation features.
“That is excellent news for the customers of Cosmos DB which is already a millisecond latency and globally replicated polyglot database that’s accessible in each Microsoft Azure area,”