This last week saw the unveiling of a number of gaming-related Microsoft news, as well as the expected Windows 11 test builds, and even new security flaws. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
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A major flaw in Azure Cosmos DB has exposed customer data and given admin access to it for the past couple of years. Microsoft has now patched the issue and asked customers to rotate their keys.
With regards to Azure analytics, new features to report at Microsoft's Build 2020 conference include an HTAP implementation dubbed Synapse Link for Cosmos DB, along with general Synapse improvements.
As far as enhancements to its cloud database offerings are concerned, Microsoft has introduced new PostgreSQL and MySQL features, along with further capabilities for Cosmos DB as well.
Microsoft has unveiled new capabilities and service tiers in the Azure database space, including Hyperscale for PostgreSQL, APIs for Apache Spark and etcd, and online migrations for Oracle databases.
At the day one keynote of Microsoft's Ignite 2018 conference today, the company announced SQL Server 2019, which is available in public preview right now and will be out next year.
Microsoft's multi-model database, Cosmos DB, has just gotten a new Explorer, now in public preview. You can try Cosmos DB for free - even without an Azure subscription - and thus, the Explorer too.
During the opening day of the Build 2017, Microsoft has announced two new additions to its Azure SQL service with MySQL and PostgreSQL, and has also launched a new NoSQL database called Cosmos DB.