The Azure SDK team is pleased to announce our February 2024 client library releases.

32 packages released this month.

Stable Packages (11)

  • App Configuration Provider

  • Core - Client - Core

  • Event Grid

  • Resource Management - Elastic SAN

  • Resource Management - App Platform

  • Resource Management - Backup

  • Resource Management - Compute

  • Resource Management - Container Service

  • Resource Management - Data Factory

  • Resource Management - Hybrid Container Service

  • Resource Management - Networkanalytics

Patch Updates (1)

  • Monitor Query

Beta Packages (12)

  • AI Generative

  • AI Resources

  • Azure AI Search

  • Communication Phone Numbers

  • Cosmos DB

  • Identity

  • OpenTelemetry Exporter

  • Resource Management - Cosmos DB

  • Resource Management - Hardwaresecuritymodules

  • Resource Management - PostgreSQL

  • Resource Management - Springappdiscovery

  • Resource Management - Stream Analytics

Release highlights

AI Generative 1.0.0b7 Changelog

Features Added

  • AzureOpenAIConnection.set_current_environment supports openai 1.0 and above.
  • Use openai v1 environment variable

AI Resources 1.0.0b4 Changelog

Other Changes

  • Use openai v1 environment variable

AI Resources 1.0.0b7 Changelog

Bugs Fixed

  • Fix promptflow evaluation bugs

Features Added

  • Support for Python 3.12
  • Support custom metrics for evaluation
  • Supports evaluate() on chat

App Configuration Provider 1.1.0 Changelog

Bugs Fixed

  • Verifies that the refresh_interval is at least 1 second.

Features Added

  • New API for Azure App Configuration Provider, refresh, which can be used to refresh the configuration from the Azure App Configuration service. refresh by default can check every 30 seconds for changes to specified sentinel keys. If a change is detected then all configurations are reloaded. Sentinel keys can be set by passing a list of SentinelKey’s to refresh_on.
  • Added new options on_refresh_success and on_refresh_failure callbacks to the load method. These callbacks are called when the refresh method successfully refreshes the configuration or fails to refresh the configuration.

Azure AI Search 11.6.0b1 Changelog

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed the issue that we added unexpected retrievable property for SearchField.

Features Added

  • Added back semantic_query for Search method.
  • Added back alias operations to SearchIndexClient.
  • Added back AzureOpenAIEmbeddingSkill, AzureOpenAIParameters and AzureOpenAIVectorizer.
  • Added back query_language, query_speller, semantic_fields and debug for Search method.
  • Added send_request method for SearchClient & SearchIndexClient to run a network request using the client’s existing pipeline.

Communication Phone Numbers 1.2.0b3 Changelog

Features Added

  • Added support for API version 2023-10-01-preview, This gives us functionality for Do Not Resell Consent Changes.
  • Users will now be able to purchase from countries like IT, AT, FR, NO, PT. They can do so by agreeing not to resell phone numbers by setting consentToNotResellNumbers to true.
  • Added support for 10DLC changes.

Core - Client - Core 1.30.0 Changelog

Features Added

  • Support tuple input for file values to #33948
  • Support tuple input to files with duplicate field names #34021

Cosmos DB 4.5.2b4 Changelog

Features Added

  • Added preview support for Computed Properties on Python SDK (Must be enabled on the account level before it can be used). See PR 33626.

Bugs Fixed

  • Made use of response_hook thread-safe in the sync client. See PR 33790.
  • Fixed bug with the session container not being properly maintained. See 33738.

Event Grid 4.17.0 Changelog

Features Added

  • Added new enums values to SystemEventNames related to Azure Storage and Azure VMware Solution.

Identity 1.16.0b1 Changelog

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed the bug that ClientAssertionCredential constructor fails if kwargs are provided. (#33673)
  • ManagedIdentityCredential is more lenient with the error message it matches when falling through to the next credential in the chain in the case that Docker Desktop returns a 403 response when attempting to access the IMDS endpoint. (#33928)

Monitor Query 1.2.1 Changelog

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed certain keyword arguments from being propagated when using MetricsQueryClient.

OpenTelemetry Exporter 1.0.0b22 Changelog

Features Added

  • Add live metrics skeleton + swagger definitions (#33983)
  • Only create temporary folder if local storage is enabled without storage directory. (#34061)

Bugs Fixed

  • Update exception details messsage based on LogRecord body (#34020)

Resource Management - Elastic SAN 1.0.0 Changelog

Resource Management - App Platform 9.0.0 Changelog

Resource Management - Backup 9.0.0 Changelog

Resource Management - Compute 30.5.0 Changelog

Resource Management - Container Service 29.0.0 Changelog

Resource Management - Cosmos DB 10.0.0b2 Changelog

Resource Management - Data Factory 5.0.0 Changelog

Resource Management - Hardwaresecuritymodules 1.0.0b1 Changelog

Resource Management - Hybrid Container Service 1.0.0 Changelog

Resource Management - Networkanalytics 1.0.0 Changelog

Resource Management - PostgreSQL 10.2.0b14 Changelog

Resource Management - Springappdiscovery 1.0.0b1 Changelog

Resource Management - Stream Analytics 2.0.0b2 Changelog

Latest Releases

View all the latest versions of Python packages here.

Installation Instructions

To install the latest beta version of the packages, copy and paste the following commands into a terminal:

$> pip install azure-ai-generative==1.0.0b7
$> pip install azure-ai-resources==1.0.0b4
$> pip install azure-ai-resources==1.0.0b7
$> pip install azure-appconfiguration-provider==1.1.0
$> pip install azure-communication-phonenumbers==1.2.0b3
$> pip install azure-core==1.30.0
$> pip install azure-cosmos==4.5.2b4
$> pip install azure-eventgrid==4.17.0
$> pip install azure-identity==1.16.0b1
$> pip install azure-mgmt-appplatform==9.0.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-compute==30.5.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-containerservice==29.0.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-cosmosdb==10.0.0b2
$> pip install azure-mgmt-datafactory==5.0.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-elasticsan==1.0.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-hardwaresecuritymodules==1.0.0b1
$> pip install azure-mgmt-hybridcontainerservice==1.0.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-networkanalytics==1.0.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-rdbms==10.2.0b14
$> pip install azure-mgmt-recoveryservicesbackup==9.0.0
$> pip install azure-mgmt-springappdiscovery==1.0.0b1
$> pip install azure-mgmt-streamanalytics==2.0.0b2
$> pip install azure-monitor-opentelemetry-exporter==1.0.0b22
$> pip install azure-monitor-query==1.2.1
$> pip install azure-search-documents==11.6.0b1


If you have a bug or feature request for one of the libraries, please post an issue to GitHub.