Michael Rys has a couple pieces of U-SQL syntax which will be deprecated. First is partition by bucket:
In the upcoming refresh, we are removing the deprecated syntax
PARTITION BY BUCKET and will raise an error.
Thus, if you have not yet updated your table definitions with the previously announced new syntax, please do so now or your scripts will fail starting some day in February!
The second post involves credentials:
Back in October, we announced that we simplified the U-SQL Credentials by merging the password secrets that are being created in Powershell and the other parts of the credential object into credentials that are being completely created with a Powershell command. This reduces one statement from the creation process.
During the initial phase, we did provide support for both kinds of credential objects, and still supported the old syntax.
In the upcoming February refresh, we are now automatically migrating the existing old credentials into the new format and remove the
ALTER CREDENTIAL and
DROP CREDENTIAL statements.
If you’re writing U-SQL code, you’ll want to read up on the ramifications and alternatives here.