Azure Cosmos DB Blog

The latest news, updates and technical insights from the Azure Cosmos DB team

Announced at Build 2024: DiskANN-powered vector database, cross-region replication in vCore, and a new era of databases

Microsoft Build 2024 kicked off this week aiming to answer the question “How will AI shape your future?” You’ll find the answer in the incredible lineup of sessions at this year’s event – featuring talks on generative AI, building copilots, cloud platforms, low-code, and much, much more. The power of cloud scale data – the ...

Enhancements in the Kafka Connector for Azure Cosmos DB: A New Era of Scalability and Flexibility

The Azure Fabric team announced Azure Cosmos DB CDC source to an event stream in preview at BUILD 2024. This capability uses a brand new major version of The Azure Cosmos DB Kafka Connector behind the scenes, and we are also excited to introduce version 2.0 in beta preview! This new version brings significant improvements in both the source...

Introducing vector database capabilities in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL (Public Preview)

 We are excited to announce that native vector indexing and search in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL is now available in preview! Azure Cosmos DB is the world’s first full-featured serverless database with vector search and features multiple vector index options from flat (exact), quantized flat, and a new DiskANN-based index. DiskANN is...

Cross-region replication in vCore-based Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB

(image) A modern managed database service such as Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB has a growing list of requirements in today’s world. Prompt recovery of the database availability when its region becomes unavailable is one of such critical functions. When a region is experiencing outage, there’re two primary methods for restoring access...

Simplifying your Azure Cosmos DB migration: From Serverless to Provisioned throughput (preview)

Azure Cosmos DB offers a range of options to fit the diverse needs of cloud applications, including the choice between serverless and provisioned throughput accounts. The serverless option is ideal for workloads with unpredictable patterns, but there are instances when transitioning to a provisioned throughput account is advantageous for ...

Announcing the stable release of the Azure Cosmos DB client library for Go

We're excited to announce the stable release of the Azure Cosmos DB client library for Go, a native Go library that enables you to interact with Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL accounts from your Go applications. The Azure Cosmos DB client library for Go provides an idiomatic API for you to perform operations on databases, containers, and items. ...