Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Change Feed – Unsung Hero of Azure Cosmos DB
Change Feed – Unsung Hero of Azure Cosmos DB
One of the most overlooked capabilities in Azure Cosmos DB is its change feed. This little gem sits quietly behind every container in your database, watches for changes, and maintains a persistent record of them in the order they occur. Discover use cases and tips for using this powerful feature.
Wildcard indexes in Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB
Wildcard indexes in Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB
With our latest service update, you can now create wildcard indexes in accounts that use Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB. Wildcard indexes are a popular feature in MongoDB 4.2 that allow you to index many properties without enumerating each one.
New string function performance improvements and case-insensitive search
New string function performance improvements and case-insensitive search
Azure Cosmos DB now supports case-insensitive Contains, StartsWith, EndsWith, and StringEquals. Additionally, both Contains and EndsWith have had significant performance improvements. You can now store string data in Azure Cosmos DB without having to worry about matching the case in the query.