Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Watch Now! Azure Cosmos DB Essentials Season 3
Watch Now! Azure Cosmos DB Essentials Season 3
Season 3 is finally here! Explore and dive into the diverse types of architectures our customers use to build lightweight IoT & real-time telemetry applications by leveraging Azure Cosmos DB. Mustafa Branch and Mark Brown walkthrough use case diagrams, explain how data flows throughout the cloud application architecture, and explore ...
Azure Cosmos DB Live TV Episode 43 – Data Modeling for the Relational Mind
Azure Cosmos DB Live TV Episode 43 – Data Modeling for the Relational Mind
Azure Cosmos DB Live TV returns with episode 43, where Principal Program Manager, Mark Brown and Microsoft MVP Sarah Dutkiewicz showcase how the relational mind can into the nonrelational side by looking at the differences in data modeling. They will walk through a common scenario and how relational modeling differs from modeling for document ...
Join Us! Azure Cosmos DB at Microsoft Build 2022
Join Us! Azure Cosmos DB at Microsoft Build 2022
Find out what's new in the world of Azure Cosmos DB directly from our team at Microsoft Build 2022. We will be introducing new features that enable developers to build scalable, cost-effective cloud-native applications with ease. Join senior leadership, program managers, and engineers for live sessions, roundtable discussions, and much ...
Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API: A true differentiator with Autoscale
Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API: A true differentiator with Autoscale
 Overview We know that Apache Cassandra, a wide-column NoSQL database, is a great option to solve the 3 V’s (Volume, Variety and Velocity) of data requirements. It is a given that data will grow as the business expands. Invariably you will need to expand the cluster to accommodate additional data and handle greater throughput. This load ...
Larger document sizes, unique index improvements, $expr support in Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB
Larger document sizes, unique index improvements, $expr support in Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB
We are excited to announce these recent updates in Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB that enable larger document sizes, improved unique indexes, and expressions in your queries.   16MB document support (Preview) To keep database operations as efficient as possible, it is best practice to keep documents to a small size. This applies...
Register now for Azure Cosmos DB Conf on April 19 – 20
Register now for Azure Cosmos DB Conf on April 19 – 20
Azure Cosmos DB Conf, our free, virtual developer event, returns April 19-20.  The event will include three, 3-hour live streams in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Australia, and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Each live stream will feature its own unique, region-specific content that will be created and delivered by local members of the ...