Thomas Weiss

Program Manager, Azure Cosmos DB

Thomas is a Program Manager on the Azure Cosmos DB Team

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Upcoming changes to Azure Cosmos DB TLS certificates

Microsoft is updating Azure services to use TLS certificates from a different set of Root Certificate Authorities (CAs). Follow these steps to see if your application is affected, and update your TLS certificates to prevent disruption to your Azure Cosmos DB account.

Better cost governance now available on Azure Cosmos DB

To help customers better manage and control their database operations budgets, a new provisioned throughput spending limit feature was announced at Microsoft Ignite and is now generally available.

Role-based access control with Azure AD now in preview

Role-based access controls are now in public preview for Azure Cosmos DB Core (SQL) API. They offer fine-grained control over permissions and add a new layer of security to your databases.

Azure Cosmos DB serverless now in preview

Azure Cosmos DB serverless is a new consumption-based offer that requires no capacity management. It bills only for the Request Units used by database operations and provides a lower entry price for development, testing and small applications with light traffic.

TLS 1.2 enforcement on Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 starting July 29th, 2020.

Enhanced encryption at rest with customer-managed keys

Azure Cosmos DB enhances its enterprise-grade security offering. Encryption at rest with customer-managed keys is now generally available, adding a second layer of encryption on top of the default service-managed keys.

Azure Private Link for Azure Cosmos DB now generally available

We are thrilled to announce the general availability of Azure Private Link for Azure Cosmos DB, making Azure Cosmos DB the next Azure service compatible with Azure Private Link. What is Azure Private Link Azure Private Link provides private connectivity from a virtual network to Azure platform as a service (PaaS) services. It simplifies the ...

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