Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Sign up for the Microsoft Developers AI Learning Hackathon and Compete for $10,000 in Prizes!

(image) Are you ready to learn about building your very own AI apps in Azure? Participate in the Microsoft Developers AI Learning Hackathon and discover how to build your own custom AI copilot using Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB and the Azure OpenAI API. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting, this event is perfect for anyone ...

Optimize Your Azure Cosmos DB Costs with New Reserved Capacity Tiers

Commit to a reservation for Azure Cosmos DB resources using Azure Cosmos DB reserved capacity to save money.  Starting with our new 100 RU/s option, any customer can now reduce costs using Azure Cosmos DB request units (RU/s). You can buy any quantity of the 100 RU/s reservation, at any time.  There is no limit to the number of reservations...

Now in public preview: Mirroring Azure Cosmos DB in Microsoft Fabric

This blog is co-authored by Rodrigo Souza. We are excited to announce that mirroring Azure Cosmos DB databases in Microsoft Fabric is now available to all customers. You can seamlessly bring your databases into Microsoft OneLake, enabling no-ETL, near real-time insights on your data. Many organizations want to transform their businesses by ...

Call for Papers now open: Azure Cosmos DB Conf 2024

(image) We are thrilled to announce that the Call for Papers (CFP) for Azure Cosmos DB Conf 2024 is now officially open! This is an exciting opportunity for you to share your knowledge, experiences, and innovations with a vibrant and diverse community of developers. About the conference Azure Cosmos DB Conf is a free virtual developer ...

Announced at MS Ignite 2023: MongoDB vCore, free offer, Copilot, and more!

(image) Microsoft Ignite 2023 was abuzz with all things AI on opening day of the event – and the excitement continues! The show kicked off with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s keynote on how Microsoft is creating new opportunities across platforms and solutions in the era of AI. Azure Cosmos DB is at the forefront of these solutions - ...

Announcing Azure Cosmos DB Mirroring in Microsoft Fabric – Private Preview

We are excited to announce private preview availability of mirroring your Azure Cosmos DB databases in Microsoft Fabric. Mirroring provides a modern way of accessing your Azure Cosmos DB databases in Microsoft Fabric, helping unify your data estate, thereby eliminating data silos.  With just a few clicks, you can now bring your Azure Cosmos ...

Run Mongo workloads for free with Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore – Free Tier

In the ever-evolving landscape of cloud services, Azure Cosmos DB made a notable advancement a few years ago by introducing a dedicated free tier. Today, we're thrilled to extend this remarkable feature to Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore, empowering our users to unlock the full potential of this platform without any financial commitments...

New Offline Migration Feature in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB Migration Extension for Azure Data Studio

In April 2023, we announced the public preview for end-to-end assessment in Azure Cosmos DB Migration for MongoDB extension in Azure Data Studio. We have recently added the offline migration capability of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB MongoDB vCore to the same extension. With this additional capability, you can run an end-to-end assessment ...