Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Announced at MS Build 2023: Burst capacity, materialized views, integrated vector database, and more!

(image)   Microsoft Build 2023 kicked off today with exciting sessions and announcements lined up around AI, cloud development, cloud-scale innovation, developer productivity, and more. Azure Cosmos DB announced its own new additions and enhancements, enabling developers to further optimize costs, performance, and productivity. We ...

Register Now for Azure Cosmos DB North America Roadshow Events

  (image) The world of technology is rapidly evolving, and so are the tools we use to interact with it. As more organizations and developers look to leverage the power of AI and build intelligent applications with cloud scale databases, Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB stands as a beacon, offering unmatched scalability, performance, and ...

Migration assessment for MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB

As more and more businesses are moving their applications to the cloud or looking for improvements in their cloud applications, they are faced with the challenge of choosing the right database solution for their needs. For those who are currently using MongoDB, Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB is an attractive option. Azure Cosmos DB offers two ...

Announcing the New Azure Cosmos DB Desktop Data Migration Tool

Today we're excited to introduce a brand new Azure Cosmos DB Desktop Data Migration Tool. You can find the new tool at https://github.com/AzureCosmosDB/data-migration-desktop-tool. Read more about it below and how to use it.   Some History The old Data Migration Tool (or DMT as it was known) was originally created in 2015 and had ...

The Azure Cosmos DB Conf call for speakers is now open!

Azure Cosmos DB Conf is back for 2023 and the call for papers is now open!  Azure Cosmos DB Conf is a free virtual developer event happening on March 28th, 2023, organized by Microsoft with support from the greater Azure Cosmos DB community. This is the third year we’re holding the conference, with sessions delivered by both Microsoft ...

More IntelliJ support for Azure Cosmos DB!

In September we announced that the Azure ToolKit for IntelliJ plugin now includes support for Azure Cosmos DB. Check out that blog here. This month, we've added more features! IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) for Java, Kotlin, Groovy, and other JVM-based languages. The Azure plugin allows Java developers to ...

Are you up for the Azure Cosmos DB Cloud Skills Challenge!?

The Azure Cosmos DB Developer Cloud Skills Challenge is here! This is a chance to expand your knowledge of Azure Cosmos DB on the road to certification. The challenge helps developers DP-420 Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB certification. You’ll also receive 50% off certification testing...

News: Postgres 15 available in Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL

Big news from the Postgres and Citus team here at Microsoft! Just 1 week after PostgreSQL 15 was released, PostgreSQL 15 GA is generally available in the portal for the Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL managed service—in all Azure regions. Whether you need to provision new clusters in Azure Cosmos DB for Postgres—or upgrade your existing ...

Open-source developers rejoice! 🙌 PostgreSQL support and MongoDB enhancements announced at Ignite 2022

Microsoft Ignite 2022 kicked off with great news for fans of Azure Cosmos DB and open-source databases. In this morning's keynote address, CEO Satya Nadella announced the introduction of Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL. This new, generally available feature offers support for native, open-source PostgreSQL. It gives developers the scalability, ...