Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Native Mongo shell on Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB now in preview

We are happy to announce the preview release for native Mongo shell v3.6.8 on the Data Explorer for Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB! This will provide you with the native Mongo shell capabilities for database management and CRUD operations. This is available in your Data Explorer either in the Azure Portal or in its stand-alone version...

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 ...

Build apps for free with Azure Cosmos DB Free Tier

With the new Azure Cosmos DB Free Tier, you’ll get the first 400 RU/s throughput and 5 GB storage in your account for free each month, for the lifetime of the account. That means that you can start small and grow with confidence, knowing your app will be running on a high-performance database service.

Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB now supports server version 3.6

What is Azure Cosmos DB? Azure Cosmos DB is a globally distributed, multi-model database service that enables you to read and write data from any Azure region. It offers turnkey global distribution,guarantees single-digit millisecond latency at the 99th percentile, 99.999 percent high availability, with elastic scaling of throughput and ...