Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Now in private preview: optimize your data distribution with hierarchical partition keys

Hierarchical partition keys are now available in private preview for the Azure Cosmos DB Core (SQL) API. With hierarchical partition keys, also known as sub-partitioning, you can now natively partition your container with up to three levels of partition keys. This enables more optimal partitioning strategies for multi-tenant scenarios or ...

A tour of Always Encrypted for Azure Cosmos DB

Always encrypted for Azure Cosmos DB provides encryption support on the client-side to protect sensitive data by encrypting data such as credit card numbers or national identification numbers, before it gets transferred over the wire to be stored in Azure Cosmos DB. Always encrypted allows clients to protect JSON property values which are ...

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