Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Enhancements in the Kafka Connector for Azure Cosmos DB: A New Era of Scalability and Flexibility

The Azure Fabric team announced Azure Cosmos DB CDC source to an event stream in preview at BUILD 2024. This capability uses a brand new major version of The Azure Cosmos DB Kafka Connector behind the scenes, and we are also excited to introduce version 2.0 in beta preview! This new version brings significant improvements in both the source...

MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL Migration – Learnings from Java SDK V4 Micro-Optimizations

The authors wish to thank Govind Kanshi (Principal PM Manager), Abinav Rameesh (Principal PM Manager), Kushagra Thapar (Principal Engineering Manager), Annie Liang (Sr. Software Engineer) and Faiz Chachiya (Sr. Cloud Solution Architect, CSU) for their valuable insights, and contributions during the Proof-of-Concept (PoC). Introduction  ...

Building multi-tenant Java apps using Spring Data and Azure Cosmos DB

There are many factors to take into account when designing a multi-tenant application in Azure Cosmos DB. We've covered many of these aspects at a high level in our documentation on Multitenancy and Azure Cosmos DB. In this blog, we'll quickly dive into the mechanics of implementing a database per tenant or container per tenant performance ...

Azure Cosmos DB API for NoSQL – The Java Ecosystem

The largest external customers of Azure Cosmos DB API for NoSQL, running some of the biggest and most mission critical workloads in Azure, are primarily Java users! In this blog we'll give you a quick run-down of all our supported Java-based client libraries, including our battle-tested core Java SDK, its key supported features, and where ...

Diagnosing & Troubleshooting 4 Common Client-side Issues in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL with Java SDK V4

Introduction Knowing how to effectively troubleshoot Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL client-side performance issues is critical for using the service. This blog post will show you how you can leverage the Diagnostics property in the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL Java SDK V4 so you can design and operate highly available and scalable mission-critical ...

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 ...

Attention Developers: The Cloud-Scale Data for Spring Developers Quick Start Guide is Finally Here!

(image) Overview  The purpose of this developer's quick start guide is to help you build cloud-native Java applications in Azure. You’ll gain insights about using NoSQL and why you should consider Azure Cosmos DB, our fully managed, distributed NoSQL database service on Azure.  These insights are designed to be useful, starting with ...