Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB v5 now in limited preview!

We are excited to announce that the Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB v5 is now in Limited Preview! The latest v5 Preview version supports much anticipated features such as distributed ACID transactions, higher limits for unsharded collections and for shards themselves, improved performance for aggregation pipelines and complex queries, and more...

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 ...

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, ...

Bigger and more secure: new features for Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB

During Microsoft Ignite 2022, we announced new, generally available (GA) features in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB that enhance security, auditability, and document size flexibility. How to get started? RBAC and 16MB documents can be enabled on new and existing Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB accounts. Keep in mind that when RBAC and/...

IntelliJ support for Azure Cosmos DB!

We're excited to announce that the Azure ToolKit for IntelliJ plugin now includes support for Azure Cosmos DB! IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) for Java, Kotlin, Groovy, and other JVM-based languages. The Azure plugin allows Java developers to easily develop, configure, test, and deploy highly available and ...

Azure Cosmos DB at Microsoft Build 2022 Review – Episode 45

Welcome back!  We hope you enjoyed all the content and updates from the 2022 edition of Microsoft Build. Developers were able to watch and virtually attend over 500 different live sessions covering topics ranging from Java, Kubernetes, and Azure Cosmos DB, and more! Check out the video below for the full recap on the new and exciting features...