Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Cross-region replication in vCore-based Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB

(image) A modern managed database service such as Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB has a growing list of requirements in today’s world. Prompt recovery of the database availability when its region becomes unavailable is one of such critical functions. When a region is experiencing outage, there’re two primary methods for restoring access...

Private Link in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore is Generally Available!

You can now use private endpoints for your Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore clusters to allow hosts on a virtual network (VNet) to securely access data over a Private Link. The cluster's private endpoint utilizes an IP address from the virtual network's address space, ensuring that traffic between hosts on the virtual network and the ...

Announced at MS Ignite 2023: MongoDB vCore, free offer, Copilot, and more!

(image) Microsoft Ignite 2023 was abuzz with all things AI on opening day of the event – and the excitement continues! The show kicked off with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s keynote on how Microsoft is creating new opportunities across platforms and solutions in the era of AI. Azure Cosmos DB is at the forefront of these solutions - ...

Integrated Vector Database in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore is Generally Available!

(image) We’re thrilled to share the exciting news that the integrated vector database is now officially available to all users of Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore. This groundbreaking feature paves the way for a multitude of fresh opportunities in the realm of secure and resilient AI-driven applications while making Azure Cosmos DB for ...

Run Mongo workloads for free with Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore – Free Tier

In the ever-evolving landscape of cloud services, Azure Cosmos DB made a notable advancement a few years ago by introducing a dedicated free tier. Today, we're thrilled to extend this remarkable feature to Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore, empowering our users to unlock the full potential of this platform without any financial commitments...

Introducing Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore: Now Generally Available!

We're thrilled to announce that following a successful public preview, Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore has officially launched and is now available for all users! This marks a significant achievement in our quest to provide our users with a robust, seamlessly integrated, and fully-managed database solution tailored for their MongoDB ...

New Offline Migration Feature in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB Migration Extension for Azure Data Studio

In April 2023, we announced the public preview for end-to-end assessment in Azure Cosmos DB Migration for MongoDB extension in Azure Data Studio. We have recently added the offline migration capability of MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB MongoDB vCore to the same extension. With this additional capability, you can run an end-to-end assessment ...

Exploring the Free Try Azure Cosmos DB Experience

(image) In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, data is at the heart of everything we do. From e-commerce and healthcare to gaming and finance, businesses across all industries are relying on data to drive innovation, make informed decisions, and deliver exceptional user experiences. To harness the full potential of your data, you ...

Introducing Intra-Account Collection Copy in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB

Azure Cosmos DB, Microsoft's globally distributed, multi-model database service, has always been at the forefront of empowering developers with innovative features and functionalities. In its pursuit of providing a seamless and efficient experience, Azure Cosmos DB recently announced the public preview of "Intra-Account Collection Copy" for ...