Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Unlocking the power of Time-Travel in Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Synapse Link now offers time-travel capabilities for Azure Cosmos DB data supporting NoSQL and MongoDB APIs. This exciting feature, currently available in public preview through Azure Synapse Spark, enables you to access Azure Cosmos DB data in the analytical store, precisely as it appeared at specific points in time in history (down to ...

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 ...

Benchmarking Data Migration from Cassandra to Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API

About the authors:  Akash & Alp We are working with many customers who for a variety of reasons such as not having to deal with patching the O/S, upgrades, scalability, etc. are looking to move their Cassandra IaaS workloads to Azure and one of the destinations is Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API. We wanted to explore and dive deeper into...

Now in preview – Support for custom partitioning in Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB

Support for custom partitioning in Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB was announced in preview at Microsoft Ignite. This capability improves query performance by enabling you to partition Azure Cosmos DB analytical store data using keys that are frequently used as query filters.