Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

NoSQL vs. relational: Which database should you use for your app?

Microsoft recently announced the introduction of Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL, a distributed relational database, making Azure the first cloud platform to offer support for both relational and NoSQL (non-relational) data in a single database service. This means Azure Cosmos DB developers now have ultimate flexibility when building cloud-...

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 ...

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 ...

Write a Python data layer with Azure Cosmos DB and FastAPI

In this article, we will demonstrate how to build a data layer in Python for Azure Cosmos DB using FastAPI, a web framework for building and testing Python APIs. To demonstrate this, we will leverage the To Do App Quickstart in our docs. This app shows simple CRUD operations (insert, update, list and delete) using a simple data model for a To...

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...

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