Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

Introducing Burstable Tier (M25) on Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore

(image) Introducing the new burstable cluster tier (M25) in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore, designed to cater to dynamic workloads with varying CPU usage patterns. Burstable SKUs provide an intelligent solution for small database workloads, offering minimal CPU performance during idle periods while seamlessly ramping up to full CPU ...

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 - ...

Announcing Dynamic Scaling Per Region and Per Partition for Azure Cosmos DB’s Autoscale

We’re excited to announce dynamic scaling per region and per partition (public preview) for all new Azure Cosmos DB accounts to help optimize and lower costs for your workload! By default, Azure Cosmos DB autoscale scales workloads based on the most active region and partition. For non-uniform workloads that have different workload ...

What’s New for Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra at Microsoft Ignite 2023: Building the Next Generation of AI Apps

(image)   Get ready for Microsoft Ignite 2023, where we'll be unveiling exciting new features and enhancements for Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra. With the introduction of vector search, turnkey major version upgrades, turnkey replication for multi-region clusters, turnkey hybrid cluster setup for live migrations, and ...

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 ...

Announcing Azure Cosmos DB Mirroring in Microsoft Fabric – Private Preview

We are excited to announce private preview availability of mirroring your Azure Cosmos DB databases in Microsoft Fabric. Mirroring provides a modern way of accessing your Azure Cosmos DB databases in Microsoft Fabric, helping unify your data estate, thereby eliminating data silos.  With just a few clicks, you can now bring your Azure Cosmos ...

Introducing Vector Search in Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra!

We are delighted to announce Cassandra 5.0 in public preview for Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra, with vector search capabilities enabled!   Vector Search in Cassandra 5.0 In Cassandra 5.0, vector search is backed by storage-attached indexes that represent data as vectors in a multi-dimensional space. We use DiskANN, a ...

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 ...

Microsoft Copilot for Azure enables natural language queries for Azure Cosmos DB data

We are thrilled to announce Microsoft Copilot for Azure in Azure Cosmos DB is now in public preview! Microsoft Copilot for Azure is an AI companion that simplifies how you design, operate, optimize, and troubleshoot from cloud to edge. Copilot’s integration into Azure Cosmos DB is an amazing AI-powered capability that can create Azure ...