Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

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 ...

Introducing the General Availability of Vector Search in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore!

(image) We’re thrilled to share the exciting news that Vector Search 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 MongoDB vCore ...

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 ...

Announcing Azure Cosmos DB custom routing endpoints for Azure IoT Hub – GA

We are very happy to announce the general availability for Azure Cosmos DB custom routing endpoints for Azure IoT Hub. Many IoT solutions require extensive downstream data analysis. You have to seamlessly push the data into hyperscale databases quickly. For example, intelligent transport systems have a constant inflow of a continuous stream...

Configure customer-managed keys for your existing Azure Cosmos DB accounts!

(image) Encryption options for data at rest on Azure Cosmos DB that is available today. Azure Cosmos DB strives to provide the best-in-class security features. Encryption of data at rest is one such important security feature. Encryption of data at rest using Microsoft's service-managed keys is enabled by default. In addition to this ...

Introducing Text Indexes in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore

In the realm of modern databases, efficient querying of text-based data is pivotal to deliver smooth user experiences and provide valuable insights from textual content. To address this need, Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore now offers text indexing. In this blog, we'll delve into the ins and outs of text indexes in Azure Cosmos DB for ...

Announcing Vercel and Azure Cosmos DB Integration

We are excited to announce the public preview of the Vercel and Azure Cosmos DB integration. This new integration improves productivity as developers can now easily create Vercel applications with an Azure Cosmos DB database already configured. With this integration, developers can transform their creative ideas into reality in real-time...

Announcing Materialized Views for Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL (Preview)

When designing an application using Azure Cosmos DB, users are required to select a Partition Key from among the properties stored for each item, and the value in the Partition Key is used to scale out their data. Users can avoid costly cross partition queries by correctly using the Partition Key in their queries but in many cases, it can be ...

Performance Improvements in Azure Cosmos DB Kafka Connector

Overview Azure Cosmos DB Kafka connector had been updated recently and several new features were delivered as part of the v1.6.0 release based on the feedback and requirements of several customers implementing it as part of their application modernization journey. In this blog post – I will share details about those improvements and ...