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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 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 ...

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...

Migrating Relational Data into Azure Cosmos DB using Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks

Organizations migrating relational data to Azure Cosmos DB meet different challenges, from moving large amounts of data, to performing the transformations required to properly store the data in a format that will provide the performance required. The first step on this type of migrations is to come up with the non-relational model that will ...