Azure Cosmos DB Blog

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

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.

Ignite 2020: New serverless and analytics capabilities announced

Today, at Microsoft Ignite 2020, we announced new ways to run serverless workloads and bring the power of Azure Synapse Analytics to operational data in Azure Cosmos DB. These capabilities offer new possibilities for NoSQL developers and data analysts to power applications at any size or scale – from dev/test to production. You can explore ...

Azure Cosmos DB serverless now in preview

Azure Cosmos DB serverless is a new consumption-based offer that requires no capacity management. It bills only for the Request Units used by database operations and provides a lower entry price for development, testing and small applications with light traffic.

Autoscale + serverless: new offers to fit any workload

Azure Cosmos DB is excited to announce two new offers: autoscale provisioned throughput (GA) and the upcoming preview of serverless. These offers complement our existing standard (manual) provisioned throughput and ensure that Azure Cosmos DB is, more than ever, a database that delivers the best cost and performance for any kind of workload.