Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL w/ React QuickStart

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John Folberth and Daniel Kim dive into Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL and React with this overview and QuickStart.

At Ignite 2022, Microsoft made an announcement for PostgreSQL in Azure CosmosDB!

What is Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL?

Azure Cosmos DB – is a fast, distributed NoSQL database. Scalable with 99.999% availability! (Get started)

PostgreSQL – Here are some reasons why you might want to use PostgreSQL –

  • Free and Open-Source
  • Runs on wide range of Operating Systems (But this could be a moot point Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL will be hosted on the cloud)
  • Many data types (eg. Boolean, range)
  • More info here

Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL has combined these two technologies and extended with Citus extension to bring distributed tables for PostgreSQL. Combining Azure Cosmos DB’s high scalability and Citus’s distributed tables allows for maximum performance with PostgreSQL.


We will show you how to connect your Front-end app to the Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL service in Azure.

Check out the entire QuickStart here.


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