Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s proprietary globally-distributed, multi-model database service “for managing data at planet-scale” launched in May 2017. It builds upon and extends the earlier Azure DocumentDB, which was released in 2014. It is schema-less and generally classified as a NoSQL database.
CosmosDB service is a NoSQL is a globally distributed, multi-model database database service designed for scalable and high performance modern applications. CosmosDB is delivered as a fully managed service with an enterprise grade SLA. It supports querying of documents using a familiar SQL over hierarchical JSON documents. Azure Cosmos DB is a superset of the DocumentDB service. It allows you to store and query noSQL data, regardless of schema. In this presentation, you will learn:
* How to get started with CosmosDB you provision a new database account.
* How to index documents
* How to create applications using CosmosDB (using REST API or programming libraries for several popular language)
* Best practices designing applications with CosmosDB
* Best practices creating queries.
Video producer: http://geecon.org/
Further reading: Welcome to Azure Cosmos DB