Azure Cosmos DB

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Powershell Script - Azure cosmos DB(SQL API)

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Scripts contains 4 following functions. Users can create 3 different script from this for inserting, fetching and deleting a document.
1. Function Generate-MasterKeyAuthorizationSignature - This function is used to create connection to Azure cosmos DB. This function codes were taken from Technet.
2. Function Post-CosmosDb - Insert single document in azure cosmos DB. Same function can be used to perform bulkinsert. This function code was taken from following article. To make it useful i made some modification in it.
(https://www.systemcenterautomation.com/2018/06/cosmos-db-rest-api-powershell/)
3. Function Get-CosmosDocument - Fetch single document from azure cosmos DB. Same function can be used to fetch all documents from Cosmos DB.
4. Function Delete-CosmosDbDocument - Delete single document from cosmos DB. Same function can be used to delete more than one document with some additional codes.

To use any of the function like Post,Get, Delete. you have to comment the other 2 function call. If you are using all 3 functions(Post,Get, Delete), Be cautious while using them.

2020-05-11 (first published: )

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External Article

Graphical Tools for Accessing Azure Cosmos DB

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While the most common methods of interacting with Azure Cosmos DB involve programmatic access, there are times when you might want to perform a quick change or take a peek at some of documents in a collection. In such instances, it is typically more convenient to rely on the graphical interface. Fortunately, there are several options you can use to accomplish.

2019-08-27

External Article

Introduction to the Cosmos DB Emulator

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Cosmos DB delivers a wide range of advantages over traditional SQL and NoSQL-based data stores, including support for multiple consistency levels, latency and throughput guarantees, policy-based geo-fencing, automatic scaling, and multi-master replication model. However, it is a significant departure from the traditional database management and development approach that most database administrators are familiar with. Discover the offerings that you can use at no cost to gain hands-on experience with Cosmos DB.

2019-05-21

Technical Article

Introduction to Continuation tokens in Azure CosmosDB

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To understand what Continuation does in Azure CosmosDB, Let's look at how SQL Server handles query results first and try to compare SQL Server to CosmosDB. If you will run the following select statement in SQL Server. You will end up with all the data Orders table has. If there are 1 million rows, SQL Server will try to deliver 1 million rows to you like a warrior.

2019-04-26

Technical Article

Why Partitioning is very important in Azure CosmosDB

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In any Introduction level CosmosDB talk, Presenter will suggest you pay more attention to the Partitioning part of the talk. Microsoft wants you to create great solution by using Azure CosmosDB and there are a lot of resources out there for developers. The challenge in Azure CosmosDB is, you don't need a DBA in CosmosDB and developers may not pay attention to details like Partitioning when they create databases in Azure CosmosDB.

2019-04-12

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Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB Global Distribution

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Global distribution of updatable data stores is one of the more challenging goals that software designers and architects have been struggling with over the years. Addressing this challenge has become increasingly pressing as the rapid growth of cloud technologies increased the need for deployments capable of spanning multiple geographical areas. In this article, we will provide an introduction to global distribution-related functionality in Cosmos DB.

2018-07-31

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External Article

Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB Emulator for Creating Applications

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Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s NoSQL database platform running in the cloud. In this article, Suhas Pande explains many of the core concepts in Cosmos DB. Additionally, he goes over how to set up a local Cosmos DB emulator to create collections and documents. Using a local emulator is free and allows development with Cosmos DB without being connected to Azure.

2018-07-26

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Controlling Access to Azure Cosmos DB

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Azure Cosmos DB offers features that facilitate data availability and resiliency. However, there is also a different, very important aspect of facilitating access to distributed data sources in the most optimal manner, which focuses on access control mechanisms. Read on to learn the specifics of this aspect, as it applies to Azure Cosmos DB.

2018-04-04

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