Azure Cosmos DB

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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.

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2019-04-26

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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.

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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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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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Azure Cosmos DB Partitioning

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One of the most important design decisions that must be made when planning deployment of Azure Cosmos DB involves logical partitioning of data that will populate target collections, graphs, or tables. Selecting the optimal partitioning model has both performance and pricing implications. In this article, we will explore the rationale behind these implications and review the partitioning options.

2018-03-08

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