Developer’s Guide to Getting Started with Azure Cosmos DB

Published: 12/6/2019

This eBook was written for developers who are thinking of building new cloud apps or moving existing NoSQL apps to the cloud. It provides a brief primer on NoSQL, followed by an overview of Azure Cosmos DB and the value it brings to developers building apps for NoSQL workloads. We also provide an introduction to the core concepts you’ll need to understand how best to put Azure Cosmos DB to use, followed by some resources to help you get started. 

The “Optimizing performance and ROI with Azure Cosmos DB” guide will help you optimize your Azure Cosmos DB workloads for speed and performance while managing costs. In it, you’ll discover: 
  • How to lower latency and reduce costs of common queries with the right data model 
  • Why the right container partition key can reduce costs, minimize throttling, and boost performance 
  • How to improve resiliency and availability with data distribution across Azure regions 
  • What “multi-master” is and how it can lower latency and deliver high availability 

Plus, you’ll learn how to configure your account and databases to take advantage of Azure Cosmos DB’s enhanced SLAs for 99.999% high availability, and <10 ms read and write latencies worldwide.
Developer’s Guide to Getting Started with  Azure Cosmos DB