Azure Cosmos DB: Geospatial indexing and query support
Posted on Friday, August 14, 2015
The latest Azure Cosmos DB service update includes support for automatic indexing of geospatial data, as well as SQL support for performing proximity queries stored in Azure Cosmos DB.
- New index type: Spatial
- New SQL built-in functions: ST_DISTANCE, ST_WITHIN, ST_ISVALID, and ST_ISVALIDDETAILED