Posts by: Parul Matah

How Skype modernized its backend infrastructure using Azure Cosmos DB – Part 2

08 April 2019

Skype found the perfect fit in Azure Cosmos DB, the globally distributed NoSQL database service from Microsoft. It gave Skype everything needed for its new People Core Service (PCS), including turnkey global distribution and elastic scaling of throughput and storage, making it an ideal foundation for distributed apps like Skype that require extremely low latency at global scale.

Program Manager, Azure Cosmos DB

How Skype modernized its backend infrastructure using Azure Cosmos DB – Part 1

08 April 2019

Founded in 2003, Skype has grown to become one of the world’s premier communication services, making it simple to share experiences with others wherever they are. Since its acquisition by Microsoft in 2010, Skype has grown to more than four billion total users, more than 300 million monthly active users, and more than 40 million concurrent users.

Program Manager, Azure Cosmos DB