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Public preview: Enhanced elasticity features for Azure Cosmos DB

Published date: May 24, 2022

Azure Cosmos DB introduces several new features to help you achieve the best database scalability and performance, including:

  • Increased serverless container capacity to 1 TB (increased from 50 GB)
  • Hierarchical partition keys
  • Burst capacity for handling traffic spikes by taking advantage of unused throughput 
  • Partition merge to configure the optimal database partition layout
  • Ability to redistribute throughput capacity across partitions for better performance 

Learn more about increased serverless container capacity to 1 TB, hierarchical partition keys, burst capacity, partition merge, and the throughput redistribution API.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build

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