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What is Azure Cosmos DB?

Mustafa Branch explores of Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB and to learn why and when developers are choosing to leverage NoSQL data in their applications.

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Cosmos DB API for MongoDB – Episode 23

In this episode of CosmosDB TV, Gahl joins Mark to talk about the Cosmos DB API for MongoDB API. The MongoDB ecosystem is broad with many options for developers to choose from. The Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB takes a different perspective by being built 100% on Azure Cosmos DB. Tune in to learn […]

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Data

Redis in 100 Seconds

Redis is an extremely fast in-memory database often used as a cache. It has evolved into a multi-model database with support for graphs, JSON documents, full-text search, and more. Fireship explains it all in 100 seconds.

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2-Minute Data Partitioning with Azure Cosmos DB: Optimize Reads and Writes for Speed at Any Scale

Azure Cosmos DB shares some optimization tips in this short video. A well-planned partitioning strategy will optimize database reads and writes, enabling you to achieve great speed at any scale with Azure Cosmos DB. In under two minutes, you’ll gain an understanding of how partitioning works, why it’s critical to performance as your database scales, […]

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2-minute data modeling with Azure Cosmos DB

Data modeling is the process of establishing patterns and rules for how data is stored in database documents and containers and how it is accessed. You can significantly improve speed and performance of Azure Cosmos DB – especially for your most frequent queries – by choosing the data model that best fits the needs of […]

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Cosmos DB for the SQL Professional: Handling Reference Tables

James Serra recently posted this article on some of the things to keep in mind when moving from a relational data model mindset to a NoSQL model. A big difference with Cosmos DB compared to a relational database is you will create a denormalized data model.  Take a person record for example.  You will embed […]

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Data NoSQL

Introduction to NoSQL databases

Gaurav Sen explains NoSQL databases in this introductory video. NoSQL is a popular database storage method. It keeps data as key value pairs. The advantages and disadvantages of NoSQL compared with RDBMS (which uses SQL) are discussed here, using the Cassandra architecture as an example. Video index: 1:08 NoSQL explanation and comparison 10:27 Cassandra Architecture […]

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CosmosDB

How to Troubleshoot Queries in Azure Cosmos DB

Discover ways to troubleshoot and optimize queries in Azure Cosmos DB using the Core (SQL) API. Program Manager Tim Sander demonstrates. Content Index 0:30 Request Units (database throughput capacity) 3:30 Including necessary paths 8:30 Optimizing ORDER BY queries 11:30 Optimizing JOINs 13:15 Avoiding cross-partition queries Get started: Documentation – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/sql-query-getting-started Hands-on lab – https://github.com/AzureCosmosDB/labs/blob/master/dotnet/labs/03-querying_in_azure_cosmosdb.md

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Technical Overview and Unique Features of Azure Cosmos DB

In this video, discover the unique capabilities and features of Azure Cosmos DB, a fully managed #NoSQL database system for scalable and real-time applications. Product Manager Andrew Liu leads a demo of the key features and then shares common use cases and app scenarios. This includes, real-time IoT telemetry, personalized recommendations, how customers use Azure […]

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