Learn Azure Cosmos DB Basics This Weekend (In Four Hours)

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This is a hands-on comprehensive course for beginners and in just four hours, this course will teach you Cosmos DB concepts and environment. You will be able to create an account, change configurations according to best practices, and add/modify data using UI. Gain a fair understanding of Azure Cosmos DB Service with the help of this course.

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What to know about this course

Microsoft’s Azure Cosmos DB is becoming an essential tool for creating powerful global web and mobile applications. Today’s applications are required to be highly responsive and always online. To achieve low latency and high availability, instances of these applications need to be deployed in data centers that are close to their users. Applications need to respond in real time to momentous changes in usage at peak hours, store ever-increasing volumes of data, and make this data available to users in milliseconds.

This course covers Cosmos DB architecture and how horizontal partitioning helps scale Cosmos DB unlimitedly. You will learn the advantages of Cosmos DB Automatic Indexing and Time to Live concepts. You will also understand Cosmos DB Global distribution, Multi-master, and Failover concepts along with Cosmos DB consistency level. Furthermore, you will learn the key features of Cosmos DB such as automatic indexing, how to insert and query data in your cosmos DB and learn to monitor Cosmos DB through account portal.

By the end of this course, you will be able to create an account, change configurations according to best practices, and add/modify data using UI. All resources and code files are placed here: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Learn-Azure-Cosmos-DB-Basics-This-Weekend-In-Four-Hours-

Who's this course for?

This course is for Microsoft Azure data engineers, database, and BI (Business Intelligence) developers, and for anyone interested in Azure’s Cosmos DB service.

No prior knowledge of Cosmos DB is needed.

What you'll learn

  • Understand Azure cloud computing
  • Learn the difference between SQL and NoSQL database
  • Understand the four types of NoSQL databases
  • Explore Table Storage versus Cosmos DB
  • Understand Cosmos DB - partition and partitioning key
  • Understand insert and query data in your cosmos DB

Key Features

  • Learn Cosmos DB - partitioning, multi-model, consistency, and other important concepts
  • Learn how to add or modify data from UI
  • Understand security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365

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About the Author

Eshant Garg

Eshant Garg has 16 years of extensive professional experience with expertise in database and business intelligence solutions, advanced analytics, design and solution architecture, reporting, and cloud computing technologies (Azure and AWS). He loves to explain complicated things in a simple and effective way.
As a developer and architect, he has worked closely with customers, users, and colleagues to support business solutions across a variety of industries including healthcare, insurance, finance, and government ranging from small companies to Fortune 500 companies. Outside of the technical world, he loves yoga and meditation. He is a student of the ancient yogic text, the Bhagavad Gita, and loves to discuss and practice philosophical teachings.

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