20 days of Azure Cosmos DB tips

Learn a new Azure Cosmos DB tip each day

If you've seen the 20 days of Azure Cosmos DB tips by Simona Cotin on twitter and LinkedIn, you may wish they were all available in one place. Well, here they are!

Visit this page daily for a new tip from September 5th - September 29th!

Tip 1: What is Cosmos?

What is #cosmosdb? The best NoSQL db that you’re not using! https://aka.ms/ubw007

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Tip 2: Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing. Use the #cosmosDB visual interface in the Azure portal to inspect and query your DB https://aka.ms/jprf75

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Tip 3: Replicate data globally

Tip 3: Need your app to be blazing fast anywhere in the world? Replicating your data with #cosmosDB is dead easy! https://aka.ms/nimw2g

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Tip 4: Gremlin graph support

Tip 4: Are gremlins your jam? #cosmosdb loves Gremlin too! View, query and edit your graph DB using the Azure portal https://aka.ms/tfmi37

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Tip 5: Try Azure Cosmos DB free

Tip 5: Want to try Azure #CosmosDB for free? No signup or credit card required, just go to https://aka.ms/d81vxr and start coding!

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Tip 6: Migrate your MEAN app

Tip 6: Is MEAN your thing? Learn how to easily migrate your app to Azure #cosmosDB! https://aka.ms/gfh6i5 Full video: https://aka.ms/aoojih

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Tip 8: Build a Node.js app by using SQL API

Tip 8: Build a @nodejs app by using SQL API and Azure #CosmosDB. Learn more on docs page https://aka.ms/Bd77a8

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Tip 9: Query using MongoDB in Node.js

Tip 9: Query Azure #CosmosDB using the MongoDB API in Node.js. Learn more on docs page https://aka.ms/Dert0r

Query with MongoDB

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Tip 10: Copy MongoDB data using Studio 3T

Tip 10: Learn how to copy your MongoDB data to Azure Cosmos DB using Studio 3T (MongoChef). Docs at https://aka.ms/apzhww

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Tip 11: Use React, Node.js, and Azure #CosmosDB

Tip 11: Build a hero tracking app using React, Node.js and Azure Cosmos DB.

Article: Create a MongoDB app with React and Azure Cosmos DB

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Tip 12: Go serverless

Tip 12: Go serverless with Azure #CosmosDB and @AzureFunctions! Full docs at https://aka.ms/Pmic1j

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Tip 13: MEAN app from scratch

Tip 13: From zero to hero with @John_Papa and Azure Cosmos DB. Learn how to build a MEAN app from scratch

Article: Create a MongoDB app with Angular and Azure Cosmos DB

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Tip 14: Use cases

Tip 14: Curious about common Azure #CosmosDB use cases? Have a look at https://aka.ms/Ihpf00 to learn about IoT, gaming and social apps

Article: Common Azure Cosmos DB use cases

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Tip 15: VS Code integration

Tip 15: Create new Azure #CosmosDB account without ever leaving @code. Install extension from https://aka.ms/Wy547u

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Tip 16: Functions and Twilio demo

Tip 16: Awesome demo! Integrate Azure #cosmosDB, functions and @twilio to send an SMS on any DB change. See docs at https://aka.ms/Kjkc2d

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Tip 17: Using Mongoose discriminators

Tip 17: Optimize cost by using Mongoose discriminators to store multiple entities in a single #CosmosDB collection https://aka.ms/M488jm

Blog: Using Mongoose Discriminators to Store Multiple Entities in a Single Cosmos DB Collection by Anthony Chu

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Tip 18: Request units

Tip 18: Learn what Request Units (RU) are and how to configure them in Azure #CosmosDB. More on docs at https://aka.ms/Kt2nbn

Article: Request Units in Azure Cosmos DB

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Tip 19: Partition! Partition! Partition!

Tip 19: Partition! Partition! Partition! The why and how in Azure #CosmosDB. Docs at https://aka.ms/Ts5pon

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Tip 20: Cheatsheet

Tip 20: Everyone loves a good old cheatsheet. Azure #CosmosDB has one too. Check it out at https://aka.ms/Nt01nl

Cheatsheet: Azure Cosmos DB: DocumentDB API SQL query cheat sheet PDF

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Next steps

Learn more about Azure Cosmos DB by reading Welcome to Azure Cosmos DB and A technical overview of Azure Cosmos DB.