RequestOptions.ConsistencyLevel Property


Gets or sets the consistency level required for the request in the Azure Cosmos DB service.

public Microsoft.Azure.Documents.ConsistencyLevel? ConsistencyLevel { get; set; }
member this.ConsistencyLevel : Nullable<Microsoft.Azure.Documents.ConsistencyLevel> with get, set
Public Property ConsistencyLevel As Nullable(Of ConsistencyLevel)

Property Value


The consistency level required for the request.


This example uses RequestOptions to override the consistency level to Eventual for this single Read operation.

Document doc = client.ReadDocumentAsync(documentLink, new RequestOptions { ConsistencyLevel = ConsistencyLevel.Eventual });


Azure Cosmos DB offers 5 different consistency levels. Strong, Bounded Staleness, Session, Consistent Prefix and Eventual - in order of strongest to weakest consistency. ConnectionPolicy

While this is set at a database account level, Azure Cosmos DB allows a developer to override the default consistency level for each individual request.

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