Every week starting January 12, 2022 through April 20, 2022 (15 episodes)

Learn Live: Azure Cosmos DB Certification Study Hall

Learn how to design, implement, and monitor cloud-native applications that store and manage data. Learn Live with our experts every Wednesday beginning January 12, 2022 and get certified with the Azure Cosmos DB Developer Specialty certification.

Join us for this live learning experience where you will be guided by subject matter experts through the Learn modules below in real time along with developers around the globe. Earn badges, prepare for certifications and Learn Live with a great community! See you there :)

Get started with Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Get started with Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 12 January 2022 10:00AM - 11:30AM (Pacific)

Learn about the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API and determine if it is a good fit for your application. Then Learn how to use the Azure Cosmos DB SQL to create an account, and then use the account to create Cosmos DB resources. In this episode, you will:

  • Evaluate whether Azure Cosmos DB SQL API is the right database for your application.
  • Describe how the features of the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API are appropriate for modern applications.
  • Create a new Azure Cosmos DB SQL API account
  • Create database, container, and item resources for an Azure Cosmos DB SQL API account
Plan and implement Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Plan and implement Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 19 January 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Familiarize yourself with the various configuration options for a new Azure Cosmos DB SQL API account. Then select between the various throughput offerings in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API. In this episode, you will:

  • Evaluate various requirements of your application
  • Compare the various service and throughput offerings for Azure Cosmos DB
  • Migrate between standard and autoscale throughput
Move data into and out of Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Move data into and out of Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 26 January 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Migrate data into and out of Azure Cosmos DB SQL API using Azure services and open-source solutions. In this episode, you will:

  • Migrate data using Azure services
  • Migrate data using Spark or Kafka
Use the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API SDK

Use the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API SDK: 2 February 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Learn about the Microsoft.Azure.Cosmos library, and then download the library to use in a .NET application. In this episode, you will:

  • Integrate the Microsoft.Azure.Cosmos SDK library from NuGet
  • Connect to an Azure Cosmos DB SQL API account using the SDK and .NET
Configure the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API SDK

Configure the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API SDK: 9 February 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Learn how to configure the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API SDK in various ways including how to integrate with the emulator, implement parallelism, and create a custom logger. In this episode, you will:

  • Configure the SDK for offline development
  • Troubleshoot common connection errors
  • Implement parallelism in the SDK
  • Configure logging using the SDK
Implement Azure Cosmos DB SQL API point operations

Implement Azure Cosmos DB SQL API point operations: 16 February 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Write code to create, read, update, and delete items in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API. In this episode, you will:

  • Perform CRUD operations using the SDK
  • Configure TTL for a specific item
Perform cross-document transactional operations with the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Perform cross-document transactional operations with the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 23 February 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Perform operations on multiple items in single logical units of work. In this episode, you will:

  • Create a transactional batch and review results
  • Implement optimistic concurrency control for an operation
Process bulk data in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Process bulk data in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 2 March 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Perform bulk operations on Azure Cosmos DB in bulk from code using the SDK. In this episode, you will:

  • Use C# task asynchronous programming model and "bulk" support in the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API .NET SDK
  • Prepare yourself for certification
Query the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Query the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 9 March 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Author queries for Azure Cosmos DB SQL API using the SQL query language. In this episode, you will:

  • Create and execute a SQL query
  • Project query results
  • Use built-in functions in a query
Author complex queries with the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Author complex queries with the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 16 March 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Create SQL queries for Azure Cosmos DB SQL API that uses subqueries or cross-products. In this episode, you will:

  • Implement a correlated subquery
  • Create a cross-product query
Define indexes in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Define indexes in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 23 March 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Discover indexes and indexing policies in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API. In this episode, you will:

  • Create and execute a SQL query
  • Project query results
  • Use built-in functions in a query
Customize indexes in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API

Customize indexes in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API: 30 March 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Customize indexing policies for a container in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API. In this episode, you will:

  • Implement a correlated subquery
  • Create a cross-product query
Consume an Azure Cosmos DB SQL API change feed using the SDK

Consume an Azure Cosmos DB SQL API change feed using the SDK: 6 April 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Process change feed events using the change feed processor in the Azure Cosmos DB SQL API .NET SDK. In this episode, you will:

  • Create a change feed processor in the .NET SDK
  • Author a delegate to handle a batch of changes in a client-side application
Handle events with Azure Functions and Azure Cosmos DB SQL API change feed

Handle events with Azure Functions and Azure Cosmos DB SQL API change feed: 13 April 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Use Azure Functions bindings to integrate a function with Azure Cosmos DB SQL API. In this episode, you will:

  • Create an Azure Function using the Azure Cosmos DB trigger
  • Prepare yourself for certification
Search Azure Cosmos DB SQL API data with Azure Cognitive Search

Search Azure Cosmos DB SQL API data with Azure Cognitive Search: 20 April 2022 12:00PM - 1:30PM (Pacific)

Index Azure Cosmos DB SQL API data with Azure Cognitive Search. In this episode, you will:

  • Create an indexer to migrate data from Azure Cosmos DB SQL API to an Azure Cognitive Search index
  • Prepare yourself for certification

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  • Joseph Dantoni

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    Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft Azure MVP, Dewise

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