Introduction to implementing lambda architecture for IoT solutions

Cosmos DB

An overview of the concepts and resources behind storage technologies used in IoT applications on Azure. After completing the module, you can determine when to use Blob storage, Data Lake storage, Azure Cosmos DB, and Time Series Insights.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn about the hybrid lambda architecture of IoT
  • Learn when to use Azure Blob storage, and when to upgrade to Azure Data Lake storage
  • Learn when to create a Cosmos DB database
  • Learn the purpose of Time Series Insights


  • An introductory knowledge of Azure IoT