Optimize the performance of Azure Cosmos DB by using partitioning and indexing strategies

Solution Architect
Cosmos DB

Learn how to measure the throughput of your NoSQL database and assess the impact of partition key and indexing strategies on throughput.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Measure the throughput of your Azure Cosmos DB database.
  • Identify a partition strategy for your Azure Cosmos DB data.
  • Measure the impact of different indexing strategies.


  • Familiarity with NoSQL database concepts
  • Familiarity with Azure Cosmos DB concepts like databases, collections, and documents