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Understanding the Azure Cosmos Db

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Microsoft recently introduced, Azure Cosmos Db accounts in their Build 2017. Who doesn't like a successful Build, and personally saying there were so many excellent announcements made at Build, that it has been intriguing almost everyone to know more about the products Microsoft is offering now. Among them is the Azure Cosmos Db. So, in this post I will give a million-feet overview, that you can read in under 5 minutes to fully understand what Azure Cosmos Db is all about.
What is Azure Cosmos Db First thing to understand is that, Azure Cosmos Db is a wrapper around all the models that developers are using currently. Following are only a few of the models implemented by developers all across the globe,  Relational models -- the SQL databases.NoSQL models -- Azure already has a NoSQL model, DocumentDB. Key-value pairs -- Typically apart from NoSQL, Key-value pairs are highly used for data interchanging; such as in JSON documents. Graph etc -- Gremlin was mentioned to be existing. H…

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