Azure Cosmos DB–Setting Up New Database using Azure CLI–Sample

Purpose of this article is to help you with few steps of commands to provision a new Azure Cosmos DB database instance through Azure CLI or Azure Cloud Shell. Here is the snippet: <# This Bash script should help you create a Azure Cosmos DB instance using Azure CLI with bare minimal configuration #> export…

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New Microsoft Azure Certifications

Microsoft has recently announced new certification exam tracks for Azure Administrators, Developers and Architects. Here are the line ups that should help you move your career with right certifications.  The three new Microsoft Azure Certifications are: Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Microsoft Certified Azure Architect These certifications would essentially split the previous…

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Azure Cosmos DB – Programatically Connect to a preferred location using the SQL API

Cosmos Db is a multi-region scallable, globally-distributed database solution as part of Microsoft Azure Platform.  With a button click, Azure Cosmos DB enables you to elastically and independently scale throughput and storage across any number of Azure’s geographic regions. It offers throughput, latency, availability, and consistency guarantees with comprehensive service level agreements (SLAs),  that no…

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Azure Cosmos DB – Connection Policy – Setting Connection Mode and Connection Protocol

Recently I have been trying multiple ways to optimize CosmosDb SQL.NET SDK integration calls from my web application that sits within a VNET. After carefully analyzing different options available within Cosmos Db SQL API’s have realized there are different aspects we could optimize in achieving minimal turn around time. In this article I am going…

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What’s Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS)

I will start with history: Sometime around 2016, Microsoft launched an IaaS service called Azure Container Service a.k.an ACS serves as a bridge between Azure Ecosystem and existing container ecosystem being used widely by the developer community around the world. It helps as a gateway for infrastructure engineers and developers to manage underlying infrastructure such as…

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