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Microsoft Announces Several Updates to Azure Cosmos DB Features

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 09, 2018 1

Microsoft has announced multiple updates to Azure Cosmos DB, their globally distributed, massively scalable, multi-model database service. The announcements include features around support for globally scaled multi-master, the addition of a Cassandra API, and price-lowering options with reserved capacity.

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EF Core: Unifying SQL and NoSQL Databases

by Jonathan Allen Follow 636 Followers on  Mar 02, 2018

One of the original goals of EF Core was to develop a model wherein both SQL and NoSQL style databases could be used with little or no change to the code. Microsoft is taking the first steps towards that goal with an experimental EF provider for Azure Cosmos DB.

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Microsoft Directly Challenges MongoDB and Cassandra with Cosmos DB

by Jonathan Allen Follow 636 Followers on  Mar 01, 2018 3

The term “Embrace, Extend, and Extinguish” is often thrown about whenever someone is upset with Microsoft. Superficially it describes any attempt by a technology company to attract users of a competitor’s product, but the actual strategy is more complicated than that. In this report will use Azure Cosmos DB to illustrate the concept.

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Cosmos DB - A Globally Distributed Database

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Nov 02, 2017

Today at Day 2 of the PASS Summit, Microsoft group product manager for Cosmos DB Rimma Nehme was on hand to give the morning keynote about Azure Cosmos DB. Leading an informative, fast pace talk, Nehme covered Microsoft’s approach to designing and building Cosmos DB.


Cosmos - An Option To Singularity

by James Vastbinder Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 06, 2008

Just released to the public, Cosmos is an operating system implemented entirely in .NET compiled IL.