Azure Cosmos DB is a globally distributed services from Microsoft. It supports the distribution of apps that requires low latency at a global scale. Native support for all major No SQL data models – key-value type, document, graph, and columnar.
What it actually offers though?
- Probably the only database service that provides 5 well-defined consistency levels (string, bound staleness, session, consistent prefix, eventual)
- Freedom to avoid all-or-nothing trade offs encountered with other No SQL databases
- Ability to index data during ingestion
- Delivery of high availability and low latency – backed by leading service-level agreements (SLAs)
Bonus: It is also fully managed by Microsoft Azure.
For developers who is considering to build new cloud apps or move existing NoSQL apps to the cloud. This FREE e-book is suitable for you to consider working with Azure Cosmos DB for your next project.