Bob Pusateri is a Microsoft Certified Master and Microsoft Data Platform MVP who has been working with SQL Server for over 15 years. His interests involve performance tuning, Very Large Databases, and cloud architecture.
Select Stars: A SQL DBAs Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB
Are you curious about Azure Cosmos DB? This is the session for you! Join us to find out what it is, how it compares to other database platforms, and what all the hype is about!
Azure Cosmos DB has quickly become a buzzword in database circles over the past year, but what exactly is it, and why does it matter? This session will cover the basics of Azure Cosmos DB, how it works, and what it can do for your organization. You will learn how it differs from SQL Server and Azure SQL Database, what its strengths are, and how to leverage them. We will also discuss Azure Cosmos DB's partitioning, distribution, and consistency methods to gain an understanding of how they contribute to its unprecedented scalability. Finally we will demonstrate how to provision, connect to, and query Azure Cosmos DB. If you're wondering what Azure Cosmos DB is and why you should care, attend this session and learn why Azure Cosmos DB is an out-of-this-world tool you'll want in your data toolbox!