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Azure Cosmos DB is the first and only globally distributed, multi-model database system.

The service is designed to allow customers to elastically and horizontally scale both throughput and storage across any number of geographical regions, it offers guaranteed <10 ms latencies at the 99th percentile, 99.99% high availability and five well defined consistency models to developers. It’s been powering Microsoft’s internet-scale services for years.

In this session, we will cover how you can get the most out of Azure Cosmos DB by gaining a deep insight in to the system internals. From global distribution to partitioned collections to automatic indexing - this session will equip you with invaluable insight in to building blazingly fast planet-scale applications.

Prior exposure to databases in general
Laptop Required: The session will be heavily design/discussion oriented. Laptop is optional in case you’d like to follow along.

  • Spec: An ideal setup includes a laptop capable of running Visual Studio, the Azure Cosmos DB local emulator (2gb ram, 10gb hdd space) and/or having an Azure subscription.


Wednesday 21 February 2018