High Throughput Databases with Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create a Cosmos DB Account, Databases and Containers

Configure Database and Container throughput using Manual and Autoscale settings

Configure Global availability for Cosmos DB Databases

Clock2 Hours including Readings, Task and Quiz
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this guided project, you will have successfully created an Azure account, logged into the Azure Portal and created, and configured a new Azure Cosmos DB Account, You will have created a Cosmos DB Database and Containers and imported sample data, tested the import by running queries against the database using a Cosmos DB Notebook. You will also have configured both Manual and autoscale throughput against Databases and individual containers and configured request units or RUs Having successfully configured throughput you will have made the database globally accessible by creating a Read replica in a different region thus providing near user access to the data and also high availability. You will have completed this project by then deleting any non required resources to keep costs to a minimum. If you enjoy this project, we recommend taking the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals DP-900 Exam Prep Specialization: https://www.coursera.org/specializations/microsoft-azure-dp-900-data-fundamentals

Skills you will develop

  • Autoscale
  • Cloud Services
  • Throughput
  • Cosmos DB
  • Availability

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Welcome and Trial Account

  2. Azure Cosmos DB Account

  3. Create a Database and Container

  4. Import data and query

  5. Manual and Autoscale Throughput

  6. Manual and Autoscale throughput on Containers

  7. Distribute Azure Cosmos DB data Globally

  8. Clean Up Resources

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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