Azure Cosmos DB Live TV

Indexing metrics - Episode 37

In this episode, Tim Sander returns to talk about the new Indexing Metrics feature in Cosmos DB. With Indexing Metrics you can fine tune your indexing policies to make sure your queries are running as efficiently as possible.

Upcoming episodes

Better understanding throughput and partitioning - Episode 38

In this episode, Deborah Chen returns to go deep on explaining how throughput and partitioning works in Azure Cosmos DB. We'll talk about how Azure Cosmos DB determines how many physical partitions to use when you provision throughput, explain how or when does physical partition layout change, and also share best practices for scaling throughput, and how to optimize for large data ingestion. If you've used Azure Cosmos DB for really large workloads or if you're planning to, this is one episode you do not want to miss.

Past 10 episodes

Deep dive into Synapse Link - Episode 36

In this episode, Mark is joined by Rodrigo Souza who leads our integration with Azure Synapse via Synapse Link. Synapse Link provides HTAP or hybrid transactional/analytics processing capabilities to Cosmos DB. Rodrigo will dive into these capabilities and show you how you can build analytical workloads on top of Cosmos DB.

New Logic Apps Connector - Episode 35

In this episode, Mark is joined by Justine Cocchi (@justinecocchi) to talk about the new Cosmos DB Connector for Logic Apps Standard. This new connector is made for high-throughput data processing with zero custom code needed. Supports multiple triggers and can run in bulk-mode too. Tune in to learn more and see it in action!

Streaming data into Cosmos DB with Striim - Episode 34

In this episode, Mark is joined by Edward Bell and Jordan Manthey from Striim who will show how users can migrate data from MongoDB into Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB. They will walk through the steps so you can get a hands-on look at how to use Striim to migrate data into Azure Cosmos DB.

What’s New with EF Core 6 for Azure Cosmos DB - Episode 33

In this episode Mark is joined by Jeremy Likness from the .NET team to talk about all the new features of the Azure Cosmos DB provider for EF Core 6. If you use Cosmos DB with EF Core you do not want to miss this.

IGNITE 2021 Roundup - Episode 32

In this episode, Mark recaps all of the features the Cosmos DB team announced at IGNITE. Join Mark and the team as they show off new and updated features. If you missed any of IGNITE, be sure to watch. #MSIgnite

Running actors on Kubernetes with Dapr & Cosmos DB - Episode 31

Actors are a great way to represent your business in your applications, but state management can be a bit tricky. Dapr actors make it super simple for you to write actors and use the best data store for you! In this episode, Mark is joined by Tom Kerkhove (@TomKerkhove). Learn how Azure Cosmos DB can be used to store state for your actors without having to worry about scale, replication and high availability. #Azure #Kubernetes #Dapr

Azure Functions Cosmos DB v3 Triggers - Episode 30

In this episode Matias returns to show off the new Azure Functions v3 Cosmos DB Triggers. The Cosmos DB Triggers in Azure Functions are a favorite feature used by lots of customers because they are so easy to create and configure and manage. This new v3 update is long awaited. Come join to see the new experience and performance.

Server-Side Performance Monitoring through Log Analytics - Episode 29

In this episode Mark is joined by Abinav as we walk through server-side performance monitoring for Cosmos DB by leveraging Log Analytics. Applications that run at scale are critical to an organization's success with very tight latency and availability requirements. The ability to monitor the performance and health of the dependent systems is vital to the success of these applications serving their end users.

Sneak peek at our new hierarchical partitioning feature - Episode 28

In this episode Mark is joined by Deborah to talk about the new hierarchical partitioning feature currently in private preview. We will talk about what hierarchical partitioning is, what scenarios it works best for and you'll get to see it in action too. If you build multi-tenant apps on Cosmos DB or use synthetic partitions keys, you'll want to tune in.

Behind the scenes - Exploring Cosmos DB's front and back end - Episode 27

In this follow up episode, Mark and Andrew continue their conversation about the architecture for Cosmos DB's front-end as well as it's back-end too. Andrew will go into details on how things like our gateway and query engine works and also explain quorum mechanisms for both local and global data, our compute layer for our replicas, how our indexing works, how change feed works, and lots more. It's going to be another fast-paced episode you won't want to miss.