This course teaches developers to utilize Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL API and SDK. Students will learn query execution, resource configuration, SDK operations, and design strategies for non-relational data modeling and data partitioning.
Audience Profile
Software engineers tasked with authoring cloud-native solutions that leverage Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL and its various SDKs. They are familiar with C# programming. They also have experience writing code that interacts with a SQL or NoSQL database platform.
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MODULE 1: Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL
Learn about the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL and determine if it is a good fit for your application.
  • Introduction
  • What is Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL
  • How does Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL work
  • When should you use Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL
  • Knowledge check
  • Summary
MODULE 2: Try Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL
Learn how to use the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL to create an account, and then use the account to create Cosmos DB resources.
  • Introduction
  • Explore resources
  • Review basic operations
  • Exercise: Create an Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL account
  • Knowledge check
  • Summary
MODULE 3: Plan Resource Requirements
Familiarize yourself with the various configuration options for a new Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL account.
  • Introduction
  • Understand throughput
  • Evaluate throughput requirements
  • Evaluate data storage requirements
  • Time-to-live (TTL)
  • Plan for data retention with time-to-live (TTL)
  • Knowledge check
  • Summary
MODULE 4: Configure Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL database and containers
Select between the various throughput offerings in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL.
  • Introduction
  • Serverless
  • Compare serverless vs. provisioned throughput
  • Autoscale throughput
  • Compare autoscale vs. standard (manual) throughput
  • Migrate between standard (manual) and autoscale throughput
  • Exercise: Configure throughput for Azure Cosmos DB SQL API with the Azure portal
  • Knowledge check
  • Summary
MODULE 5: Use the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL SDK
Learn about the Microsoft.Azure.Cosmos library, and then download the library to use in a .NET application.
  • Introduction
  • Understand the SDK
  • Import from package manager
  • Connect to an online account
  • Implement client singleton
  • Configure connectivity mode
  • Exercise: Connect to Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL with the SDK
  • Knowledge check
  • Summary
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