Set up Cosmos DB in Azure
This is a tutorial of how easy it is to set up a CosmosDB. Part of a blog series about Azure Functions and Cosmos DB.
Published 22 dec 2018
Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s proprietary globally-distributed, multi-model database service “for managing data at planet-scale” launched in May 2017. It builds upon and extends the earlier Azure DocumentDB, which was released in 2014. It is schema-less and generally classified as a NoSQL database.
- Set up a Resource Group – Link
Create a Cosmos DB Account
Quickstart helps you with examples
Obtain connection string/key to Cosmos db
To be used with functions (input/output bindings) – check “keys”
Create a Database and Collection
Go to your Cosmos DB > Data Explorer > Add Database > Add Collection
About the author
– Independent Senior Web Developer
working with Azure and Episerver