One of the interesting queries that i got from my colleague is that how to get rid of the metadata properties when retrieving documents from Cosmosdb. It seemed like a very reasonable expectation to have the option with the document “GET” API call to be able to retrieve exactly what he created using the document… Read More Retrieve documents without Metadata properties in Azure CosmosDB
One of the recent questions I came across in StackOverflow was how to set Timezone in an Azure app service. It is too easy to change the timezone for an app service hosted in windows OS , but the same settings do not apply for an app service hosted in Linux. App Service on Windows:… Read More How to change TimeZone in Azure App Service?
There are few cool speed test tools available out there which allows you to test network latencies and speed to data centers from different countries and locations. Along with finding the closest Datacenter near your location, it tests the storage latency as well as upload and download speeds. Check it out from the following urls: 𝗔𝘇𝘂𝗿𝗲:… Read More Azure & AWS – Find which data center is right for you?
I have been working with Cosmos DB for almost 2 years and most of the time i have used SDKs to connect to Cosmos DB. In the recent times i started consuming Rest API for my hybrid application. One of the tricky part in Cosmos DB is that connecting to it and running queries with… Read More Explore and Test Cosmos DB Rest APIs with POSTMAN
When you are involving in an architectural discussion which involves Azure’s cosmosdb, a mandatory question that you get is “Is not Azure Cosmos DB very expensive?”. Based on the fact that Cosmos DB is evolving very fast, there are lot of customers stepping in to use the service in their architecture. To understand one thing… Read More Programmatically change CosmosDB Request Units(RU) with Azure function 2.x and Cosmos DB SDK 3.0
Road traffic is a very classic and burning problem in Sri Lanka and in most of the Asian countries. Personally I have to spend 2 hours on the road everyday by just stuck in the traffic and I assume the same for other people who gets stuck for many hours with no way out. I… Read More How Azure CosmosDB + Functions + IOT hub + PowerBI could solve the burning Traffic problem
Recently, I was involved in working with a customer who had their data in on prem SQL server. As they are shifting their soultion to Cloud(Azure) with Cosmosdb, the first requirement was to migrate the existing data to Cosmosdb. In this post, I will be explaining on how to do the migration and also how… Read More Transform and Migrate data from MSSQL to Cosmosdb