Programmatically change CosmosDB Request Units(RU) with Azure function 2.x and Cosmos DB SDK 3.0

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

Build hybrid apps with Cosmosdb + Ionic

I was at the Global Azure Bootcamp recently concluded last week, one of the participant came and asked me, “Hey what is Cosmos DB” I casually responded “Well, that’s Microsoft’s globally distributed, massively scalable, horizontally partitioned, low latency, fully indexed, multi-model NoSQL database”. The immediate question came after that was whether it supports hybrid applications.… Read More Build hybrid apps with Cosmosdb + Ionic

Build your serverless functions with OpenFaaS on Azure

For the past one month , I have been experimenting with one of the promising serverless framework for creating serverless functions.  With the modern applications moving to cloud with microservices this framework becomes very handy to create/manage your microservices in the form of functions. What do we need microservices? When I started my career as… Read More Build your serverless functions with OpenFaaS on Azure