Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB is a globally distributed database service designed to enable you to elastically and independently scale throughput and storage across any number of geographical regions with comprehensive SLAs. You can develop document, key/value, or graph databases with Cosmos DB using a series of popular APIs and programming models.

SQL API:
With the SQL API, Azure Cosmos DB provides rich and familiar SQL query capabilities with consistent low latencies over schema-less JSON data. In this article, we provide an overview of the Azure Cosmos DB’s SQL API, and how to best use the API.

Gremlin API:
Azure Cosmos DB provides the Gremlin API for graph modeling and traversal, along with turn-key global distribution, elastic scaling of storage and throughput, and low latency.

Cassandra API
Azure Cosmos DB supports the Cassandra API. This means that by using existing drivers, your application written for Cassandra can now communicate with Azure Cosmos DB instead of Apache Cassandra/Datastax Enterprise databases, and gain benefits like global distribution and elastic scale.

MongoDB API:
Azure Cosmos DB supports the MongoDB API. This means that by using existing drivers, your application written for MongoDB can now communicate with Cosmos DB instead of MongoDB databases, and gain benefits like global distribution & elastic scale.

Table API:
Azure Cosmos DB provides the Table API for key-value workloads. This provides a premium experience for Azure Table storage with secondary indexes, global distribution, low latency, and dedicated throughput.

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  1. CosmosDB Cassandra API should support lightweight transactions in CQL

    Currently, lightweight transactions are not supported by the CosmosDB Cassandra API, but should be.

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  2. CosmosDB Cassandra API should support materialized views

    Hi,

    we are currently using Materialized Views with Cassandra, and we would like this feature to be available with Cosmos DB.

    Thanks

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  3. Add aggregate functions in cassandra api

    Having basic aggregates like min, max, count, sum, which are supported by cassandra would be great.

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  4. using cassandra /cosmos indexing to improve querying performance

    Cosmos DB docs states that every record gets indexed
    when describing the tables I can see there is an index created for each table.
    however, sizes of the indexes created seem to be 0 in the data explorer

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