Azure Cosmos DB – Lessons learnt from building a globally distributed database from the ground up

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In this talk, I describe the key capabilities, system design and various design trade-offs we had to make in the process of building Cosmos DB (http://cosmosdb.com) service. I also share our experience from operating a globally distributed database service worldwide and maintaining comprehensive Service Level Agreements (SLAs).


https://speakerdeck.com/dharmashukla/azure-cosmos-db-lessons-learnt-from-building-a-globally-distributed-database-from-the-ground-up

New Java developer site for Azure

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Quickstarts, Samples and Tutorials
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