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Manvendra Singh
New Cosmos DB account dashboard

How to configure Continuous backup for Azure Cosmos DB account

November 14, 2022 by

This article will explore Continuous backup and steps to configure it for a new Azure Cosmos DB account or an existing Cosmos DB account. Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed and highly secure, NoSQL database service on the Azure cloud that is designed for modern-day application development. It automatically runs backup for its databases on separate Azure blob storage at regular intervals without affecting the performance, availability, and provisioned resource units (RUs) to ensure data protection from a data recovery standpoint which can be needed in case of data corruption, deletion, or wrongly data updates.

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Daniel Calbimonte
Get age in SQL Server based on bithdate

SQL Subtract dates

November 7, 2022 by

In this article, we will show how to subtract dates using SQL Server. This article will be a learn-by-example article with a problem and a solution. But first, I will add some theory to understand the syntax of the DATEDIFF function which is the base of this article.

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Manvendra Singh
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Enable Global Distribution to replicate data across regions in Azure Cosmos DB

November 2, 2022 by

This article will explain about Global Distribution feature of Azure Cosmos DB and how to enable it to distribute data across regions. Azure Cosmos DB is developed to address modern application requirements in this digital era. There are different requirements to run web-based or online internet-facing applications smoothly. You need to cater enormous amount of data that can generate with very high velocity and this will cause huge numbers of read and write operations on the database. Your database needs to be responsive and quickly show the updated details for other customers. You might also need to address autoscale which will be used to address unpredictable workload during any discount offer, or festive seasons. These modern days applications must also develop in a way so that if you need to add another location to expand your business to the different regions so you don’t need to do many changes and it could be easily adjusted to expand the application for other regions.

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Manvendra Singh
Data Explorer page

Access Azure Cosmos DB using Data Explorer

November 1, 2022 by

This article will explore an overview of Data explorer and how to access and manage Azure Cosmos DB using Data Explorer. Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed, highly secure, and globally distributed NoSQL database that is designed for new-age modern application development. As this is fully managed so you don’t need administrators to manage its maintenance, patching, upgrades, capacity, and space management, auto-scaling in case of workload increase, etc. It is suitable for modern digital applications like online portals based on video streaming, gaming, Internet of things applications, online retail websites, etc.

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Manvendra Singh
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How to configure periodic backup for an Azure Cosmos DB account

September 7, 2022 by

This article will talk about the periodic backup policy of the Azure Cosmos DB service offered by Azure cloud. I have already explained the backup options available for Cosmos DB in my last article. I would recommend you read it by accessing the attached link “Understanding Azure Cosmos DB backups” to understand the backup policies of Azure Cosmos DB. Today, I am going to explain one of the backup options Periodic backup, and steps about how to configure it for a cosmos DB account.

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Manvendra Singh
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Managing Cosmos DB using Azure storage explorer

July 29, 2022 by

This article will explain how to perform various activities for Azure cosmos DB using Azure storage explorer. The storage explorer is a very useful desktop utility that helps admins to manage Azure storage without accessing the Azure portal. We can also connect to Azure Cosmos DB accounts using this tool but this feature will be deprecated in the future. As of now, it is supported so I decided to explore it for cosmos DB activities.

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