A technical overview of Azure Cosmos DB

Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database service – A technical overview

Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, horizontally partitioned, multi-model database service. The service is designed to allow customers to elastically (and independently) scale throughput and storage across any number of geographical regions. Azure Cosmos DB offers guaranteed low latency at the 99th percentile, 99.99% high availability, predictable throughput, and multiple well-defined consistency models.

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Learning path for Azure Data Factory

Data Factory is a cloud-based data integration service that orchestrates and automates the movement and transformation of data. Follow the guidance on this page for an effective learning path through Data Factory content.

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Azure Data Factory Editor: A Light Weight Web Editor

The main goal of the ADF Editor is to allow users to be productive with ADF by getting pipelines up & running quickly without requiring any PowerShell installation or ramp up on the cmdlets. You can now do all of your JSON editing, deployment and management operations from the ADF within the Azure preview portal. The ADF editor is our first step towards a full authoring experience.