We have moved ….

As you may have noticed, the last blog post here was ages ago … don’t worry, we haven’t died … we have just moved. In an effort to consolidate all Azure information in one place we have moved to http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/.Don’t worry, if you’re looking for just DocumentDB posts then you can filter for just DocumentDB…


Searching for text with DocumentDB

A common ask among DocumentDB customers is, “How do I search for documents containing some string value?” In this post, will explore two different ways of doing this, depending on what you are trying to do. 1. Tokenizing words The first method is easy to implement and works well when your requirements are relatively simple…


Performance Tips for Azure DocumentDB – Part 2

Performance Tips for Azure DocumentDB – Part 2 Azure DocumentDB allows you to tune the performance of your database to best meet the needs of your application.  In part 1 of this series, we looked at networking and SDK configuration options available in DocumentDB and their impact on performance. This post will continue the discussion…


Announcing SQL Parameterization in DocumentDB

We are pleased to announce support for parameterized SQL queries in the Azure DocumentDB REST API and SDKs. Using this feature, you can now write parameterized SQL queries. Parameterized SQL provides robust handling and escaping of user input, preventing accidental exposure of data through “SQL injection” *. Let’s take a look at a sample using…


Performance Tips for Azure DocumentDB – Part 1

Performance Tips for Azure DocumentDB – Part 1 Azure DocumentDB allows you to optimize the performance of your database to best meet the needs of your application.  We’ve prepared a two part blog post series which will cover a number of areas that influence the performance of Azure DocumentDB. In part 1, we look at…