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…


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…


Introducing the Azure DocumentDB Java SDK

We are pleased to announce the release of the Azure DocumentDB Java SDK! The Java SDK allows you to easily create, read, update, and delete various DocumentDB resources as well as manage advanced configuration settings. As usual, you can find all of the source code available via github: git clone git://github.com/Azure/azure-documentdb-java.git As a fully open-sourced…


Bulk Add Documents and Query Syntax Highlighting

We’ve released a couple of great improvements to further enhance the management experience for DocumentDB, the fully managed NoSQL document database service on Azure. We just released the following capabilities in the new Azure portal at https://portal.azure.com: Bulk add Documents – Upload multiple existing JSON documents via Document Explorer Query syntax highlighting – Keyword and…

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Edit and Query documents through the Azure portal

Edit and Query documents through the Azure portal We’ve released a number of great enhancements to further improve the DocumentDB management experience.  Our October 23rd portal update lights up the following new capabilities through https://portal.azure.com: Document CRUD operations – create, edit and delete documents Document system properties – view system properties for each document Document…

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Document Explorer, Collection management and new metrics

Document Explorer, Collection management and new metrics We are continuing to improve the developer and management experiences so you can be more productive and build great applications on DocumentDB.  Our October 2nd portal update lights up the following new experiences through https://portal.azure.com: Document Explorer – view and access JSON documents in your DocumentDB Account Collection…


Azure DocumentDB – Portal Update

As you’ll see in the coming weeks and months, we’ll be steadily improving the Azure DocumentDB service and portal experience.  Our September 10th update lights up the following new portal experiences through http://portal.azure.com. Estimated Spend part While DocumentDB billing information is available in the standard Azure portal billing experience, we’ve now added an Estimated Spend…


Introducing Azure DocumentDB – Microsoft’s fully managed NoSQL document database service

Today is an extremely exciting day as we release Microsoft Azure DocumentDB, a fully managed, JSON document database service. DocumentDB was built from ground up in response to the increasing demands of applications being developed here at Microsoft and by Microsoft Azure customers. We heard from customers that they need a database that can keep…