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Manish SharmaCosmos DB for MongoDB Developershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3682-6_2

2. Azure Cosmos DB Overview

Manish Sharma1 
Faridabad, Haryana, India

NoSQL was conceived to address issues related to scalability, durability, and performance. However, even highly performant systems are limited by the computing capacity available from an on-premise machine or a virtual machine in the cloud. In the cloud, having a massive compute-capacity PaaS is the most desirable option, as, in this case, one needn’t worry about scalability, performance, and availability. All of these will be provided by the cloud service provider.

Cosmos DB is one of many PaaS services in Azure, Azure is the name of Microsoft's public cloud offering. ...

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