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Learning Azure DocumentDB by Riccardo Becker

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Exploring the data model

The internals of DocumentDB can themselves be described in a JSON document itself. The following figure displays a hierarchy of DocumentDB and its entities. This is called the DocumentDB resource model and all the entities are called resources.

Exploring the data model

DocumentDB account

The main entry point is obviously a DocumentDB account. You need to have an account before you can start working with it. An account can contain databases and, as part of a preview feature, an amount of blob storage for attachments.

All resources are accessible through a logical URI, for example, the database with the name persons can be addressed through the logical ...

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