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2. Learning Azure Cosmos DB Concepts

José Rolando Guay Paz1 
Beach Park, Illinois, USA

To properly implement and use an Azure Cosmos DB database, it is very important to understand several key concepts about the internals of the service. In this chapter, I am going to examine concepts such as global distribution, partitioning, and consistency to provide a solid foundation upon which you will be able to build robust, scalable, and secure applications.

Understanding these concepts is the best way to leverage all of the potential and capabilities of Azure Cosmos DB. It’s important that you know what you can ...

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