An Introduction to Cosmos DB

Knowing data is crucial when it comes to design – and data Professionals have this skill refined.
But knowing implementation detail is also important.
While there are similarities between SQL and Cosmos DB, there are also some large differences – some of which may surprise the SQL Professional.
Sometimes an implementation oversight can bite you hard at the wrong time – and at a time when correcting that oversight might be costly and problematic.
Come along to this session and find out why a Primary Key is not what you think, tables are not equal to containers and a few other details that might surprise you.
This session will help anybody with SQL Server knowledge to compare the relational database to the NoSQL models available in Cosmos DB.
A version was presented at the 2022 PASS summit.