Azure Cosmos DB is a globally distributed database with limitless elastic scale. To take advantage of elastic scale, you first need to choose a partition key. Kirill Gavrylyuk stops by Azure Friday to talk with Scott Hanselman about the choice of partition key, and how to use the new metrics charts to troubleshoot a poor partition key choice (e.g., “hot partitions”).
Try it: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/try/cosmosdb/
Partition and scale in Azure Cosmos DB: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/partition-data
Monitor Azure Cosmos DB: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/monitor-accounts
Request Units in Azure Cosmos DB: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/request-units
Publisher: Microsoft Azure
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