Try Azure Cosmos DB free with Azure AI Advantage

APPLIES TO: NoSQL MongoDB Cassandra Gremlin Table

Azure offers a full, integrated stack purpose-built for AI-powered applications. If you build your AI application stack on Azure using Azure Cosmos DB, your design can lead to solutions that get to market faster, experience lower latency, and have comprehensive built-in security.

There are many benefits when using Azure Cosmos DB and Azure AI together:

  • Manage provisioned throughput to scale seamlessly as your app grows

  • Rely on world-class infrastructure and security to grow your business while safeguarding your data

  • Enhance the reliability of your generative AI applications by using the speed of Azure Cosmos DB to retrieve and process data

The offer

The Azure AI Advantage offer is for existing Azure AI and GitHub Copilot customers who want to use Azure Cosmos DB as part of their solution stack. With this offer, you get:

  • Free 40,000 RU/s of Azure Cosmos DB throughput (equivalent of up to $6,000) for 90 days.

  • Funding to implement a new AI application using Azure Cosmos DB and/or Azure Kubernetes Service. For more information, speak to your Microsoft representative.

Get started

Get started with this offer by ensuring that you have the prerequisite services before applying.

  1. Make sure that you have an Azure account with an active subscription. If you don't already have an account, create an account for free.

  2. Ensure that you previously used one of the qualifying services in your subscription:

    • Azure AI Services

      • Azure OpenAI Service

      • Azure Machine Learning

      • Azure AI Search

    • GitHub Copilot

  3. Create a new Azure Cosmos DB account using one of the following APIs:

    • API for NoSQL

    • API for MongoDB RU

    • API for Apache Cassandra

    • API for Apache Gremlin

    • API for Table


    The Azure Cosmos DB account must have been created within 30 days of registering for the offer.

  4. Register for the Azure AI Advantage offer:

  5. The team reviews your registration and follows up via e-mail.

After the offer

After 90 days, your Azure Cosmos DB account will continue to run at standard pricing rates.