public enum ConnectionMode
Represents the connection mode to be used by the client in the Azure Cosmos DB database service.
Direct and Gateway connectivity modes are supported. Gateway is the default. Refer to <see>http://azure.microsoft.com/documentation/articles/documentdb- interactions-with-resources/connectivity-options</see> for additional details.
Specifies that requests to server resources are made directly to the data nodes.
In Direct mode, all requests to server resources within a collection, such as documents, stored procedures and user-defined functions, etc., are made directly to the data nodes within the target Cosmos DB cluster using either the HTTPS or TCP/SSL transport protocol.
Certain operations on account or database level resources, such as databases, collections and users, etc., are always routed through the gateway using HTTPS.
Specifies that requests to server resources are made through a gateway proxy using HTTPS.
In Gateway mode, all requests are made through a gateway proxy.