Create a free-tier Azure Cosmos DB account

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This template will create a free-tier Azure Cosmos account for SQL API in a single region, a database with shared throughput of 1000 RU/s and one container. Accounts in free tier will not be billed for usage of 1000 RU/s or 50 GB of data or less.


Only one free-tier account can be created per subscription.

Below are the parameters which can be user configured in the parameters file or template including:

  • Location: Enter location for primary region.
  • Account Name: Enter the database name for the account.

Tags: Microsoft.DocumentDB/databaseAccounts, Microsoft.DocumentDB/databaseAccounts/sqlDatabases, Microsoft.DocumentDB/databaseAccounts/sqlDatabases/containers