Explore Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB

Learn the core features and functionality of Azure Cosmos DB.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the key benefits provided by Azure Cosmos DB
  • Describe the elements in an Azure Cosmos DB account and how they are organized
  • Explain the different consistency levels and choose the correct one for your project
  • Explore the APIs supported in Azure Cosmos DB and choose the appropriate API for your solution
  • Describe how request units impact costs
  • Create Azure Cosmos DB resources by using the Azure portal.


  • You should be familiar with developer concepts and terminology.
  • Experience working with data solutions.
  • An understanding of cloud computing and some experience with the Azure portal.