Migrate on-premises MongoDB databases to Cosmos DB

Data Engineer
Azure Cosmos DB

You will learn to demonstrate the benefits and processes for moving a MongoDB database to the Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB API.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • List the benefits of migrating a MongoDB database to Azure Cosmos DB.
  • Plan a MongoDB to Cosmos DB migration.
  • Explain the steps to perform a migration.
  • List the post migration steps to connect your application and optimize your database.


  • Knowledge of MongoDB database management systems, including application development for these systems, administration, backup, and recovery techniques, such as import/export and backup/restore.
  • Knowledge of Azure fundamental concepts, and experience using the Azure portal.