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Provision a Cosmos DB Instance in Azure

In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to provision and configure a Cosmos DB instance in the Azure portal.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 1h 30m
Clock icon May 03, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create a Cosmos DB Instance in the Azure Portal

    In the Azure portal, navigate to Azure Cosmos DB and create a new Cosmos DB instance using the NoSQL API. Make sure the Free Tier Discount is disabled, Geo-Redundancy and Multi-region Writes are enabled, and the Location is (US) West US.

  2. Challenge

    Configure Cosmos DB

    In the Azure portal, configure Replication to the South Central US region and configure Eventual consistency. After that, create an 'Items' container. The container should be configured with an Indexing Policy set to none. Finally, create an alert to monitor Provisioned Throughput on the database.

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