Implementing Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB Solutions


This three-day instructor-led course is aimed at database professionals who are looking to implement a Cosmos DB solution.

Accredited course for Continuing Education of Pedagogical Staff

Course length: 3 days (8:30 - 16:00)

List price: 21 000 CZK (without VAT)

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  • Students will be able to

    • Describe the purpose and architecture of Azure Cosmos DB.
    • Describe how to design documents and collections to meet business requirements, and how to use the SQL API to build applications that use these documents.
    • Describe how to create user-defined functions, stored procedures, and triggers.
    • Describe how to tune a database, and how to monitor performance.
    • Describe how to create efficient Graph database models using Cosmos DB.
    • Describe how to use Azure Search, HDInsight, Azure Databricks, and Power BI with Cosmos DB to query and analyze big data.
    • Describe how to use Cosmos DB as a source and sink for streaming data.
  • Course requirements

    • Working knowledge of relational databases.
    • The fundamental concepts of partitioning, replication, and resource governance for building and configuring scalable applications.
    • The fundamental concepts of Azure environment.
  • This course is intended for

    The primary audience for this course is database developers and architects (IT professionals, developers, and information workers) who plan to implement big data solutions on Azure using Cosmos DB.

  • Literature

    All participants will get original Microsoft student materials.

  • Hardware

    Classrooms are equipped with high-performance computers with Internet access and the possibility of wireless connection.

  • Syllabus

    Module 1: Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB

    • Lesson: Review of NoSQL database structures
    • Lesson: Migrating data and applications to Cosmos DB
    • Lesson: Managing data in Cosmos DB
    • Lab: Creating and using a SQL API database in Cosmos DB

    Module 2: Designing and Implementing SQL API Database Applications

    • Lesson: Document models in Cosmos DB
    • Lesson: Querying data in a SQL API database
    • Lesson: Querying and maintaining data programmatically
    • Lab: Designing and implementing SQL API database applications

    Module 3: Implementing Server Side Operations

    • Lesson: Server-side programming with Cosmos DB
    • Lesson: Creating and using stored procedures
    • Lesson: Using triggers to maintain data integrity
    • Lab: Writing user-defined functions, stored procedures and triggers

    Module 4: Optimizing and monitoring performance

    • Lesson: Optimizing database performance
    • Lesson: Monitoring the performance of a database
    • Lab: Tuning a database and monitoring performance

    Module 5: Designing and Implementing a Graph Database

    • Lesson: Graph database models in Cosmos DB
    • Lesson: Designing Graph database models for efficient operation
    • Lab: Designing and implementing a Graph database

    Module 6: Querying and Analyzing Big Data with Cosmos DB

    • Lesson: Integrating Cosmos DB with Azure search to optimize queries
    • Lesson: Analyzing data in a Cosmos DB database using Apache Spark
    • Lesson: Visualizing data in a Cosmos DB database
    • Lab: Querying and Analyzing Big Data with Cosmos DB

    Module 7: Implementing Stream Processing with Cosmos DB

    • Lesson: Working with the Cosmos DB change feed
    • Lesson: Integrating Cosmos DB into streaming solutions
    • Lab: Using Cosmos DB with stream processing

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