The Azure DocumentDB Data Migration Tool is an open source solution that imports data to DocumentDB, Azure’s NoSQL document database service.  The latest release of the tool opens up not only additional import sources, but also the ability to apply an indexing policy to DocumentDB collections during import.  Specifically, we’ve added support for: Azure Blob storage Amazon… Read More


It’s always been easy to create DocumentDB collections in the Azure preview portal.  With the release of ORDER BY support for Azure DocumentDB, we’ve updated our portal experience to make it just as easy to specify the indexing policy for your collections.  When creating a collection, you can now choose to apply one of three indexing policies:… Read More


Today, we’re pleased to announce a key improvement in SQL querying – DocumentDB now supports Order By, and string range queries! With this change, you will be able to sort query results using any string, numeric, or Boolean property in your JSON documents. DocumentDB’s Order By can be used to serve low latency queries against massive collections… Read More


We’ve released a set of enhancements to improve your experience and efficiency working with DocumentDB queries, documents, and server-side programming in the Azure preview portal, including: Query Explorer Improvements Document Explorer Improvements An all new Script Explorer   Keep reading for additional details on these new and updated features. Query Explorer Improvements You can now… Read More


The Azure DocumentDB Data Migration Tool is an open source solution that imports data to DocumentDB, Azure’s NoSQL document database service.  With the latest release of the tool, you can now ingest large volumes of data from a variety of sources even faster by partitioning the data across multiple collections during import. We’ve also enhanced the… Read More


We’re always looking for ways to make it even easier to get started with DocumentDB.  You likely already know about our great Query Playground which lets you quickly learn and try out DocumentDB’s rich querying capabilities for yourself: Hopefully, you also know about our Data Migration Tool, which lets you quickly and easily import data… Read More


We’re pleased to announce some enhancements to the DocumentDB SQL grammar, including new keywords, operators and functions. The latest service update includes support for the IN and BETWEEN keywords, the ternary (?), coalescing (??), and bitwise shift operators, and a number of built-in functions. Newly added keywords and operators: New Keywords IN and BETWEEN New… Read More


We are pleased to announce the release of new functionality in the .NET SDK that makes it easier to develop partition application data using Azure DocumentDB. During the preview of the DocumentDB service, we found that developers were implementing varied, yet similar, data access layers for partitioning data across collections, like using a lookup table of… Read More