Adventures with Cosmos: Delete All Documents

When testing my Cosmos database I often like to reset the containers, or in other words, delete all the existing documents. Unfortunately, there is no way to do a DELETE * FROM in Cosmos, at least not yet. I know I could create a Console Application or Azure Function to do this, but I was…

Adventures in Azure: Curbside Pickup Sample App

With all that is going on with COVID-19 and the impact that it is having on retailers, I took a couple of days and wrote a curb-side app that would allow customers to notify a retailer, or any vendor for that matter, that they had arrived to pick-up their order. Please note, this is an…

Adventures with Azure Cosmos DB: Limit Query RUs

If you have worked any with Azure Cosmos DB you are well aware of Request Units, or RUs. What exactly are RUs and how do they work? The cost of all database operations is normalized by Azure Cosmos DB and is expressed by Request Units (or RUs, for short). You can think of RUs per second as…