Adventures with Azure: Sample CRUD .NET Core API and Azure Functions

I created a sample CRUD demonstrating API functionality using a .NET Core Web API and Azure Functions. Each project contains RESTful API endpoints for adding, updating, fetching and deleting a record from a database. There are currently two flavors: Cosmos DB 3.0 SDK at https://github.com/mattruma/Heroes Entity Framework Core at https://github.com/mattruma/Heroes/tree/EntityFrameworkCore In the future, I will…

Adventures with Cosmos DB: Links

This is a list of helpful links related to Cosmos DB. Cosmos DB .NET SDK Version 3.0 Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK Version 3.0 now in public preview Code Samples Microsoft Documents Dependency Injection Use dependency injection in .NET Azure Functions Queries SQL query examples for Azure Cosmos DB SQL language reference for Azure Cosmos…

Adventures with Cosmos DB: Change Feed – Part 2

In Part 1 we looked at how to setup the Azure environment with a Cosmos DB and several Azure Functions, most of which, would be listening to the Cosmos DB change feed. In Part 2 we will take a deeper dive into each Azure Function and the nuances of working with the Cosmos DB change…

Adventures with Cosmos DB: Change Feed – Part 1

In a recent project I had dig deeper into how the Cosmos DB change feed worked, specifically in conjunction with the Azure Function Cosmos DB Trigger. I had some assumptions on how the Cosmos DB change feed worked, but needed to validate them. This will like be a series of articles. Before we go any…

Supporting Parent/Child Documents in CosmosDB

In my efforts to break out of my relational database paradigm and into a NoSQL paradigm I have been working through some real world examples of database models that I have used in the past and trying different ways to convert them into a NoSQL database. This is an example of three four different ways…