The Introduction to NoSQL Data Solutions Introduction to NoSQL Data Solutions Certificate is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Big Data Professioanl Certificate from EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX MicrosoftX.
As a data pro, you know that some scenarios—particularly those involving real-time analytics, site personalization, IoT, and mobile apps—are better addressed with NoSQL storage than they are with relational databases. Azure Cosmos DB has several NoSQL (or “Not Only SQL”) non-relational data storage options to choose from. Azure Cosmos DB is the distributed multi-model database from Microsoft that transparently replicates your data wherever your users are. It has broad, global-scale features and capabilities. If you have a data model that is constantly evolving and you want to move fast, that’s what these storage options are about. In this practical course, complete with labs, assessments, and a final exam, join the experts to learn NoSQL basics, and how NoSQL has evolved over time. Explore Azure Cosmos DB, and see how to use its storage options in your applications. You’ll take a look the Tables API, DocumentDB API, MongoDB API, and more. Learn about the “three Vs”—variety (schemas or scenarios that evolve quickly), volume (scale in terms of data storage), and velocity (throughput needs to support a large user base). Take this opportunity to explore the NoSQL options in Azure.
In this practical course, complete with labs, assessments, and a final exam. Explore the basics of NoSQL and the storage options in Azure Cosmos DB, and see how to use them in your applications. Find out how to create, store, manage, and access data in these different storage options. Get an in-depth look at the various APIs in Azure Cosmos DB. Learn about the “three Vs”—variety (schemas or scenarios that evolve quickly), volume (scale in terms of data storage), and velocity (throughput needs to support a large user base). Take this opportunity to get started with Azure Cosmos DB.
Pete Harris - Senior Content Developer, Microsoft’s Learning Experiences
Sidney Andrews - Microsoft Certified Trainer, Cloud Applications Consultant, SeeSharpRun.NET
Andrew Liu - Program Manager, Microsoft
Micheleen Harris - Data Scientist, Microsoft
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