Benefit of using Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB applications

Benefit of using Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB applications

Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database service for mission-critical applications. Azure Cosmos DB provides turn-key global distribution, elastic scaling of throughput and storage worldwide, single-digit millisecond latencies at the 99th percentile, and guaranteed high availability, all backed by industry-leading SLAs. Azure Cosmos DB automatically indexes data without requiring you to deal with schema and index management. It is multi-model and supports document, key-value, graph, and columnar data models.

 

Azure Cosmos DB databases can be used as the data store for apps written for MongoDB. This functionality means that by using existing drivers, your application written for MongoDB can now communicate with Azure Cosmos DB and use Azure Cosmos DB databases instead of MongoDB databases.

 

Using this functionality, you can easily build and run MongoDB globally distributed database applications in the Azure cloud with Azure Cosmos DB and it’s comprehensive industry-leading SLAs while continuing to use familiar skills and tools for MongoDB.

You can develop applications using MongoDB and deploy them to production using the fully managed, and globally distributed Azure Cosmos DB service.

 

Benefits of using Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB applications

 

Elastically scalable throughput and storage

Easily scale up and down your MongoDB database as per your application need. For low predictable latencies, data is stored in solid-state disks (SSD). Azure Cosmos DB supports MongoDB collections that can scale to virtually unlimited storage sizes and provisioned throughput. You can elastically scale Azure Cosmos DB with predictable performance seamlessly as your application grows.

 

Multi-region replication

Azure Cosmos DB transparently replicates your data to all regions you’ve associated with your MongoDB account, enabling you to develop applications that require global access to data while providing tradeoffs between consistency, availability, and performance, all with corresponding guarantees.

 

No server management

Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed service, which means you do not have to manage any infrastructure or Virtual Machines yourself.

 

Automatic indexing

By default, Azure Cosmos DB automatically indexes all the properties within documents in your MongoDB database and does not expect or require any schema or creation of secondary indices

 

Enterprise grade

Azure Cosmos DB supports multiple local replicas to deliver 99.99% availability and data protection in the face of local and regional failures.

 

 

Gain an in-depth understanding of Azure Cosmos DB — a multi-model, global-scale database from Microsoft that transparently replicates your data wherever your users are. Contact us today to learn how you can implement Azure Cosmos-DB in your organization and find the perfect solution for your business. Write to us at info@sysfore.com or give us a call at +91 (80) 4110 5555

Azure Vs AWS: The Cloud Battle: Part 2

In the second part of the series Azure Vs AWS: The Cloud Battle, we talk about the ease of use, the advantages you get being a Microsoft product consumer and the verdict.

Read: Azure Vs AWS: The Cloud Battle: Part 1

Gentle Learning Curve

AWS is widely perceived as being complicated. This is evident by the numerous tutorials, user guides, and troubleshooting documents that are out there.

Conversely, Azure allows the utilization of the same tried and trusted technologies that several businesses have used in the past and are still using today. These include Windows and Linux, Active Directory, and virtual machines.

Build and iterate faster

Azure’s integrated tools and services help ISVs build applications faster; by contrast, Amazon Web Services puts the burden of integrating different services on their users.

 

The ‘Enterprise Agreement’ Advantage

If an organization already uses Microsoft software, then it likely has the ‘Enterprise Agreement’ with Microsoft. It is entitled to obtain discounts on the Microsoft software being used as Microsoft usually tweaks these agreements to lower the pricing of Azure. Thus, with the enterprise agreement, enterprises can typically obtain significant incentives for using Azure.

Ninety percent of Fortune 500 companies use Azure.

Why Azure

The most intelligent Cloud

Azure is the only public cloud that provides  Cognitive  APIs,  Bots,  Machine  Learning,  and Blockchain as Service capabilities for developers and data scientists.

Innovations of the future

Microsoft offers the most complete set of technologies to enable breakthrough innovation in a mobile first, cloud first world, including IoT, Bots, and HoloLens.

Easily scale up or down

Azure delivers the flexibility to easily scale up or down to meet demand, including expandable  block  storage volume

Industry-leading security

Microsoft leads the industry in its commitment to data protection and privacy. Azure has the most comprehensive compliance coverage of any cloud provider

 

How Sysfore can help

We are passionate about using the best technology and tools to achieve results for our customers. We call Bangalore, India as Home. We have worked with customers from across the globe, successfully delivering quality work products and making a positive contribution to their businesses.

At sysfore, we make this transformation easy by building bridges between business and information technology. Sysfore continues to focus on web technologies, but with Cloud, the complexity and scale have grown exponentially. We have successfully grown in the Indian and International markets, specifically catering to the people who understand the true value of web technologies.

Partner with Sysfore to build and launch your next cloud application

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Sysfore, a Microsoft Gold partner, uses leading network, technology, and service expertise to deliver our service anytime, virtually anywhere, quickly and efficiently. Contact one of our experts today and we will help you find the perfect solution for your business. Write to us at info@sysfore.com or give us a call at +91 (80) 4110 5555.

Top 4 Ways Start-ups Can Leverage Cloud Computing

2017 saw the addition of over 1000 new start-ups, strengthening India’s position as the 3rd largest start-up ecosystem across the world. This takes the total number of technology start-ups in India to 5,200 (Nasscom start-up report 2017).

With this rapid increase of enterprises in the technology sector, competition also has become greater. Every other company is striving to distinguish themselves from others by increasing productivity or cutting down cost or an unconventional combination of both.

One way for tech companies to get a leg on the rest of the industry is by migrating to cloud. While cloud computing is immensely useful for all the companies, they are remarkably useful for start-ups, which need all the help they can get to hit the ground running.

 

Let’s look at 4 ways in which start-ups can leverage cloud computing:

 

  1. Save Money

4 out of 7 companies are now moving their company to cloud and it is no secret, cloud has become a vital component of company’s tech budget. You can do more with less funding on the cloud. The cloud offers an easy way to store your company’s data without the need to pay for expensive licenses or difficult software training courses. You can take the money you would spend on software and allocate it elsewhere.

 

  1. Going Mobile

The amount of work put into getting a start-up off the ground requires serious effort and working a lot of hours, which means day in and day out you will be checking work emails and accessing business documents, even at nights and on the weekends too. For an easy and convenient way to access your work using a mobile device like a tablet or smartphone, the cloud will surely be a boon to your business.

 

  1. Pay As You Go model

Start-ups can’t afford wastage. One of the major advantages of pay-as-you-go model is that there are no wasted resources. Rather than allotting for a certain amount of resource that may or may not be used, you pay only for the service procured.

  1. Growth promotion

Starting a new business is always a challenge, but hiring people in the early stages of a new company is a bigger challenge. The phase where you need to widen your focus to add more responsibilities, and also find the funding to pay new employees. This is where start-ups can leverage cloud adoption because the cloud requires less money and manpower than traditional software solutions, you’ll free up additional resources that you can put toward hiring.

 

With cloud computing, you will not only save resources but will also be able to invest your valuable time in the growth of your business. Sysfore, Microsoft Gold partner, uses leading network, technology, and service expertise to deliver our service anytime, virtually anywhere, quickly and efficiently. Contact one of our experts today and we will help you find the perfect solution for your business. Write to us at info@sysfore.com or give us a call at +91 (80) 4110 5555.