DP-420T00: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

$2,380.00 USD

4 Days


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Course Overview

This course teaches developers how to create application using the SQL API and SDK for Azure Cosmos DB. Students will learn how to write efficient queries, create indexing policies, manage and provisioned resources, and perform common operations with the SDK.

Who Should Attend?

Software engineers tasked with authoring cloud-native solutions that leverage Azure Cosmos DB SQL API and its various SDKs. They are familiar with C#, Python, Java, or JavaScript. They also have experience writing code that interacts with a SQL or NoSQL database platform.

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Course Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure and ability to navigate the Azure portal (AZ-900T01 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals equivalent)
  • Experience writing in an Azure-supported language at the intermediate level. (C#, JavaScript, Python, or Java)
  • Ability to write code to connect and perform operations on a SQL or NoSQL database product. (SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra or similar)
  • Agenda

    1 - Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • What is Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL
    • How does Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL work
    • When should you use Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    2 - Try Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Explore resources
    • Review basic operations

    3 - Plan Resource Requirements

    • Understand throughput
    • Evaluate throughput requirements
    • Evaluate data storage requirements
    • Time-to-live (TTL)
    • Plan for data retention with time-to-live (TTL)

    4 - Configure Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL database and containers

    • Serverless
    • Compare serverless vs. provisioned throughput
    • Autoscale throughput
    • Compare autoscale vs. standard (manual) throughput
    • Migrate between standard (manual) and autoscale throughput

    5 - Move data into and out of Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Move data by using Azure Data Factory
    • Move data by using a Kafka connector
    • Move data by using Stream Analytics
    • Move data by using the Azure Cosmos DB Spark connector

    6 - Use the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL SDK

    • Understand the SDK
    • Import from package manager
    • Connect to an online account
    • Implement client singleton
    • Configure connectivity mode

    7 - Configure the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL SDK

    • Enable offline development
    • Handle connection errors
    • Implement threading and parallelism
    • Configure logging

    8 - Implement Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL point operations

    • Understand point operations
    • Create documents
    • Read a document
    • Update documents
    • Configure time-to-live (TTL) value for a specific document
    • Delete documents

    9 - Perform cross-document transactional operations with the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Create a transactional batch with the SDK
    • Review batch operation results with the SDK
    • Implement optimistic concurrency control

    10 - Process bulk data in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Create bulk operations with the SDK
    • Review bulk operation caveats
    • Implement bulk best practices

    11 - Query the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Understand SQL query language
    • Create queries with SQL
    • Project query results
    • Implement type-checking in queries
    • Use built-in functions
    • Execute queries in the SDK

    12 - Author complex queries with the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Create cross-product queries
    • Implement correlated subqueries
    • Implement variables in queries
    • Paginate query results

    13 - Define indexes in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Understand indexes
    • Understand indexing policies
    • Review indexing policy strategies

    14 - Customize indexes in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Customize the indexing policy
    • Evaluate composite indexes

    15 - Consume an Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL change feed using the SDK

    • Understand change feed features in the SDK
    • Implement a delegate for the change feed processor
    • Implement the change feed processor
    • Implement the change feed estimator

    16 - Handle events with Azure Functions and Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL change feed

    • Understand Azure Function bindings for Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL
    • Configure function bindings
    • Develop function

    17 - Search Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL data with Azure Cognitive Search

    • Create an indexer for data in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL
    • Implement a change detection policy
    • Manage a data deletion detection policy

    18 - Implement a non-relational data model

    • What's the difference between NoSQL and relational databases?
    • Identify access patterns for your app
    • When to embed or reference data
    • Choose a partition key
    • Model small lookup entities

    19 - Design a data partitioning strategy

    • Denormalize data in your model
    • Manage referential integrity by using change feed
    • Combine multiple entities in the same container
    • Denormalize aggregates in the same container
    • Finalize the data model

    20 - Configure replication and manage failovers in Azure Cosmos DB

    • Understand replication
    • Distribute data across regions
    • Evaluate the cost of distributing data globally
    • Define automatic failover policies
    • Perform manual failovers
    • Configure SDK region

    21 - Use consistency models in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Understand consistency models
    • Configure default consistency model in the portal
    • Change consistency model with the SDK
    • Use session tokens

    22 - Configure multi-region write in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Understand multi-region write
    • Configure multi-region support in the SDK
    • Understand conflict resolution policies
    • Create custom conflict resolution policy

    23 - Customize an indexing policy in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Index usage
    • Review read-heavy index patterns
    • Review write-heavy index patterns

    24 - Measure index performance in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Enable indexing metrics
    • Analyze indexing metrics results
    • Measure query cost
    • Measure point operation cost

    25 - Implement integrated cache in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Review workloads that benefit from the cache
    • Enable integrated cache
    • Configure cache staleness

    26 - Measure performance in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Understand Azure Monitor
    • Measure throughput
    • Observe rate-limiting events
    • Query logs

    27 - Monitor responses and events in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Review common response codes
    • Understand transient errors
    • Review rate-limiting errors
    • Configure Alerts
    • Audit security

    28 - Implement backup and restore for Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Evaluate periodic backup
    • Configure continuous backup and recovery
    • Perform a point-in-time recovery

    29 - Implement security in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Implement network-level access control
    • Review data encryption options
    • Use role-based access control (RBAC)
    • Access account resources using Azure Active Directory
    • Understand Always Encrypted

    30 - Write management scripts for Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Create resources
    • Manage index policies
    • Configure database or container-provisioned throughput
    • Migrate between standard and autoscale throughput
    • Change region failover priority
    • Initiate failovers

    31 - Create resource template for Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Understand Azure Resource Manager resources
    • Author Azure Resource Manager templates
    • Configure database or container resources
    • Configure throughput with an Azure Resource Manager template
    • Manage index policies through Azure Resource Manager templates

    32 - Build multi-item transactions with the Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Understand transactions in the context of JavaScript SDK
    • Author Stored procedures
    • Rollback transactions
    • Create stored procedures with the JavaScript SDK

    33 - Expand query and transaction functionality in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL

    • Create user-defined functions
    • Create user-defined functions with the SDK
    • Add triggers to an operation
    • Create and use triggers with the SDK

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