Microsoft Launches Preview of Azure DocumentDB and Search

by CodeGuru Staff

Microsoft rolled out a preview release of Azure DocumentDB and Azure Search including the general availability of Azure HDInsight.

Microsoft DocumentDB is now in preview, as Microsoft's version of a NoSQL database as a service now includes built-in support for JSON and JavaScript. Microsoft claims that DocumentDB enables schema-free development. It allows developers to support applications across multiple platforms via NoSQL while adding support for "the query processing and transaction semantics common to relational database systems," according to Microsoft. Azure Document DB includes library support for ".NET, Node.js, JavaScript, and Python," and Microsoft indicated it plans to contribute "client libraries to the open source community." Continue reading here.

This article was originally published on Tuesday Aug 26th 2014
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