A quick tutorial on how to use Azure Cosmos DB from R. What is Azure Cosmos DB? Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally-distributed multi-model low-latency database service. The Azure Cosmos DB API can be accessed via SQL, Javascript, Gremlin, MongoDB, Cassandra and Azure Table Storage. Prerequisites: Azure Subscription. You can create a free here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/free/ RStudio or R Tools for Visual Studio Create A New Azure Cosmos DB Instance Login to the Microsoft Azure Console and create a new resource.

Continue reading

Author's picture

Erik Howard

Developer, machine learning engineer, photographer and musician. Doing the impossible every day.

Microsoft Senior Software Engineer

Portland, Oregon