DocumentDB Becomes Cosmos DB, Adds Data Models

Azure Cosmos DB is a hosted NoSQL (not only SQL) database service that provides multiple nonrelational data models and comes with global scaling and performance features that can support large-scale, data-intensive applications. The service, previously called DocumentDB, received a significant update that added more data models and new scaling and consistency features to support a wider range of applications. The service will most likely interest customers who need the scale-out and distribution features and guaranteed performance.

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