Azure DocumentDB is a fully managed, globally distributed NoSQL database service from Microsoft. Due to its flexible schema, rich query capabilities, and availability multiple SDK platforms, DocumentDB makes it easy to develop and scale modern applications. At the Connect(), Microsoft announced new tools to make it even easier to build applications on DocumentDB.
- Public preview of the DocumentDB Emulator now available for download. It provides a local development experience for the Azure DocumentDB service. Using the DocumentDB Emulator, you can develop and test your application locally without an internet connection, without creating an Azure subscription, and without incurring any costs. It supports identical functionality as Azure DocumentDB, including support for creating and querying JSON documents, provisioning and scaling collections, and executing stored procedures and triggers.
- Microsoft also announced the availability of the DocumentDB .NET Core SDK, which lets you build fast, cross-platform .NET web applications and services. You can find release notes and additional information in our DocumentDB .NET Core SDK documentation page.
Find more details about this release here.