Azure Cosmos DB Conf 2024: A Deep Dive for Developers and AI Enthusiasts

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What Makes This Conference Special?

This free event goes beyond your typical developer conference. Here is why you should mark your calendars:

  • A Celebration of Innovation: Forget dry lectures! Azure Cosmos DB Conf is a vibrant community event where developers and Microsoft experts come together to explore the cutting edge. Expect insightful talks that showcase the latest advancements in Azure Cosmos DB, particularly its role in powering AI-driven applications.
  • Expert-Led Sessions in Multiple Formats: The conference offers a dynamic blend of pre-recorded, focused sessions and a live, interactive show. This allows attendees to delve into specific topics like using Azure Cosmos DB with popular programming languages (Java, Python, Node.js) or explore broader themes like building intelligent applications with AI.
  • Real-World Use Cases Take Center Stage: Theory is valuable, but practical application is key. The conference will feature sessions highlighting innovative and specific use cases where developers harnessed Azure Cosmos DB to overcome unique challenges. Learning from these success stories can spark fresh ideas for your own projects.
  • Democratizing Knowledge for All: Regardless of your experience level, there is something for you at Azure Cosmos DB Conf. Whether you are a seasoned Azure Cosmos DB user or just starting out, the conference offers sessions tailored to various skillsets.

Featured Speakers and Sessions

  • Keynote Address by Kirill Gavrylyuk (VP,Microsoft): Kick off the conference with a captivating keynote by Microsoft’s very own Kirill Gavrylyuk. Get a glimpse into the latest advancements and future vision for Azure Cosmos DB, ensuring you stay ahead of the curve.
  • Near Real-Time Analytics on Azure Cosmos DB with Microsoft Fabric Mirroring (Anitha Adusumilli, Microsoft): Explore powerful techniques for achieving low-latency analytics on your Azure Cosmos DB data. Anitha Adusumilli from Microsoft will delve into how Microsoft Fabric mirroring can unlock real-time insights for your applications.
  • Use EF Core to Transition from SQL Server to Azure Cosmos DB (Arthur Vickers, Microsoft:( Considering migrating from SQL Server to Cosmos DB? Arthur Vickers (Microsoft) will guide you through a smooth migration path using Entity Framework Core, making your transition seamless and efficient.
  • How to Achieve Good Cost/Performance with Azure Cosmos DB Elasticity (Deborah Chen, Microsoft:( Get the most out of your Azure Cosmos DB investment! Deborah will share valuable strategies to optimize your costs while maintaining optimal performance for your applications.
  • Unleashing Potential: Design Patterns in Azure Cosmos DB (Jasmine Greenaway, Microsoft:( Unlock the full potential of Azure Cosmos DB with design patterns! Jasmine Greenaway (Microsoft) will equip you with powerful design patterns for efficient data modeling and querying, ensuring your Azure Cosmos DB applications perform at their best.

Industry Insights from a Leading AI Expert:

  • Building Generative AI Apps with Azure Cosmos DB (Massimiliano Ungheretti, TomTom:( Explore the exciting world of Generative AI! Massimiliano Ungheretti from TomTom will share practical guidance on building next-generation AI applications that leverage the power of Azure Cosmos DB.

This is just a taste of the incredible lineup at the Azure Cosmos DB Conf 2024. Register today to gain valuable insights, network with fellow developers, and unlock the full potential of Azure Cosmos DB for your next big development project!


Beyond the Conference: Expanding Your Azure Cosmos DB Journey

The conference is just the beginning. Here are some ways to extend your learning and engagement:

  • Explore Additional Resources: The Azure Cosmos DB website offers a wealth of documentation, tutorials, and code samples to help you master the platform.
  • Join the Community: Do not go it alone! The Azure Cosmos DB community is a vibrant online forum where you can connect with peers, ask questions, and share your knowledge.
  • Stay Updated: Follow Azure Cosmos DB on social media to stay in the loop about upcoming events, new features, and industry trends.

Don’t Miss Out! Register Today!

The Azure Cosmos DB Conf 2024 is a unique opportunity to learn from the best, explore innovative use cases, and network with a passionate developer community. Register for this free virtual event today and take your app development skills to the next level!


About Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed and serverless distributed database for modern app development, with SLA-backed speed and availability, automatic and instant scalability, and support for open-source PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Apache Cassandra. Try Azure Cosmos DB for free here. To stay in the loop on Azure Cosmos DB updates, follow us on X, YouTube, and LinkedIn.


Try Azure Cosmos DB free with Azure AI Advantage

Sign up for the Azure AI Advantage! The Azure AI Advantage offer is for existing Azure AI and GitHub Copilot customers who want to use Azure Cosmos DB as part of their solution stack. With this offer, you get 40,000 free RUs, equivalent to up to $6,000 in savings.

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