Cosmos DB Limitations

Kevin Feasel

2017-11-06

Cloud

Vincent-Philippe Lauzon points out a few limitations with Cosmos DB:

The original DocumentDB SQL didn’t have any aggregation capacity.  But it did acquire those capacities along the way.

Traditionally, that isn’t the strong spot for document-oriented databases.  They tend to be more about find documents and manipulating the documents as oppose to aggregating metrics on a mass of documents.

Today, DocumentDB SQL implements the following aggregate functions:

  • COUNT

  • SUM

  • MIN

  • MAX

  • AVG

Read on for where the current aggregation limitation is, as well as more.

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