Data gets saved as JSON in Azure Cosmos DB. JSON documents supports string, numeric and Boolean data types. Because of limited data types, you might end up picking string data type for most of your data. You may need to use Cosmos DB’s string functions to help you in many situations. For example; you might need to find names start with bunch of characters or you might need to find data ends like a word or bunch of characters. You may need to find all data that has address contains a street name. What do you do in these cases? Azure Cosmos DB has couple of system functions to help you, I will focus on the following functions in this post. These are the functions just got updated in June 2020.
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