In this episode of Azure Friday, Estefani Arroyo joins Scott Hanselman to talk about and demo Azure Cosmos DB desktop tools for developing, querying and testing your applications. The Azure Cosmos DB Linux Emulator provides a high-fidelity emulation of the Azure Cosmos DB service. The Azure Data Studio Cosmos DB API for Mongo DB extension enables you to connect to your Mongo resources and query your data using the mongo shell.


  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 01:03 – Emulator configuration options
  • 02:20 – Emulator pre-requisites
  • 04:36 – Adding certificates
  • 07:20 – Azure Cosmos DB emulator
  • 08:31 – Querying data
  • 09:27 – Python sample app to try it
  • 10:30 – Visualizing data with Azure Data Studio
  • 12:26 – Mongo shell
  • 15:13 – Wrap-up

Source: Azure Friday


Posted by Callon Campbell [MVP]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s