Working with Azure Storage Explorer for Azure Cosmos DB

By | January 24, 2018

Azure Storage Explorer is a standalone tool that empowers you to efficiently work with several Azure Storage Services. While working with Azure, using Azure Storage Explorer has been remarkably helpful in all perspective of development, debugging as well as for monitoring. You can connect with your Azure Subscription and then fiddle around with particular storage account associated with the relevant subscription. If you are working with Azure, you must be using this tool daily basis. Well, apart from exploring data storage like Table Storage, Blobs, Queues, storage explorer allows you to work with Azure Cosmos DB.

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB

 

Using the Storage Explorer, you can connect with Cosmos DB and manage the entities like adding or deleting collections and databases. The overall hierarchical representation gives a straightforward way to understand the overall structure of your Cosmos DB.

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB - Database Operation

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB – Database Operation

Besides, you can manipulate data – like edit, delete filter documents, create and update stored procedures, triggers, as well as you can define the functions.

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB - Create Function, Stored Procedure, Triggers

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB – Create Function, Stored Procedure, Triggers

When you are working with the editor for creating or editing a Stored procedure, function or trigger the tools provided IntelliSense as well as syntax highlighting features.

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB - Editor

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB – Editor

Lastly, you can explore and inspect all the important properties like Endpoints, Master Key, Read-only key within properties pane.

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB - Properties Pane

Azure Storage Explorer for Cosmos DB – Properties Pane

All in all, this supplement enables the Azure Storage Explorer more compelling and you must make maximum out of it.
Hope this helps.
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