Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed, globally-distributed, multi-model Azure database service backed up by comprehensive SLAs. We have covered several posts related with Cosmos DB. You can work with Azure Storage Explorer for Azure Cosmos DB. In this post, we are going to talk about Azure Cosmos DB Explorer. Azure Cosmos DB Explorer is a standalone web-based tool to manage and explore Cosmos DB. The Azure Cosmos DB Explorer is like full screen and focused version of Data Explorer tool available with Cosmos DB.
Azure Cosmos DB Explorer
Open the Azure Cosmos DB Explorer by navigating to https://cosmos.azure.com/. You can also launch it by clicking on the “Full Screen” option in the Data Explorer tool.
When you select the “Open Full Screen” option, it will bring a small dialog window to select the read and write operation, and based on that your security grant will permits.
Click on “Open” to launch the Azure Cosmos DB Explorer. You can now then further continue using the Explorer.
Connecting Comos DB Explorer using Connecting String
You can access your Azure Cosmos DB using Connection String. With that, you don’t need access to the portal. If you have the connecting string, you can provide it in the explorer and start working with Cosmos DB.