Cosmos DB Data Integration

Cosmos DB data can be integrated and synchronized codeless with various external systems, on premises or in the cloud, using the Layer2 Cloud Connector.


Learn on this page how the data integration of Cosmos DB is working with the Layer2 Cloud Connector by using the step-by-step screenshot tutorial. Make use of the benefits and features of this data integration tool by trying it out yourself: Free Trial Registration




In fact, you only need to do the 5 following steps to get your Cosmos DB data integration started.



  • Setup your connection as required: one-way or two-way.
  • Setup your data source, in this case Cosmos DB.
  • Setup your target – for example a Microsoft SharePoint list or library.
  • Setup your mapping.
  • Start your project!

Cosmos DB step-by-step data integration via the Layer2 Cloud Connector


Use this step-by-step-instruction to get through the whole product and data integration configuration easily. Some steps require a copy-paste task of code snippets. Please follow the recommendations in this instruction closely.


Before you can proceed with the configuration, please be aware that


  • You need to go to your Azure account and to your Cosmos DB. Go to Keys and copy your URI and PRIMARY KEY. You will need the name from the database and the collection name.



Step 1 CosmosDB connection setup bi-directional
Step 2 CosmosDB integration source setup
Step 2.5 CosmosDB integration connection string setup
Step 3 CosmosDB integration target setup
Step 4 CosmosDB integration mapping
Step 5 CosmosDB data integration start
CosmosDB integration ready
Finished CosmosDB integration

Specific Connection Settings for your Cosmos DB integration


Please copy and paste this connection string into the designated field like described in Step 2.5 of the step-by-instruction above.



Select Statement example:


SELECT * FROM layercollection;

SELECT * FROM sys_tables;
SELECT * FROM sys_views;

Read the whole story: A detailed documentation of how to connect Cosmos DB with SharePoint on a concrete example.


Benefits of using the Layer2 Cloud Connector for your Cosmos DB data integration

Time saving

Quick and easy installation in just minutes. Combine your data automatically in the background and benefit of better insights and greater revenues.

Multi-talent tool

Sync your Cosmos DB data one-way or two-way locally or cloud-based and use it for migration, backup, or permanent synchronization projects. It is up to you.

High security

There is no access to your corporate data from the internet and no data transfer will occur to 3rd-parties. You have the full control.

Many setting options

Use the Layer2 Cloud Connecor in a very easy and simple way, or benefit from customizable options and features. You decide.

Many data provider included

Even more easier: Use our own customized providers for common systems. Many more vendor-specific or 3rd party ADO.NET data providers are supported as well.

Cost-effective licensing

3 fully-featured product editions are available: Personal Edition (for one conncetion only), Professional Edition, and Enterprise Edition as our one-stop-shop solution. Have a look at the Buy Now Page.

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