Alpaqa Studio: Your Professional Management Studio for Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

Alpaqa Studio: The GUI and IDE for Cosmos DB

Alpaqa Studio for Cosmos DB brings together the key tools for working with Cosmos DB faster, smarter and more reliably.

  • Easily explore your Cosmos DB documents and containers
  • Edit data in-place everywhere with just a one click
  • Build your queries using the Visual Query Builder or use the Core SQL API
  • Discover field frequencies and data type distributions in your Cosmos DB containers
  • Copy Cosmos DB containers across accounts and databases
  • Gain full control over Request Unit consumption
  • and more…

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Alpaqa Studio is a cloud-native IDE for Cosmos DB

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Alpaqa Studio for Cosmos DB makes it easy to visualize, query and modify data in Cosmos DB. It’s a development space that is easy to work in, built with usability and speed in mind. We think it makes database development and management an actual pleasure instead of a chore.

We are a strong team and growing*, founded as a remote-first company, with offices in Berlin and Warsaw. Between us we have over twenty five years experience of building software tools and bringing them to market. Our customer support comes directly from the developers who create the tool so we can solve any problems fast. Because we follow evergreen release management, you can be sure we will always support the latest version of Cosmos DB.

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Why choose Alpaqa Studio for Cosmos DB?

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Save Time

  • Professional GUI saves over 20% of your team’s working time, frees them up for higher value work
  • Visualize, manage and edit all your data in place, getting new starters up to speed faster​
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Add Security

  • Easily manage users and permissions for maximum control of data access.​
  • Full compatibility with current and legacy releases of Cosmos DB so your investment is fully secure.​
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Eliminate Errors

  • Replace complex and bug-prone SQL scripting with fast point-and-click commands to minimize errors​
  • Preview results of complex or slow operations, stop jobs before they run, and manage your costs down​


Alpaqa Studio for Cosmos DB provides carefully designed and tested tools and features to help you work with Cosmos DB smarter and faster.

Full Data Visibility

  • Connect to Cosmos DB accounts, databases, and containers
  • Query and page through Cosmos DB containers
  • Use Table, Tree, and JSON View to explore your Cosmos DB
  • Discover field frequencies and data type distributions in your documents and containers

Ensuring consistent team coding standards as your team grows is hard. With full statistical analysis of all your data types and field names, mistakes and inconsistencies are immediately visible.
New starters on your team get up to speed in minutes instead of days.

Live Data Editing

  • Edit your data everywhere in-place with just one double-click
  • Easily add new fields or update existing ones
  • Simple editing and deleting for single or multiple documents

Querying Data

  • Support for Cosmos DB SQL API
  • Full CRUD support (Create, Read, Update and Delete)
  • Page-through your result sets, with intelligent data caching
  • Visual Query Builder
  • Smart auto-completion of advanced SQL queries (in development)

Import Data

This feature is currently in development

  • Import from JSON and CSV files
  • Pre-import data preview
  • Monitor import progress with real-time cancellation option
  • Copy-and-paste containers across accounts and databases

We will soon be adding support for other data import sources, both offline and online.

Export Data

This feature is currently in development

  • JSON and CSV options for exportingcontainers and databases​
  • Pre-export data preview​
  • Monitor export progress with real-time cancellation option​

We will soon be adding support for other data import sources, both offline and online.

Professional Interface

  • Full hotkey support
  • Theme support with optional dark mode
  • See containers and documents side-by-side

DevOps Ready & Cloud Native Solution

  • Connects to your Cosmos DB seamlessly within the Microsoft Azure network at full speed
  • Connect to all your Cosmos DB accounts from one GUI
  • Long-running operations can execute with computer turned off (currently in test)
  • Command Line Interface (CLI) for task automation (in design)
  • Run schema analysis faster than on a local instance (in design)

As a cloud-native application we will enable offline operations and allow you to schedule jobs to be executed while you’re away from your computer. These operations will include long-running imports, exports and migrations and also the ability to run full schema analysis of your containers and databases. This feature set is currently in the design phase.

A Command Line Interface (CLI) will offer Cosmos DB job configuration, scheduling, and querying for DevOps task automation. This feature is currently in the design phase.