Azure DocumentDB Now Supports Geospatial Queries

Azure DocumentDB will now support Geospatial queries and storing of geospatial data using the GeoJSON standard.

The GeoJSON standard provides a specification for storing geo spatial data such as points, lines, polygons, etc. used for managing data points on a map.

Along with storing locations in your records, Azure DocumentDB provides a set of querying functions to find records based on a radius or polygon boundary.