Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

Voices from the Azure SQL PM Team, focusing on development and developers

Developing in the cloud with SQL Server Big Data Clusters: Develop and Deploy Apps
Developing in the cloud with SQL Server Big Data Clusters: Develop and Deploy Apps
Kubernetes is designed to support an open platform to support a diverse variety of containerized workloads including both stateless and stateful and data-processing workloads. Technically any application can be containerized, it can be up and running in Kubernetes. As a cloud-native platform, Kubernetes is available to deploy cloud-native ...
Azure SQL for Beginners – Video Playlist
Azure SQL for Beginners – Video Playlist
Easily translate your SQL Server skills and experience to Azure SQL - using familiar tools and techniques. Insiders Bob Ward and Anna Hoffman walk you through configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting database security, performance, and availability in this Azure SQL video series on more than 60 topics.
Developing in the cloud with SQL Server Big Data Clusters: Getting Started
Developing in the cloud with SQL Server Big Data Clusters: Getting Started
When it comes to innovation, we realized that the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. One of the biggest big challenges we’re having today is how to integrate disparate data sources from many different places. If you're looking into how to work on Big Data Analytics solutions in Kubernetes, that's where Big Data ...
Querying and visualizing data using SQLPad
Querying and visualizing data using SQLPad
SQLPad is an amazing free, open source, tool to run SQL Queries against a broad spectrum of popular databases, without the need to install and run something on-premises. It's lightweight, simple and just perfect if you need a no-frills tool to query and visualize data, to do some data exploration.
Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 2.0.0 is now available
Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 2.0.0 is now available
Microsoft.Data.SqlClient version 2.0.0 has been released, with several interesting features. Make sure you check it out if you are a .NET developer and you are using Azure SQL or SQL Server in your solutions. Microsoft.Data.SqlClient is the new, open source, official data access library that replaces System.Data.SqlClient
Go Azure SQL!
Go Azure SQL!
Go is a very popular programming language for developing microservices, Web APIs and other server-side applications, and Azure SQL can definitely be an option where to persist data for these applications in a scalable, reliable and modern way leveraging Microsoft SQL Server Driver for Go and ORM packages like Gorm. Give it a try!
JSON in your Azure SQL Database? Let’s benchmark some options!
JSON in your Azure SQL Database? Let’s benchmark some options!
Introduction Storing and retrieving data from JSON fragments is a common need in many application scenarios, like IoT solutions or microservice-based architectures. You can persist these fragments can be in a variety of data stores, from blob or file shares, to relational and non-relational databases, and there’s a long standing debate in...