Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

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Vanna.ai and Azure SQL Database

Vanna.ai and Microsoft SQL Vanna.ai, in partnership with Azure SQL Database Product Management, bring you a collaboration for using Vanna's natural language to SQL (NL2SQL) agent with the Azure SQL Database. How does Vanna.ai work? First, Vanna is an open-source Python RAG (Retrieval-Augmented Generation) framework for SQL generation/...

Introducing Regular Expression (Regex) Support in Azure SQL DB

We are pleased to announce the private preview of regular expressions (regex) support in Azure SQL Database. Regex is a powerful tool that allows you to search, manipulate, and validate text data in flexible ways. With regex support, you can enhance your SQL queries with pattern matching, extraction, replacement, and more. You can also combine...

Azure SQL Trigger Binding for Azure Functions goes GA

Azure SQL Database Engineering and Product Management would like to announce that Azure SQL Trigger Binding for Azure Functions is now generally available (GA). Catching Up As a quick refresher, the Azure SQL trigger uses SQL change tracking functionality to monitor a SQL table for changes and trigger a function when a row is created, ...

NL2SQL with LangChain and Azure SQL Database

(image) LangChain is an open-source framework for creating applications that use and are powered by language models (LLM/MLM/SML). In this post, basic LangChain components (toolkits, chains, agents) will be used to create a natural language to SQL prompt that will allow interactions with an Azure SQL Database; just ask the database what ...

Build your APIs with DAB using Containers – Part 2

Are you tired of spending countless hours building APIs from scratch? With Data API builder (DAB), you can create your API in just minutes! All you need to do is create a JSON configuration file to describe your database entities (tables, views, stored procedures, or collections) from your Azure SQL Database, SQL Server, Cosmos DB, PostgreSQL...

Using AI for Content Moderation with Azure SQL Database

In my previous posts, I have covered using Azure OpenAI services with Azure SQL Database via REST endpoints. This post with further explore that pathway by creating stored procedures you can use to encapsulate the REST calls and combine them with custom business logic for AI content moderation with Azure SQL Database. A Quick Introduction ...

Chat with your data in Azure SQL Database

Welcome to the exploration of how to chat with your data in Azure SQL Database. Being able to interact with your data more intuitively and conversationally can significantly enhance your data analysis and decision-making processes. This blog post will guide you through the process of setting up a chat interface for your Azure SQL Database, ...

Relationship Advice from Data API builder

Data API builder exposes REST endpoints for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cosmos DB, SQL Server and Azure SQL. REST (Representational State Transfer) endpoints allow developers to easily query a single table, view or stored procedure. However, Data API builder also exposes GraphQL endpoints. Like REST, GraphQL returns data, but unlike REST, GraphQL can ...