Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

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

Resources to become a Well-Rounded Full-Stack Developer
Resources to become a Well-Rounded Full-Stack Developer
  If you want to start coding and create your own solutions - be it an App, a Website or something else - or if you want to start a career as developer, you're in luck! There has never been so many and so good training material around, and - even better - available for free. Last addition to the amazing long list of videos and ...
Promises, Node, Tedious, Azure SQL. Oh My!
Promises, Node, Tedious, Azure SQL. Oh My!
If you are new to Node.js like I am, using Tedious to access Azure SQL can be challenging at the beginning. My understanding is that Tedious, while being fully asynchronous, doesn't support nor Promises nor the more modern async/await pattern. Tedious, in fact, uses events to execute asynchronous code and so a bit of work is needed ...
Fast loading data into Azure SQL: a lesson learned.
Fast loading data into Azure SQL: a lesson learned.
I'm preparing a series of post and samples on how to properly load data into Azure SQL using Azure Databricks / Apache Spark that I will start to publish very soon, but I realized today that there is a pre-requisite that in many cases, especially by developers new to the data space, is overlooked: good table design. Wait! If you're not a...
Serverless REST API with Azure Functions, Node, JSON and Azure SQL
Serverless REST API with Azure Functions, Node, JSON and Azure SQL
Javascript / Typescript (and thus Node) are, among Full-Stack and Back-End developers, one of the most common choices to create scalable, elegant, high-performance, REST API to be used by the most diverse clients. Azure Functions are another pretty popular solution that developers use to create scalable solution without having to deal with all...
Practical Azure SQL Database for Modern Developers
Practical Azure SQL Database for Modern Developers
Practical Azure SQL Database for Modern Developers: a book to learn how to take advantage of the all the breakthrough technologies available in Azure SQL like columnstore, in-memory lock-free tables, row-level-security, graph and geospatial support to create modern, scalable and secure applications.
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.