Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

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

Creating a Kubernetes Application for Azure SQL Database

(image) Creating a Kubernetes Application for Azure SQL Database Buck Woody, Principal Applied Data Scientist, Microsoft Modern application development has several challenges. From selecting a "stack" of front-end through data storage and processing from several competing standards, through ensuring the highest levels of security and ...

New Azure SQL Database free offer

We are excited to announce the public preview of the new Azure SQL Database free offer that gives you a fully featured Azure SQL serverless database with a free amount of 100,000 vCore seconds of compute and 32 GB of storage plus 32 GB of backup storage every month, for the lifetime of your subscription. This offer is available for one ...

Generate images with Azure OpenAI Service (DALL-E) and Azure SQL Database

Following on the series of OpenAI posts I have done recently, here is a quick how-to on using DALL-E with External REST endpoint invocation in the Azure SQL Database. Using the OpenAI service in Azure, we can use the image generation REST endpoints to create new and wonderful images such as, if you remember, the cat in the data center. ...

REST Endpoint Invocation is now Generally Available

(image) On behalf of the Engineering and Product Management teams, we are happy to announce that External REST Endpoint Invocation is now GA!   What is External REST Endpoint Invocation? External REST Endpoint Invocation makes it possible for developers to call REST/GraphQL endpoints from other Azure Services from right in the ...

Summer 2023 Update for Azure SQL Database External REST Endpoint Invocation

(image) Summer 2023 REST Endpoint Invocation Update Welcome to the Summer 2023 REST Endpoint Invocation update post! This summer, we updated the External REST Endpoints Invocation feature with a few key fixes and additions to help you use more Azure Services with your Azure SQL Database. The feature was released to public preview last year ...

Implement Change Data Streams with Azure SQL Database, Change Tracking, and Azure SQL Bindings

Building on my first Azure SQL Bindings blog post and taking inspiration from Drew Skwiers-Koballa's post on SQL Bindings, we are going to create a change data stream with Azure SQL Database. Now, usually, the first part of these blogs is a prerequisite section that goes over what you need to install locally to get started. From talking to ...

Change Tracking in Azure SQL Database

The Azure SQL Database has two main ways to track changes with data (rows/DML) as well as table changes. One of those methods is Change Tracking with the other being Change Data Capture. Today’s post will be going into depth on Change Tracking. Change Tracking and Change Data Capture So, what’s the difference between the two? Change Data...

Using Ledger in Azure SQL Database

Transactions have to be protected and you need to know when something is altered or prevent altering of records from the start. Ledger, available in Azure SQL Database and SQL Server 2022, helps to protect your database and establish trust, accuracy and integrity in your data. Ledger accomplishes this goal in a couple of ways. First, it ...