Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

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

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/...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...