Azure SQL Devs’ Corner

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

Summer 2023 Update for Azure SQL Database External REST Endpoint Invocation

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 and this...

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 ...

Data API Builder Quickstart Demo from VS Live Vegas

I was fortunate enough to be able to present Data API builder the week of March 20th at VS Live in Las Vegas and what an incredible group of attendees at that conference. During my session, I stepped through a live demo of Data API builder showing off REST and GraphQL endpoints on various database objects. This blog post contains the steps I ...

Getting Started with Azure SQL Bindings: Part 1

Expanding on the excellent post by Drew Skwiers-Koballa; Developing with Azure SQL bindings and Azure SQL trigger for Azure Functions, I'd like to take a chance to walk you through creating your first SQL Binding using a completely local development environment. Part 1 will cover creating a SQL Binding to get data from an Azure SQL Database. ...

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.

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