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 ...

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 ...

Building your own DB Copilot for Azure SQL with Azure OpenAI GPT-4

(image) Large Language Models (LLMs) have proven exceptional capabilities in chatting with unstructured, text data. But what if we want to interact with structured data? To do so, we will need to build an LLM-powered Agent which is able to reason over structured data, in our specific case an Azure SQL DB. Luckily for us, we don’t have to ...

Make data more human with Azure OpenAI and Azure SQL

In January 2023, Microsoft announced the General Availability of the Azure OpenAI Service (AOAI), which allows Azure customers to access OpenAI models directly within their Azure subscription and with their own capacity. (image) There are four models families available at the moment:   (image) In this ...

Create REST API in Python with Django, using the Django REST Framework and Azure SQL

Django is a Python-based open-source web framework. It is a popular and well-liked web framework among developers all around the world. But wouldn't it be amazing to build a website with Django while also taking advantage of Azure SQL database's security, performance, high availability, and other great capabilities? In this article, we will...