Azure SQL Database Devs’ Corner

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

Solving the River Crossing problem with SQL Graph

Graph theory and associated techniques are extremely powerful. Azure SQL allows native representation of graphs as node and edge tables, and provides breadth-first-search traversal for native path finding. This blog post demonstrates the ease of use, and great power of, these features by using them to solve the classic river crossing riddle!

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.

10 reasons to use Azure SQL in your next project

There are many database technologies available on Azure that you can choose from. Why would you use Azure SQL? Let me show you why, using just 10 simple points: from JSON support to ColumnStore, through Geospatial and Temporal queries, Non-Blocking transaction, Encryption and Row-Level Security and the amazing Intelligent Query Optimizer.