Tag Archives: Azure

More Azure Database Creation in Powershell

I wrote about Azure SQL Database for T-SQL Tuesday #82, but I had a few mistakes in my process, at least from a cost standpoint. Since I’ll probably use this a bit more as I flesh out some CI/CD, I … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #82–Azure SQL Database

It’s T-SQL Tuesday time and this month we have Jeffrey Verheul giving us the topic of the cloud, or Azure SQL Database. It’s a good topic, given how many people are talking about working in the cloud. There are also … Continue reading

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Learning Azure Data Platform

One of the issues I’ve seen with Azure is that is changes rapidly. It’s cool in that new things get added and problems get addressed. There’s also a buzz with learning and working with Azure from many people, including lots … Continue reading

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The Data Dewey Decimal System

As a small child, I learned about the Dewey Decimal System in school. Those were the days when you wanted to look up some information or check a fact, you needed to peruse the dead tree books in a library, … Continue reading

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The Machines are Learning

One of the technologies that Microsoft is promoting heavily is machine learning. This has rapidly gone from a technology that I heard little about to being in multiple keynotes that I’ve seen at large conferences this year. It almost seems … Continue reading

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Crossing Azure Borders

The speed at which Azure is evolving actually amazes me at times. I know that the Azure platform is a focus for most, if not all, groups at Microsoft. The breadth of changes occurring every quarter continue to enhance capabilities … Continue reading

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Upgrading a SQL Azure Database to v12

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I was looking to test some of the Azure v12 capabilities, but I needed to upgrade a database. Here’s … Continue reading

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tSQLt in Azure SQL Database

I was excited to hear about the v12 Azure databases supporting CLR assemblies. Mainly because I’ve been doing testing work with tSQLt and wanted to run tests in an Azure database. I upgraded a SQL Azure database to v12 and … Continue reading

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Pick the Right Database in Azure

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Another quick post, because this is something that’s annoyed me regularly. Hopefully writing this will help me make fewer … Continue reading

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Create a SQL Azure Database–Old Portal

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I worry about beta software, so when I wanted to create a new Azure database, I stuck with the … Continue reading

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