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Expanding SQL Server Big Data Clusters capabilities, now on Red Hat OpenShift

SQL Server Big Data Clusters (BDC) is a new capability brought to market as part of the SQL Server 2019 release. BDC extends SQL Server's analytical capabilities beyond in-database processing of transactional and analytical workloads by uniting the SQL engine ... continue reading

Load data from Azure Blob storage into Azure SQL | New Data Exposed episode

Curious how loading data in Azure SQL Database is different than SQL Server? In this short episode, I walk through loading a single file (located in Azure Blob storage) into Azure SQL Database. This is all done using a SQL ... continue reading

Load data from Azure Blob storage into Azure SQL | New Data Exposed episode

Curious how loading data in Azure SQL Database is different than SQL Server? In this short episode, I walk through loading a single file (located in Azure Blob storage) into Azure SQL Database. This is all done using a SQL ... continue reading

New Data Exposed episode: Updating connection policies for Azure SQL

Ever wondered which connection policy you should use for Azure SQL, and what the performance impacts might be? In the latest episode of Data Exposed, we walk through how to set the policy with PowerShell Notebooks in Azure Data Studio, ... continue reading

How to use Jupyter Notebooks in Azure Data Studio

Vicky Harp joins Scott Hanselman to show how Azure Data Studio combined the simple and robust SQL query editing experience of tools like SSMS with the flexibility and collaboration of Jupyter Notebooks. The November 2019 release of Azure Data Studio ... continue reading

New Data Exposed episode: How to connect to Azure SQL Database from Azure Data Studio

Want to get started with Azure Data Studio but don't know where to begin? In this video, Anna Hoffman shows you how to get connected to Azure SQL Database for the first time using Azure Data Studio ... continue reading

Tools and commands for running SQL Server 2019 on Linux

Organizations that embraced the option to run Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on Linux have been looking forward to the release of SQL Server 2019. Regardless of which operating system (OS) you choose, it's the same SQL Server database code, and ... continue reading
What’s new with SQL Server 2019 Linux features

What’s new with SQL Server 2019 Linux features

With SQL Server 2017, Microsoft entered the world of multi-OS platform support for SQL Server. For many technical professionals, the ability to run SQL Server on the same open source operating system as the rest of the application stack is ... continue reading

How to deploy SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters is a scale-out, data virtualization platform built on top of the Kubernetes container platform. This ensures a predictable, fast, and elastically scalable deployment, regardless of where it's deployed. In this blog post, we'll explain ... continue reading
PASS Summit 2019.

Reflections on PASS Summit 2019 from the SQL Tools Team

Last September at Microsoft Ignite 2018, Rohan Kumar, Corporate Vice President of Azure Data, announced the general availability of Azure Data Studio. This month, a little over a year later, Azure Data Studio took PASS Summit 2019 by storm, from ... continue reading