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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
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Faster and cheaper: SQL on Azure continues to outshine AWS

Over a million on-premises SQL Server databases have moved to Azure, representing a massive shift in where customers are collecting, storing, and analyzing their data. Modernizing your databases provides the opportunity to transform your data architecture. SQL Server on Azure ... continue reading
State of the SQL Server tools

State of the SQL Server tools

This week we're announcing the general availability of SQL Server 2019, a significant milestone for Azure Data and for SQL Server customers. This presents a good moment to give an update on the state of tooling for SQL Server.Since SQL ... continue reading

PowerShell Extension Roadmap

Over the last year we have committed to making the PowerShell editing experience in Visual Studio Code a rich and productive cross-platform alternative for the PowerShell ISE. To that end, we have focused on two primary areas: bringing the PSReadLine ... continue reading

PowerShell Extension Roadmap

Over the last year we have committed to making the PowerShell editing experience in Visual Studio Code a rich and productive cross-platform alternative for the PowerShell ISE. To that end, we have focused on two primary areas: bringing the PSReadLine ... continue reading
Rules Extensions - Creating an MA Extension

Rules Extensions – Creating an MA Extension

First published on MSDN on Aug 19, 2016In this series of Post we will review and discuss the basic fundamentals of Rules Extensions, how to get started and how to develop , build, and deploy extensions. Please note that all ... continue reading
Creating a Workflow Activity Library and Activity Part 1

Creating a Workflow Activity Library and Activity Part 1

Creating a Workflow Activity Library and Activity in Visual StudioThe following procedure shows how to create a new workflow activity library in Visual Studio 2008. This library can contain one or more custom activities.To create a new workflow activity library ... continue reading

IoT security will set innovation free: Azure Sphere general availability scheduled for February 2020

Today, at the IoT Solutions World Congress, we announced that Azure Sphere will be generally available in February of 2020. General availability will mark our readiness to fulfill our security promise at scale, and to put the power of Microsoft’s ... continue reading
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Getting Started with Git

shared his six Git commands for beginners in a blog post, in this post I share my journey of learning Git, the commands I use and how you get involved further. It’s one of those tools, products that I always ... continue reading

Visual Studio Code: Develop PySpark jobs for SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters

Today were announcing the support in Visual Studio Code for SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters PySpark development and query submission. It provides complementary capabilities to Azure Data Studio for data engineers to author and productionize PySpark jobs after data ... continue reading