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Environment Tracing and Build Annotations with Azure Pipelines

Environment Tracing and Build Annotations with Azure Pipelines

The numbers show, using continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) solutions for delivering software and cloud infrastructure improve deployment reliability, recoverability, and agility. In addition to these great benefits, CI/CD produces many byproducts that are also useful. One of these ... continue reading
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Building REST API with Python, Flask and Azure SQL

I mentioned in my previous article that having native JSON support in Azure SQL it’s a game changer as it profoundly change the way a developer can interact with a relational database, bringing the simplicity and the flexibility needed in ... 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
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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
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
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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
How to create a Custom Hyper-V Quick Create VM Gallery

How to create a Custom Hyper-V Quick Create VM Gallery

You might have seen that Hyper-V in Windows 10 got a new Quick Create Feature. This will open up a virtual machine gallery, which allows you to download different virtual machine images, like Windows 10 or Ubuntu. For example, the ... continue reading