Did you hear about the feature that allow you to assign cloud groups to built-in roles in Azure? Neither did I, but why should we as Azure SQL developers or database administrators care? Simply put, it allows you to create active directory users in an Azure SQL database using a service principal. In other words […]
Is your Event Hub ingestion to Azure Data Explorer “throttling”? Do you have trouble increasing the processing of events received at the cluster? Scaling up or scaling out the cluster does not seem to resolve the issue? Then the data management nodes, running the endpoint might be the reason.
Have you heard about Azure Data Explorer, formerly known as project Kusto? The new PaaS from Microsoft that enables fast and highly scalable data exploration? The service that empowers Azure Monitor and Time Series Insights? Fear not! As of 7 February 2019 it was announced to be General Available, meaning that it’s the new kid […]
Working as a Data Engineer I often see that unit tests are written for the applications that are developed, but often forgotten about when doing database development. We would assume that it’s the de facto standard in 2019 if the target is to be fully DevOps as a development team. There are many great third […]
When I first learned about Azure Data Studio being available September 2018, I was excited for finally getting a cross platform alternative to SQL Server Management Studio that also is built on top of Visual Studio Code. And who doesn’t love Visual Studio Code? Sadly the excitement dropped a bit when I realized that the […]
In many organization a common misconception is that DevOps is about the tools we use, so let’s use a second to read the citation from Microsoft. DevOps brings together people, processes, and technology, automating software delivery to provide continuous value to your users. Microsoft Of course this post will not be about what DevOps is […]