Introduction Azure Data Factory is the cloud-based ETL and data integration service that allows you to create data-driven workflows for orchestrating data movement and transforming data at scale. We can create and schedule data pipelines which can move data between various supported data stores. We can also use for data transformation before loading it into […]
Recently a customer asked me for help with setting up a test of an Azure SQL Database in the single database tier with Geo-Replication to work with Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) with a customer-managed key, also known as Bring Your Own Key (BYOK). It is very simple to do it when you use service-managed keys, […]
Get a basic introduction to Terraform by deploying and removing SQL Servers and a failover group to Azure.
Microsoft provides a number of different deployment options for its Azure SQL Database offerings. While most of them share the same characteristics, one in particular warrants special attention from the standpoint of its infrastructure dependencies. That exception is Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, which will be the topic of this article.