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Automatic Install of Azure Data Studio

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Microsoft recently announced that you’ll get Azure Data Studio (ADS) when you install SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) starting with version 18.7.1. Azure Data Studio has been around for a couple of years, and it has some great features that most of us never imagined for SSMS, like the ability to connect to PostgreSQL databases […]

2020-11-07

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What is Possible?

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There’s the old saying “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t -- you’re right” from Henry Ford. I’ve thought about this more recently while reading the book The Rise of Superman Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance which talks about how athletes have performed so called impossible feats over the past few […]

2020-10-31

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What's Causing the Pushback with DevOps?

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The term DevOps gets horribly abused. Don’t get me started on all the weird additions to it like DevSecOps. No, I just mean the term itself gets beaten up quite a lot. It’s to the point where people are starting to shy away from talking about it. I’ve even changed my approach when discussing DevOps […]

2020-10-24

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Of Hedgehogs and Database Design

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One of the finest songs of the sixties had the following lines … "Sitting one day by myself, And I'm thinking, "What could be wrong?" When this funny little Hedgehog comes running up to me, And it starts up to sing me this song. Oh, you know all the words, and you sung all the […]

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2020-08-22

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What is Azure SQL Database Serverless?

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I remember when the first SQL databases were available on Azure. The size limits and missing features made them impractical for most uses at the time. Fast forward 10 years and you can you create a terabyte database and take advantage of configurations like Hyperscale, Elastic Pool, and Managed Instances. You get automatic high-availability and […]

2020-06-13

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