Author: Warner Chaves

Explaining Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows – SQL On The Edge Episode 20

With the current focus on data science, data engineering and the game-changing advantages of doing data lakes or warehouses in the cloud, all the major cloud providers continue to strengthen their data-related services and tools. On this front, Microsoft has…

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Introduction to Azure Database Migration Service – SQL on the edge episode 19

Azure has a rich set of offerings in terms of database platform services. We have the full family of SQL Server-based databases (single, pool, managed instance, data warehouse), open source first-party Database-as-a-Service for MySQL, MariaDb and PostgreSQL and the NoSQL…

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Microsoft Azure introduces new features such as confidential computing, digital twins, and emotion analysis

I recently joined Chris Presley for his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about some of the recent announcements at Microsoft. Topics of discussion included: Public Preview of Azure Confidential Computing Azure Digital Twins in Preview Emotion Analysis now available on the…

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Examining select announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2018

I recently joined Chris Presley for a special version of his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about some of the recent announcements at Microsoft Ignite 2018. Topics of discussion included: SQL 2019 Azure SQL DB Hyperscale and Managed Instance Cosmos DB…

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The latest Azure SQL features in GA

I recently joined Chris Presley for his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about what’s happening in the world of cloud-related matters. I shared the most recent events surrounding Microsoft Azure. Topics of discussion included: Ethereum  proof-of-authority on Azure Azure cost forecast…

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New features and service offerings from Microsoft Azure – September 2018

I recently joined Chris Presley for his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about what’s happening in the world of cloud-related matters. I shared the most recent events surrounding Microsoft Azure. Topics of discussion included: Business-critical service tier in Azure SQL Database…

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News and upates from Microsoft Azure, pt II

I recently joined Chris Presley for his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about what’s happening in the world of cloud-related matters. I shared the most recent events surrounding Microsoft Azure. Topics of discussion included:         Azure DW – instant data movement         Azure…

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Microsoft SQL Server 2019: data platform in a box

I’m writing this blog post the day after Microsoft has unveiled SQL Server 2019 at their flagship Ignite 2018 conference. Officially named SQL Server 2019, it comes hot off the heels of the SQL 2017 release. This should be no…

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News and updates from Microsoft Azure, pt I

I recently joined Chris Presley for his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about what’s happening in the world of cloud-related matters and the most recent events surrounding Microsoft Azure. Topics of discussion included:         Azure Virtual WAN in preview         Azure Firewall in…

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Loading data into Azure Data Warehouse with Data Factory – SQL on the edge episode 18

Earlier this year Microsoft released the next generation of its data pipeline product Azure Data Factory. The first release of Data Factory did not receive widespread adoption due to limitations in terms of scheduling, execution triggers and lack of pipeline…

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