Author: Warner Chaves

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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News and updates from Microsoft Azure

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 Data Factory copy tool updates         Microsoft…

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Introduction to Azure SQL Managed Instance – SQL on the edge episode 17

SQL Server is one of the most adopted and widely-used database engines in the world. Almost every company either builds on it or uses some enterprise third-party software that uses it as the back end. For this reason, it makes…

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Announcements from Microsoft Build 2018

I recently joined Chris Presley for Episode 5 of his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about what’s happening in the world of cloud-related matters. My focus was to share the most recent events surrounding Microsoft Azure. Topics of discussion included:         Always scure…

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