Tag: database

70-464 Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases Certification Exam

The Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases (70-464) certification exam is one of the elective exams that counts towards the MCSE: Data Management and Analytics certifications. This exam centers around objectives that cover the areas of developing Microsoft SQL […]

Migrate Between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server

For years it’s been difficult to migrate a database that was built in SQL Server to Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Originally, the T-SQL support in Azure SQL wasn’t the same as SQL Server, which caused […]

Free eBook: Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure

The “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Migrating SQL Server Databases to Azure” book written by Carl Rabeler has been made a free eBook by Microsoft Press. This book is part of the “Microsoft Azure Essentials” books series. […]

Azure Stack: Introducing PaaS Services and DevOps Tools

When Microsoft announced the initial Technical Preview release of Azure Stack it was also announced there would be additional services released in the coming weeks. This week, Microsoft announced the addition of Web Apps, SQL database, […]

Azure Web App: Connection Strings

Just as all Azure Web Apps need configuration values, most applications also need to have database Connection String values configured. With Azure Web Apps the Connection Strings are stored/retrieved in a very similar fashion as […]

What is DocumentDB?

Azure DocumentDB is a NoSQL document database that uses the JSON data format for storing and querying documents. Being a feature of Microsoft Azure, DocumentDB offers a nice NoSQL database using JSON documents that includes […]

Azure SQL or SQL Server Database?

There are many things to look at when either migrating an existing application or just building a new application to host on Microsoft Azure. Data storage is definitely a top concern, and along with that […]