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While the most common methods of interacting with Azure Cosmos DB involve programmatic access, there are times when you might want to perform a quick change or take a peek at some of documents in a collection. In such instances, it is typically more convenient to rely on the graphical interface. Fortunately, there are several options you can use to accomplish.
Learn how to create and execute dynamic SQL in your SQL Server projects!
Polls and surveys are increasing in use. If you are a DBA, developer, or data scientist, then it is good to understand how to structure your systems for transparency and proper use.
The release of SQL Server 2019 further extends the ability to host SQL Server instances on Linux, including running Docker-based SQL Server images on Kubernetes clusters. This latest release further extends the multi-platform capabilities by allowing for Kubernetes-based deployments of SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, delivering increased level of resiliency. Read on to learn more about the basic characteristics of these deployments!
Today most of the tasks done by traditional DBAs are performed by artificial intelligence systems or the database itself. With so few important tasks left to perform, are DBAs really needed anymore?
Need to know how to use the “Filter” item in the SSMS Object Explorer Details window to show a specific list of tables that contain a specific string of characters? If so, then read on!
You are probably familiar with the Object Explorer pane in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), and how to bring it up. But, are you familiar with the Object Explorer Details pane and how to display it? If not, then read on...
Most developers, regardless of their skill level would know the commands for the basic CRUD (Create, Read , Update, Delete) operations in SQL These include the Create, Update, Insert, and Delete commands. From this article you will be presented with ten other SQL commands that you really should be using, that you might not be as familiar with. Read on...
Learn how to remove gaps in Identity values in SQL Server caused by Identity Cache.
Have you deleted a bunch of rows from a table that has an identity column value and now thins aren't working quite right? If so, read on...
Cosmos DB delivers a wide range of advantages over traditional SQL and NoSQL-based data stores, including support for multiple consistency levels, latency and throughput guarantees, policy-based geo-fencing, automatic scaling, and multi-master replication model. However, it is a significant departure from the traditional database management and development approach that most database administrators are familiar with. Discover the offerings that you can use at no cost to gain hands-on experience with Cosmos DB.
Data imports represent some of the more commonly performed database management tasks. Learn about a number of traditional SQL Server data import techniques that you can leverage when importing data into Azure SQL Database.
Learn how to find the current identity column value in your Microsoft SQL Server tables.
Learn how to create default database compression for your SQL Server databases.
Template-based provisioning simplifies deployment and promotes principles of DevOps and Infrastructure as Code, making it the recommended method for implementing cloud-based services. However, its benefits extend beyond initial implementation, since you can apply it to configuring and maintaining existing Azure SQL Database instances. In this article, you explore an example of this approach.
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