When I’ve started working with Azure SQL there were some differences to SQL Server that I’ve needed to get used to. One of the first was that you just can’t query other databases that you’re already in, querying for [OtherDB].[dbo].[SomeTable] just wasn’t possible anymore. It appears that it may not be possible, but you actually… Read More »
I’m working with Azure for quite a while now. Almost every single one of my projects lands there eventually and even if I don’t deploy it there, I’m using one of it’s databases. Recently I’ve started using Visual Studio Team Services for storing code and managing my every pet or demo project that I want to… Read More »
Working with Azure means you can use on of databases it provides in PaaS model. If you use them you don’t have to install and configure i.e. SQL Server on some kind of (virtual or not) machine. Databases in PaaS model have a lot of other virtues but let’s not go there in this post,… Read More »
Lately I’ve seen some posts about authentication made easy and simple with various packages and how it’s great we doesn’t haven’t to store logins and passwords in our databases anymore due to global availability of social identity providers. It’s true that making simple authentication with of of those providers is simple today. And in Azure… Read More »
Yesterday I’ve writen about dynamic data masking in Azure SQL (works with SQL Server 2016 too). It is very interesting and simple feature. But can we use it with our beloved Entity Framework?
Since my project will be hosted on Azure App Services I want to ensure that every pushed commit will land in cloud environment and will be available outside of my local, dev machine. As close to it’s intended, production-like environment as possible. And with Azure App Services you can achieve basic continuous delivery without taking a… Read More »