Tag Archives: Azure

Investigating Azure Databricks

At SQL Saturday #884 – Pensacola, I dropped into Rodney Ladrum’s session on Azure Databricks (ADB) and the Traditional DBA. I had heard a bit about Databricks, and read a little, but I didn’t really know much more than a … Continue reading

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Technology Flows Downstream

A few years ago, I was listening a session on Azure SQL Data Warehouse at an event. At the time, one of the features I found fascinating was the separation of the storage from the compute portions of the service. … Continue reading

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The Data Platform is Important

I didn’t attend the //build/ conference this year and am slightly disappointed. Only slightly, since I was in these cities in May already and didn’t need another trip: London, Los Angeles, Austin, Brisbane. In addition, my family had to celebrate … Continue reading

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Serverless Databases

I wrote about serverless applications recently. Not a lot of people are using serverless technology for their code, but a few have had a lot of success. It seems like a move that makes sense, though there are some challenges … Continue reading

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