Last week reading (2018-04-08)

Last week reading (2018-04-08)

Good morning folks,
We (me & Damian) are preparing our workshop which will take place at SQLDay conference in Wroclaw (time is ticking, sooooo fast), but in the meantime I’d like to share with you some articles I have read past week. Enjoy a reading and have a nice week!

A Brief History of Databases
Maybe not so brief, but very demonstrative demonstrational. 🙂

Azure SQL Data Warehouse costs vs AWS Redshift
Although the comparison between cloud services is not very obvious, Thomas LaRock [T] have tried do that as simple as possible.

Rob Sewell talks about dbatools on RunAs Radio
Listen to the chat which Rob [T] has given. It’s about dbatools, Continuous Integration, CD, containers and more…

Use read-only replicas to load balance read-only query workloads (preview)
Use your AlwaysOn replicas of Azure SQL DB (in Premium tier) for read-only application workload.

Azure Databricks Overview
Check Microsoft Azure Databricks out and you will be able to improve and scale your analytics on a global scale.

Creating a Striped Disk on Your Azure VM
Would you like to have 4200 IOPS using Azure Storage Containers? Read this trick from Jens Vestergaard [T].

Azure Cosmos DB Advanced SQL Queries
Andrew Liu [T] presents advanced techniques working with Cosmos DB. Look how to ask for the same using LINQ Query, LINQ Lambda and SQL.

Power BI Desktop April Feature Summary
Take a look at new features in Power BI. One of them is new Q&A experience for consumers (Q&A Explorer).

Previous How to start with Power BI Desktop
Next T-SQL Tuesday #101: My Essential SQL Server Tools

About author

Kamil Nowinski
Kamil Nowinski 177 posts

Blogger, speaker. Data Platform MVP, MCSE. Senior Data Engineer & data geek. Member of Data Community Poland, co-organizer of SQLDay, Happy husband & father.

View all posts by this author →

You might also like

Last Week Reading 0 Comments

Last week reading (2018-03-18)

Good day SQL folks! Thanks for visiting our blog again! Here is the information you need to calmly start the new week. Indexing and partitioning An interesting example was done

Last Week Reading 0 Comments

Last Week Reading (2019-02-17)

Press Power BI Desktop February 2019 Feature Summary Preview of new Key Influencers visual and much more… The February release of Azure Data Studio is now available Extension packs are the

Last Week Reading (2019-06-30)

Another week and another round-up over data area. Take a look at what I have found for you last week. Press Azure DevOps – Build SSIS project (CI) Let’s build

2 Comments

    • Kamil Nowinski
      April 09, 00:50 Reply

      Very good! I meant more like “demonstrational”. Thanks for watchfulness.

Leave a Reply

Click here to cancel reply.