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28 May
2015
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Creating a SQL 2016 CTP2 Virtual Machine in Azure

With the CTP2 of SQL Server 2016 now released you may be eager to try it out.  One of the best ways to do this in my opinion is to set it up on a virtual machine.  You could certainly do this with VMWare or Hyper-V but my new preference for creating VMs is Azure. The great thing...
21 May
2015
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI with Azure SQL Database

**Information is current as of 5/21/2015** Recently Azure SQL Database was added as a new connection to the Power BI Preview. Read the notes about how it can be used here. The things I found especially worth noting were: Every action sends a query back to the database. So you’re...