Azure Data Factory Monitoring Choice?

May 19, 2021

If you are using Azure Data Factory, you can export platform logs and metrics to a log analytics workspace. Sending logs and metrics to a Log Analytics workspace allows you to analyze them with other monitoring data collected by Azure Monitor using powerful log queries and leveraging other Azure Monitor features such as alerts and visualizations. […]

Auto-failover Groups – GracePeriodWithDataLossHours

March 31, 2021

The auto-failover groups feature for the Azure SQL database can be configured with an automatic failover policy. Azure triggers failover after the failure is detected and the grace period has expired. Grace period is determined by a setting called ‘GracePeriodWithDataLossHours’ that cannot be set under one hour. Why is it not allowed to set a […]

Vocabulary Matters In Technical Writing

March 19, 2021

A list of items that people often get wrong. If you have a suggestion, let me know, and I will add them to this page.

Azure SQL Database – dedicated administrator connection (DAC)

March 10, 2021

As per Microsoft documentation, Diagnostic Connection for Database Administrators is available for the Azure SQL database. If you are not familiar with DAC, read this official documentation from Microsoft. By default, the connection is only allowed from a client running on the server. Network connections are not permitted unless they are configured by using the […]

T-SQL Tuesday #135: Tools Not Touching Data

February 9, 2021

I thank Mikey Bronowski (blog|Twitter) for hosting T-SQL Tuesday #135. The topic for this month is The outstanding tools of the trade that make your job awesome. I also want to acknowledge Adam Machanic’s vision behind this project. I learned a lot from some of the #TSQL Tuesday’s and participated in a few. Thank you, Steve […]

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