Daniel Calbimonte
SSDT Internet Sales

SQL Partition overview

September 26, 2022 by

Introduction

In SQL Server there are several kinds of SQL partitions. However, in general, we can say that a partition is a way to divide a table (sometimes a view) into smaller pieces for performance purposes. In this article, we will explain what partition does mean for a table partition and SSAS. We will also provide some guidance to automate the partition process.

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Nisarg Upadhyay
Save SSIS Package

Copy SQL Databases between Windows 10 and CentOS using the SQL Server import-export wizard

September 21, 2022 by

In this article, we will learn how we can backup and restore the SQL Database in CentOS. This article is the third article on the topic Manage SQL Server on CentOS. In my previous article, we learned how to copy data SQL database between windows 10 and CentOS Linux using SQL Server management studio.

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Manvendra Singh
Check cosmos DB backup policy

Understanding Azure Cosmos DB backup options

September 9, 2022 by

This article will explore backup options available in the Azure Cosmos DB service. Backups are very important to safeguard our data in case of data corruption, data deletion, system failure, or any unforeseen circumstances like DR. We have planned, configured, and managed it for our on-prem databases whether it is SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, or system files on various machines. DBAs and Infrastructure admins have ensured to keep a backup of all these systems to safeguard their data. Similarly, we must also secure our data hosted in a cloud environment for any services whether it is Azure VMs, Azure SQL, Cosmos Db accounts, or any other services. Today we will talk about backup options available to secure cosmos DB databases and their contents.

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Manvendra Singh
Save and update Periodic backup configuration

How to configure periodic backup for an Azure Cosmos DB account

September 7, 2022 by

This article will talk about the periodic backup policy of the Azure Cosmos DB service offered by Azure cloud. I have already explained the backup options available for Cosmos DB in my last article. I would recommend you read it by accessing the attached link “Understanding Azure Cosmos DB backups” to understand the backup policies of Azure Cosmos DB. Today, I am going to explain one of the backup options Periodic backup, and steps about how to configure it for a cosmos DB account.

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Nisarg Upadhyay
View memory optimized data

Managing memory-optimized file groups of SQL Database

August 17, 2022 by

This article explains how to manage a memory-optimized filegroup of SQL Database. The memory-optimized filegroup contains the memory-optimized tables and table variables. I have written two articles that explain how we can migrate the disk-based tables to memory-optimized tables. Now, we will learn how to add memory-optimized filegroups in a SQL database. I will cover the following topics in the article.

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Aveek Das
Running the PgAdmin4 web application

Getting started with PostgreSQL on Docker

August 12, 2022 by

In this article, we will learn how to get started using PostgreSQL on Docker. PostgreSQL is one of the most popular open-source databases that is being used by a lot of developers. It is highly stable and has a large community that maintains and supports the database development lifecycle. PostgreSQL can be installed on any operating system like Windows, macOS, and Linux. With the rise in containerization technologies, PostgreSQL can now also be installed using Docker.

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Rajendra Gupta
Configured SQL Job

SQLPackage utility to export Azure SQL Databases

August 1, 2022 by

Azure SQL Database does not support native database backups. Therefore, you cannot use it to move from the Azure cloud to on-premises SQL Server. You can use the data-tier application BACPAC file format for exporting database schema and data from the Azure database. This BACPAC file is helpful to deploy on an Azure SQL Database, Managed Instance, and on-premises SQL Server.

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