All posts by VidhyaSagar

Provisioning Azure Cosmos DB using Powershell

Azure Cosmos database is one of the NoSQL database that is available in Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Azure Cosmos db is getting more popular compared to other NoSQL databases in the cloud market so many organisations started using Cosmos database with their organization. When we started incorporating Cosmos database into our project we provisioned it manually and continued with the development. Continue reading Provisioning Azure Cosmos DB using Powershell

April 2017 CSSUG Meet

We are back in action for this month. Thanks to all the participants who visited the last event.

We are pleased to update you all that this month UG is scheduled on 08th April 2017. This month Madhi and Hari are going to rock with new set of sessions.

All CSSUG members please register at www.sqlpass.org and select Chennai SQL Server user group as your chapter to get benefited from content and notifications about the event in CSSUG.

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Query Editor – Azure Portal

An interesting new tool (in preview) added to Azure SQL database. Now Azure portal provides flexibility to query azure sql database from a browser!! Interesting! you can simply connect to Azure portal from any browser, view the database and then launch this tool to get connected to the database.  When you are in support this is nice to have feature. If you are not in front of your system you can connect to the database to perform health, connectivity check etc. Continue reading Query Editor – Azure Portal

Always Encrypted – An Over View – Part 1

Always encrypted is a new feature introduced to encrypt the  in rest as well as during transport. It’s been quite long time the feature has been released to general public. In this encryption method the encryption will be done at the client side. Encryption keys can be stored in Azure vault, Windows certificate store in client server or in hardware module. Since the encryption keys doesn’t sit in the database engine it doesn’t reveal the actual data and even this is applicable for an administrators.  Continue reading Always Encrypted – An Over View – Part 1