How to decide the right Azure SQL service? When we decide to migrate an existing on-premises Microsoft SQL Server to Azure SQL services, there are three options, whichever option we choose, there is a definite cost savings that we can realize, and it can be up to 64%. The report “ The Economic Value of Migrating… Continue reading Migrating on-premises SQL Server to Azure

When we want to copy huge amounts of objects (for example, thousands of tables) or load data from variety of sources, the appropriate approach is to input the name list of the objects with required copy behaviors in a control table, and then use parameterized pipelines to read the same from the control table and… Continue reading How to create a metadata-driven Azure Data Factory Pipeline

Postman is an API platform for building and using APIs. Postman simplifies each step of the API lifecycle and streamlines collaboration to create better APIs—faster. Some of Postman’s advantages include the collection feature and the possibility to create different testing environments. Postman is a user-friendly tool that helps us optimize our time when executing tests.… Continue reading How to Use Postman for API Testing Automation

Maintaining security is indispensable and treating it as an afterthought only decelerates organizations’ progress. And for businesses to enforce security at every step, they must consider DevSecOps. DevSecOps is an approach for implementing prevention and protection measures for applications and infrastructure from security risks and vulnerabilities. This ensures that the applications are less exposed to… Continue reading DevSecOps – Enabling Cloud Security and Automation

In the data warehouse architecture space, we always had two options ‘single vendor stack’ and the ‘best of breed’. ‘Single vendor stack’ gave better license leverage and technical support but the platforms were still independent units with their own workspaces.  ‘Best of breed’ generally boasted innovation. Now we have a ‘single vendor stack’ that includes… Continue reading Azure Synapse Analytics – The only true Unified Data Analytics Platform

Microsoft kicked off its annual global partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, via an all-digital experience on July 19-20. Inspire unites partners in new and exciting ways and encompasses a broader community, allowing partners to develop increasingly valuable business relations. Along with industry leaders and partners globally, this is a unique platform to strengthen the partnership and… Continue reading Top Announcements from Microsoft Inspire 2022

The Growing Use of QAOps Previously, QA was solely focused on testing. That is no longer the case as QA teams are now exploring software quality throughout every development aspect. Many QA groups are applying QAOps as the demand for QA engineers increases. To ensure continuous delivery and integration, QA experts, Dev teams, and IT teams need… Continue reading Introduction to QAOps

Deployment of environments can be simplified and kept consistent using the DevOps concept Infrastructure as a Code (IaC). This reduces the time to create environments on demand for testing, user acceptance and helps tracing deployment failures way before the production release of the application. Azure Resource Manager templates enables creation of resources like Virtual machines,… Continue reading Deploy Resources with Custom ARM Templates & Azure portal

Migrating to a modern CI/CD process provides several benefits for application builds, deployments, testing, and even monitoring. By leveraging Azure DevOps and other services such as Test Projects, organizations can focus on the development of apps rather than the management of the supporting infrastructure. This blog will showcase how we can leverage Test Project’s API’s power to… Continue reading How to design a CI/CD with Azure DevOps and TestProject

Azure Synapse uses Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 as a data warehouse and a consistent data model that incorporates administration, monitoring, and metadata management sections. Data Lake Storage Gen2 makes Azure Storage the foundation for building enterprise data lakes on Azure. Designed from the start to service multiple petabytes of information while sustaining hundreds of… Continue reading How to Connect Azure Synapse Analytics with Power App’s Common Data Service