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Introduction to Python including Installation, Jupyter Notebooks and Visual Studio Code

Introduction to Python including Installation, Jupyter Notebooks and Visual Studio Code

In this step-by-step article, learn how to quickly install Python and start writing Python code using Jupyter Notebooks or Visual Studio Code.

What is Eventstream in Microsoft Fabric? - Part 1

What is Eventstream in Microsoft Fabric? - Part 1

Learn about Eventstream in Microsoft Fabric to ingest, transform, and route real-time data to certain destinations in a low-to-no-code SaaS fashion.

PostgreSQL Create Database Options and Settings

PostgreSQL Create Database Options and Settings

Learn about the different options and settings and how to create a database in PostgreSQL.

Replication

Correct SQL Server Transactional Replication Issues with T-SQL and SSMSCorrect SQL Server Transactional Replication Issues with T-SQL and SSMS

Learn how to address SQL Server transactional replication issues with these easy-to-follow steps using T-SQL and SSMS to troubleshoot and fix issues.

PostgreSQL

SQL Server to PostgreSQL Database Schema ConversionSQL Server to PostgreSQL Database Schema Conversion

In this tip, I will demonstrate how to migrate an existing database schema from SQL Server to PostgreSQL.

Reporting Services Installation

SSRS 2022 Install, Setup and ConfigurationSSRS 2022 Install, Setup and Configuration

This article includes all of the steps you need to take to install and configure SQL Server Reporting Services 2022.

Snowflake

Snowflake Dynamic Data Masking ExamplesSnowflake Dynamic Data Masking Examples

In this article, we look at how you can mask sensitive data in Snowflake with a few simple examples to show how this can be done.

Python

Build Python Matplotlib Charts to Visualize Application Log DataBuild Python Matplotlib Charts to Visualize Application Log Data

In this article, we cover how to create charts using the Python Matplotlib library to help visualize application log data.

Azure Data Factory

Dynamically Move Multiple Tables in Bulk using Azure Data Factory ForEach and Lookup ActivitiesDynamically Move Multiple Tables in Bulk using Azure Data Factory ForEach and Lookup Activities

Learn how to use Azure Data Factory to dynamically move bulk data from multiple sources to a new destination using the ForEach and Lookup activities.

Azure

Azure Resource Management Templates to Simplify Cloud EntitiesAzure Resource Management Templates to Simplify Cloud Entities

In this article, we look at the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) tool to help you simplify management of your Azure resources.

Azure

Deploy and Configure PostgreSQL on an Azure Virtual MachineDeploy and Configure PostgreSQL on an Azure Virtual Machine

In this article, we walk through the steps on how to deploy and configure PostgreSQL on an Azure Virtual Machine.

Azure Databricks

Establish Secure Connections to Azure SQL using Service Principal Authentication with PySpark CodeEstablish Secure Connections to Azure SQL using Service Principal Authentication with PySpark Code

Learn how to establish secure connections to Azure SQL using Service Principal authentication and securely store keys in Azure Key Vault.

TSQL

Multiple Ways to Concatenate Values Together in SQL ServerMultiple Ways to Concatenate Values Together in SQL Server

In this article we look at how to concatenate SQL Server data using various methods using concatenation operator, functions CONCAT and CONCAT_WS.

Functions System

SQL Server PIVOT and UNPIVOT ExamplesSQL Server PIVOT and UNPIVOT Examples

In this article learn how to use PIVOT and UNPIVOT in SQL Server to transform your data output along with examples.

SQL Server 2022

How to install SQL Server 2022 step by stepHow to install SQL Server 2022 step by step

In this article, we cover how to install SQL Server 2022.

Tutorial

How to Connect to SQL Server and Query DataHow to Connect to SQL Server and Query Data

In this part of the tutorial we look at different ways to query SQL Server data using various tools that are available.

Tutorial

Report ManagerReport Manager

In this section we will walk through report deployment using the Report Manager.

Tutorial

SQL Server Stored Procedure with ParametersSQL Server Stored Procedure with Parameters

In this tutorial topic we will cover how to create SQL Server stored procedures that use input parameters.

Whitepaper

Why Clustering for SQL Server High AvailabilityWhy Clustering for SQL Server High Availability

This white paper covers the basics of high availability for SQL Server- what it is, what it is not and how to leverage clustering to achieve your requ

Webcast

Running SQL Server on Virtual Machines Best PracticesRunning SQL Server on Virtual Machines Best Practices

Attend this session aimed at SQL Server DBAs and VM administrators to learn what makes a SQL Server VM different from other VMs and things you need co