Azure Data Studio (formerly SQL Operations Studio) is a free Cross-Platform DB management tool for for Windows, macOS and Linux. Azure Data Studio (ADS) initial release was only compatible for SQL Server, however recently Microsoft released a PostgreSQL extension for ADS – so now you can also manage your PostgreSQL instance using ADS. For more details on Azure Data Studio PostgreSQL Extension, refer to my earlier postsContinue reading “Azure Data Studio – Switching from Management Studio (SSMS) to Azure Data Studio (ADS)”
Azure Data Studio (formerly SQL Operations Studio) is a free Cross-Platform DB management tool for Windows, macOS and Linux. Staying true to their promise of offering a unified data management experience for developers, Microsoft recently released PostgreSQL Extension for Azure Data StudioContinue reading “Azure Data Studio PostgreSQL Extension – Custom insight dashboard”
Azure Data Studio (formerly SQL Operations Studio) is free Cross-Platform DB management tool for for Windows, macOS and Linux. Azure Data Studio was initially only released for managing SQL Server, however with the today’s Microsoft’s announcement , it will now be possible to connect and manage PostgreSQL databases with Azure Data Studio PostgreSQL Extension (Sweet deal!)Continue reading “Azure Data Studio PostgreSQL Extension – Free data management tool to manage your PostgreSQL databases”
SQLSaturday #116 – Bangalore
WoW!! What a great day it was to learn and connect with SQL guru’s and like minded folks who carry same passion for SQL server as I do. It’s quite an honor to meet and listen @blakhani, @pinaldave, @banerjeeamit, @vinodk_sql, @kashyapa , Rick @Joes2Pros……You guys are truly inspirational
Continue reading “SQL-Saturday #116 – Question of the day: When does a GRANT overrides a DENY in SQL Server?”
One of regular issues DBA’s get are about the T-log growth. Situations, wherein one “bad” or “poorly-designed” query can eat up entire T-log space, bring the free space to zero and then bring your application down. The cause and remedy of most these issue is discussed in this KB # 317375(I’m big fan on Microsoft KB’s).
WARNING: The blog-post is based on pre-release software so things could change. For more details on CTP, please refer SQL Server Code-Named “Denali” CTP1 Release Notes
Upcoming SQL Product, introduces a new data warehouse query acceleration feature based on a new type of index called columnstore. Before we move any further exploring this new feature, I want to take time to explain the basics behind a columnstore index and how different is it from a traditional index (rowstore).
What is columnstore? And what is a rowstore?
To understand this, lets see a simple illustration below. Here I have a table with 4 columns (First name, Email, Phone, Street Address) . Below is a representation of how the index data will be stored and their associated pros and cons.