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Dinesh Asanka

Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database

February 18, 2021 by

Introduction

I have dedicated this article to the topic of Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database which is in Public Review. This feature allows you to run scheduled tasks in your Azure SQL Databases. This is similar to SQL Server Agent you have in the On-prem SQL Server versions. However, in Elastic Jobs, you can execute the scheduled tasks in multiple Azure SQL Servers and multiple Databases which is an added advantage when considering the features of SQL Server Agent. Further, this execution performs parallelly.

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Ahmad Yaseen
Trigger Now a pipeline

How to monitor Azure Data Factory

January 15, 2021 by

In the previous articles of this series, we discussed how to perform different types of activities using Azure Data Factory. These tasks include copying data between different data stores, running SSIS packages and transforming data before writing it to a new data store.

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Prashanth Jayaram
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How to perform Azure SQL database Import/Export operations using PowerShell

January 14, 2021 by

In Azure, the Import/Export operation of the Azure SQL database is a vital part of the database migration methods. It is important to choose the most viable option as per the database migration strategy and business requirements. In addition, the applications that are configured with Azure SQL PaaS databases, the migration specialist could decide and identify several common scenarios where Azure PaaS database are scripted, copied, migrated, moved or backed up.

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Dinesh Asanka
Usage of Classification with Clustering technique.

Clustering in Azure Machine Learning

January 13, 2021 by

Introduction

In this article, we will be discussing Clustering in Azure Machine Learning which is another machine learning technique such as Regression analysis, Classification analysis. During this article series, we have discussed the basic cleaning techniques, feature selection techniques and Principal component analysis, Comparing Models and Cross-Validation until today. We will introduce further few techniques that were not discussed before in this article as well. Previously, we have discussed how to perform clustering in SQL Server during the SQL Server Data Mining series.

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Ahmad Yaseen
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Using Templates in Azure Data Factory

January 8, 2021 by

In the previous articles of this Azure Data Factory series, we showed different scenarios in which we can take advantage of the Azure Data Factory in copying data from variant data stores and optionally transform the data before loading it to the destination datastore. In all examples that are provided in the previous articles, we created a new pipeline from scratch to achieve the required functionality.

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