I’m excited to have the opportunity to speak at SQLSaturday #652 in Atlanta, GA on July 15, 2017. SQLSaturday #652 will be my fourth SQLSaturday to speak at, and I’m loving getting engaged with the SQL community through SQLSaturday and PASS (a not-for-profit organization that supports data professionals who use the Microsoft Data Platform). SQLSaturday Atlanta is a large event with over 60 sessions and a host of wonderful speakers from all over. Topics will range from the administration and maintenance of SQL server to indexing and advanced T-SQL all the way to topics like mine, CosmosDB and NoSQL databases.Continue reading
In the final post of this series, we will integrate Azure Search into our DocumentDB collection and allow users to search our Jeopardy Questions in our app.Continue reading
In part two of our series, we will use Angular and Electron to connect to an Azure DocumentDB repository through a .Net Core API.Continue reading
The concept of NoSQL or schema-less databases refers to systems that store data in a schemaless fashion using some form of document notation such as JSON. Examples of NoSQL databases include: MongoDB, CouchDB, RavenDB and, as we will discuss in this post, Azure DocumentDB.
In this series, we will be creating an application that allows users to quickly browse and search a repository of over 200,000 jeopardy questions. We will use Azure DocumentDB as a data repository, Azure Search to implement full text search functionality and will use AngularJS and Electron to create a desktop client that users can use to browse these questions.
This Saturday, March 18, 2017, SQL experts from throughout the United States will be arriving in Birmingham, AL to speak at SQL Saturday #593. SQL Saturday is a free program supported by the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) and the Birmingham event is hosted by Steel City SQL, a SQL Users group located in Birmingham, AL. SQL Saturdays offer free training and community opportunities to professional developers, DBAs and SQL Server professionals. According to the SQL Saturday #593 website, this will be the sixth SQL Saturday offered in Birmingham, AL.Continue reading