TechNet Pod #2 – The Linux One

The TechNet Pod is a monthly podcast that rounds up everything that’s been happening on Microsoft UK’s technical channels, including TechNet UK, @MSDevUK and @TechNetUK. This month, we talk Linux in our interview with Matt Saunders and Jack Moore, two co-organisers of London DevOps.

Creating an Azure Data Factory Instance

Chris Testa-O’Neill, a Features Engineer in the Analytics and Data Science team at Microsoft, takes a look at creating instances in Azure Data Factory. This is a preview for his talk at the upcoming SQLBits, which takes place between the 5th and 8th April. Be sure to check it out!

Storing and exploring mountains of data

Gavin Payne builds on his article from last month about the common components of a Business Intelligence (BI) platform and focuses on a service to host one of them – the enterprise data warehouse (EDW).

Catch Up: SQL Server for the DBA

Are you a DBA looking to catch up on SQL Server 2012 or 2014? We’ve got some great videos that will help you skill up.


SQL Server 2016 is here!

We’re pleased to announce the general availability of SQL Server 2016, the world’s first relational database to be “born cloud-first”.